OMAGH RAPIDPLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

 

All the prize-winners: Left to right: Anthony White (on behalf of James White), Ciaran Rowen, Champion Nikhil Joshi, Dmitry Zelenchuk, Junior Champion Adam Rushe, Aaditya Singh, Niall Troughton and John Bradley.

 

Senior Section:

Champion: Nikhil Joshi (2103) Score: 5.5/6. Prize: £80

 

2nd Place: John Bradley (1605) Score: 4.5/6. Prize: £50

 

Under 1500 Grading Prize: Niall Troughton (1448) Prize: £30

Under 1300 Grading Prize: Dmitry Zelenchuk (1265) Prize: £30

   

Junior Section:

Champion: Adam Rushe (===) Score: 6/6. Prize: £40

2nd Place: Ciaran Rowen (943) Score: 4.5/6. Prize: £30

 

Grading Prize 1: Aaditya Singh (===) 4/6. Prize: £15

  

Grading Prize 2: James White (===) 4/6. Prize: £15

 

 

ENTRANTS:

SENIOR SECTION

 

 

 Seed

 

 

 Name

 

 

Rapidplay Rating

 

Classic Rating

 

 1.

 

 

 Nikhil Joshi

 

 2103

 

 2044

 

 2.

 

 

 John Masterson

 

 1936

 

 1751

 

 3.

 

 

 Stephen Rush

 

 1901

 

 1901

 

 4.

 

 

 Brendan Jamison

 

 1690

 

 1747

 

 5.

 

 

 John Bradley

 

 1605

 

 1663

 

 6.

 

 

 Nigel Telford

 

===

 

 1593

 

 7.

 

 

 Robert Lavery

 

1590

 

 1603

 

 8.

 

 

 Daniil Zelenchuk

 

1587

 

 1568

 

 9.

 

 

 Ram Rajan

 

1478

 

 1379

 

 10.

 

 

 Niall Troughton

 

1448

 

 1655

 

 11.

 

 

 Mikhail Pavlov

 

1435

 

 1795

 

 12.

 

 

 Tony Redden

 

1410

 

 1537

 

 13.

 

 

 Chris Armstrong

 

1272

 

 1396

 

 14.

 

 

 Dmitry Zelenchuk

 

1265

 

 1412

 

 15.

 

 

 Adrian Dornford-Smith

 

 1226

 

 1082

 

 16.

 

 

 Adrian Gilmore

 

 1210

 

 ===

 

 17.

 

 

 John Harding

 

1182

 

 ===

 

JUNIOR SECTION

 

 

 1.

 

 

 Dexter Harris

 

 ===

 

 1005

 

 2.

 

 

 Anthony White

 

964

 

 ===

 

 3.

 

 

 Ciaran Rowen

 

===

 

 943

 

 4.

 

 

 Louie McConkey

 

===

 

 937

 

 5.

 

 

 Mary McCabe

 

===

 

874

 

 6.

 

 

 Brian Fitzsimons

 

===

 

 834

 

 7.

 

 

 Adam Fitzsimons

 

===

 

 784

 

 8.

 

 

 Adam Rushe

 

===

 

 ===

 

 9.

 

 

 Aaditya Singh

 

===

 

 ===

 

 10.

 

 

 Darragh McKane

 

===

 

 ===

 

 11.

 

 

 Tom Johnston

 

===

 

 ===

 

 12.

 

 

 James White

 

===

 

 ===

 

 13.

 

 

 Cian Suitor

 

===

 

 ===

 

 14.

 

 

 Conor Boyle

 

===

 

 ===

 

 15.

 

 

 Eoin Boyle

 

===

 

 ===

 

 16.

 

 

 James Wong

 

===

 

 ===

 

 17.

 

 

 Jasper Grady

 

===

 

 ===

 

EVENT TITLE: 4th Annual Omagh Rapidplay Championships

DATE: Saturday November 25, 2017

START TIME: 10:30am for payment of entry fees. Round 1 at 11am.

END TIME: 5:40pm (Prize-giving at 5:30pm).

REGISTRATION: Please email either Ross Harris at rossharris168@btinternet.com or Brendan Jamison at playchessni@gmail.com by noon on Thursday November 23, 2017. Entries after 12 noon will not be accepted. Entries through other people will not be accepted so please make direct contact.

ENTRY FEES: £10 per player. £5 for under 18 year olds.

ARBITER: Ross Harris

FORMAT: 6 rounds. 2 sections: Senior and Junior.

TIME CONTROL: 25 minutes per player for all the moves therefore each game will last a maximum of 50 minutes.

PRIZES: Prizes will be determined on the day after all money is received from entry fees.

TIE BREAKS: For tie-breaks, players will be ranked based on their scores by Median Buchholz, followed if necessary by Buchholz and then Progressive Scores.

RULES: FIDE rules will apply. Touchmove will apply. The second illegal move will result in the immediate loss of the game, however, your opponent must announce when the first illegal move has been played and then once again announce the second illegal move has been played before claiming the win, provided the player still has mating material left on the board, otherwise only a draw can be claimed. If play continues, the opponent may not claim the win retrospectively.

Remember FIDE rules about mobile phones is very strict. If your phone makes a noise during the game, you automactially lose the game therefore always remember to have your phone switched off.   

LOCATION: Christian Brothers Gammar School, Kevlin Road, Omagh, BT78 1LD 

CAR PARKING: Ample free spaces are available in the school car park in front of the main building.

TIMETABLE:

 

 

  PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEES

 

 

  10:30am to 10:50am

   

 

  ROUND 1

 

 

  11:00am to 11:50am

 

  ROUND 2

 

 

  11:55am to 12:45pm

 

  ROUND 3

 

 

  12:50pm to 1:40pm

   

 

  LUNCH BREAK

 

  1:40pm to 2:40pm

 

   

 

  ROUND 4

 

  2:40pm to 3:30pm

 

 

  ROUND 5

 

 

  3:35pm to 4:25pm

 

 ROUND 6

 

 

  4:30pm to 5:20pm

   

 

 PRIZE-GIVING

 

 

  5:30pm to 5:40pm

 

Venue: Christian Brothers Gammar School, Kevlin Road, Omagh, BT78 1LD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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