Saturday Sunday Monday
11am – 11.45am Registration
12 noon Round 1 10.30am Round 4 10.30am Round 6
3.15pm Round 2 2pm Round 5 2pm Round 7
6.30pm Round 3 (NRL Grand Final) 5.30pm Prize-giving
Prize Fund $3200
[based on 70 paid 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 30 seconds per move
If registered by October 1st
Adult: $62.00 Junior [U18]: $56.00 Aged Pensioner: $52
If registered after October 1st
Adult: $80.00 Junior [U18]: $72.00 Aged Pensioner: $68
You need to register and pay by 1 October to be eligible for the early entry fee.
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 under 25 can enter at the junior rate. Student ID card must be produced on the day of the tournament otherwise the applicable adult entry fee will be charged.
For aged pensioner discount, Centrelink Aged Pension card must be produced on the day of the tournament otherwise the applicable adult entry fee will be charged.
Exemption from entry fees: FIDE titleholders – GM, IM, WGM, WIM. Entry must be received by the early entry cut off date or full entry fees must be paid.
Players are eligible for 1 prize only. Unrated players are not eligible for rating restricted prizes.
Forfeit times: 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.
All NSW resident players must be full members of (or join) the NSWCA or the NSWJCL.
By entering the event players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA) is final.
For further information contact David Webster by telephone on 0401 976 378, e-mail email@example.com or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au