Entry Fees and Prizes


Section
Open Major
(u170)
Inter
(u145)
Minor
(u120)
ECF Members at Silver, Gold or Platinum Level
GM / IM Free  ← If received by 21st October
Adult £ 30 £ 27 £ 27 £ 24
Junior £ 25 £ 22 £ 22 £ 18
ECF Non-Members and ECF Bronze Members
Adult GM / IM £ 7.50  ← If received by 21st October
Junior GM / IM £ 7.50  ← If received by 21st October
Adult £ 37.50 £ 34.50 £ 34.50 £ 31.50
Junior £ 32.50 £ 29.50 £ 29.50 £ 25.50
Prize Money
1st Prize £ 350 £ 200 £ 200 £ 150
2nd Prize £ 180 £ 100 £ 100 £ 80
3rd Prize £ 100 £ 60 £ 60 £ 50
Grading Prize £ 60 £ 50 £ 50 £ 40

Prizes

The prize money is guaranteed if entries reach 140. Junior prizes will be awarded in the Minor section and additional grading prizes in the other sections if finances permit. Players without an ECF or FIDE grade will not be eligible for grading prizes and a deduction of 50% will be made on any cash prize won by such a player.

Deadline for Entries

Entries close at 8pm on Friday 27th October to allow organisers to make final arrangements.

Withdrawals

Refunds will be provided at the organisers’ discretion, but not for players who fail to turn up.

Right to refuse entry

The Congress Director reserves the right to refuse entry without being required to state a reason.