You are invited! Join the
English Rapidplay Congress 23/24th September 2017 - Liverpool

Liverpool Chess Club and Signature Living will be hosting the English Rapidplay Chess Congress/Championship 2017 at the famous Liverpool Cunard Building on Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th September 2017 with some LARGE CASH PRIZES available for the main events!

The lavish Cunard Building (centre) is one of the famous 3 Graces buildings of Liverpool waterfront, sat in-between the Royal Liver Building and the Port of Liverpool Building.

Main two-day (Sat/Sun) Event:

The English Rapidplay Tournament 2017 - 2 day event over 9 rounds, 5 games on Saturday and 4 games on Sunday with a £1500 "Open" first prize available. More details to follow on graded competition boundaries and prizes.

One day (Sunday only) Rapidplay:

For those who can only make one day we have Sunday only 5/6 round Rapidplay events.

Junior (Saturday only) Rapidplay:

For all juniors (under 18/14/11/9) we have Saturday only 5/6 round Rapidplay events.

Grandmaster Simultaneous (Friday) events:

A number of Grandmasters and International Masters will be hosting a series of simultaneous events on the Friday to get the event started. Prior registration for these events is essential in order to be included on the day. Details of GM/IMs to follow.

So get the date in your calendar and hope you can all attend the first Liverpool Congress event for many years in Liverpool the traditional home of English Chess. We will be providing more details very shortly on the Liverpool Chess club website and Facebook page.

Liverpool Chess club website:
Liverpool Chess Club facebook page:
Signature Living website:

Jim Gallagher
President of Liverpool Chess Club

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