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UK Variants Championships

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Hello. Welcome to the UK Variants Championships.

This event is NOT affiliated or organised of any sort with the ECF or any governing body.
It is NOT an 'Official event'.

The UK Unoffical Puzzle Championships will be held here - https://lichess.org/team/unofficial-uk-juniors--open-group-of-elite-uk-juniors-

Entry is restricted by only UK residents, or people born in the UK can play. People who normally reside in the UK too. If you live in any of the UK dependencies, you can also join.

ANYONE JOINING WHO DOES NOT APPLY ABOVE WILL BE KICKED OUT

If you'd like to be a leader / organiser fill in the form - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZMoPxvSL7JCCcPgCtbf-A3UaVpeCRp718wAXfNHe9to
Schedule :

6th August - Entries Open
12th August - Last reminders
13th August - Events Starts ( Groups , Prelims + Qualifiers )
21st August - KO Brackets Starts + Groups , Prelims + Qualifiers Ends
27th August - Semi-Finals + Finals start , Final Competition Stages.
1st August - Event ends
2nd August - Closing 'ceremony' - details TBC - Certificates etc. sent, winners announced

The schedule is subject to chance and individual days for events are TBC.

The events are purposefully planned to finish in time for the UKCC Terrafinals and new school year.

IF YOU HAVE LIVED IN THE UK FOR AT LEAST `1 YEAR YOU CAN JOIN

Thanks and good luck !

13th - Atomic - Qualifier - 7 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/Ev4qecXB
14th - Racing Kings - Qualifier - 6 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/01WjvGOW
15th - Horde - Qualifier - 5rd Swiss - 3+2 - 5:30 PM BST -
https://lichess.org/swiss/tGbi6lKC
16th - Chess 960 - Qualifier - 5 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/AtP8nyDr
17th - Crazyhouse - Qualifier - 6 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/luRTbR9e
18th - Antichess - Qualifier - 6 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/4SdFGgBG
19th - King Of the Hill - Qualifier - 5 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/1v6PZ5GP
20th - 3 Checks - Qualifier - 7 round swiss - 3+2 - 5:00 PM BST - https://lichess.org/swiss/BjixncRm

TIMES ARE BEING UPDATED

The Official Rules - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1exGSGTJ_kvRX__0ueSRHy6KiNmcznbtmWs3T_P_XJBs

AFTER SOME DELIBERATION THERE WILL BE NO 'AUTO QUALIFIERS' ( for now ... )

3+2 is set to be the standard time control for all events. ( Offical 'Blitz' time controls in most events )
All qualifiers will be a swiss.

Tournaments

3CHECKS QUALIFIER3+2 • Three-check • Casual2 rounds swiss
4
KING OF THE HILL QUALIFIER3+2 • King of the Hill • Casual3 rounds swiss
8
Antichess QUALIFIER3+2 • Antichess • Casual5 rounds swiss
9
CRAZYHOUSE QUALFIER3+2 • Crazyhouse • Casual5 rounds swiss
13
Chess 960 QUALIFIER3+2 • Chess960 • Casual5 rounds swiss
9
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