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chessengland.com 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;

More blitz chess photos on Flickr.

The biggest rapidplay tournament in London gets even bigger: the 3rd Kings Place Festival is in FIVE sections this year, an Open, Major Under 170, Minor Under 145, Amateur Under 120 and My First Tournament Under 85. Top four sections are FIDE rated. LIVE commentary by GM Chris Ward and much more! The Festival takes place on 11 July 2015 in the BEST venue you’ve played chess in – and you can enter right now. Click here for the website of the 3rd Kings Place Festival 2015. P.S. if you are a current ECF Silver, Gold or Platinum member then you can claim a discount by entering ECFSILVERPLUS in the appropriate box. If you don’t claim the discount we will treat this as a donation towards next year’s event.

More Kings Place photos on Flickr.

Hampstead Congress is a regular two-day, event raising money for Age Concern Camden. NEXT event: 15-16 August 2015. IN TWO SECTIONS – Under 2200 (200 ECF), Under 1900 (160 ECF) and the opportunity to play one ECF graded game on a Saturday evening! Click here for latest details of the Congress series. Please note that these events are limited to 60 players due to the size of the venue.

More Hampstead photos on Flickr.

The regular monthly Golders Green Rapidplay takes place on Saturday 18th July. NOW £100, £50 prizes in each section! There are four FIDE rated sections of six rounds; an OPEN, a Major Under 170, a Minor Under 145 and an Amateur Under 120. The venue is a very short walk from Golders Green Underground station on the Northern Line Click here for the website of the Golders Green Rapidplays.

More Golders Green Rapidplay photos on Flickr.

The full Chess England Rules and Regulations for Tournaments are online and it is recommended that you read them before entering any event.

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.

Blitz Tournaments

Rapidplay Tournaments

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