Posted by Tim Wall on March 5, 2019
Online entries are now being accepted for the Northumbria Masters 2019, which will take place at a superb new venue, Novotel Newcastle Airport, on 23-27 August, 2019.
There are 3 FIDE-rated tournaments, each of 9 rounds: Northumbria Masters, Challengers (Under 2050 FIDE, 180 ECF) & Major (Under 1825, 150 ECF). In addition, there is a one-day Junior Rapidplay on Friday 23 August. The total prize fund for all events is £5,100, thanks to generous sponsorship from Capital Bridging Finance Solutions, the English Chess Federation and Northumberland Chess Association. To take advantage of special room rates at Novotel Newcastle Airport (£69 single occupancy, £79 double occupancy) book via: guaranteedevents.com/northumbria-masters