Rugeley Chess Club

2018 Rapidplay Tournament


Open - Open to all players
Major - Open to all players graded 160 or lower
Minor - Open to all players graded 120 or lower Entry Fee
Open £17.00
Other sections £15.00

Late Entry Fee
Entries on the day will be at the organiser’s discretion, and subject to a £10 surcharge.

Discretion to refuse entries
The organiser may refuse an entry or transfer an entry to another section without giving a reason.

ECF Membership
Players who are not ECF Platinum, Gold or Silver members must pay a surcharge of £7.50. Players can become members via the ECF website:
Or by phoning the ECF Office between 9am to 5pm between Monday to Friday: 01424775222


50th Anniversary

Three sections for Max Grade
Open, 160, 120

7th APRIL 2018

Lea Hall Social Club
Sandy Lane
WS15 2LB


Open Other sections
First £200 £120
Second £100 £60
Third £50 £30
Grading £25

Disclaimer – The organisers reserve the right to alter prize money and competition format if required. Further prizes may be offered subject to number of entrants.

Playing Schedule

Round 1 10:30 am Round 2 11:40 am

Round 3 12:50 pm Round 4 2:00 pm

Round 5 3:10 pm Round 6 4:20 pm

Round 7 5:30 pm Prize giving 6:30 pm

Time Control

The time control in all sections will be: All moves in 15 minutes plus 10 seconds increment per move.

Mobile Phones & Electronic Devices

Mobile phones and electronic devices are only permitted in the playing area provided the device is completely switched off. During play, such devices must be placed in a bag as agreed with the arbiter. Both players are forbidden to use this bag without permission of the arbiter.

Wheelchair Access

The venue is wheelchair accessible, a lift is available to the Garner Suite, with disabled facilities


A variety of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks will be available from 12pm provided by the Centre’s on-site caterers.

Organiser: IA Matthew Carr

ENTRY FORM (Editable online form)

please click on the following link, fill in and send to, then please pay separately via Paypal link. Entry Form 2018

ENTRY FORM (Print version only)

please click on the following link to print off and post to M. Carr 23, Rochester Avenue, Burntwood, Staffs WS7 2EN Entry Form 2018(pdf format)

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Rugeley Chess Club welcomes all old and new members to a game of chess.
Name Club Rapidplay Grade
C Hiley Rugeley 120
P Waller Rugeley 124
B Edgar Rugeley 133
R Wiltshir Rushall 160
A Meakin Rugeley 108