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West Wales Congress 14th Oct – 16th Oct 2011 - Arthur Mulholland - 21-09-2011

If any of you chaps are in the vicinity, I have played at the West Wales congress over the last few years and it's been very enjoyable. Nice friendly tournament and a comfortable venue.

Here are details if interested:
West Wales
44th
Week-end Congress
At:
The Glamorgan Arms Function Suite, Pontlliw, Swansea, SA4 9DY
The venue is a function / conference centre associated with, but well detached from, a large restaurant / public house.
FRIDAY – SUNDAY
14th Oct – 16th Oct 2011

OPEN, MAJOR & MINOR SECTIONS
All players in the Open and Major Events must be registered with the Welsh Chess Union or their respective national body.

Schedule of Rounds
Round 1 – Friday 14th October 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Round 2 – Saturday 15th October 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Round 3 – Saturday 15th October 2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Round 4 – Sunday 16th October 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Round 5 – Sunday 16th October 2.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

Please send your entries to Les Philpin
59 Cecil Road
Gowerton
SWANSEA
SA4 3DF
Tel: 01792 418711
Mob: 07970 840247
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Prizes and Entry Fees
OPEN Entry fee £22
Prizes 1st £200; 2nd £75; 3rd £50
Grading prize of £20 will be awarded at under 2000

MAJOR ( Under 1850 ) Entry fee £20
Prizes 1st £150; 2nd £70; 3rd £35
Grading prize of £20 will be awarded at under 1650

MINOR ( Under 1500 ) Entry fee adults £18 and juniors £16
Prizes 1st £120; 2nd £60; 3rd £30
Grading prize of £20 will be awarded at under 1300

CONGRESS RULES
Rates of play 42 moves in 1 3/4 hours. After 42 moves both clocks to be
moved back 15 minutes and the games completed in the
time remaining.
Directions to the Glamorgan Arms & Contact details

Leave the M4 at Junction 47 and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit to Penllergaer / Pontlliw, continue to the next mini-roundabout and take the 3rd exit (A48) to Pontlliw - beware of speed cameras on this road! Go through Pontlliw past the first set of traffic lights into the open countryside and we are located on the right side of the road. The venue is no more than 3 miles from the motorway and has ample parking at the venue,


Re: West Wales Congress 14th Oct – 16th Oct 2011 - Andy McCulloch - 21-09-2011

I think I will be at the Dundee Congress, also at a good venue, and a lot closer to home.