County Championships

County Championship tournaments

Andy Morley 21 Sep 2018

The main rounds of all tournaments are now completed. We have two tournament winners so far, with two events now requiring a play off:
Championship: Martin Burrows and Alan Agnew finished tied with 5 / 6,
Challengers: Robert Henfrey and Ben Pourmozafari tied on 4/5
Major: Sasha Kerbel won with 5 / 5
Minor: Jason Lv won 4.5 / 5
The details of all tournaments can be found in the County Championships section of the website.

2018 Pairings /Results Site

Paul Mottram 06 May 2018

Entry lists, Results and pairings for all sections of the County Championships can be viewed here:

Open
Challengers
Major
Minor

To navigate between sections use the dropdown menu under Home

First Round Draws

Andy Morley 30 Apr 2018

The draw for the first round of the 4 sections of the 2018 County Championships has been made.

The draws and full details can be found below.

Please note the pairings have been redone on 30th April due to late entries - please check your pairing!

For more information please contact Andy Morley, the controller, using the contact information on the committee page.

The time control for all events will be 80 minutes for the whole game plus a 10 second per move increment throughout.

The 2018 County Individual Tournaments will take place at Wigston Chess Club. There are 4 sections:

* The Championship. This will be 6 rounds, open to all

* The Challengers. This will be 5 rounds, open to players graded below 160

* The Major. This will be 5 rounds and is open to players graded below 140

* The Minor. This will be 5 rounds and is open to players graded below 120

The grades used are the JANUARY 2018 ECF grades.

The Championship dates are:

1. Round 1 10th May 2018

2. Round 2 7th June 2018

3. Round 3 5th July 2018

4. Round 4 2nd August 2018

5. Round 5 30th August 2018

6. Round 6 20th September 2017 (NB 3 weeks after round 5)

The Major dates are:

1. Round 1 10th May 2018

2. Round 2 7th June 2018

3. Round 3 5th July 2018

4. Round 4 2nd August 2018

5. Round 5 30th August 2018

The Challengers and Minor dates are:

1. Round 1 17th May 2018

2. Round 2 14th June 2018

3. Round 3 12th July 2018

4. Round 4 9th August 2018

5. Round 5 6th September 2018

It is expected that all games will be played on the scheduled dates. This will enable the draw for the next round to be made promptly. Recognising that the tournament is played during the holiday season, there will inevitably be some dates which players cannot make, in which case every effort should be made to play the match BEFORE the scheduled date.

Open 2018 Round 1

Challengers 2018 Round 1

Major 2018 Round 1

Minor 2018 Round 1

Full Details