Please note: If you pay online, by telephone banking or direct to the treasurer, you must still inform the organisers giving your booking requirements.
VH UK residents under the age of 25 participating in BCA events receive free entry and free accommodation.
Cheques should be made payable to the Braille Chess Association or B.C.A. Building society cheques should have the name of the sender clearly marked. Postdated cheques are not accepted. Entries and bookings received after the advertised closing date are subject to a £6 late booking penalty and are accepted subject to the discretion of the tournament organiser.
Those booking on-line or by telephone banking must ensure their payment is cleared by the closing date and must inform the treasurer and tournament organiser.
Those booking extra nights are requested not to send payment for the extra nights to BCA as this should be paid to the hotel. It is, however, necessary for them to inform the tournament organiser in order that their rooms may be reserved.
Special requests for room requirements etc should be made to the tournament organiser and not to the hotel.
BCA reserves the right to refuse or cancel any entry or to exclude any person from any event it runs.
Banking details for those who may wish to make a telephone or internet banking payment to the BCA. Name: Braille Chess Association; Sort Code: 405240; Account Number: 00082456. If you choose this method of payment please add a simple description indicating what you are paying for, e.g. Solihull Tournament 2007.
Invitation from the Netherlands
Dear Chess Friends,
It is a pleasure to invite you to our ‘Open NSVG Championship’ in Nunspeet, the Netherlands. The event runs from Thursday 21st February 2008 (including dinner) to Sunday 24th February 2008 (including lunch). We expect you to arrive between 3pm and 5:30pm on Thursday 21st February.
The venue is the Hotel Dennenhoeve, Elspeterweg 14 at Nunspeet, in an area called the ‘Veluwe’, just south of Zwolle.
Tournament format: The tournament will be played over six rounds in accordance with the Swiss system. The rounds will be played on Thursday evening, Friday morning and afternoon, Saturday morning and afternoon and Sunday morning. Byes may be taken until round four. The prize-giving will be during lunch on Sunday. The total prize fund is 500 Euros. Prizes are available for the NSVG champion in groups A and B and also for second and third. There is a prize for both the best female player and the best junior player. Any player may receive only one prize.
Costs: The cost for full board is 145 Euros each for two sharing a twin room and 165 Euros single. The entry fee is included in this price. The cost for guides sharing is 125 Euros sharing and 145 Euros single. Members of NSVG pay a lower rate.
Registration and full payment must be made before 1st January 2008. Those paying by bank transfer must ensure the full payment reaches the organisers. You must pay your own bank charges.
You are also requested to send a completed registration form which can be downloaded from .
After you have made your booking you will receive confirmation and further details including travel directions.