2024 Camberley Keith Richardson Rapid Play Tournament

Sat September 28 @ 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

Open to all players with ECF membership silver or above (to allow games to be submitted for ECF rating).

Camberley Chess Club is running this popular annual Rapid Play tournament in memory of Keith Richardson on Saturday 28th Sep 2024, from 10am to 5pm.

Keith was a valued club member from the 1970s onwards, an International Correspondence Grandmaster and very well known in the English chess community. He suffered from Parkinson’s disease and died in April 2017.

  • ECF Rated
  • 6 Round Swiss (previous events have been 5 rounds).
  • Rapid Play, 20 min, plus 5 sec.
  • Prizes: 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £50, Highest placed Junior £50, Highest placed U1600 (ECF/FIDE) £50.
  • Entrants need to be ECF SILVER MEMBERS or above.
  • Entry fee £25. To enter please have your ECF Rating Code ready and click the “Buy” button in the orange box below.
  • Rounds start at 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
  • FREE Tea and Coffee will be provided.
  • Please organise your lunch, there is a supermarket next door.
  • Prizegiving at 5pm.
  • As in previous years, a significant donation will be made to Parkinson’s UK.

To enter, please have your ECF Rating Code ready and click the “Buy” button in the orange box below:

We will then email you a receipt and then later on, you will see the entrants in the link below:

Entrants and results as they happen on https://chess-results.com/tnr872399.aspx?lan=1&art=14&turdet=YES

Details of the 2023 event can be found here https://camberleychess.co.uk/2023-camberley-keith-richardson-rapid-play-tournament/

Martindale Avenue
Camberley, GU15 1BB United Kingdom

2023 Camberley Keith Richardson Rapid Play Tournament

The 2023 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament was held on Saturday 30th Sep. Keith was a valued club member from the 1970s, an International Correspondence Grandmaster and very well known in the English chess community. He suffered from Parkinson’s disease and died in April 2017.

Thanks to all the players and everyone who helped beforehand and on the day which clearly made it a most enjoyable tournament. Linda on teas and coffees and Angela’s cakes need a special mention!

Around £300 was raised for Parkinson’s Charity including money raised from the sale of cakes and books.

Next year’s Keith Richardson Tournament is planned for 28th Sep 2024.

Reports, photos and videos of 2017 to 2022 previous Keith Richardson events can be found here.

Below are the prize winners, results tables, photos and a video from the event.

Congratulations to the prize winners:

A full list of of all the results is below.

Final Ranking crosstable

Click on the image to go to the chess-results website with other details.

Photos from the event

The playing hall:

Player photos:

The event entry can be found here https://camberleychess.co.uk/event/2023-keith-richardson-memorial-tournament/

Reports, photos and videos of 2017 to 2022 previous Keith Richardson events can be found here.

Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Some games from The Keith Richardson Tournament 2020 by Clive Frostick

Tue February 16, 2021 @ 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

Video of the event is now available on our Videos page https://camberleychess.co.uk/videos/

Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Clive Frostick, from Farnham Chess Club, will talk us through some of his games from our recent 2020 Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament.  This  also doubled as the Camberley Chess Club’s annual championship, which was won by Julien Shepley.   It was played on-line for the first time, on the Lichess platform.  Everyone is welcome, especially those that participated in the event!

Camberley Chess Club are meeting online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8PM.
 
If you would like to join in online, please request in advance by emailing info@camberleychess.co.uk
Martindale Avenue
Camberley, GU15 1BB United Kingdom
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Keith Richardson Memorial : We have a Winner!

The Fourth Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament was the first one to played entirely online using the Lichess platform on Sunday, November 1st.

After a tense struggle over six rounds of R20 + 10 rapidplay two players emerged on 5/6. 2019 winner Clive Frostick and WIM Natasha Regan.

The tie was resolved by Lichess and Clive emerged as winner by the narrowest of margins

In third place place was Camberley Club member Julien Shepley playing under the nom de plume of MurrayGeenWood. As the highest place Camberley member Julien has become Club Champion for 2020.

A total of 20 players from across the country took part.

Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020
Keith Richardson Memorial 2020

Keith Richardson Memorial Tournament

This chess tournament will be the fourth annual event to mark the passing of Keith Richardson, correspondence Grand Master.

The event will online using the Lichess platform, plus on Zoom – You are welcome to join Camberley Chess Club’s online Zoom meetings, just email info@camberleychess.co.uk

See https://lichess.org/swiss/5bzZmAyT for details

More information will be posted closer to the date.

 

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