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Bay of Plenty Sarapu Cup Championships 2022

Sunday 11 December 2022
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Rotorua

THE PREMIER BAY OF PLENTY JUNIOR CHESS EVENT

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

REGISTER NOW!

REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL PLAYERS TO SECURE YOUR PLACE!

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IS NOW DONE DIRECTLY IN TORNELO.

Entry Fees

$30 per child 18 and Under

$40 if paid on the day

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 raise the level and quality of Chess played.

DIVISIONS

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.

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.

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.
    An NZCF and FIDE rated event.

    Emergency Contact

    Richard Totton

    022 171 5673

    Entry Instructions

    Spaces are limited so it is important that you register for this event.  Entry is made via the Tornelo system, see the link above.
    Any general enquiries about this tournament can be sent to events@chesspower.co.nz.

    Venue: Rotorua Bridge Club

    Address: Neil Hunt Park, Rotorua

    (Off Tarawera Rd – first turn left after the large roundabout on the the corner of Te Ngae Rd and Tarawera Rd). There is a large carpark next to the clubrooms.

    Website: http://rotoruabridgeclub.nz/


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