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June 2019

Khyber Cup 2019

Sunday, 16 June 2019
John Upham’s House,

Once again, John Upham has kindly offered to host the Khyber Cup. This friendly summer rapid play tournament is an annual event open to all club members.

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July 2019

Mini Rapid Tournament

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Following Richard’s entertaining talk last Wednesday we plan to have a mini rapid tournament this coming Wednesday (10th July). The exact time control and format will be determined by how many people we have, but we’ll aim for all-play-all with 3+10 or 10 mins time control, and we’ll start around 7:45 when sufficient people have arrived. Hope to see you there

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Summer event: Mini Rapid Trompowsky Tournament

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Room PE1, Wellington College
Crowthorne, Berkshire

This coming Wednesday's summer event will be a restricted opening rapid tournament. The opening will be fixed with 2 moves (for each player) into the Trompowsky: 1.  d4  Nf6 2.  Bg5  Ne4 Exciting stuff. Expect varied results. If this works as a format we could try other fixed opening mini tournaments. Interesting gambit lines have been suggested.

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September 2019

Third Keith Richardson Memorial Rapidplay

Saturday, 14 September 2019 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Camberley Chess Club, Camberley Baptist Church Hall, 15 Frimley Rd
Camberley, GU15 3EN

The committee of Camberley Chess Club is once more delighted to announce the Keith Richardson Memorial Rapidplay. This will take place on Saturday, September 14th 2019. The event is free to enter and open to any chess player. We ask that a donation is made to Keith's chosen charity which is The Parkinson Trust. We will accept your kind donation and make a single payment on everyone's behalf. Thank you ! A large range of pre-owned books from Keith's extensive…

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December 2019

2019 Christmas Handicap

Friday, 20 December 2019 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wellington College Staff Bar (Napoleon’s Retreat),

It’s December, nearly, and Christmas is not far off, which means our annual Christmas handicapped mini rapid play tournament is coming up. We have the Wellington social club, Napoleon’s Retreat, booked for the Friday before Christmas ,that’s Friday 20th December. You all know the format (basically it’s a speed handicapped event where anyone can win). It helps me enormously in preparation to know who is attending, and who is not, so please do let me know. We usually start at…

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November 2020

Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our friends at Camberley Chess Club have set November 1st as the date for this year's Keith Richardson Memorial. It is a one day rapidplay tournament which will be held online at lichess.org. For more details please visit https://camberleychess.co.uk/event/keith-richardson-memorial-tournament-2/ .

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