BCA Chairman's Cup 2018


16th to 23rd June 2018: Chairman’s Cup, Whitehall Hotel, Exeter Park Road, Bournemouth
The Chairman's Cup is open to all visually impaired players whose grade or estimated grade is 140 or below and to BCA associate members within the same grading limit.  The event is played over 7 rounds with one round each day.  Players may request a half point bye in any one of the first six rounds.  If there are sufficient numbers there will be two sections. 

Entry fee: £10.  Cost of dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation to members and associate members of BCA: £270 for the week.  The cost to those booking for less than the full week will be £45 per day for members and associate members.  The cost to non-members of BCA: £357 for the week or £57 per day.  The closing date for bookings is 30th April 2018.  Bookings accepted after that date, at the discretion of the organiser, will be subject to a late booking fee of £10 per person.  Bookings, including full payment, should be sent to: Mrs Gill Smith (see list of BCA Officers for contact details).  Please note: Rooms will not be reserved until full payment has been received.

The Whitehall Hotel has become very popular with our members who particularly appreciate the good food and the very friendly and helpful staff.  The hotel is situated a relatively short downhill walk to the seafront, lower gardens and shops.  In addition to the chess tournament there will be a varied programme of social activities.  Anyone with ideas for social events, or who wants further information is invited to contact the organisers: John and Pam Jenkins,












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