Coming up…

From Mark Murrell, Tournament Secretary and Fixtures Secretary Tuesday 19 October Chingford CC visit with a team of eight and will play in the club room along with the one postponed club championship R1 game. Social chess will take place in Manor and (as needed) Warren rooms for those not playing in the “all club” match. Thursday 21 October Essex League matches get underway with our first team‘s visit to league champions Barking. Tuesday 26 October Hackney CC visit with […]

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Handicap Grand Prix 2021-22

Announcing the Handicap Grand Prix for 2021-22 New members are in for another culture shock: the Handicap Blitz Grand Prix (“HBGP”). This is a five-event series, the points scored in each event aggregating for a season Grand Prix. Culture shock? you’ve heard of chess-boxing, well this is chess-arithmetic. Players are placed in rating groups according to their published rapid ratings (or Controller’s estimate). These rating groups are numbered zero (highest) to 6 (lowest). In each game, the difference between the […]

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