The Irish Chess Championships 2016

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Irish Chess Championships 2016

 

Irish Championship

9 Round FIDE rated Closed Swiss Event

Saturday July 2nd to Sunday July 10th 2016

 

 

For Irish players rated over 1900 on the June 2016 ICU published rating list or over 1900 on the June 2016 FIDE list

 

Venue: Quad Room - Student Center - UCD Dublin

 

Rate of Play: 105 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

 

Round 1 Saturday 2nd July 2:00pm

Round 2 Sunday 3rd July 2:00pm

Round 3 Monday 4th July 2:00pm

Round 4 Tuesday 5th July 2:00pm

Round 5 Wednesday 6th July 2:00pm

Round 6 Thursday 7th July 2:00pm

Round 7 Friday 8th July 2:00pm

Round 8 Saturday 9th July 2:00pm

Round 9 Sunday 10th July 11:30am

 

 

 

Irish Intermediate Championship

 

5 Round FIDE rated Swiss Event

 

For players rated between 1500 and 1899 on the June 2016 ICU published rating list.

 

Friday July 1st to Sunday July 3rd 2016

 

Venue: Sports Hall - UCD Dublin

 

Rate of Play: 90 minutes for the entire game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

 

Round Times

Round 1 Friday 1st July 7:30pm

Round 2 Saturday 2nd July 10:00am

Round 3 Saturday 2nd July 3:30pm

Round 4 Sunday 3rd July 10:00am

Round 5 Sunday 3rd July 3:00pm

 

 

 

Irish Junior Championship

 

5 Round FIDE rated Swiss Event

 

For players rated up to 1499 on the June 2016 ICU published rating list.

 

Friday July 1st to Sunday July 3rd 2016

 

Venue: Sports Hall - UCD Dublin

 

Rate of Play: 90 minutes for the entire game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

 

Round Times

Round 1 Friday 1st July 7:30pm

Round 2 Saturday 2nd July 10:00am

Round 3 Saturday 2nd July 3:30pm

Round 4 Sunday 3rd July 10:00am

Round 5 Sunday 3rd July 3:00pm

 

 

Irish Open Weekender Championship

 

5 Round FIDE rated Swiss Event

 

Friday July 8th to Sunday July 10th 2016

 

Venue: Astra Hall - UCD Dublin

 

Rate of Play:

90 minutes for the entire game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

 

Round Times:

Round 1 Friday 8th July 7:30pm

Round 2 Saturday 9th July 10:00am

Round 3 Saturday 9th July 3:30pm

Round 4 Sunday 10th July 9:30am

Round 5 Sunday 10th July 2:30pm

 

 

Entry Fees:

 

Irish Championship

Ratings quoted as per the ICU published rating list – June 2016:

IMs and GMs: Free

FIDE Masters: € 30

Players rated 2200+ on the June 2014 ICU list: € 40 Players rated less than 2200 but over 1999: € 50 Players under 2000: € 75

 

 

Irish Intermediate and Junior Championships Ratings quoted as per the ICU published rating list – June 2016:

All € 50

 

 

Irish Open Weekender Championship

Entry fee: € 40

 

 

CONCESSIONS:

Under 18 and Over 65 - 25% discount

( age as at 1st January 2016 )

 

Late entry fee for entries after 25th June 2016 €20

 

 

 

There may well be other mid week events

arranged, details yet to be finalised

 

 

Notes:

1. There is no free accommodation available in UCD ( it has been fully booked out for months ) However, there are a few good and reasonable accommodation options available here.

2. Parking is available at the venue for all, and it is free.

3. Arbiter for the event will be Ivan Baburin.

4. Terms and conditions of entry will appear soon on the Irish Chess Union website 5. Entry to the Irish Championship is restricted to players registered as IRL with FIDE. For the other FIDE rated events, entry is open to all however, those with no FIDE registration will have to agree to be registered as IRL players or we cannot allow them to play. This is in accordance with FIDE rules.

6. This year’s Irish Champion cannot be offered an automatic place on the 2016 Olympiad team as the deadline for registration of players has been set by the Olympiad organisers as June 30th 7. Entry is available online 8. You can see a map of the UCD campus here The Quad Room is right beside Astra Hall: (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_-4053.306875-2C-2D6.220924-2C15z-3Fhl-3Den&d=CwIFaQ&c=Y88mj8G9kqbn8Ggg2-NXMw&r=YF4SV5OIEfC8x_MikLNcbXJ2-a8ZbUrzWqcs83jpY8Y&m=jsDBFYtw7UL2bnHxH8FyCrNG5InYmHjMLPN12o_A7q0&s=W-iHaa1-KCGpi08CoNX5OLh2X2xmJlxZM45mNy1vta4&e= ) 9. First prize in the Irish Championship is guaranteed, all other prizes are subject to entry.

 

 

Entry Form

Surname………………… First name……………..

Address…………………………………………….

……………………………………………………..

Event ........................................ Fee .......................

E-mail………………………….Phone……………

Date of birth ( if under 18 ) ……………………..

FIDE No.…………………… ICU No...…………..

Club………………………… Rating…………..

Bye required? Round number…………………….

 

Please send postal entries to:

Gerry Graham

86, Caislean na hAbhainn,

Castletroy, Limerick.

 

 

Prize Fund:

Irish Chess Championships 2016

Prize Money 1st €1,000.00

2nd € 600.00

3rd € 400.00

4th € 250.00

Best under 2100 €250.00

 

 

Prize Fund:

Irish Intermediate Championship

Prize Money 1st €500.00

2nd €250.00

3rd €150.00

 

 

Prize Fund:

Irish Junior Championship

Prize Money 1st €500.00

2nd €250.00

3rd €150.00

 

 

Prize Fund:

Irish Open Weekender

Prize Money 1st €600.00

2nd €300.00

3rd €150.00

Grading Prizes will also be awarded