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Scottish Championship Weekend Congress

Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline KY11 8DY

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8th-14th July 2024

Chess Scotland members and non-members are welcome to participate. Players of all nationalities are welcome to enter but titles will only be awarded to eligible players.

Time Controls

Each player has 1 hour and 50 mins +10 sec increment from the start.


Tie Breaks and Titles Tie Break:Tournament Performance Rating (TPR) will be used. (Please note that only those who are SCO registered and current CS members can qualify for the title.)



Friday 12 July
Round 1
Saturday 13 July
Round 2
Saturday 13 July
Round 3
Sunday 14 July
Round 4
Sunday 14 July
Round 5

Prizegiving and closing ceremony immediately after round 5 has concluded.

Half point Byes are available in rounds 1 to 4 only. Please request when entering.


Entry Fees

Entry fee discounts are among the benefits available to Chess Scotland members. Please join or renew here.

Entry Fee Adult
Entry Fee Adult CS member
Entry Fee Junior
Entry Fee Junior CS member

CS Member Please claim the "CS member bonus discount" by selecting the "Yes" option in the entry form.

Junior A Junior discount of £10 is available to players aged under 17 at the start date of the congress. Please click the "Junior" option in the entry form.

Refund Policy Players withdrawing prior to the opening day of the congress may do so with a refund, less a £10 administration fee.

FIDE Identification Number (FIN)

This is a FIDE rated event so all players must already have a FIDE ID (FIN = Fide Identification Number) or make an application to be FIDE registered in time for the event. Chess Scotland can register players who are eligible for a Scotland (SCO) listing – eligibility rules here. Search FIDE player database here.

Please read the notes on eligibility at the above link, complete the application form on the Chess Scotland website and send to the Chess Scotland Rating Officer. Visiting players should apply for a FIDE ID from their home federation.