Southampton Chess Club

Activities

Club meetings this season will run on Tuesdays from September 2019 until the end of May 2020. For further details, please see the Calendar page.

Page Index

Club Championship - 2019-20

The Club Championship is played every week at the club. The latest standings are shown in the table below, which will be updated after every club night.


Knockout Trophy

The draw for the knockout competition has been made and is shown below. Please play first round games in December, if possible; ask a committee member if you need your opponent's contact details so you can arrange your game.

Knockout Cup rules

  • Time control: 1 hour for 30 moves, 15 minutes quickplay finish
  • Colours: Random draw
  • If game is drawn: If both players agree, set a date to play another game with colours reversed and using the above time control. If both players don't agree to the above, immediately play 5-minute games with colours reversed, until a decisive result occurs

Lightning Trophy

Lightning tournaments are held at each end of the season where moves are made on a 10 second buzzer.