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Up Coming Tournaments
2017 Dubbo Open
Tournament: 2017 Dubbo Open
Venue: Dubbo RSL Club, Corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo
Start Date: 01 Apr, 2017
Duration: 2 days

Venue:              Dubbo RSL Club, corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, NSW 2830
Length:             6 rounds, 2 days (weekend)
Start/End:          Saturday 1 April - Sunday 2 April 2017
Registration:       9.30 am Saturday 1 April 2017
Start time:         10.30 am Saturday 1 April 2017
Entry Fee(s):       $45 adults, $35 concession, $25 juniors
Rounds:             10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm on Saturday; 
                    9:30 am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm on Sunday
Time Control:       Fischer – 60 minutes + 10 seconds per move
Prizes:             $350 first prize guaranteed, divisional and junior prizes subject to number of entries ($150 to NSW Country Champiom)
Enquiries to:       Alexander Aich,  02 6884 4561 or 0408 200 564, alexander.aich@gmail.com and Trevor Bemrose, 02 6884 4096, trevbem@gmail.com
SPECIAL:            All NSW players are required to be either full or associate members of the NSW Chess Association (or members of NSW Junior Chess League if under 18).  Membership can be arranged on the day.

2017 Newcastle Odds & Handicap Tournament (Nicholson Trophy)
Tournament: 2017 Newcastle Odds & Handicap Tournament (Nicholson Trophy)
Venue: PCYC: Young Road and Melbourne Road, Broadmeadow 2292
Start Date: 09 Apr, 2017
Duration: 1 day

Registration:    from 9.30 am to 10.15 amon the day
Start time:      10.30 am
Entry Fee(s):    Adults $20, Juniors(U18) $10 
Rounds:          7
Time Control:    15 minutes + 5 seconds per player from move 1
Games will be recorded
Arbiter/DOP:     TBA
Prizes:          Prize money depends on entries, first 3 places will receive prizes
Enquiries to:    Brett Saunders 0428 792 579 email: besaunders@hotmail.com.au
special:         This is a handicap tournament with odds given by the stronger player depending on the rating difference. Details available on request

Brochure: Download Brochure
Link: http://newcastlechess.club
2017 NSWCA Grade matches
Tournament: 2017 NSWCA Grade matches
Venue: Various clubs
Start Date: 22 May, 2017
Duration: 10-11 weeks

Contact clubs@nswca.org.au

2017 NSW State Championship
Tournament: 2017 NSW State Championship
Venue: Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062
Start Date: 23 May, 2017
Duration: 9 rounds over 10 weeks

10 player round robin 
Closed invitational

Recent Results
2017 City of Sydney Blitz
12 Mar, 2017
2017 City of Sydney Rapid
27 Feb, 2017
2017 Australia Day Weekender
30 Jan, 2017
2016 Ryde Eastwood Open
06 Oct, 2016
2016 NSWCA August Weekender
02 Sep, 2016

Notice Board
Prize Eligibility of Unrated Players (26 Nov, 2012)
Unrated players are not eligible for rating restricted prizes.
Online Registration for Tournaments (25 Jan, 2012)
Online registration is now available for some selected tournaments. Just go to calendar and click on the tournament of interest; an online registration button will appear if the tournament HAS online registration. For all other tournaments please check the brochure, or contact the tournament director.
Player Responsibilities (30 Nov, 2011)
Players in NSWCA tournaments are reminded and encouraged to show courtesy and respect to opponents, which includes being present at the starting time for each round, and if you are unable to make it to your game, be sure to notify the DOP well before the round begins. For more, read the NSWCA Code of Ethics.
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