13th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man International
Left: The High Bailiff, Michael Moyle, greets Viktor Korchnoi, while, right,
sponsor Patrick Taylor shakes hands with 2004 British Champion Jonathan Rowson
Prizes: £2500, £1500, £1000, £800, £600, £500, £400, £300, £250: Total prize fund £16,500
BCF Centenary Rating Prize for an English BCF Member - £1000. Unique!
Prizes of £200, for players rated 1801-2000, 2001-2200, 2201-2300, 2301-2400.
All the rating prizes are each for the best improvement in rating using k=10.
Best score by an unrated player £100
Prizes of £200, for the best score by a Senior (over 60), Female, Under 18, Manx.
If there is only one entry in such categories, the player must score at least 3/9 in order to be awarded this prize.
Slow Starter Prize £100: For the best score by a player starting with 1/3 or less
Best Game Prize £500
Schedule: Saturday 25 September to Sunday 3 October 2004
Play: Rounds 1-8 - 1.30 to 8.30pm. Round 9 - 10.30am to 5.30pm
Rate of play: 40 moves in 2 hours, 20 moves in 1 hour, all the moves in 30 minutes