The Les Whittle Memorial AGM Weekend Chess Congress

This will take place at The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate from 15th to 17th March 2019. The AGM will be held at 2pm on Saturday 16th March.

We are pleased to be returning to this popular hotel with its excellent facilities. The hotel is located close to the town centre, and a short taxi ride from the railway station.

There will be two five round chess tournaments. The Open section is open to all visually impaired chess players and associate members of the BCA. The Challengers is limited to those graded 100 or below.

The entry fee for both tournaments is 10. The cost of dinner, bed and breakfast for members and associate members is 42 per person per night for Friday and Saturday nights regardless of room type. For members and associate members staying on the Sunday night, the cost will be 59 per person in a single room and 51.50 per person in a double/twin. For prices for non-members, please contact the organiser.

The closing date for entries is 25th January 2019. Please send your entry fee and full payment for all accommodation to Gill Smith by this date. Please send any resolutions or other items for inclusion on the AGM agenda to Guy Whitehouse by 31st December 2018. Also, let Guy know if you are planning to attend the AGM without staying at the hotel so that we can let you have the AGM papers.

Please direct any queries relating to the tournament to the organiser, Steve Burnell.



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