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2018 Gosford Open
Tournament: 2018 Gosford Open
Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Start Date: 20 Oct, 2018
Duration: 2 days

NOT A Grand Prix Event

When : Saturday 20th October and Sunday 21st October 2018
Where : Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford.
The Blue Water Darts area on the second floor of Central Coast Leagues Club. 
Reached by the elevator near the main entrance on Dane Drive or by the roof top car park.
*         Persons under 18 are not permitted to enter some sections of the second floor, please check with Rick.
*         No alcohol allowed in the playing area, but there is a bar down the hall.

Time limit: 1 hour with 10 sec Fischer Style increments

Saturday Rounds ( Oct 20 )
10am; 1pm; 3:30pm & 6pm 
Sunday Rounds ( Oct 21 )
10am; 12:30pm & 3pm prizegiving 5:35pm

D.O.P. David Absalom
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 13th October
(Free Entry for IM’s & GM’s who enter prior to Saturday 13th October)

Post entries to - Allen Robinson, CCLCC Treasurer,
20 Bellinger Street, The Ponds NSW 2769
Payment can be made by direct deposit to
Central Coast Chess Club
Westpac Bank
BSB - 032 289
Account number - 159552
If you pay by direct deposit, please write your surname and ‘GosOpen’ in the description and send your receipt
to our treasurer Allen Robinson allenarobinson@hotmail.com

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

¨	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
2018 NSW Blitz Championship                  
Tournament: 2018 NSW Blitz Championship
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 25 Nov, 2018
Duration: 1 day

Schedule:	10:15-10:45am 	Registration
		11am		Round 1

Format:  	11 round Swiss

Time Control:  3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move

Entry fees:
If registered by 23 November 		$25 including all titled players
If registered after 23 November:	 	$35 including all titled players

Prizes: 	1st $200 2nd $150 3rd $100 
                U2000-1800, U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
                $100 in each division
	 	Prizes based on 45 entries

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated. All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.
• You need to register and pay by 23 November to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Players are eligible for 1 prize only. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes.
• All NSW resident players must be full members for 2017 of (or join) the NSWCA or the NSWJCL.
• By entering the event, players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA) is final.
• All prizes not redeemed within 12 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.
• For further information email tournaments@nswca.org.au or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au

Note: All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.

Australian Citizens & Permanent residents without FIDE id numbers will need to provide DOB prior to the start of the event or their entry will not be accepted.

Foreign players without a FIDE id number will not be accepted. They will need to obtain a FIDE id number from their National Federation and advise that number prior to their entry being accepted.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
Tournament: 2018 NSWCA AGM
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 25 Nov, 2018
Duration: 1 day

The Annual General Meeting of the New South Wales Chess Association Inc will be held on Sunday 25th November 2018 at 2.30pm at Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde.

Recent Results
2018 Ryde Eastwood Open
08 Oct, 2018
2018 NSWCA August Weekender
13 Aug, 2018
2018 NSW State Championship
25 Jul, 2018
2018 NSW Rapid
11 Jul, 2018
2018 City of Sydney Blitz
12 Mar, 2018

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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