Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Renfrewshire Allegro Chess Congress (OTB)

Sunday 12th December  (1 day event)

Columba Club, 3 Clyde Street, Renfrew, PA4 8SL

Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 5  |  Entry Form

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Renfrewshire Allegro Chess Congress

Columba Club,

3 Clyde Street

Renfrew PA4 8SL

Sunday 12 December 2021

Dec 10: Entry list now full!

NB: Note from organiser Colin McGregor (contact details below)

"We would like entrants ideally to provide some sort of proof of COVID jabs or a PCR test if possible. Temperatures may be taken at the door."


Renfrewshire Allegro Chess Congress 2021

A 5-round event. 3 sections: Open, Major (under-1800) and Minor (under-1400)

Entry fee: £11 (including £1 CS grading fee),

£9 if born after 01/01/2003.

Results will be submitted to Chess Scotland for allegro grading.

Prizes for each section – 1st £50, 2nd £25

+ £15 grading prize.

One giant-killer prize of £15.


Rate of Play

All moves in 15 minutes.

Round 1 – 12.00 p.m.

Round 2 – 12.45 p.m.

Round 3 – 14.15 p.m.

Round 4 – 15.00 p.m.

Round 5 – 15.45 p.m.

Entries Secretary

Colin Macgregor, Phone: 0741 553 9523

How to get to the venue

 Clyde St. is adjacent to the river Clyde, at the end of Ferry Road, about ¾ mile north of Renfrew town centre.

McGill’s 26 and First Bus 77 services stop at Ferry Road, about 5 minutes’ walk from the venue.

Other buses serve Renfrew Cross, about 15 minutes’ walk from the venue.

The Yoker to Renfrew ferry lands about 2 minutes’ walk from the venue.

Free on-street parking.