Witney OTB Rapidplay
Sunday 24th September 2023
Junior Major, Junior Minor.
Entry Fee: £10.00.
Additional pay to play fee £9.00 Open/£2.50
Junior Major if not an ECF member at Silver
level or above.
Entries on the day will be
subject to an additional £5.00 fee.
If entrants withdraw before the event their
entry fee will be refunded less a £2.50
Trophies: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, best performance
prize in each section.
The best performance prize in each section will
be awarded to the player with the best
performance relative to rating (W-We).
Unrated players may not win a best performance
No of rounds: Six.
Round 1: 10.00
Round 2: 11.15
Round 3: 12.30
Round 4: 13.45
Round 5: 15.00
Round 6: 16.15
Time controls: 20
mins + 10 sec increment Open and Junior Major,
10 mins +5 sec increment Junior Minor (Junior
Minor: two games per round with alternating
Players arriving more than ten minutes after the
start time of any round will lose by default
unless they can be re-paired satisfactorily.
Players whose opponents have not arrived should
expect to be re-paired if this can be done.
of progressive scores followed by sum of
Qualification for entry: Players
in the Junior Major and Junior Minor sections
should be under 18 on 1st September 2023.
Players in the Junior Minor section need to be
unrated or have an ECF rating of below 1100.
will be made using Swiss Manager.
Results in the Open and Junior Major sections
only will be submitted for ECF and FIDE
A wide range of food and drinks will be
available at the venue.
Car parking is available on site.
responsible for their children throughout the
entire duration of the event. The submission of
an entry form and payment of the entry fee
denotes acceptance that the organisers' decision
is final in all matters to do with the congress.
All players shall consent to their details being
shown on the Witney Chess Club website. Those
wishing to withhold their consent shall not be
permitted to play in the congress. The
organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry
you have any questions please email Mike Truran