Sunday 23rd June 2024, 9:45 am to 6 pm

Greyfriars Community Centre, Bickerley Gardens, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1DU

Time Control: 15 minutes + 10 second increments

Two Sections: Open and Intermediate (under 1800)

Guaranteed Minimum Prize Fund £550


Prizes for each section

1st £100
2nd £60
3rd £35
Junior £20
Rating £20 *

* Rating Prizes Open Section:
Under 2050, Under 1900

* Rating Prizes Intermediate Section:
Under 1700, Under 1630, Under 1500, Under 1400.



Entry Fee

Adult £16
Junior £12

For players who do not have ECF Silver, Gold or Platinum Membership there is an additional £9 pay to play fee.
A late entry fee of £5 will apply to entries after 9th June.

Payment is by bank transfer, details of which will appear once you submit your entry.


This event is ECF Rapid Rated
It will not affect your ECF Standard Rating


Free tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day
Snacks and hot food will be available to purchase (cash only)


Doors open 9:00 am

Tournament Opening 9:45 am

Round 1  10:00 am
Round 2  11:15 am
Round 3  12:30 am
Round 4  2:00 pm
Round 5  3:15 pm
Round 6  4:30 pm

Prizegiving will be shortly after completion of the last round.

Travel and Parking

The Greyfriars Community Centre is approximately 1 minute's drive from the intersection of the A31 and the B3347, the exit from the A31 for Ringwood.

There is substantial free parking at Greyfriars. In addition, there is free street parking close by and paid for parking at the adjacent Blynkbonnie car park.

Please see our detailed Travel and Parking page for more information.


A maximum of 60 entries will be accepted.

You can see a list of entrants here.

Tournament Rules and Conditions of Entry

Organisers: Martin Clancy and Peter Anderson
Contact: 07788 792527

Chief Arbiter: Martin Simons

Please read the Tournament Rules and Conditions of Entry. Agreement to these is required for entry.

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The tournament is now full as 60 entries have been received.