This year, the Tony Locke Rapidplay will be a 7-round accelerated swiss competition with one round taking place each month between September and April (except December). The draw for round one is below, additional players may be added to this draw over the next few weeks (eg new members, student members). First named player has the white pieces.
|Phil Daley||v||Nathan Barnes|
|Clive Bellinger||v||Pete Smith|
|Martin Harris||v||Svein Kjenner|
|Dave Chatfield||v||John Duff-Cole|
|Luke Tatchell||v||Mohammud Jaufarally|
|Mark Johnson||v||Shazia Jaufarally|
|Alex Welge||v||Nadia Jaufarally|
|John King||v||Zahra Jaufarally|
|Ed Goodman - Bye (or plays against 1st extra player added to draw)|
30 minutes on the clock for each player. The club night on the 17th September is allocated for these games - though players may agree to play the match on an alternative night if preferred. The draw for the 2nd round will be published on the 1st October.