Open to all players (with ECF membership silver or above to allow games to be submitted for ECF rating).
Camberley Chess Club are running this popular annual Rapid Play tournament in memory of Keith Richardson on 28th Sep 2024, 10am to 5pm.
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.
ECF Rated, 6 Round, Swiss Rapid, 20 min, plus 5 sec.
Entrants need to be ECF SILVER MEMBERS or above.
Rounds start at 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
Prizegiving at 5pm.
Best placed Junior prize.
Tea and Coffee will be provided.
Please organise your lunch, there is a supermarket next door.
As in previous years, a significant donation to Parkinson’s UK will be made.
The 2024 event will be 6 rounds not 5 rounds as previously.
You will be able to enter the tournament on this page from May. Entry Fee expected to be £20.
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.
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 email@example.com