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Junior Masters

Tuesday 27 April 2021 - Saturday 1 May 2021
09:00 AM - 06:30 PM
Auckland


NZCF + FIDE rated
Chess Power Junior Masters™

in association with

Waitakere Chess Club WAITAKERE CHESS CLUB

A high quality chess event aimed at the strongest junior chess players.

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Tournament Links

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

Dates

Hosted for 5 days over the school holidays:  Tuesday 27 April 2021 - Saturday 1 May 2021

Venue

Auckland Chess Centre
17 Cromwell Street
Mt Eden
Auckland

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REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL PLAYERS TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

 

Format

  • Open to all Junior players aged under 20 years before 1 January 2021
  • NZCF + FIDE rated
  • 6 Divisions with 10 players in each division
  • 10 player round-robin, 9 rounds (Two rounds per day, one round on the last day)
  • Classical Time control:  1 hour, 15 minutes + 30 seconds bonus/move
  • 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: 
    • The greater number of wins
    • Sonneborn-Berger (the sum of the scores of the opponents a player has defeated and half the scores of the players with whom he has drawn).
    • Koya System (the number of points achieved against all opponents who have achieved 50 % or more)
    • The greater number of wins with Black (unplayed games shall be counted as played with White

 

Schedule

Morning round: 09:00am - 1:30pm

Afternoon round: 2:00pm - 6:30pm

All players must pre-register 

Players who attend the event and do not pre-register will not be able to participate.

Default Time: Players who fail to arrive longer than 30 minutes after a round has started will be defaulted and receive zero points for their game.

TUESDAY, 27 APRIL
PLAYER CHECK-IN 8:30AM
ROUND 1 9:00AM
ROUND 2 2:00PM
WEDNESDAY, 28 APRIL
ROUND 3 9:00AM
ROUND 4
2:00PM
THURSDAY, 29 APRIL
ROUND 5
9:00AM
ROUND 6

2:00PM

FRIDAY, 30 APRIL
ROUND 7
9:00AM
ROUND 8
2:00PM
SATURDAY, 1 MAY
ROUND 9 (FINAL ROUND)
 9:00AM
PRIZE-GIVING 3:00PM
TOURNAMENT CLOSE
4:00PM

Prizes

The rating brackets below are guidelines only. Players will be placed into grades based on the current NZCF rating with nine other players of similar strength. The average rating of the players in a grade will determine the level of the grade and therefore the prize money offered.

The player with the best score in each grade will have the right to play in the next higher grade at next years' Junior Masters.

 GRADE RATING BRACKET
(NZCF rating)
 PRIZES
A GRADE 1800+ 1st place $500
2nd place $300
3rd place $200
B GRADE 1600+ 1st place $350
2nd place $200
3rd place $120
C GRADE 1400+ 1st place $250
2nd place $150
3rd place $100
D GRADE 1200+ 1st place $150
2nd place $100
3rd place $75
E GRADE 1100+ 1st place $120
2nd place $80
3rd place $60
F GRADE BELOW 1100 1st place $100
2nd place $70
3rd place $50

Additional Grades will be added subject to demand. Any additional grades below F grade will have the same prize money offered as the F grade.

 

Eligibility

Junior Masters is open to all players aged between 4 and 20. No adults are allowed to play.

Rating

All games will be rated.

  • The A, B, C, D, E and F grades will be NZCF & FIDE rated (subject to a minimum number of FIDE rated players. One third or more of the players in a grade will need an existing FIDE rating for the division to be FIDE rated).
  • Any additional grades added will be NZCF rated but not FIDE rated

 

Entry Fees

$120 per player (if paid 5 days before the tournament is due to start - close of business Thursday, 22 April)

$140 per player (LATE ENTRY - if paid later than five days before the tournament starts)

Payment Options

You can pay prior to the event by;

  • All major credit cards and by 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 $140.

Can't make a round

If you are unable to make a round, you can arrange a half point bye with a limit of up to two rounds. Please advise us if you intend to take up this option via the comments box when you register online and the dates/times you can't make.

Emergency Contact

Paul Macdonald
021 0271 5577

 

Chess City Products

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On the day of the event, a number of products (Chess Sets, Timers and Accessories) 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: Auckland Chess Centre

17 Cromwell Street,
Mt. Eden,
Auckland
Ph: O9 63O 2O42
Web: aucklandchess.nz

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