Edinburgh Chess Congress 2020

Feb 18 2020

The 2020 Congress will take place on the weekend of 3-5 April 2020 and will follow the format of the past few years. Additional features will include email bookings, online bookings, PayPal payments and direct Bank transfer payments.

St Thomas of Aquin's High School, 2-20 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9ES.

Premier

The event will be FIDE rated and limited to a maximum of 64 entrants. All entrants must be a member of a National Chess Association.

The East of Scotland Championship Trophy and £200 prize will be awarded to the highest eligible player in the Premier.

Major

FIDE rated, grading limit 1900/172.

Bishops

Grading limit 1600/142.

Knights

Grading limit 1400/122.

Prizes

  • Premier
    • 1st £1000
    • 2nd £500
    • 3rd £250
    • 4th £100
    • grading 2 x £65
  • Other Tournaments
    • 1st £250
    • 2nd £125
    • grading 2 x £65
  • Additional Prizes
    • Giant Killing £65
    • Best Game £65
    • Most Entertaining Game £65
    • Edinburgh Evening News Cup + £65 (presented to the highest placed junior in the Premier normally resident in Scotland)

Enter online here.