A bloodthirsty week with no draws. I will give the results in reverse order.

Hi there. Its that time of year again and the Atticus Open starts with many new faces. All are welcome. I will be giving a report each week. I will give results in Reverse Board order.

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Atticus Open Championship 2019

10/06/2019 - 05/08/2019

Participants: Open to all chess players, in particular from Atticus Chess Club
Entry Fee: 5 £ for members of Atticus Chess Club and 10 £ for non-members
Registration: Register personally or per e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Requirements for registration:
Name, surname, grade, e-mail address, phone or mobile
Registration ends on Monday, 10/06/2019, 7.00 p.m.
Registration is completed after paying the fee.
Venue: The Cross Keys, 13 Earle Street, Liverpool L3 9NS
phone: 0151 - 23 63 715
Tournament Mode: 9 rounds swiss system
computer-pairing (Sevilla 16.3.2)
Rounds

27/05/2019 Spring bank holiday
03/06/2019 Team Lightning Tournament
round 1: 10/06/2019, 7.30 p.m.
round 2: 17/06/2019, 7.30 p.m.
round 3: 24/06/2019, 7.30 p.m.
round 4: 01/07/2019, 7.30 p.m.
round 5: 08/07/2019, 7.30 p.m.
round 6: 15/07/2019, 7.30 p.m.
round 7: 22/07/2019, 7.30 p.m
round 8: 29/07/2019, 7.30 p.m
round 9: 05/08/2019, 7.30 p.m.

Time Control:

Normal League times of 90 minutes for the whole game,unless both sides want to play with Fischer Clocks 60 minutes plus 30 seconds a move.

Grading: This tournament will be reported for grading
Prizes Prize money subject to entry (example for 32 players):
winner: 50 £, second: 30 £, third: 20 £
best female: 20 £, best under 120: 20 £, best under 150: 20 £
Tournament Controller: Luke Boumphrey, Stephen Kee, Martin Blasczyk
FAQ: 1. What happens in the event of a dispute? The decision of the tournament controller Luke Boumphrey will be final. His decision will be made in good faith.
2. Will the club make any profit from this tournament? No.
3. I know before entering I will not be able to play every week can I take a bye in advance? Yes to a maximum of three half point byes. There will be no byes allowed in the last round unless notified on entry.
4. When will I know my opponent of the next round? Every Monday, when all matches had been played, latest at 11 p.m., all pairings of the next round will be generated immediately and, of course, we then can tell you who your new opponent is. All pairings will be published on the CLM website and our website on the following Tuesday. The draw is not final and is often open to change.
5. I cannot play every Monday. Is it nevertheless possible for me to join this tournament? Yes, you can join this tournament. Knowing your opponent one week in advance you may contact him/her to arrange another time and venue to play your game. You would then submit the result by phone or e-mail to the tournament controller.
6. Is there a limit on the number of entrants? Yes unfortunately entry is limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
7. Any other question?
Please ask or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Snacks and drinks are available at our venue.
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