in association with Ulster Chess Union presents
GROOMSPORT RAPIDPLAY 2019
Thursday 21st February 2019
7:45pm to 10:45pm
Champion Pat Coleman (5/5)
2nd Place Steven Eachus (4/5)
3rd Place Stephen Cullen (4/5)
Intermediate Champion Neil Gardner (2.5/5)
Intermediate 2nd Place Abraham Lorber (2/5)
Intermediate 3rd Place Ben Toogood (2/5)
Junior Champion Sam Bowman (4/5)
Junior 2nd Place Adam Gawronski (4/5)
Junior 3rd Place Daniel Toogood (3.5/5)
Top Female Player Ellen Eachus (3/5)
Top Teenage Player Callum Magennis (3/5)
Top Child Player Zach Williamson (2/5)
Top Club Newcomer Rachel Eachus (2/5)
Top Visiting Player Grzegorz Gawronski (3/5)
Zev Lorber (White) v Rachel Eachus (Black)
Ellen Eachus (Black) v Adam Gawronski (White)
Pat Coleman (White) v Walter Wilson (Black)
Senior + Intermediate (combined section): Final Scores
Junior: Final Scores
UCU Classic rating is used for players without a rapidplay rating
Players are ranked below with their UCU rapidplay ratings. If a player has no rapidplay rating, their classic rating (c) will be used. If a player has neither classic or rapidplay ratings, then a provisional rating (p) will be adopted based on league performances.
GROOMSPORT JUNIOR RAPIDPLAY CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP (800 & Under)
Bangor Chess Club, Groomsport Parish Hall, 30 Main Street, Groomsport, County Down, BT19 6JR
Check-in / pay entry fees: 7:30pm-7:35pm.
Round 1 - 7:45pm to 8:15pm
Round 2 - 8:20pm to 8:50pm
Round 3 - 8:55pm to 9:25pm
Round 4 - 9:30pm to 10:00pm
Round 5 - 10:05pm to 10:35pm
Prize-giving - 10:40pm to 10:45pm
5 rounds in total. The tournament will be completed by 10:45pm.
Players are permitted to take a half point travelling bye for round 1 and round 4. Any player unable to compete in round 5 will be scored zero (to avoid affecting those playing for a certificate in round 5). If you need a travelling bye, please inform Arbiter at point of registering.
Senior and Intermediate will be combined. Junior section (800 & Under) will run separetly.
Players rated between 801-1399 are eligible for the Intermediate prize certificates for 1st/2nd/3rd.
Junior prize certificates for 1st/2nd/3rd.
15 minutes per player. No increments. Each round will last approximately 30 minutes.
Free entry for members of Bangor Chess Club
£1 for non-members of Bangor Chess Club. This will be used to cover the cost of producing the 14 certificates.
Because this is a UCU rated tournament, if you wish to play in the tournament, you must be a fully paid up member of the Ulster Chess Union or Bangor Chess Club. Visiting players from other countries may pay £1 without joining UCU.
14 certificates will be awarded for:
Intermediate Champion (highest score by a player rated 800-1399)
Intermediate 2nd Place (2nd highest score by a player rated 800-1399)
Intermediate 3rd Place (3rd highest score by a player rated 800-1399)
Junior 2nd Place
Junior 3rd Place
Top Female Player (highest score by a female player)
Top Teenage Player (highest score by a player aged 13-19)
Top Child Player (highest score by a player aged 12 and under)
Top Club Newcomer (highest score by a member of Bangor Chess Club who is a newcomer to competitive chess in the 2018/2019 season)
Top Visiting Player (highest score by a non-member of Bangor Chess Club who is visiting the club)
BREAKS: For tie-breaks,
players will be ranked based on their scores by Median Buchholz, followed if
necessary by Buchholz and then Progressive Scores.
RULES: FIDE rules will apply.
Touchmove will apply. The second illegal move will result in the immediate loss
of the game, however, your opponent must announce when the first
illegal move has been played and then once again announce the second illegal
move has been played before claiming the win, provided the player still has
mating material left on the board, otherwise only a draw can be claimed. If play
continues, the opponent may not claim the win retrospectively.
If your opponent makes an illegal move, you are entitled to claim an extra 2 minutes on the clock. In such cases, immediately pause the clock and call the arbiter over.
Remember FIDE rules about mobile phones is very
strict. If your phone makes a noise during the game (be it a text, phone call or any other audio distractation), you will automactially lose
the game therefore always remember to have your phone switched off. If you are a
doctor on call, please notify Arbiter in advance.
To register please email
Brendan Jamison at email@example.com
Registration deadline: 12 noon on Tuesday 19th February 2019