As at the time of writing there are just 106 hours to go before the Bury Congress starts. The number entered so far is 135, a little down on last year, but still a good number with four days left to enter.
The Open section contains nine players graded 200 or higher, with top seed (and last year’s winner) GM Matthew Sadler at ECF 279.
The most popular sections are the Intermediate and Minor, both with 40 entrants. The Major section has only 21, which is unusual, as the sections have been more balanced in the past.
It’s not too late to enter. Click here to enter online.