Date: Saturday 6th August 2022
Venue: The Hunt Museum, Rutland St., Limerick City. Tel: 061-312833
Format: The tournament will be knockout format.
Rounds: 4 Rounds to be played in the garden at the rear of the Hunt Museum Café.
Time Schedule: 1st Round starts at 11am sharp, Round 2 starts at 1:00 pm, Round 3 2:30 pm, Round 4 (Final) 3:45 pm.
Time Limit: 30 minutes for each player for all moves.
Entry Fee: Entry for all competitors is free.
Prizes: Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Best Junior.
This is a non-rated fun event open to chess players and members of the public. Participants MUST know the rules of chess and be able to play with a clock.
The tournament will be held outdoors. Four gazebos will be erected in the Museum in a Garden to provide shelter in the case of rain.
Unfortunately, this does limit capacity to 16 entries with two boards per gazebo.
Weather permitting, the final will be played on the giant chess board in the Hunt Museum rear garden.
There will be a Chess Arbiter to make the draw for each round. The Arbiter’s decision is final if there are any disputes.
Anyone more than 15 minutes late for the start of a round will lose by default.
If a game ends in a draw, then the players will play a 5 minute blitz game to decide the winner.
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