Prizes and Entry Fees - 2018

Place & Grading Prizes

Award Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
Under 181 ECF Under 161 ECF Under 141 ECF Under 121 ECF
1st place £340 £300 £300 £300 £300
2nd place £170 £150 £150 £150 £150
3rd place £85 £75 £75 £75 £75
Grading Prize £75 £70 £70 £70 £70

Junior & Veteran Prizes

AwardAmount
Best Junior (under 14 yrs)*£70
Best Veteran (65 and over)*£70

* Eligibility determined by age on 31 August 2017.

Entry Fee

Fee Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
Under 181 ECF Under 161 ECF Under 141 ECF Under 121 ECF
Adult £33 £29 £29 £29 £29
under 18 yrs** £28 £24 £24 £24 £24

** Eligibility determined by age on 31 August 2017.

All Tournaments

Except in the OPEN, no ungraded player may win more than a maximum of £60. However, to be eligible for this prize money they must have provided written evidence of their playing strength, before Sunday 8th April 2018.

Additional fees:
  • Late fee: £5 (for entries made online or postmarked after Saturday 7th April 2018)
  • Entry on the day (before 9:15am): £10

ECF “Pay to Play” Fees

This is a registered ECF Game Fee event. Players (both adults and juniors) who are not current ECF Members at Silver, Gold or Platinum level on the date of entry will have £7.50 added to their entry fee. Bronze ECF members should note that their membership will be upgraded to Silver by the ECF following processing of the congress results for grading. Upgrading prior to the congress – online or via the ECF office – is recommended.