Forest Hall Summer Rapidplay: 31 July


Forest Hall Chess Club is holding its first over-the-board Rapidplay tournament this year on Saturday 31st July at its new venue, Forest Hall Social Club, Great Lime Road, Palmersville NE12 9DQ.

The entry form has now been published. You may download it here:

Forest Hall Summer Rapidplay 2021 entry form V4 120721

The tournament will be a 6-round Rapidplay Swiss, with a time control of 20 minutes plus 10 seconds per move increment.

Entry to the Rapidplay is open to players who are members of clubs affiliated to the Northumberland Chess Association or residents of Tyne & Wear or Northumberland.

There is one section for all players, but prizes for all ratings, with an Open, Major (Under 2000) and Minor (Under 1600) Championship.

Prizes are as follows:

Open: 1st £100, 2nd £50, 3rd £25

Major (Under 2000): 1st £50, 2nd £25

Minor (Minor Under 1600): 1st £50, 2nd £25

(Extra prizes will depend on entries)

All entries and enquiries should be sent to: Tim Wall, 8 Whitfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 7LJ.


Entry fees can be paid by cheque or by BACS transfer (details are on the entry form).

Please note: Entrants should also be members of the English Chess Federation (at least Bronze level or above).