- £32.50 entry subject to ECF registration
There will be three five round chess tournaments - Open, Major and Minor, with entry to each based on playing strength. Everybody will play five games regardless of outcomes - it is not a knock out competition. There will be games Friday night, Saturday morning and afternoon, Sunday morning and afternoon. You may choose to take a bye for one round - from rounds 1 to 4 - if you wish.
The total prize fund for each (Open, Major, Minor) competition is £975, with local and team prizes boosting the total prize fund to over £3000. The tournament website address is https://durhamchesscongress.co.uk and supports online and postal entry.