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2022 Ryde Eastwood Open                  
Tournament: 2022 Ryde Eastwood Open
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 01 Oct, 2022
Duration: 3 days
Details:

Schedule: 
Saturday	    	 Sunday		             Monday
10.15am – 10.30am Registration
11am	Round 1		 10.30am Round 4	     10.30am Round 6
2.30pm	Round 2		 2pm	 Round 5	     2pm     Round 7
6.00pm	Round 3		 (NRL Grand Final)	     5.30pm  Prize-giving


Prize Fund  $3200

Open: 1st $900   2nd $600    3rd $350     4th $270
Rating Divisions: U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
1st $220  2nd $140 - subject to 5 players in each division

Time Control:	60 minutes plus 30 seconds per move
Entry Fees:		
If registered by 29 September
Adult: $62.00    Junior [U18]: $56.00   Aged Pensioner: $52  
If registered on 30 September   
Adult: $80.00    Junior [U18]: $72.00   Aged Pensioner: $68     
If registered on 1 October   
Adult: $100.00    Junior [U18]: $92.00   Aged Pensioner: $88 

• The event will be ACF rated
• You need to register and pay by 29 September to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Entries on the day of the tournament will be included in the round 1 draw at the arbiter’s discretion. Absolutely no entries will be accepted after 10:30am.
• 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 pensioner discount, Pensioner Concession Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health 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 of 29 September or full entry fees must be paid.
• Players are eligible for 1 prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings.  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.
• Players may request up to two half point byes prior to the start of the round before the bye is needed. Half point byes are not available in the last two rounds.

For further information e-mail tournaments@nswca.org.au or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au 

All prizes not redeemed within 3 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
2022 Gosford Open
Tournament: 2022 Gosford Open
Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Start Date: 29 Oct, 2022
Duration: 2 days
Details:

When : Saturday 29th October and Sunday 30th October 2022
Where : Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford.
The All Stars Lounge

Time limit: 1 hour with 10 sec Fischer Style increments

Saturday Rounds ( Oct 29 )
10am; 1pm; 3:30pm
Sunday Rounds ( Oct 30)
10am; 12:30pm & 3pm prizegiving 5:35pm

Arbiter: Rick Keuning
Prizes 
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 $40; $30 concession; $25 juniors
$10 additional fee if paid after to Thursday 27th October
(Free Entry for IM’s & GM’s who enter prior to Saturday 22nd October)
All entrants need to be a financial member of NSW Chess Association or join on the day.
Post entries to - Allen Robinson, CCLCC Treasurer,
Unit 407/125A Jerralong Drive Schofields, NSW 2762
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 also provide full name of entrant, age (if junior) and rating if known.

Enquiries : Rick Keuning 0425206349 email: pjkeuning@gmail.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
¨	Only one prize per player
¨	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
2022 NSW Seniors Championship                  
Tournament: 2022 NSW Seniors Championship
Venue: Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062
Start Date: 05 Nov, 2022
Duration: 2 days
Details:

Eligibility: The tournament is open to players who have reached or will reach the age of 50 during 2022.


    Saturday	    	    	       Sunday
10am – 10:30am Registration     11am	   Round 4
11am	   Round 1		1:30pm	   Round 5	
1:30pm     Round 2      	4pm        Round 6
4pm	   Round 3		6:30pm     Prize giving

Prizes Fund: $1675

Open:	1st $400     2nd $250     3rd $150
Rating Divisions: U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
1st $150 2nd $75. – subject to 5 players in each division

Best 65+: $200 (for players who have reached or will reach the age of 65 during 2022)

Time Control:	60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move

Entry Fees:		
If registered by 3 November: Adult: $50.00 Pensioner: $40  
If registered on 4 November: Adult: $70.00 Pensioner: $70
If registered on 5 November: Adult: $90.00 Pensioner: $80     

• The tournament will be ACF rated.
• You need to register and pay by 3 November to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Entries on the day of the tournament will be included in the round 1 draw at the arbiter’s discretion. Absolutely no entries will be accepted after 10:30am.
• For pensioner discount, Pensioner Concession Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health 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 of 3 November or full entry fees must be paid.
• Players are eligible for one prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. 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 for 2022 of (or join) the NSWCA
• Players may request up to two half point byes prior to the start of the round before the bye is needed. Half point byes are not available in the last two rounds.
• By entering the event players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA) is final.
• For further information e-mail tournaments@nswca.org.au or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au
• All prizes not redeemed within 3 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List

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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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