Russell Sherwood Monday, July 26, 2021
The British Correspondence Chess Championship (BCCC) is the premier tournament on the British CC calendar. Running continuously since 1921 and open to all British players, the BCCC has carried ICCF title norms since 2016.
The BCCC caters for players of all levels and consists of a Championship, one or more candidate’s section and a number of reserves sections.
The BCCC is organized jointly by the English Federation for Correspondence Chess (EFCC), the Scottish Correspondence Chess Association (ScoCCA) and the Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation (WCCF).
There is a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £50
Entries close on August 31 and play is due to commence in September 2021. Entries can be made to directly to Tournament Organizer, Russell Sherwood or via the National Federation. Please note that these are the only entry routes for this event.
The BCCC is a highly competitive event, and we are unable to confirm a player's final allocation at the time of entry.
For more details please contact your National Federation or Russell Sherwood
Entries and the entry fee of £12 should be received by Russell Sherwood, no later than 31st August 2021. If you have a qualification to a specific division, please state this at the time of entry.
Current Entries (as at 24/7/2021)
England: Coleman, Peter L. ,Ellis, Les ,Maguire, Gary ,Asquith, Jerry E. C. ,Brookes, John G. ,Herman, Tom ,Webster, Richard ,Bailey, Matthew W. ,Kitson, Keith ,Rawlings, Alan J. C. ,Roberts, Anthony Arthur ,Girling, Clive F. ,Grobler, David J. ,Reed, Arthur F. ,Cowan, Alastair ,Ward, Richard ,Marchant, Arnold ,Sutton, Alan B. ,Cole, Steve ,Ackley, Peter J. E. ,Bruce, Robert ,Wood, Ben A. ,Gosling, Brian G. E. ,Raby, Eugene ,Beckett, Phillip J. ,Wright, Ashley ,Mahony, Jon D. ,Ruffle, Alan ,Kent, Chris
Scotland: Buchan, Allan, Dunn John
Wales: Bishop, William ,Sherwood, Russell ,Sherwood, Helen ,Sherwood, Alexander ,Jones, Rhys ,Wakeham, Marc R. ,Jones, Gareth ,Gunn, Tom ,Robinson, Josh
Current Minimum Qualifications (as at 24/7/2021)
Le-Marechal, Gerard Valid Until 2021
|Lumley, Bill F.||2021|
|Asquith, Jerry E. C.||2021|
|Rallabandi, Praveen Kumar||2021|
|Bailey, Matthew W.||2022|
|Beecham, C. Richard||2021|
|Wakeham, Marc R.||2022|
|Shaw, John S.||2021|
It is worth noting that many players with Candidates Qualification will probably qualify to the Championship on rating.