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Hotel information

2006/07 season

The 4NCL will be using 6 venues. Summary information below:

NameRoom RatesMeal ratesWebsite
(for directions etc.)
Contact details
(for reservations etc.)
De Vere Venues, Wokefield Park


Booking form
£40.00 (1)
£40.00 (2)
£56.00 (3)
£10.00 (4)
£5.00 (5)
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0118 9334030
De Vere Venues, Sunningdale


Booking form
£40.00 (1)
£40.00 (2)
£56.00 (3)
£10.00 (4)
£5.00 (5)
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01344 634514
Paragon Hotel, Birmingham

£39.00 (1)
£41.00 (2)
£52.00 (3)
TBAclick hereemail here
0121 6270627
Britannia Hotel, Coventry


Booking form
£37.00 (1)
£37.00 (2)
£56.00 (3)
£10.00 (4)
£5.00 (5)
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02476 633733
Park Inn Hotel, West Bromwich

£38.00 (1)
£38.00 (2)
£51.00 (3)
TBAclick hereemail here
0121 6099988
Park Inn Hotel, Nottingham

£40.00 (1)
£40.00 (2)
£53.00 (3)
£10.00 (4)
£7.95 (5)
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0115 9359988

(1) One person in single room
(2) One person in double/twin room
(3) Two people in double/twin room
(4) Evening buffet
(5) Packed lunch
  1. All the hotels will expect to take credit card details at the time rooms are booked, in line with practice at most if not all hotels in the UK.
  2. Captains/managers/players booking rooms should mention the 4NCL National Chess League to the hotels' reservations staff. This will ensure that the get the agreed rates, and will also allow the hotels to keep a record of rooms booked overall, which is important because the commission the league receives from the hotels is calculated on the basis of rooms booked - the more rooms are booked, the more commission the league receives to e.g. increase prize money and keep entry fee increases down.
  3. All the hotels will expect final lists of room occupants no later than seven days before the relevant weekend, failing which there is a risk that the rooms will be let go.
  4. We have evening buffet and mid-day packed lunch arrangements with many of the hotels. These do, however, have to be booked beforehand at the time rooms are booked to allow the hotels to plan ahead. Players will not be able to turn up on the day and expect to avail themselves of the evening buffet or mid-day packed lunch arrangements. The De Vere Venues conference centres in particular are out of town, so players not pre-booking packed lunches/buffets will need private or public transport to get to off-site restaurants.
  5. The hotel websites all give details of how to get to the venues.
  6. None of the hotels allow food or drink to be brought in for personal consumption, and in practice take a very dim view if this happens. Such behaviour threatens the league's relationship with the hotels.
  7. And finally, you’ll like this one, ... All players are expected to be ambassadors for chess and to behave in an appropriate manner in the hotels. Again, poor behaviour threatens the league's relationship with the hotels.

Division 1

Pride and Prejudice
Barbican 4NCL 1
White Rose 1
Guildford-A&DC 1
Cambridge Univ. 1
The ADs
Barbican 4NCL 2
Oxford 1
Pandora's Box Grantham
S. Wales Dragons
Guildford-A&DC 2
Poisoned Pawns 1
Jutes of Kent

Division 2

Sambuca Sharks
Warwickshire Select 1
e2e4.org.uk 1
Barbican 4NCL Youth
AMCA Dragons
Kings Head
Poisoned Pawns 2
Anglian Avengers
Wessex 1
Celtic Tigers 1
Bristol 1
White Rose 2
Brown Jack
Guildford-A&DC 3
FCA Solutions 1

Division 3

Rhyfelwyr Essyllwg
Sambuca Black Sheep
Cambridge Univ. 2
Wessex 2
Warwickshire Select 2
KJCA Kings
FCA Solutions 2
The Full Ponty
Sussex Smart Ctls.
e2e4.org.uk 2
Nottinghamshire 1
Nottinghamshire 2
Oxford 2
AMCA Rhinos
Braille Chess Assoc.
AMCA Hippos
Glos. Gambits
Bristol 2
KJCA Knights
Guernsey Mates
Bristol 3
e2e4.org.uk 3
Beauty and the Beasts
Celtic Tigers 2
Oxford 3
Guildford-A&DC 4
AMCA Cheetahs