Individual Championship

This seasons Chester & District League Individual Championship is for active players of clubs that are members of the Chester & District League, and is to be held on 6th and 7th of June 2020 at the Town Crier, City Road, Chester.

Sections & Prizes

ECF Open

Open to all players

Prizes: 1st £60, 2nd £30, 3rd £20
Highest scoring player rated under ECF 160: £20
Highest ranked Junior: £20

ECF U135

Open to players graded below ECF 135

Prizes: 1st £60, 2nd £30, 3rd £20
Highest scoring player rated under ECF 100: £20
Highest ranked Junior: £20

Entry Fees

Adults: £15
Juniors (aged under 18 on 5th June 2020): £10

The closing date is 30th May 2020. Entries received after this date, including entries on the day, will be subject to a £10 surcharge.


Round 1: Saturday 9:45 am
Round 2: Saturday 13:30 pm
Round 3: Sunday 9:45 am
Round 4: Sunday 13:30 pm

Tiebreaks: Sunday 16:45 pm

Prize Giving Ceremony: Following completion of the last game on Sunday for the sections that do not require Tiebreaks.

General Information

Move Rate: 35 moves in 1 hour and 15 minutes, after which 15 minutes will be added for the completion of your remaining moves. The same time control as used in the league.
Grading: The January 2020 English Chess Federation Grading List will be used. In the absence of a current E.C.F. grade, the Tournament Organiser will estimate strength, based on other ratings lists and known past performances.
Refreshments: Drinks and food are available from the bar. As the use of the room has kindly been donated by the Town Crier participants are encouraged to take advantage of their hospitality.

Please send your completed entry forms electronically to:

Entry Form

Entry Form