Intermediate: 1300-1700; Junior: under 1300 or unrated. In addition players had to have been born in Northern Ireland or have been currently resident for twelve months in Northern Ireland or have previously played in the Championships.
Grading prize eligibility
Intermediate: 1300-1400; Junior: under 1100 or unrated
Median Buchholz; Buchholz; Most wins; Progressive. Tie break applied only for titles and prizes.
All moves in 1 hour 45 minutes, plus 10 second increment from move 1