THURROCK CHESS CLUB COMPETITION RULES FOR 2017 / 2018

From (UPDATE 6//17)

RULES FOR CHAMPIONSHIP & MINOR ( UNDER 110) COMPETITION (starts beginning of June ends end of May)

1. NO MORE THAN TWO GAMES CAN BE PLAYED ON ONE NIGHT.
2. ALL GAMES TO BE PLAYED ON CLUB NIGHTS TUESDAY / WEDNESDAY AND WILL BE GRADED IF BOTH ARE ECF MEMBERS.
3. ALL MOVES TO BE RECORDED AND RESULTS TO BE GIVEN TO M.CRANE.
4. PLAYERS PLAY EACH OTHER TWICE (ONCE WHITE ONCE BLACK) WITH A TOSS OF A COIN TO DECIDING COLOUR OF THE FIRST GAME.
5. BOTH PLAYERS WILL HAVE AN HOUR AND A HALF TO COMPLETE ALL MOVES.
6. THE ONE THAT WINS THE COMPETITION WILL BE KNOWN AS THE CLUB CHAMPION AND HAVE THE RIGHT TO PLAY ON NUMBER ONE BOARD IN CLUB MATCHES.
7. THE PRIZE WILL BE, FREE MEMBERSHIP (CLUB/ECF), A TROPHY AND CHAMPION SET TO HOLD FOR THE YEAR.
8. THE RESULTS FROM THESE GAMES WILL ALSO BE USED FOR THE MINOR COMPETITION IF BOTH PLAYERS ARE GRADED UNDER 110. (SOME LOWER GRADED PLAYERS MAY ONLY BE IN THIS COMPETITION)
9. THE MINOR WINNER WILL RECEIVE £10 PLUS MINOR TROPHY FOR THE YEAR.
10. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE FOR PLAYERS GRADED 60 AND ABOVE, MINOR FROM 30 TO 110

JIM LUCK COMPERTITION (starts beginning of June ends end of May)

1 NO MORE THAN FOUR GAMES CAN BE PLAYED ON ONE NIGHT.
2 ALL GAMES TO BE PLAYED ON CLUB NIGHTS TUESDAY / WEDNESDAY.
3 UP TO TWO GAMES AGAINST EACH OTHER (ONCE AS WHITE AND ONCE AS BLACK) WITH A TOSS OF A COIN TO DECIDING COLOUR OF THE FIRST GAME.
4 BOTH PLAYERS WILL HAVE 25 MINUTES EACH TO COMPLETE GAME (option 2 on elec clock)
5 POINTS GAINED WILL DEPEND ON WHAT ONE OF THE FOUR GROUPS YOU ARE IN -A, B, C, D (0-14 POINTS)
6 THE ONE WITH THE HIGHEST POINTS AT THE END OF THE COMPERTITION WILL BE DEEMED THE WINNER
7 THERE IS NO NEED TO RECORD THE MOVES BUT THE RESULTS NEED TO ENTERED ON RESULT SHEET
9 ALL RESULTS WHERE BOTH PLAYERS ARE ECF MEMBERS WILL BE SENT OFF FOR QUICK PLAY GRADING
8 PRIZE WILL BE A TROPHY FOR A YEAR PLUS £10 CASH PRIZE THERE WILL ALSO BE A JUNIOR PRIZE

15 MINUTE RULES ARE

1 NO MORE THAN EIGHT GAMES CAN BE PLAYED ON ONE NIGHT.
2 GAMES ARE ONLY TO BE PLAYED ON CLUB NIGHTS.
2 ALL RESULTS TO BE GIVEN TO M.CRANE /R.SMITH.
3 PLAYERS CAN PLAY EACH OTHER TWO TIMES. (ONCE BLACK / ONCE WHITE).
4 TIME CONTROL WILL BE 15 MINUTES EACH WITH A DEDUCTION OF 3 MINUTES PER 25 GRADING POINTS ABOVE YOUR OPPONENT TO A MAX OF 12 MINUTES OFF.
3 THERE WILL BE A PRIZE OF £10 AND A CUP FOR THE OVERALL WINNER.

SUMMER COMPETITION (JUNE TO MID AUGUST ) CHANGED TO BEST 7 OUT OF 9 GAMES FOR ADULTS AND 8 OUT OF 10 FOR JUNIORS.(ALL MAY BE ASKED TO PLAY MORE BUT GAMES DO NOT COUNT ON THEIR SCORE)
ADULT SECTION GAME 1 ¼ HOUR EACH, GAMES GO FOR GRADING, TWO PRIZES £20 PLUS SUMMER CUP FOR WINNER £10 FOR MINOR WINNER (one of the bottom 2/3 of the sheet)
JUNIOR SECTION 4 GROUPS YELLOW (WHO MAY CHOSE JUST TO PLAY ADULTS AND BE IN THEIR COMPETITION) AND ORANGE CAN PLAY ADULTS ON THEIR RULES, BLUE GROUP PLAYS WITH 20 MINUTES AGAINST ALL GROUPS WHICH HAVE 5 MINUTES DEDUCTED FROM THEIR TIME PER GROUP ABOVE.
IE-
BLUE 20 GREEN 15, BLUE 20 ORANGE 10 BLUE 20 YELLOW 5
GREEN 20 ORANGE 15, GREEN 20 YELLOW 10,
ORANGE 20 YELLOW 15.
THERE WILL BE A PRIZE AND TROPHY FOR THE JUNIOR WINNER

ALL NORMAL CHESS RULES APPLY TO THESE GAMES APART FROM IF YOUR PHONE GOES OFF YOU MUST LEAVE THE ROOM AND ANSWER IT WHILE LEAVING THE CLOCK RUNNING .(WHEN POSSIBLE PUT YOUR PHONE ON SILENT)

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