Prizes and Entry Fees - 2023

Place & Grading Prizes

  Award Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
      ECF 2050 & below ECF 1900 & below ECF 1750 & below ECF 1600 & below
  1st place £320 £320 £320 £320 £320
  2nd place £160 £160 £160 £160 £160
  3rd place £80 £80 £80 £80 £80
  Grading Prize 1 £80 (u2250) £80 (u1950) £80 (u1800) £80 (u1650) £80 (u1500)
  Grading Prize 2 £80 (u2100) n/a n/a n/a £80 (u1350)

Junior & Veteran Prizes

  Award Amount  
  Best Junior (under 14 yrs)* £80  
  Best Veteran (65 and over)* £80  

* Eligibility determined by age on 1st January 2023.

Entry Fee

  Fee Open Challengers Major Intermediate Minor
      ECF 2050 & below ECF 1900 & below ECF 1750 & below ECF 1600 & below
  Adult £35 £35 £35 £35 £35
  under 18 yrs** £30 £30 £30 £30 £30

** Eligibility determined by age on 1st January 2023.

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 16th April 2023.

Additional fees:
  • No entry accepted after 9.00pm Thursday 20th April 2023.

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 £9.00 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.