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2016 Ryde-Eastwood Open                  
Tournament: 2016 Ryde-Eastwood Open
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 01 Oct, 2016
Duration: 3 days
Details:

Schedule: 
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 - subject to 5 players in each division

Time Control:	60 minutes plus 30 seconds per move
Entry Fees:		
If registered by 29th September
Adult: $62.00    Junior [U18]: $56.00   Aged Pensioner: $52  
If registered after 29th September   
Adult: $80.00    Junior [U18]: $72.00   Aged Pensioner: $68     


You need to register and pay by 29th September 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 e-mail tournaments@nswca.org.au or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au 

All prizes not redeemed within 12 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
2016 Gosford Open
Tournament: 2016 Gosford Open
Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Start Date: 29 Oct, 2016
Duration: 2 days
Details:

NOT A Grand Prix Event

When : Saturday 29th October and Sunday 30th October 2016
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 6 rounds

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

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 $50; $40 concession; $35 juniors
$10 deduction if paid prior to Saturday 22nd October
(Free Entry for IM’s & GM’s who enter prior to Saturday 22nd October)

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

Enquiries : Allen on 0412 607 207 or Rick on 0425 206 459 or pjkeuning@gmail.com 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.

2016 NSW Country Teams Championship
Tournament: 2016 NSW Country Teams Championship
Venue: Dubbo RSL Club, Corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo
Start Date: 19 Nov, 2016
Duration: 2 Days
Details:

[Contested by teams of 3 players]

Start/End:    Saturday/Sunday, 19/20 November 2016
Registration: from 9.30 am on the day or to Alexander Aich
Time Control: Fischer: 60 minutes per play plus 10 second increment
Entry Fee(s): $60 per team of 3 players
Rounds:       6 rounds
  Saturday:   Round 1 - 10.30 am      Round 2 - 1.30 pm       Round 3 - 4.00 pm
  Sunday:     Round 4 - 9.15 am       Round 5 - 12.00 pm       Round 6 - 2.30 pm
Arbiter/DOP:  Peter Cassettari
Prizes:       depending on entries
Enquiries to: Alexander Aich 02 6884 4561 or 0408 200 564 email alexander.aich@gmail.com Trevor Bemrose 02 6884 4096 email trevbem@gmail.com

SPECIAL:      Only NSW country players can enter. 

NB All players are required to be members of the NSW Chess Association (or members of NSW Junior Chess League if under 18). Membership can be arranged on the day – Country member only $10.

Please send team entries to Alex or Trevor. Team entries prior to the event are essential. If you wish to play but cannot make up a team of 3 players contact the organisers and we will do our best to fit you into a team

Website: http://home.exetel.com.au/dubbochessclub/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1250313561670452/ dubbo.com.au (for attractions and accommodation) (come an extra day and visit our famous Zoo)

2016 NSW Blitz Championship
Tournament: 2016 NSW Blitz Championship
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 03 Dec, 2016
Duration: 1 day
Details:

NOTE: All players must have a FIDE Identification number.

Australian Citizens & Permanent residents without FIDE id numbers will need to provide DOB, Place of Birth and Citizenship 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.

Registration at 10:30am
Start time 11am
Entry Fee $25
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 45 entries

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated
• 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 2016 of (or join) the NSWCA or the
NSWJCL.
• By entering the event, players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA)
is final.


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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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