Chess: Rapid event back in Halifax

Published Date: 13 November 2008

THE British Rapid Play Championships, one of the top dates on the UK chess calendar, will take place at North Bridge Leisure Centre over the weekend of November 29 and 30.

The main event for the 11-round tournament is comprised of four sections – Minor (under 101), Intermediate (under 131), Major (under 161) and Open depending on the abilities of players and usually attracts a total in excess of 300 players including some of the best in Britain.

There are also events for the juniors on both days as well as a one-day event.The games are played over 30 minutes each on the clock.

Here is the full story.

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