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Chess Power SuperChamps

Sunday 30 May 2021
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM


in association with

Waitakere Chess Club

Waitakere Chess Club

SuperChamps is a brand new NZCF & FIDE rated rapid tournament with great prize money on offer!

View the official tournament flyer

Tournament Links

Use the tournament links below to see who is already registered and to view the tournament results during the event.


There will be three tournaments in 2021 taking place on:  Sunday 30 May 2021, Sunday 22 August 2021 and Sunday 7 November





  • Open to all players aged under 18 years before 1 January 2021
  • Swiss format
  • One-day rapid tournament with 6 rounds
  • Time control of 25 minutes + 5 seconds bonus
  • Tie break system: If two or more players achieve the same score at the end of the event, tie-breaks will be used to determine the overall winner as follows: 
    1. Buchholz Cut 1 (the Buchholz score reduced by the lowest score of the opponents)
    2. Buchholz (the sum of the scores of each of the opponents of a player)
    3. Sonneborn-BergerCumulative system - Sum of Progressive Scores
    4. Direct encounter (the result of the direct encounter between the players if they played each other)
    5. The greater number of wins including forfeits
    6. The greater number of wins with Black pieces

Miss Sensible


Players’ meeting and tournament starts 09.00 am. Please ensure you arrive by 08:40am at the latest for player check-in.

All players must pre-register 

Players who attend the event and do not pre-register will not have their place secured and will not be able to play in the 1st round.

Player Check-In: from 08:40am

Start Time: 09:00am
Prize Giving Start Time: 5:30pm
Finish Time: 6:00pm



The following cash prizes are on offer:

(NZCF rating)
A GRADE 1600+ 1st place $500
2nd place $300
3rd place $200
B GRADE 1200+ 1st place $350
2nd place $200
3rd place $120
C GRADE < 1200 1st place $250
2nd place $150
3rd place $100


SuperChamps is open to all players between 4 and 18. No adults are allowed to play.


All games will be NZCF & FIDE rated (note FIDE ratings are applied to a player once they have played against five FIDE-rated opponents)


Entry Fees

$60 per entry if paid 3 days before the tournament is due to start - Thursday, 27 May (close of business)

$70 per entry if paid on the day (LATE ENTRY)

Payment Options

You can pay prior to the event by

  • All credit cards and Bank Transfer

Payment Options are available to you after you register. You can also pay on the day - cash only however the fee will be $70.

Can't make the 9am start time?

If you have a busy Sunday morning, we do have the option to start late. If you come in late you will receive a half-point bye for the first two rounds. Please advise us if you intend to take up this option via the comments box when you register online.

Emergency Contact

Paul Macdonald
021 0271 5577

Chess City Products

Chess City

On the day of the event, a number of products (Chess Sets, Books and Clocks) are available at special discounted prices for purchase from the Chess City Store. We accept Cash only on the day or we can take your order and ship the products to you at a later date.

General Enquiries

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

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Venue: Eden Rugby Football Club Auckland

Gribblehurst Park, 225 Sandringham Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1025

Eden Rugby Football Club Auckland

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