Last Update
22nd Apr 2018

15th South Wales International Chess Festival

Cardiff

7th - 12th July 2018

NEWS

Website is now accepting entries.

A limited number of conditions for titled players will be available.

Apply in confidence to:

Kevin Staveley.
+44 (0) 1443 772750

July 2018

Radisson Park Inn Hotel

Cardiff North

Circle Way Easy,

Llanedeyn,

Cardiff CF23 9XF

 

7th - 12th July 2018

 

Open and Challenger's Sections

 

Open: A British Championship Qualifier

 

Challengers: Restricted to players with a National Rating of 1600 (ECF 121) or Below

Tournament Director: Kevin Staveley

57, Treharne St., Cwmparc,

Rhondda. CF42 6LH

 

Tel: +44 (0) 1443 772750

Email kevin.staveley@btinternet.com

 

Chief Arbiter: Peter Purland I.A.

 

Guaranteed Minimum Prizes

 

Open Section

  • 1st £1000
  • 2nd £600
  • 3rd £400
  • 4th £250
  • Best non GM and titled £200
  • Best non titled (and 2101-2300) £150
  • Best non titled (and 1901 - 2100) £150
  • Best non titled (and below 1901) £125
  • Best Welsh Junior £100
  • Best non Welsh Junior £100

 Juniors must be under 18 on 1st January 2018.

  • Best Welsh Player (U2100) £100

 For players who have not won any of the above prizes

 

Challenger's Section

Prizes will depend on the number of entries and will be announced at the event.

Reduced Entry Fees

Enter before June 1st for reduced entry fees.

 

Game of the tournament 2017
Play though an incredible game here

Titled Entrants

  • Arkell, Keith GM ENG
  • Chatalbashev, Boris GM BUL
  • House, Glenn FM ENG
  • Lauridsen, Jesper FM DEN
  • Marusenko, Petr IM UKR
  • Petrov, Marian GM BUL
  • Rudd, Jack IM ENG
  • Turner, Matthew GM SCO
  • Virginius, Dambrauskas IM LTU
  • de Verdier, Michael  FM SWE