Prizes & Entry Fees

Prizes

Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
1st £350 £250 £250 £250 £200
2nd £150 £100 £100 £100 £100
3rd £120 £50 £50 £50 £50

Grading prizes:                  Open £100 (180 & under)                     Minor £50 (90 & under)

Special Prizes
Best score by a Senior (60 or over*)            £25
Best score by a Junior (U15*)                        £25
No player may receive more than one prize. Grading and special prize ties will be split by sum of progressive scores.

Entry fees

Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
£35  (GM/IM free) £30 £30 £30 £30

All Juniors* £5

Additional ECF pay to play fees
The entry fees are for players who are current ECF members at silver, gold or platinum level on the date of entry. The congress is charged a pay to play grading fee by the ECF of £7 (£5 for Juniors) for all other players. Thus non-ECF members and ECF bronze members must pay an additional £7 entry fee (£5 for Juniors).

*All ages as on August 1 2017