FIDE Rated Blitz Evenings

ENTRY FEES
ENTRY FEE (whenever paid) PER INDIVIDUAL PLAYER 5
REDUCTION TO ENTRY FEES
CCF Juniors (current) 1 off
PRIZES
These will be set during the first couple of rounds - the total fund will be approximately 50% of entry monies taken.
INFORMATION RELEVANT TO ALL PRIZES
Ungraded players cannot claim any grading prizes unless CCF has been able to obtain an accurate and confirmed estimate. CCF reserve the right to look for past playing history to verify estimated grade & amend this during the day if necessary - please include full details of recent tournaments.

In the event of players eligible for more than 1 prize, we will allocate prizes as we consider best appropriate.

PLEASE NOTE THAT AN ADMINISTRATION FEE IS LIKELY TO BE DEDUCTED FROM ANY PRIZE WE ARE ASKED TO POST.
GENERAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

VENUE:
84-90 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey. CR5 3BA

TOURNAMENT TYPES:
August Bank Holiday.................7-30pm...................... 7 Rounds - 8 minutes each per game plus 2 seconds per player Fischer increments
Easter Monday..........................7-30pm........................7 Rounds - 8 minutes each per game plus 2 seconds per player Fischer increments
First May Bank Holiday.............7-30pm......................12 Rounds - 3 minutes each per game plus 2  seconds per player Fischer increments
Second May Bank Holiday........7-30pm.......................7 Rounds - 8 minutes each per game plus 2 seconds per player Fischer increments

Byes are at the discretion of the arbiter on the night.
Grades will be taken from the latest records that we hold at the venue on the day of each event.

OPEN TOURNAMENT:           All events will see all players in one big section with graded prizes.
                                                      All players play in all rounds (except where there is a bye - no player can get more than 1 bye in the event). 
                                                      It is NOT a knockout!

TIME CONTROL:                      As stated in the "Tournament Types" box above.

LAWS OF CHESS:                   FIDE Laws of Chess Apply.  The decision of the CCF controller is final in all matters.

MOBILE PHONES:
CCF allows mobile phones onto the premises.  However, we will strictly implement the new FIDE laws.  Players must switch their phones off during play (we will not allow them on silent mode), but players are invited to put their phones on divert to the CCF telephone number (020 8645 9586) whilst the congress is in progress, should they be expected urgent calls.     
OTHER ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT:

To uphold the FIDE laws, players may not interact with anyone using computers whilst their game is still in progress. 

RESULTS ON THE WEB SITE:
It is a condition of entry into any CCF tournament that CCF may list results (including names and clubs) on our web site for permanent display.