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This is the website of FIDE International Arbiter and International Organiser Adam Raoof. Add your name to my mailing list. A list of my events is on the right. NOW YOU CAN FILTER BY TYPE by clicking on the arrow next to ‘Agenda’. Here are some highlights;

Jersey Chess Festival sponsored by Polar Capital is in two sections, an OPEN of 9 rounds, and a Holiday Under 1900 (ECF 160) Tournament of 7 rounds PLUS the Jersey Blitz Championships (£150 1st Prize) on the middle Wednesday: 15-20 March 2015. We have timed the event to finish in good time for you to return and play in Hampstead Congress OR the 4NCL! Click here for the website of the Polar Capital Jersey Festival 2015.

Hampstead Congress is a regular two-day, five round Under 2200 tournament, raising money for Age Concern Camden. NEXT event: 21-22 March 2015. Please note that these events are limited to 60 players due to the size of the venue. Click here for the website of the Hampstead Congress series.

The fourth edition of the Muswell Hill Rapidplay sponsored by The Clissold Arms, takes place on Saturday 30th May. There are three FIDE rated sections of six rounds; an OPEN, a Major Under 160 and a Minor Under 120. The venue is a very short walk from East Finchley Underground station on the Northern Line Click here for the website of the Muswell Hill Rapidplays.

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Our 6th Golders Green Weekend Tournament takes place 2-4 May 2015, and you can enter Golders Green Congress here. We have space for 100 players – and we have three sections, FIDE OPEN, FIDE U1900 (ECF Under 160) and a new ECF graded Under 135 section.

For your May Bank Holiday pleasure: the Malta Open sponsored by Lucky Dino is in two FIDE rated sections, an OPEN of 9 rounds, and a Major Under 1850 (Under ECF 150 if no FIDE standard rating) Tournament of 9 rounds with two byes available: 20-26 May 2015. You won’t have to take too much time off work! Click here for the website of the Malta Open 2015.

The full Chess England Rules and Regulations for Tournaments are online and it is recommended that you read them before entering any event. When you enter our events we look after you, and we try to apply fairness and common sense in any situation that arises and act in the best interest of the game. Email me at adamraoof@gmail.com if you have any questions or suggestions for ways we can improve what we do. A pdf version of our all-purpose entry form is here.

View my profile on LinkedIn – Adam Raoof’s Google+ page – For a huge range of chess sets, including well priced tournament supplies we recommend The Regency Chess Company, England. Check FIDE Registration of events here.

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