"Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast." -- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.

4th TORQUAY BOYS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL JUNIOR OPEN

Date: 

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 09:45

Venue: 

TBGS

Results: 

U18: 1st Luke Honey

U15: 1st Pengxiao Zhu

U14: 1st Josh Keay

There were also prizes for U12 

Details: 

4th TORQUAY BOYS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL JUNIOR OPEN

Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay Devon TQ2 7EL

SUNDAY 17th October 2021

We are again holding a junior tournament open to all at Torquay Boys’ Grammar School. This tournament is open to all those aged under 18 on 1st September 2021.

Sections  U18, U15, U14,U13,U12,U11,U10, and U9. Sections will be merged if there are insufficient entries in an age group.

CORONAVIRUSMasks encouraged when moving around the venue. Hand sanitiser will be available. Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms (which are different this year). 

Prizes
Trophies will be awarded to the first three places in each section. Where sections are amalgamated there will be an award for the highest placed individual in each age group. Other prizes will be dependent on the size of the entry. Certificates will be awarded to all competitors.

Play
This will start at 10am and the day will finish at about 4.30pm with the prize giving; this will be as soon as possible after the conclusion of the final round games. All players play in all rounds except for byes. Age will be taken as at 1st. September 2021.  Clocks will be used in all sections; 25 minutes per player per game; in older age groups 20 mins + 5 seconds per move (Fischer time) per player. EPSCA Rapidplay rules will apply in the U11 age groups.

Refreshments
There will be a range of hot and cold drinks, cakes, and snacks on sale. Also sandwiches made to order.

Chess Stall
There will be a stall, supplied by Tim Onions, selling sets books and other chess merchandise (now taking card payments too).

Supervision
Please note that the organisers are only responsible for children inside the chess playing areas.  Players must have someone to supervise them in the rest area.

Directions
If you are using SATNAV the postcode of the school is TQ2 7EL.  As you reach the end of the South Devon Highway from Exeter / Newton Abbot turn right up the Torbay Ring Road for about one mile and at the first roundabout turn left into Shiphay Lane. The school is about ¾ mile down the hill on the right at traffic lights. Follow the main drive down to the bottom where there is parking available.

Entry
If you would like to enter please scroll down or visit:
https://devonjuniorchess.co.uk/content/4th-torquay-boys%E2%80%99-grammar...
where you can enter and pay online. Entry fee  £12.50 

We are most grateful to the Devon Junior Chess Association for agreeing to take online entries and payment on our behalf.

Please contact Tim Onions (tonions at tbgs.torbay.sch.uk) with any questions.

Closing date for entry strictly by midnight on Friday 15th October 2021.

No entries will be accepted after this.

Entries will be listed on the DJCA website in the run up to the event.

Any questions or enquiries to Tim Onions by e mail:  tonions at tbgs.torbay.sch.uk

4th TORQUAY BOYS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL JUNIOR OPEN 2021 ONLINE ENTRY FORM