e2e4 London Diamond Jubilee Congress, 2 – 6 June 2012

The Friends supported the one off event organised by e2e4 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Gatwick Airport over the double bank holiday weekend at the beginning of June to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.  The event encompassed a 9 round FIDE-rated Premier at which GM and IM norms were available, a 7 round FIDE-rated Challengers restricted to players rated below 2050 and a 7 round FIDE-rated Major restricted to players rated below 1800. Continue reading