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Qualifying Event for LJCC U8 & U12 Finals

LJCC Harrow Under 8 and Under 12

Saturday 16th December 2023

University of Westminster Marylebone Hall, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS

Rapidplay Tournaments

ECF Rapidplay Rated


SectionU8 QualifierU12 Qualifier
Entry Fee£20

(£22.50 non-Silver Members+)


(£22.50 non-Silver Members+)

1st. Prize£50£50
2nd. PrizeTBDTBD
3rd. PrizeTBDTBD

Please enter early

Rate of Play

All moves in 20 minutes each plus 10 seconds added per move.


Please arrive by 9.45am in plenty of time to start the first round promptly.

U8/U12 Timetable
Round 1: 10.00am
Round 2: 11.15am
Round 3: 12.30pm
Round 4: 1.45pm
Round 5: 3.00pm
Round 6: 4.15pm
Prizegiving: 5.30pm


University of Westminster Marylebone Hall, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS


This event is a qualifying tournament for the LJCC Under 12 Finals to be held on 28, 29 and 30 December and Under 8 Finals to be held on 29 and 30 December.

Three and a half points will qualify for the U12 Minor and four and a half points will qualify for the U12 Major. Four points in the U8 section will qualify for the U8


We hope canteen facilities will be open for breakfast from 9 am and will serve until 4pm each day. Vending machines are available.


There will be a professional bookshop on site throughout the event including sets, scorebooks, and titles specifically suited to juniors. Please see for more details.


The December ECF Rapidplay rating list will be used to determine players' ratings

All results will be sent for Rapidplay rating with the ECF


Cash prizes in all sections.

Pairings, Sections & Clocks

All pairings will be done using swiss-manager software and displayed on

Digital clocks will be used in all sections and help will be given to anyone unfamiliar with them.

Re-pairing time is 5 minutes

Behaviour, parental supervision and disclaimers

LJCC is grateful to the University for the use of their facilities. Please treat the premises with respect and follow all signs and rules as requested.

A high standard of behaviour and respect for others and property is expected at all times. Players leaving the playing area while other games are in progress should do so quietly and should not return to the playing area after their game is finished.

LJCC and its officials are unable to act in loco parentis for children. Parents/guardians/carers are responsible for their children throughout the entire duration of this event.

LJCC has adopted the ECF Safeguarding policy which can be found on the ECF website.

LJCC and helpers accept no responsibility for any damage, theft or accident to the person or property of any competitor, or other visitor at this event. Nor are they responsible for the effects of actions of anyone else attending this event.

LJCC collects personal data solely for the purposes of our events and to share some of this data with the English Chess Federation for rating purposes. Results are displayed on the LJCC website and Please see our privacy policy at

LJCC may take photographs at the event. No photographs will be published without prior permission

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