Next week World Museum Liverpool hosts the European Union Individual Chess Championships. The event starts Wednesday 6 September and runs until Friday 15, during which 70 players will take part in a ten round Swiss competition. British all-time number two, Nigel Short will be taking part and is a tournament favourite, competing for a total prize fund of £15,000.
Play is from 12.30 - 7pm in the Lower Horseshoe Gallery, with spectators welcome. Visitors are asked to maintain silence throughout.