The Southend Easter Chess Congress is taking place from Friday 14 to Monday 17 April 2017. You can still take part and receive two half point byes for the games you missed today!
Head to the online entry form using this link - https://form.jotform.com/70133293199963.
- The Southend Congress offers more rounds than most weekend chess tournaments and more opportunities to play chess, with longer time controls!
- TWO half point byes are available if you can't make one of the days;
- Fischer timings with thirty seconds added every time you make a move;
- later start times;
- two rounds a day;
- shorter breaks between games;
- earlier finish times so you can take advantage of the free membership of the social club over the road!
- plenty of alternatives for travel including plentiful free parking and easy railway links;
- lots of reasonably priced local accommodation;
- light refreshments will be on sale during the congress kindly provided by yElena Went;
- lunchtime talks from top players;
- live coverage of the top games on the Internet;
- pairings and results available on Chess results.com overnight and live;
PS - The Congress currently lacks a sponsor. If you would be interested in sponsoring this Tournament please get in touch with Adam: 100% of your sponsorship will go towards the Prize fund for 2018.