ICCF Congress 2018, Llandudno, Wales

Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation
Ffederasiwn Cymru Gwyddbwyll drwy Ohebiaeth

19-23 August 2018 | Awst 19-23 2018

Congress Programme

All events provisional.

Sunday 19 August 2018

Arrival of Delegates

  • 09:30 - 12:00 Meeting of the ICCF Executive Board, Adelphi Room
  • 14:00 - 17:00 Meeting of the ICCF Management Committee, Adelphi Room
  • 20:00 - 23:00 Welcome Party, Vaughan Room

Monday 20 August 2018

Day One of Congress

  • 09:30 - 11:00 Opening Ceremony, Vaughan Room
    • Côr Meibion Maelgwn (Maelgwn Male Voice Choir)
    • Welcome to North Wales and Llandudno, by Cllr. David and Mrs Amanda Hawkins, Mayor and Mayoress of Llandudno
    • Welcome to Congress by Peter Bevan, President of the Welsh Correspondence Chess Federation
    • Opening of Congress by Eric Ruch, President of the International Correspondence Chess Federation
  • 11:00 - 11:30 Refreshments
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Title Awards and Presentations, Vaughan Room
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 18:00 Day One of Congress, Bodafon Room
  • 14:00 - 17:00 Accompanying Person's Programme: Llandudno
  • 20:00 - 23:00 Chess Match vs Colwyn Bay Chess Club (and guests), Promenade Lounge

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Day Two of Congress

  • 09:30 - 12:30 Day Two of Congress, Bodafon Room
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 18:00 Day Two of Congress, Bodafon Room
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Zonal Meetings
  • 10:00 - 16:30 Accompanying Person's Programme: Guided bus tour around Great Orme and Conwy, including optional tour of Conwy Castle (lunch and entry fee to castle not included)
  • 20:00 - 23:00 ICCF Blitz Tournament, Promenade Lounge

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Day Three of Congress

  • 09:30 - 12:30 Day Three of Congress, Bodafon Room
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 18:00 Day Three of Congress, Bodafon Room
  • 10:00 - 17:00 Accompanying Person's Programme: Bus tour of Anglesey and Caernarfon, including an optional tour of Caernarfon Castle (lunch and entry fee to castle not included)
  • 20:00 - 23:00 Simultaneous Exhibition Match vs GM Nigel Davies, Promenade Lounge

Thursday 23 August 2018

Social Day

Friday 24 August 2018

Departure of Delegates


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