Terms and Conditions

The submission of an entry form and payment of the entry fee denotes acceptance that the 4NCL’s decision is final in all matters.


The 4NCL reserves the right to refuse any entry without explanation.


No player may win more than one prize. All place and rating prize money will be shared equally between players tied on the same number of points apart from the first place prize.


Four rating prizes will be awarded to the players who score the highest number of points below certain rating limits (rating limits to be announced in due course).


Unrated players may not win a performance prize.


Prizes will be paid by direct bank transfer and/or entry fee refund in the week following the end of the event unless otherwise notified.


The 4NCL will ensure its advertised prize fund is realistic based on an expected number of entries. Should the number of entries fall significantly below this expectation, it may be necessary to reduce the prize fund. Where possible, any such decision will be notified to entrants beforehand.


All players who do not want to be registered as ENG must be registered with another federation BEFORE playing.




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Players will have until their time expires to arrive to play their game. There will be no re-pairings.


The submission of an entry form and payment of the entry fee denotes acceptance of these terms and conditions.


If entrants withdraw before the congress they will be entitled to a refund of their entry fee less a £5 administration charge. If they have booked a hotel room, refunds/transfers etc will be subject to the venue’s cancellation policy.


Anti-Cheating The 4NCL Anti-Cheating Policy will apply in this event.


Prizes may be changed subject to numbers of entries.


All pairings will be made using FIDE Swiss pairing rules using Swiss Manager.


All games will be played using digital clocks.



Website Terms and Conditions

The Four Nations Chess League does not accept responsibility for the content of other websites, to which the site links.


This website includes information on participants in the Four Nations Chess League in respect of name, grade, title, nationality and sex (team registration lists), as well as telephone number(s), email address(es) and postal address(es) in certain circumstances (team captains/managers, management board members, arbiters etc).


Participants wishing this information not to be included on the website should contact the  to have it removed, but should be aware that in this event they will not be permitted to play in the congress.



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