The Gazette - August 2016

Edited by Julie Leonard
The views expressed in the Gazette do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of the BCA, nor those of the editor.

Other Events of Interest

23rd Open Belgium Chess Championship, Hotel Sabot d’Or, Blankenberge, 7th - 11th October

A seven round Swiss tournament where players have two hours on the clock for each game. There is one round on the Friday and two rounds per day from Saturday to Monday. The cost of full board accommodation is €240 per person in a double room and €320 per person in a single room. The closing date is the 15th of August. For more information please contact Herman Jennen.

24th Windermere Chess Theme Week 2017, 28th January - 4th February

Associate members Peter and Celia Gibbs organise this popular annual event, which combines coaching with an informal tournament. Please see your May 2016 gazette for full details of the cost and how to book. Readers are reminded that a non-returnable deposit of £50 is payable prior to 1st October 2016 in order to obtain the 10% early-bird discount. Also, members and associate members who act as trainers or who are trainees will receive a £50 grant from the BCA after the event.