Chess Power Blitz SuperChamps

Sunday 25 August 2024
01:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Tournament Links

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


There will be three tournaments in 2024 taking place on:  Sunday 26 May,  Sunday 25 August and Sunday 24 November




  • Open to all players aged under 18 years before 1 January 2024
  • Swiss format
  • One-day blitz tournament with 11 rounds
  • Time control of 5 minutes + 3 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 1.00pm. Please ensure you arrive by 12:40pm 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.

12:30PM Player check-in
1:00PM Tournament announcements
1:30PM ROUND 1 Start
1:50PM ROUND 2 Start
2:10PM ROUND 3 Start
2:30PM ROUND 4 Start
2:50PM ROUND 5 Start
3:10PM ROUND 6 Start
ROUND 7 Start
3:50PM ROUND 8 Start
4:10PM ROUND 9 Start
4:30PM ROUND 10 Start
4:50PM ROUND 11 Start



The following cash prizes are on offer:

(NZCF rating)
A GRADE 1000+ 1st place $100
2nd place $80
3rd place $60
B GRADE <1000 1st place $70
2nd place $50
3rd place $30
C GRADE <700 1st place $50
2nd place $40
3rd place $30

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.


Entry Fees

$80 per entry if paid 3 days before the tournament is due to start - Thursday, 22 August (close of business)

$90 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 $90.

If you have already registered, please the pay now button below to pay online.

Can't make the 1pm start time?

If you have a busy Sunday, 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 or phone 021 0271 5577.

Venue: Eden Rugby Football Club Auckland

Gribblehurst Park, 225 Sandringham Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1025

Eden Rugby Football Club Auckland

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