17th August – Frank Ryan Billy Cooper Blitz evening!
This Tuesday 17th August at 7.30pm we will be running the annual Frank Ryan and Billy Cooper Memorial Liverpool Blitz Handicap evening.
This is open to all new and existing member of Liverpool Chess club and is expected to finish about 9.45pm. The club trophy will be issued to the winner and their name engraved on the base, they will hold onto the cup for 12 months.
Previous winners include:
Players will get time allocated to them based on their own and their opponents ECF Rapid grade or FIDE/other grade available. If no grade exists then a grade will be estimated for each individual based on our knowledge of your ability.
Players time will be allocated based on difference between grades as follows:
0-19 grade difference – 7 mins each
20-39 – 8 mins v 6 mins
40-59 – 9 mins v 5 mins
60-79 – 10 mins v 4 mins
80+ – 11 mins v 3 mins
Juniors and new members are welcome to join in casual chess will also be available for those not wanting to participate.