What’s on in 2020?
The Congress has four main tournaments and a number of ‘side’ events including many opportunities to learn or play with Professionals.
There Dan division will run for 2 days with 6 rounds. There will be prizes for the top 10 players.
The Seniors tournament is a handicap event for people over 50 years of age who want a more social experience. This event was suggested by several local community groups who felt this would attract more local players, it was a great success in 2018 and we are repeating the event. The tournament runs for 2 days with 6 rounds and a maximum of 3 games per day.
The Handicap division is for anybody wishing to play competitive games against a wide range of players. The tournament runs for 2 days with 6 rounds and a maximum of 3 games per day.
The Kyu tournament is a one day tournament for young people and beginners, this is a great way to play and learn from an enthusiastic group of players. The tournament has 6 rounds in one day. Please note that people under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at he event. Due to space and safety considerations the junior kyu tournament has been cancelled.
The cost of entry depends on the tournament you select, concessions apply for school and uni students in most events – check out the registration page for full details. Side tournaments, lectures, pro simul games and more are free for all contestants.
Details of other events can be found here