About the Congress
The Bristol Chess Congress is held twice a year in the 6th Form Common Room at Bristol Grammar School (BGS), University Road, Bristol.
The Congress is an ECF Grand Prix 5 round Swiss tournament in 3 sections
The Open Section is FIDE rated
The Major is for players graded under 160
The Minor is for players graded under 120
Entry Fees: Open £33 Major £27 Minor £22
Make cheques payable to Bristol & District Chess League and
post the entry to Igor Doklestic, 81 Reedley Road, Bristol, BS9 3TB
or pay by bank transfer! (see the entry form for all details)
Open 1st £300 2nd £150 3rd £75
Major 1st £160 2nd £80 3rd £40
Minor 1st £140 2nd £70 3rd £35
If ties occur, prize money will be shared equally.
Junior & Grading prizes will be awarded if entries permit.
Prizes will be increased in proportion to the number of entries.
Round 1: Friday 18:40
(entries received after Wednesday 12th February will be accepted at Organizer's discretion +£3)
Round 2: Saturday 10:00 Round 3: Saturday 15:00
Round 4: Sunday 10:00 Round 5: Sunday 15:00
All moves to be completed in 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increments
Pairings will be effected using the FIDE approved Program