Applications are welcome for the 4th EJCOA International, to be held 24-28 October 2022 at Forest Hall Social Club, Errington Terrace, Palmersville, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9DQ.

Date: 24-28 October, 2022.

IM norm all-play-all tournament (10 players)

Lineup so far:

  1. IM Matthew Wadsworth (ENG) 2467
  2. FM Rajat Makkar (FRA) 2399
  3. IM Gavin Wall (IRL) 2300
  4. FM Tim Wall (ENG) 2290
  5. FM Neil Berry (SCO) 2240
  6. IM Stephen Mannion (SCO) 2237
  7. Colm Barry (IRL) 2234
  8. FM Andrew Burnett (SCO) 2233
  9. TBA
  10. TBA

IM Tournament entrants at

To apply, please write to:

Entry fees: IM Norm Tournament: £175

ECF Gold membership required for all ENG-affiliated players

Playing schedule:

R1: Monday 24 October, 11:00am          R2: Monday 24 October, 4:00pm
R3: Tuesday 25 October, 9:00am           R4: Tuesday 25 October, 2:00pm
R5: Wednesday 26 October, 11:00am    R6: Wednesday 26 October, 4:00pm
R7: Thursday 27 October, 11:00am        R8: Thursday 27 October, 4:00pm
R9: Friday 28 October, 10:00am

Time control: All moves in 90 minutes, plus 30 seconds per move.

IM Norm Tournament: Average rating 2283.5+, IM norm = 6.5/9

Please transfer your entry fee to: UK Chess Events Ltd, Barclays Sort Code 20-59-43, Acc. No. 2344 1954. (Include your name as reference.)

Tarun Kanyamarala (left) and Thomas Eggleston (right) at the 1st EJCOA IM event at Forest Hall Social Club in October 2021. (Photo: Ⓒ Paul Charlton 2021)