Summer Tournament 2024

Our second annual Summer Tournament runs from Monday, June 17th, to Monday, July 29th. It is open to all ages and abilities and completely free of charge, making it an ideal first tournament for new players. If you want to enter, please read the rules below and fill in the entry form.

The deadline for entries is Sunday 16th June at 12 noon

Venue for all rounds: The Gladstone Club, CW9 5RB

Date and time:

Round 1: Monday 17th June (8pm-9:30pm)
Round 2: Monday 24th June (8pm-9:30pm)
Round 3: Monday 1st July (8pm-9:30pm)
Round 4: Monday 8th July (8pm-9:30pm)
Round 5: Monday 15th July (8pm-9:30pm)
Round 6: Monday 22nd July (8pm-9:30pm)
Round 7: Monday 29th July (8pm-9:30pm)

Format and rules:

  • 7 round Swiss with normal scoring rules (1 point for a win, 1/2 for a draw, 0 for a loss, Buchholz tiebreak)
  • You can play as many or few rounds as you like. Please specify when filling in the entry form.
  • The time control is 45 minutes each for all moves, with no increment
  • The colours will be determined by the Swiss pairing software
  • Recording moves is optional
  • Games will not be ECF or FIDE rated
  • Unless otherwise specified, all ECF standard play rules apply. That means the touch move rule, mobile phones turned off, etc.


  • There is no entry fee
  • There are no cash prizes

Contact: James Harrison

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