Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November 2022

Leeds Trinity University

Brownberrie Lane ,

Horsforth ,

Leeds LS18 5HD

Telephone0113 2837100

 

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Tournament Secretary - Brent Kitson kitson453@btinternet.com

Due to covid 19 restrictions which will not expire before vaccine take-up exceeds 80% of the population,

there will be no tournament in 2020 and 2021.

The same venue as detailed below has been rebooked for 2022 on the same weekend in November, see above dates.

We are sorry it has come to this but these truly are circumstances beyond anyoneís control.

 

I expect the following to happen:

A vaccine will be approved by the end of 2020

As 60,000,000 people need vaccinating, in this country alone, it will take time to manufacture and distribute available stocks.

Medical professionals and high risk groups will have priority. Itís likely that these groups will require a 2nd dose.

Roll out to everyone will take months.

 

Addendum:

 

With the rise in covid 19 numbers due to the delta variant, and the likelihood of other more vicious variants likely to appear in the near future, it has been decided to postpone the tournament for another year.

 

Addendum 2:

 

There will be no tournament in 2022.

 

Two of the three organisers are ill with long term maladies and we donít feel safe holding the tournament this year.

The Covid19 situation really hasnít changed that much.

Go to https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/ to see what I mean. The death rate is similar to the early days.

 

 

 

 

250 people in an enclosed environment is a mass spreading event, especially as we will be in close proximity and breathing on each other for most of the day.

Masks are not good enough in that situation.

 

How to find our new site.

 

Chess2020 Area Road Map

 

Campus diagram-Schematic2

 

 

More details to follow.

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