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Up Coming Tournaments
2015 City of Sydney Championship                  
Tournament: 2015 City of Sydney Championship
Venue: Sydney Academy of Chess Level 1, 30a George St, Burwood, NSW
Start Date: 09 Feb, 2015
Duration: 7 consecutive Mondays

Date: 	 9 February 2015 to 23 March 2014 (seven consecutive Mondays)
Time: 	 7:30pm start      

The tournament will be FIDE & ACF rated 

Tournament format: 7 round Swiss tournament

Time control: 90 minutes per player plus 30 seconds per move (from move 1)
	          Please note that all clocks will be started at 7.30pm and the forfeit time will be 8pm
Entry Fees: Full: $35 (if payment received before the 9th Feb) 
                     Concession (U/18 /Uni Student/ Unemployed/Pensioner): $28. 
		GMs / WGMs, IMs/ WIMs receive free entry
To be eligible for the concession rate proof of concession must be shown at the beginning of the tournament.
Late Entries: Entries received after 8th Feb, will attract a $10 late fee 

Prizes: The major prizes and ratings prizes will be calculated in accordance with entries and a full list of prizes will be announced before round 3.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
2015 Newcastle Open (incorporating the NSW Country Championship)
Tournament: 2015 Newcastle Open (incorporating the NSW Country Championship)
Venue: Gallopli Legion Club, Hamilton
Start Date: 14 Feb, 2015
Duration: 2 days

Ron Groenhout

2015 Rooty Hill Autumn Swiss
Tournament: 2015 Rooty Hill Autumn Swiss
Venue: Rooty Hill RSL
Start Date: 16 Feb, 2015
Duration: 7 weeks

Time Control: 90 minutes for all moves, plus 10 secs per move from the start
Contact: pcass1@live.com.au 
Peter Cassettari

Brochure: Download Brochure
Link: www.rootyhillchess.com/
2015 City of Sydney Rapid
Tournament: 2015 City of Sydney Rapid
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues
Start Date: 22 Feb, 2015
Duration: 1 day

7 rounds from 11 a.m. until approximately 7.30 p.m. 
(Registration closes 10.30 a.m.) 

Time Limit: 20 minutes each per game plus 10 seconds per move. 

Entry Fee: $25 including all titled players

1st $200 2nd $150 3rd $100 
U2000 $100 
U1800 $100 
U1600 $100 
U1400 $100 

Prizes based on 45 entries

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated
• To be eligible to win the title of City of Sydney Rapid Champion the player must live within the County of Cumberland
• Players are eligible for 1 prize only. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted
• All NSW resident players must be full members of (or join) the NSWCA or the
• By entering the event, players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA)
is final.

Brochure: Download Brochure

Recent Results
2015 Australia Day Weekender
26 Jan, 2015
NSW Blitz Championship 2014
12 Dec, 2014
Ryde Eastwood Open 2014
08 Oct, 2014
St. George Weekender 2014
29 Aug, 2014
NSW State Championship 2014
07 Aug, 2014

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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