FIDE Holiday Tournament

The Fide Holiday Tournament is for players with an ELO Rating under 1900 (under ECF 160) and will be played in 7 rounds. The first prize is £400.


 1st round – Sunday 10th April – 17.00
2nd round – Monday 11th April – 15.00
3rd round – Tuesday 12th April – 14.00
4th round – Wednesday 13th April – 14.00
5th round – Thursday 14th April – 15.00
6th round – Friday 15th April – 14.00
7th round – Saturday 16th April – 10.00


FIDE rated: £40  |
 Non rated: £40  |
 Senior (over 60): £35  |
 Junior (under 16): £25
Untitled players can take up to two half-point byes between rounds 1-8 (holiday 1-6) provided they are requested before the end of the previous round.
All moves in 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move increments throughout.

The closing ceremony will take place after dinner on Saturday 16th April.

FIDE Ratings from the most recent FIDE standard rating list will be used for all sections, whilst ECF grades published in the February 2016 list (or best information available) will be used for unrated players.

Notwithstanding the fact that players may be re-paired 30 minutes after the start of the round the default time for all sections will be 1 hour from the scheduled start of the round.

Prize List

Second Place


Third Place


Fourth Place


£100 Best Junior | £50 Best Jersey Junior
Trophies & other special prizes available