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Hamilton Sarapu Cup Championships 2020

Sunday 29 November 2020
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Sarapu Cup Championships

THE PREMIER HAMILTON JUNIOR CHESS EVENT

A competitive Chess Tournament just for kids ages 4 to 18. Includes Pawns, Knights and Rooks Divisions and is open to all players. Lots of great prizes! The trophies are bigger and better than normal Sarapu Cup events.

This tournament is the last event in Hamilton for 2020 and it leads into XMAS. So the tournament will be XMAS themed and feature Candy canes, XMAS hats, XMAS treats and more. 

Format

9 round Swiss tournament with a time control of 20 minutes. Multiple Divisions.

The time control is longer for the Sarapu Cup Championship. This is designed to raised the level and quality of Chess played.

REGISTER NOW!

REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL PLAYERS TO SECURE YOUR PLACE! 
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IS NOW DONE DIRECTLY IN TORNELO.

 

Tournament event URL: https://tornelo.com/chess/orgs/nzjunior/events/sarapu-cup-championship-hamilton

Sarapu Cup Pawns Division icon

Pawns Division

The Pawns Division is for players who are new to Chess and are still taking their first steps. We recommend players that have a Chess Power Rating of less than 600 points enter this division. If this is your first Chess tournament we recommend you play in the pawns division even even if you have been playing Chess for some time. Your rating can be checked on our Ratings Search page.

Sarapu Cup Knights Division icon

Knights Division

The Knights Division is for players who have gained some confidence in Chess, perhaps played in a number of tournaments but aren't established players yet. We recommend this division for players with a Chess Power Rating of between 600 and 900 points. If you wish to enter the Knights Division and your rating is under 600, please add your request in the Comments box on the payment page or email sarapucup@chesspower.co.nz.

Sarapu Cup Championship Crown

PREMIER Division

The Premier Division is an open division available to all players.

View the players that have already registered for this event

Timetable

Check-in: 8:30am - 9:00am

Opening announcements: 9:00am - 9:30am

Prize-giving: 5:00pm

Tournament closes: 5:30pm

 

Prizes

  • Certificates for every player
  • The winner of the whole tournament has their name engraved on the Sarapu Cup Championship Trophy
  • 1st in each division wins a Sarapu Cup trophy to take home
  • 2nd and 3rd and the best girl win a championship medal to take home

 

Eligibility

The Sarapu Cup Championships is open to all players between 4 and 18. No adults are allowed to play.

Entry into the Pawns, Knights and Rooks divisions are unrestricted and is open to all players subject to their rating.

Rating

All games will be rated using the Chess Power ratings system with double-ratings compared with other Chess Power events.

 

Entry Fees

$60 per child 18 and Under

$70 if paid on the day

There are no early bird discounts available for this event.

Emergency Contact

Paul Macdonald
021 0271 5577

 

Entry Instructions

Spaces are limited so it is important that you register for this event. Use the booking form at the top of this page to secure your place. 

 

Any general enquiries about this tournament can be sent to Paul Macdonald at paul@chesspower.co.nz or phone 021 0271 5577.

Venue: Waikato Contract Bridge Club

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