Who Can Enter?
FIDE U1750: Anyone rated under 1750 FIDE (or National Elo). Those without an Elo rating wishing to play in this section must have an ECF grade under 140. Non English players must provide their FIDE Identification Number (FIN) at the time of entry. If you do not have a FIN, you must apply to your own federation for a FIN.
Time Control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for all remaining moves, with a 30 second increment starting at move 1. Default time: 1 hour after scheduled start time.
Byes: Players can take a half point bye between rounds 1-4 provided they are requested before the end of the previous round. Pairings will be according to FIDE swiss pairing rules.
Pairings Published for each Round: Midnight for all rounds.