Prizes & Entry Fees


  Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
1st £400 £250 £250 £250 £200
2nd £200 £100 £100 £100 £100
3rd £100 £50 £50 £50 £50

Grading prizes:

Open £50 (190 & under)         Minor £50 (80 & under)              

Special Prizes
Best score by a Senior (60 or over*)             £25
Best score by a Junior (U16*)                        £25

In the event of a tie, trophies will be awarded to the players with the highest sum of progressive scores. Further ties will be decided by head to head results and then the sum of opponents’ scores.

Entry fees

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

All Juniors (U16)* £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 £9.00 for all other adult and junior players. Thus non-ECF adult and junior members and ECF Bronze adult members must pay an additional £9.00 entry fee.

*All ages as on August 1 2020