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Welcome to the home of "Docklands Chess Club".

Happy New Year everyone!

A chess 'experience' for everyone.  Whether you're an expert or just a beginner you'll find some games to suit your ability.

The 94th tournament has been supported by 29 players!  Thank you one and all!

My personal thanks to each and everyone who supported us!  A special thanks to all who helped with the furniture and equipment setting up and down.

yElena sends her thanks and best wishes.  She says that she enjoyed meeting everyone and looks forward to offering more edible delights next time.

yElena's food will be available again at Adam Raoof's event in Hampstead on 18th January 2020!  We now no longer cater on the Sunday at Hampstead.

See the results page for the list of Prize-Winners.

Please come and join us again, in Poplar, on Saturday 22nd February 2020 for the second event of the New Year.


Format:- Our 10th Year in Poplar - a new FIDE Major

6 x 60 Minute Rounds with a 30 minute break for lunch after Round 3 finishes at 2pm.

Digital DGT clocks are used now and so the rate of play will be 25 minutes plus a 5 second increment from move 1, in each round.

Play starts at approximately 10.30am.

Round Two at 11.45am.

Round Three at 1.00pm

Lunch Break!

Round Four at 2.30pm

Round Five at 3.45pm

Round Six at 5.00pm

Giving out of the prizes by 6.20 pm.-before if possible!

Two grading bands - Minor below 130 ECF and Major below 2000 FIDE and 175 ECF.

Entry Fee (if notified in advance of intention to play) ; £25 with a £2 discount for a junior player under 18.  £28 on the day!


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