Richmond Blitz Blasts

Richmond Blitz Blasts are FIDE Rated open blitz events, normally played over 11 rounds.

Detailed Terms and Conditions applicable to these events can be downloaded from:

Covid-19 regulations presently applicable to these events can be downloaded from:

Our next is event will be our annual Christmas Blitz, which will take place on the 18th of December, 2021. It will be run as a memorial tournament for Rik Thomas, a Richmond Juniors coach, who passed away during the pandemic. He was also a long-standing organiser of King’s Head Chess Club. We will also be marking the death of two parents, Suman Chatterjee and Jatinder Sian. This event will have a guaranteed prize fund of £3000. The entry form can be downloaded from:

Rik Thomas