FORTHCOMING EVENTS

46th Correspondence Championship 1st January 2021 - 30th September 2022

Entries to the 46th Championship, starting on 01 January 2021, are now being accepted, closing date 23 November 2020. Correspondence play can take place using a variety of methods, Braille, cassette, email, telephone, according to mutual agreement. For further information contact the Correspondence Chess Director, details as shown in list of Officers.

14th E-mail Tournament, 1st March to 31st May, 2021

This e-mail tournament will run through the spring of 2021. Details will be published in February in the gazette and the e-group.

Alternative Spring Tournament 19th - 21st March, 2021

The uncertainties surrounding the COVID 19 pandemic have forced us to cancel the AGM congress. We will instead offer a Skype and telephone event on the same dates so that our members can safely enjoy some chess from a distance. More details to follow.

Remote AGM, 11th April, 2021

Our annual general meeting will be held on Skype or Zoom. More details to follow.

British Championship and Chairman's Cup, 6-13 June, 2021

The 2020 Chairman's Cup was cancelled because it is impossible for us to run such events during the COVID 19 pandemic. The Chairman's Cup will be combined with the British Championship which will take place in Bournemouth at the Marsham Court Hotel from Sunday 6th June to Sunday 13th June, 2021. It will be a seven round event held in memory of Sheila and David Milsom. More details to follow.

TESSLa 2021 , June - September

Following the success of the 2020 TESSLa event, we will be holding another shortly after the combined Chairman's Cup and British Championship. Details to follow.

15th E-mail Tournament, September to December, 2021

This e-mail tournament will run through the autumn of 2021. Details will be published in February in the gazette and the e-group.

International Autumn Tournament, 15-17 October, 2021

This event will take place at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate from the 15th to 20th of October 2022. It will be a five round swiss event with an open section and a U1450 section. More details to follow.

28th Chess Theme Break, 20th January - 6th February, 2022

This week long event provides coaching, a friendly rapid play tournament as well as a wide range of entertainment. It will be held at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth. Detail to follow.

AGM Congress, 18-20 March, 2022

The 2021 event was cancelled since it is impossible for us to run events like this during the COVID 19 pandemic. The 2022 event will take place at the Derby Midland hotel from the 18th to 20th of March 2022. It will be a five round swiss event with an open section and a U1450 section. More details to follow.

PREVIOUS EVENTS

13th E-mail Tournament

This event began on 1st October, 2020 and will run until the end of the year.

Alternative Autumn Tournament, 29th October to 1st November, 2020

This was held over Skype and by phone as an alternative to the over-the-board event we normally hold in the autumn. You can Read the report here

TESSLa

The Telephone, E-mail, Skype Summer Ladder was held as a replacement for the over-the-board event that we were unable to hold because of the COVID 19 pandemic. You can read the report here.