Introducing the 2017 tournament

Saturday 24th June 2017

On the 23rd and 24th of September Liverpool Chess Club and Signature Living will be hosting the English Rapidplay Chess Congress 2017 at the famous Cunard Building in Liverpool. The event represents a welcome return of high profile chess to the city, with the last major event taking place in 2008 when Liverpool celebrated ‘Capital of Culture’.

A large prize fund of £10,000 has been donated by Signature Living, making the tournament one of the most lucrative in the UK.

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June 24, 2017 5:08 pm Published by