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.
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.
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Premier Division is an open division available to all players.
Check-in: 8:30am - 9:00am
Opening announcements: 9:00am - 9:30am
Tournament closes: 5:30pm
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.
All games will be rated using the Chess Power ratings system with double-ratings compared with other Chess Power events.
$60 per child 18 and Under
$70 if paid on the day
There are no early bird discounts available for this event.
021 0271 5577
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 email@example.com or phone 021 0271 5577.