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Up Coming Tournaments
2017 City of Sydney Rapid                  
Tournament: 2017 City of Sydney Rapid
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 26 Feb, 2017
Duration: 1 day
Details:

7 rounds from 11 a.m. until approximately 7.30 p.m. 
(Registration closes 10.30 a.m.) 

Time Limit: 20 minutes each per game plus 10 seconds per move. 

Entry Fee:
If registered by 24 February: 	$25 including all titled players
If registered after 24 February: 	$35 including all titled players

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. All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.
• You need to register and pay by 24 February to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Players are eligible for one prize only. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes.
• Forfeit times: Any player who arrives at the chessboard more than 10 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 2017 of (or join) the NSWCA or the NSWJCL.
• To be eligible to win the title of City of Sydney Rapid Champion the player must live within the County of Cumberland
• 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.

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
2017 City of Sydney Blitz                  
Tournament: 2017 City of Sydney Blitz
Venue: Ryde eastwood leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 12 Mar, 2017
Duration: 1 day
Details:

11 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. 
(Registration closes 10.30 a.m.) 

Number of Rounds: 9
Time Control: 5 minutes per player

Entry Fee:
If registered by 10 March: 		$25 including all titled players
If registered after 10 March: 	$35 including all titled players

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.
• You need to register and pay by 10 March to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Players are eligible for one 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.
• To be eligible to win the title of City of Sydney Blitz Champion the player must live within the County of Cumberland
• 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.

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
2017 Dubbo Open
Tournament: 2017 Dubbo Open
Venue: Dubbo RSL Club, Corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo
Start Date: 01 Apr, 2017
Duration: 2 days
Details:

Venue:              Dubbo RSL Club, corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, NSW 2830
Length:             6 rounds, 2 days (weekend)
Start/End:          Saturday 1 April - Sunday 2 April 2017
Registration:       9.30 am Saturday 1 April 2017
Start time:         10.30 am Saturday 1 April 2017
Entry Fee(s):       $45 adults, $35 concession, $25 juniors
Rounds:             10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 4:00 pm on Saturday; 
                    9:30 am, 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm on Sunday
Time Control:       Fischer – 60 minutes + 10 seconds per move
Prizes:             $350 first prize guaranteed, divisional and junior prizes subject to number of entries ($150 to NSW Country Champiom)
Enquiries to:       Alexander Aich,  02 6884 4561 or 0408 200 564, alexander.aich@gmail.com and Trevor Bemrose, 02 6884 4096, trevbem@gmail.com
SPECIAL:            All NSW players are required to be either full or associate members of the NSW Chess Association (or members of NSW Junior Chess League if under 18).  Membership can be arranged on the day.

2017 NSWCA Grade matches
Tournament: 2017 NSWCA Grade matches
Venue: Various clubs
Start Date: 22 May, 2017
Duration: 10-11 weeks
Details:

Contact clubs@nswca.org.au


Recent Results
2017 Australia Day Weekender
30 Jan, 2017
2016 Ryde Eastwood Open
06 Oct, 2016
2016 NSWCA August Weekender
02 Sep, 2016
2016 NSW State Championship
26 Jul, 2016
2016 NSW Rapid
18 Jul, 2016

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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