Blitz Competitions

Fancy yourself as a bit of a speed demon? Then why not enter one of the London Chess Classic Blitz competitions.

Each London Chess Classic Blitz is a standalone competition.
Each tournament is a FIDE-rated 14 round tournament with one section.

Entry Fee: £15

Time Control: All moves in 5 minutes.

Default time: None, player is defaulted if time expires without having moved.

Grades: FIDE Blitz ratings will be used for this event. For players without a current FIDE Blitz rating, the following grades / ratings will be used instead: (1) FIDE Rapidplay rating (2) FIDE standard play (3) Other national rating.

Non English players must provide their FIDE Identification Number (FIN) at the time of entry. If you do not have a FIN, you must apply to your own federation for a FIN.

Schedule: from 6pm until 10pm
  • Blitz Competition # 1 - Friday 3rd December
  • Blitz Competition # 2 - Saturday 4th December
  • Blitz Competition # 3 - Sunday 5th December
  • Blitz Competition # 4 - Saturday 11th December
  • 1st Place: £250, 2nd Place: £150, 3rd Place: £50
  • U2000 Rating Prize: £50
  • U1500 Rating Prize: £50