Before you start it is best to read the whole of this page. I
have decided on a few simple rules so that the event runs smoothly.
1. The moves must be in English Algebraic
Notation and any annotations must be in the English
2. There are two categories of entry: (a) Human chess endgame
enthusiast or (b) Computer program. You must say which category on
the competition form. You cannot enter as both.
3. If you enter as (a) You must not seek help from books, computer programs,
friends, etc. If you enter as (b) you
must give details of your computer and the program you are using and
state if any endgame databases are
4. The analysis of the positions must be laid out clearly on
the entry form below. The Director is looking for best play against best defence.
5. Only one entry per competitor is
allowed. Once an entry is submitted it cannot be changed or taken
back, so be careful, and check your analysis before you press the
6. Participants will be awarded grades. Grade A is the highest
and represents a score of between 80-100% ~ Grade E. 0-20 %.
7. The emphasis is on enjoyment rather
than conflict. In any dispute the Director has the final
8. Email address, name and other details must be entered
carefully on the form. Please double check that details are
Please enter your information here:
taking part in the competition and don't forget to