Essex Summer Rapid Knockout 2022

The Knockout returns!

Last played in 2019, the Knockout is back. Following the successful return of the Essex League, the summer Rapid Knockout takes its place to supply team competition throughout the summer months.

Everything as it was in 2019 including the entry fees.

The following entries for the 2022 competition have been received…

Barking A
Barking B
Wanstead A
Wanstead B – Defending Knockout Champions
Wanstead C

Format is unchanged: five board teams, each match two rounds of G20+10.

There will be a Plate competition for teams losing their first round match.

Round dates, fixtures to be played by:
R1 by Fri 8 July;
R2 (QF) by Fri 29 July;
SF by Fri 2 September;
Final by Fri 30 September.
Dates are inclusive and provisional.

The Plate dates will follow the above dates from “R2” onwards.

The Knockout 2022 is now using the ECF LMS for data capture and Rapid rating purposes; link below.

Link to: Competition Tables | KO on ECF LMS

The Sims Cup
The Sims Cup


Round 1

13 Jun – Ilford 4-6 BARKING A
28 Jun – WANSTEAD A 8½-1½ Barking B
29 Jun – LOUGHTON v Wanstead C
30 Jun – BASILDON v Wanstead B
6 Jul – Thurrock v WRITTLE