To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II e2e4.com are hosting a special one-off event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at London Gatwick Airport over the double bank holiday weekend at the beginning of June.
There will be three sections:
a 9 round FIDE rated open at which GM and IM norms will be possible.
a 7 round FIDE rated Challengers, restricted to players rated below 2050 (or graded under 175 if unrated)
a 7 round FIDE rated Major is restricted to players rated below 1800 (or graded under 145 if unrated).
Full details are available online at http://www.e2e4.org.uk/gatwick/jun2012/index.htm or you can enter online at http://www.e2e4.org.uk/gatwick/jun2012/enter_online.htm
Please note, they have sold out of standard rooms but have managed to acquire 20 superior rooms. These cost an additional £10 per night and are available first-come first -served basis.