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2014 Ryde-Eastwood Open                  
Tournament: 2014 Ryde-Eastwood Open
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 04 Oct, 2014
Duration: 3 days

Schedule: Saturday	    	    Sunday			Monday
11am – 12:00pm Registration
12:30pm	Round 1		10.30 am 	Round 4	         10.30 am	 Round 6
3pm	Round 2		1pm		Round 5	         1pm	  	 Round 7
5.30pm	Round 3		(NRL Grand Final)		 4.30pm 	 Prize-giving

Prize Fund  $3200
[based on 70 players]

Open: 1st $700     2nd $450     3rd $250     4th $225     5th $200     6th $170	7th $125
Rating Divisions: U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
1st $160  2nd $110 3rd $90 in each division

Time Control:	60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move
Entry Fees:		
If registered by October 2nd
Adult: $62.00    Junior [U18]: $56.00   Aged Pensioner: $52  
If registered after October 2nd    
Adult: $80.00    Junior [U18]: $72.00   Aged Pensioner: $68     

Entries on the day of the tournament will incur a $10 additional late fee and will be included in the round 1 draw at the arbiter’s discretion.

Full-time Students U25 can enter at the Junior rate.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
2014 Gosford Open
Tournament: 2014 Gosford Open
Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Start Date: 25 Oct, 2014
Duration: 2 days

NOT A Grand Prix Event
Guaranteed Minimum Prizes (if at least fifteen players) *
When : Saturday 25th October and Sunday 26th October 2014
Where : Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford.
Special note: On the Saturday the tournament will be held in the Parkview Room in 
the main club, but on the Sunday will move to the Bowling Club on the western side of 
Dane Drive, directly opposite the Leagues Club. 

Time limit: 1 hour with 10 sec Fischer Style increments 6 rounds

Saturday Rounds ( Oct 25 )
10am; 1pm; 3:30pm 
Sunday Rounds ( Oct 26 )
10am; 12:30pm & 3pm prizegiving 5:35pm

D.O.P. Keith Farrell
Open 1st $325, 2nd $175, 3rd $100)
Under 1800	Under 1400	
Under 1600	Under 1200 
1st $100 and 2nd $40 in each Division* 

Senior and Junior Lloyd Fell Shield awarded to best performers.

Entry fees $50; $40 concession; $35 juniors
$10 deduction if paid prior to Saturday 19th October

Post entries to - Allen Robinson, CCLCC Treasurer,
20 Bellinger Street, The Ponds NSW 2769

Enquiries : Allen on 0412 607 207 or Keith on (02) 4341 7864 or 0490 011 449 or 

¨	Minimum number of entries in divisions (eg at least 5 to have a second prize)
¨	These guaranteed minimums are calculated on a 30 entrant assumption 
¨	Some prizes will increase if entries exceed 30 - We’ll be as generous as we can afford
¨	Prize Divisions may be banded
¨	Only one prize per player; players provisionally rated after 3 rounds
¨	Best junior may be combined with Lloyd Fell Shield & Cash prizes
¨	Default time is 30 minutes – ie Any player who arrives at the chessboard more than 30 minutes 
after the start of the session shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides otherwise.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Link: http://gosfordchess.com/Previous/2014/Gosford_Open_2014_advert.htm
2014 NSW Blitz Championship
Tournament: 2014 NSW Blitz Championship
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 29 Nov, 2014
Duration: 1 day

Registration at 10:30am
Start time 11am
Entry Fee $20
11 Rounds
Time Control: 5 minutes per player
Prizes: 1st $200 2nd $150 3rd $100 U2000 $100 U1800 $100 U1600 $100 & U1400 $100
Prizes based on 50 entries

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated
• 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.

Tournament: 2014 NSWCA AGM
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 29 Nov, 2014
Duration: 1 day

Starts 2.30pm following the NSW Blitz Championship

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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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