Home | Contact Us | How to play | South London Tournament / Teaching day | Members | Links

Previous tournaments: 2013

Kyu players' Tournament and Teaching day 2014


View Larger Map
Date: 6 Dec 2014
Place: Quaker Meeting House,
60 Park Lane,
Croydon,
CR0 1JE
Registration: Please register by emailing
david@cantrell.org.uk.
All registrations will get a reply.
Places available: 24 out of 30
Max grade: 1k
Min grade: 20k
Questions? Contact David Cantrell
Schedule:
subject to minor
changes, apart
from registration
Registration 09:30 - 10:15
Teaching 10:15 - 11:05
11:15 - 12:05
12:10 - 13:00
Lunch 13:00 - 13:45
Tournament round 1 13:45 - 15:05
Tournament round 2 15:15 - 16:35
Tournament round 3 16:45 - 18:05
Prizegiving 18:15 - 18:30
Fees:
BGA members£10
non-members£15

Teaching

We hope to have five teachers, who will teach groups of six students at a time. There are three teaching sessions, so each student will spend time with three out of five teachers, each of whom will be teaching a different aspect of the game.

So far we have:

Tournament

The tournament will be three rounds, with each player getting 40 minutes, and no overtime. For those who care passionately about their grade this means that it is a class C tournament and will count towards European rating points. Games will be played with handicaps if appropriate, with handicap equal to grade difference, and will use the standard BGA rules.

Prizes

There will be prizes for all who win three games and for the weaker players winning two. The handicapping system means that everyone has a chance of winning something.

Getting there

The Quaker meeting house is about fifteen minutes walk from East Croydon station or a ten minute bus trip from West Croydon (see the TfL journeyplanner for details).

If you will be coming by car please contact the organisers first as there is limited parking space on-site. Most of the surrounding roads also have parking restrictions. The entrance to the meeting house's car park is only accessible from the south. If you are coming from the north, we recommend turning left up Beech House Road when you are opposite the meeting house, then right three times to go round in a circle facing the right way to get into the car park.

Lunch and refreshments

The venue is just five minutes walk from the High Street and town centre and there are bazillions of cafes, sandwich shops and their ilk. However, because time is tight you might prefer to bring something with you. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Housekeeping

No alcohol or smoking is allowed on the premises. This includes the car park. If you want to smoke you'll need to go out on the street and get rained on. And you will get rained on. It's December.

Other exciting things to do in Croydon