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EPSCA Under 9 Inter-Association Championships South Zone

The Under 9 Zone for South East England will be held on Saturday 12th March 2022

A team shall consist of twelve (12) players.

The organiser of the South zone is Paul McKeown / Richmond Junior Chess Club, who will circulate further details.

The ? teams competing will be Hampshire and ?

EPSCA rules can be found on the website http://www.epsca.org.uk/rules/rules.html

Parents or approved adults are responsible for their children outside the playing hall.

Please note the following rules, which have recently been altered or clarified: –

The rate of play is all moves in 30 minutes plus 10 seconds per move from the start.  If digital clocks are not available, the rate of play is all moves in 40 minutes.

If either player has less than five minutes left on the clock and an illegal move is made, the Arbiter may award the opponent two minutes for the first offence, and two minutes for a second offence.  Three illegal moves during the game by the same player will lead to the loss of the game.

The timetable is as follows:

Arrival – by 11.00am

Board Stewards Meeting – 11.15am

First Round – 11.45am

Second Round – 1.25pm

Third Round – 3.05pm

Prize Giving – 4.50pm

If play is running late, there will be at least 10 minutes between rounds.