Friday 18 October 2019

Staffordshire County Cups, Please enter

All Staffordshire Clubs are invited to enter the Staffordshire County Cups.
To enter or for further information please email Peter Evans
These consist of one open competition and three grade limited events. The competitions are held on a knock out format.
The events are summarised below
Hickman (Open, 6 boards)
Gothard (Under 161, 4 boards)
Jackson (Under 141, 4 boards)
Withnall (Under 121, 4 boards)

The closing date for entry is Sunday 24th November and we intend to finish the competitions by Mid- June 2020.  Please note Meir and Rugeley Chess Clubs have already made their entries.
If any teams are worried about excessive travel, then a neutral venue may be arranged for any tie.
The July Grading List will be used to determine eligibility for the Gothard, Jackson and Withnail competitions
The full rules are available on this link.