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HULL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2023-24
Time control: 75 minutes each + 10 second increments
Tournament controller : Bryan Hesler bhesler@bhesler.karoo.co.uk


Stage 1 – QUALIFYING September to January

OPEN SWISS TOURNAMENT     -     A 4-round Swiss tournament         -       Open to all

Rd 1 - September to October 13th
Rd 2 - October to November 17th
Rd 3 - November to December 20
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Rd 4 - December to January 31st

  • If qualifying places for the Championship are tied:

• If practical, players will be asked to split ties with play-offs – to be played 2nd, 5th, or 7th February

• Otherwise, Swiss-Manager tie-breaking methods will applied to decide Championship places
 

Stage 2 – CHAMPIONSHIPS January to June

THE CHAMPIONSHIP

  • The 6 highest placed players wishing to do so, after the 4-rounds of the Swiss tournament, may progress to the Club Championship.

  • The 6 wishing to progress will play a single-round, all play-all tournament between January and June 7th

  • In the event of ties, places will be decided by:

• Head-to-head result
• Points scored in the 4-round qualifying stage
• Sum of progessive scores
• Average opponent grade (excluding weakest)

  • Points scored in the 4-round Swiss will not carry forward to this all-play-all stage but will be used in a tie break after head to head result

 

THE MAJOR, INTERMEDIATE & MINOR

  • All other players wishing to do so will continue in the Swiss Tournament

  • The three sections will be ordered by rating with an equal number in each section (+/-1)

 

Rd 5 - January to Friday, March 1st

Rd 6 - March to Friday, April 5th
Rd 7 - April to Friday, May 10th
Rd 8 – May to June 7th

  • In the event of ties, places will be decided by:

  • Head-to-head result

  • Sum of progessive scores

  • Average opponent grade (excluding weakest)

Games must be played by the deadline dates
 

CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHTS
Championship games can and should be played on ‘normal’ cub nights. 

However, the Club will also be open on the following Mondays – for ‘serious’ games only: Oct 2nd; Nov 6th; Dec 4th; Jan 8th; Feb 5th; Mar 4th; Apr 1st; May 6th; Jun 3rd

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LATEST DRAW

STANDINGS & RESULTS

 

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