The Under 9 Zone for South East England will be held on Saturday 14th March 2020
A team shall consist of twelve (12) players.
The organiser of the South zone in Hampshire, who will circulate further details about the venue, is: –
Maha Chandar Telephone 07858-464846 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arbiter will be appointed by Peter Purland but hopefully will be David Culliford
The 7 teams competing will be Hampshire and ?
The number of teams to qualify for the final will be confirmed shortly before the event. The date for the final is Saturday 25th April 2020. The venue for the final has not yet been decided.
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.