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||WAITAKERE CHESS CLUB
Please note due to the uncertainty of Alert Levels, this tournament will be played online and will be Chess Power rated & not NZCF & FIDE rated.
There will be three tournaments in 2021 taking place on: Sunday 30 May 2021, Sunday 22 August 2021 and Sunday 7 November
REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL PLAYERS TO SECURE YOUR PLACE
- 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:
- Buchholz Cut 1 (the Buchholz score reduced by the lowest score of the opponents)
- Buchholz (the sum of the scores of each of the opponents of a player)
- Cumulative system - Sum of Progressive Scores
- Direct encounter (the result of the direct encounter between the players if they played each other)
- The greater number of wins including forfeits
- The greater number of wins with Black pieces
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.
||ROUND 1 Start
||ROUND 2 Start
||ROUND 3 Start
||ROUND 4 Start
||ROUND 5 Start
ROUND 6 Start
||PRIZE GIVING END
The following cash prizes are on offer:
||1st place $250
2nd place $150
3rd place $100
||1st place $175
2nd place $100
3rd place $60
||1st place $125
2nd place $75
3rd place $50
Note: Players are placed in grades based on their current NZCF rating. Grade prizes are offered subject to minimum numbers within a grade.
SuperChamps is open to all players between 4 and 18. No adults are allowed to play.
All games will be Chess Power rated.
$60 per entry
You can pay prior to the event by
- All credit cards and Bank Transfer
Payment Options are available to you after you register.
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.
021 0271 5577
Chess City Products
|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.
Any general enquiries about this tournament can be sent to Paul Macdonald at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 021 0271 5577.