This tournament is in one of the best facilitys in the country, at the
impressive Etihad Stadium home to Manchester City F.C.
Part of the Midlands U150 Rapidplay Grand Prix and the ECF Grand Prix
All sections will be FIDE-rated. ECF Gold membership is not required to play in any of these tournaments.
There are great cash prizes and excellent trophies for all section winners,
including three Junior trophies.
Open Section: 1st Prize £150 2nd Prize £100 3rd Prize £50
Under 180 Grading Prize: £30
Under 160 Section: 1st Prize £120 2nd Prize £80 3rd Prize £40
Under 145 Grading Prize: £30
Under 130 Section: 1st Prize £100 2nd Prize £50 3rd Prize £25
Under 115 Grading Prize: £30
Under 100Section: 1st Prize £80 2nd Prize £40 3rd Prize £20
Under 80 Grading Prize: £30
Timings: 10am start. Time control is 20 mins plus a 10 second per move increment from move 1 per player for all moves.
Prize giving ceremony will follow at approx. 6.45pm
Manchester Rapidplay Chess Tournament 2013
Sunday, 17 March 2013 10:00 - 19:00 (GMT)
Manchester City F.C. Stadium
Rowsley St. Clayton