Thursday, 17 January 2013

12 Reasons to Play in Hampstead

We have decided to make Hampstead Congress a monthly event for 2013!  

Here are 12 reasons why you should play:

1. Five FIDE (internationally) rated games of chess right in the heart of Hampstead Village / 2. Low cost entry fees in a tournament for players under 2200 / 3. Guaranteed prizes and rating prizes / 4. Raise money for Age Concern Camden / 5. Limited to 60 players / 6. All the games online at Chess Microbase – see below / 7. Easy to get to by public transport, right next to Hampstead Underground (Northern Line) / 8. Car parking possible nearby (paid on Saturday, free on Sunday) / 9. No accommodation required (though plenty available at reasonable cost if needed) / 10. Reasonable round times to enable you to play three games on Saturday without getting home at midnight! (Sat: 10.30am start, latest finishing time 8.30pm, Sun: 11am to 5.30pm maximum) / 11. Food and drink throughout by yElena and Norman Went / 12. Come and play! We provide everything you need… join us!

Click Here for the website of the Hampstead U2200 Congress series

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