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Surrey FIDE Congresses - Three RATED Sections
Frank Winter FIDE Open: No upper rating limit. 1st prize £200; 2nd prize £100; 3rd prize £50; grading prize £50.
Erik Weimann FIDE Major: U1900 FIDE and U160 ECF. 1st prize £200; 2nd prize £100; 3rd prize £50; grading prize £50.
Bill Waterton FIDE Minor: U1675 FIDE and U130 ECF. 1st prize £150; 2nd prize £75; 3rd prize £40; grading prize £40.
All three sections are 5-round Swiss tournaments: no-one is knocked out.
90 minutes for all moves + 30 seconds per move
Standard entry fee (£30 Open/Major; £25 Minor)
ECF Pay-to-play surcharge (£10.50)
Venue & Travel:
Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston, Surrey, KT1 2EE. The congress is taking place in the John Galsworthy Building, rooms 2002, 2004 and 2012.
On-campus parking is available for £2.70 per day in the south-eastern (Fassett Road) wing of the campus. Alternatively, the venue is a 15-minute walk from Kingston Station. Bus routes 71, 281, 406, 418, 671, K2 and K3 all stop directly outside the venue.
Refreshments are available from the Learning Resources Centre Café (until 10pm on Friday; 10-5 on Saturday and Sunday). There is WiFi, and an ATM can be found to the left of the reception entrance.