Southampton Chess Club

Activities

Club meetings this season will run on Tuesdays from September 2021 until the end of May 2022. For further details, please see the Calendar page.

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Club Championship - 2021-22

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

Covid-19 permitting, the draw for the knockout competition will be made later in January and will be shown below. Please play first round games by Tuesday 15 February, 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, and a 5 minute tournament the week before Christmas.