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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Big Slick Chess International from June 22

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Hi everyone, 

Latest Fide Chess Calendar Update: The 3rd Big Slick International will take place from the 22nd to 30th June 2013 at the following address: Big Slick, Unit 10, Royal Oak Centre, Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey CR8 2BG England. 

Tournament format: FIDE rated 10-player, nine round, all-play-alls with one game per day. There will be at least one GM and one IM norm section. Other sections may be added subject to sufficient interest.

The entry fees are as follows:
GM norm event: £200 for titled players (IM/WGM/WIM/FM/WFM); £300 for non-titled.
IM norm events: £100 for titled players (WGM/WIM/FM/WFM); £150 for non-titled. Players registered as ENG on the FIDE rating list will need to be gold or platinum ECF members.

The time limit will be 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move. All rounds will start at 12.00. The Big Slick club generously provided their club free of charge for the duration of the tournament, The Friends of Chess provided a generous donation and John Robinson Trust contributed towards junior entry fees for the event.

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