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2018 Australia Day WeekenderPayPal Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062 27 Jan, 2018 2 days
Tournament: 2018 Australia Day Weekender
Venue: Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062
Start Date: 27 Jan, 2018
Duration: 2 days
Details:

 

    Saturday	    	    	 	Sunday
10am – 10:30am Registration
11am	   Round 1			11am	   Round 5
1:30pm     Round 2      	        1:30pm     Round 6
4pm	   Round 3			4pm        Round 7 
6:30pm     Round 4		        6:30pm     Prize giving
Prizes Fund: $2340 Based on 60 entries 
Open:	1st $500     2nd $275     3rd $200     4th $150     5th $125     6th $100
Rating Divisions: U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
1st $150 2nd $100 3rd $80 in each division

Time Control:	60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move

Entry Fees:		
If registered by January 25th:  Adult: $57.00 Junior [U18]: $52.00 Aged Pensioner: $48  
If registered after January 25th: Adult: $75.00 Junior [U18]: $68.00 Aged Pensioner: $63     

• The tournament will be ACF rated.
• You need to register and pay by 25 January 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 one 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.
• 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.
• All prizes not redeemed within 12 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.
• 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
2018 Newcastle Open (incorporating the NSW Country Championship) Gallipoli Legion Club, Hamilton 10 Feb, 2018 2 days
Tournament: 2018 Newcastle Open (incorporating the NSW Country Championship)
Venue: Gallipoli Legion Club, Hamilton
Start Date: 10 Feb, 2018
Duration: 2 days
Details:

 

Venue: Gallipoli Legion Club
3-5 Beaumont St, Hamilton, NSW 2303

Rate of Play: Fischer: 60 minutes + 10 sec per move for each player.

Dates: Saturday 10 February 2018
       Sunday 11 February 2018

Registration: Saturday from 9:30 am


Rounds: Saturday: 10:30am 1:30pm 4:00pm
        Sunday: 10:30am 1:30pm 4:00pm

Prize Money: Major – 1st, 2nd, 3rd
             $150 to NSW Country Champion
             Divisional – number of prizes subject to entry fees collected
             Prize for game with best sacrifice


Entry fees: Adults $60, Concession $50

Cheques payable to Newcastle District Chess Association

NB 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.

Players who have not appeared 30 minutes from the posted start time will have their game deemed lost


Contacts: Ron Groenhout 02 4954 9272 email: rongroenhout@syneca.com.au
          Brett Saunders 0428 792 579 email: besaunders@hotmail.com.au

2018 City of Sydney RapidPayPal Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW 25 Feb, 2018 1 day
Tournament: 2018 City of Sydney Rapid
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 25 Feb, 2018
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 23 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
2018 City of Sydney BlitzPayPal Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW 11 Mar, 2018 1 day
Tournament: 2018 City of Sydney Blitz
Venue: Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 11 Mar, 2018
Duration: 1 day
Details:

 

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

Number of Rounds: 9
Time Control: 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move

Entry Fee:
If registered by 9 March: 		$25 including all titled players
If registered after 9 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 9 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
2018 Newcastle Chess 960 Fischer Random Tournament Wests City Newcastle 11 Mar, 2018 1 Day
Tournament: 2018 Newcastle Chess 960 Fischer Random Tournament
Venue: Wests City Newcastle
Start Date: 11 Mar, 2018
Duration: 1 Day
Details:

 

Format: 7 Round Swiss with 15 Minutes + 5 seconds Fisher Time Control per player (30 min game).
Start Time: 10.30 am with all players to be registered by 10.15 am. Preregistration is appreciated
Entry Fee: $15 all players.Prize Money: Dependant on number of entrants.
Best Game Prizes: As judged by IM Gary Lane. Condition of entry that all games are scored.

Greg Wilson: cavalierwilson@gmail.com        Mobile: 0419 120 265

Brett Saunders: besaunders@hotmail.com.au    Mobile: 0428 792 579

2018 Dubbo Open Dubbo RSL Club, Corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo 17 Mar, 2018 2 days
Tournament: 2018 Dubbo Open
Venue: Dubbo RSL Club, Corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo
Start Date: 17 Mar, 2018
Duration: 2 days
Details:

 

Venue:              Dubbo RSL Club, corner Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, NSW 2830
Length:             6 rounds, 2 days (weekend)
Start/End:          Saturday 17 March - Sunday 18 March 2018
Registration:       9.30 am Saturday 17 March 2018
Start time:         10.30 am Saturday 17 March 2018
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
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.

2018 Doeberl Cup Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden, 92-96 Corinna Street Woden ACT 2606 29 Mar, 2018 5 days
Tournament: 2018 Doeberl Cup
Venue: Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden, 92-96 Corinna Street Woden ACT 2606
Start Date: 29 Mar, 2018
Duration: 5 days
Details:

 

Charles Bishop www.doeberlcup.com.au

Link: http://www.doeberlcup.com.au
2018 NSWCA Grade matches Various clubs 21 May, 2018 10-11 weeks
Tournament: 2018 NSWCA Grade matches
Venue: Various clubs
Start Date: 21 May, 2018
Duration: 10-11 weeks
Details:

 

Contact clubs@nswca.org.au

2018 NSW State Championship Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062 22 May, 2018 9 rounds over 10 weeks
Tournament: 2018 NSW State Championship
Venue: Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062
Start Date: 22 May, 2018
Duration: 9 rounds over 10 weeks
Details:

 

10 player round robin 
Closed invitational

2018 NSW Open The Russian Club, 7 Albert Road, Strathfield 2135 NSW 09 Jun, 2018 3 days
Tournament: 2018 NSW Open
Venue: The Russian Club, 7 Albert Road, Strathfield 2135 NSW
Start Date: 09 Jun, 2018
Duration: 3 days
Details:

 

The Russian Club
7 Albert Road
Strathfield 2135
NSW

FIDE time control 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move from move 1

Open Prizes
1st $1400, 2nd $1000, 3rd $600, 4th $500, 5th $300, 6th $200, 7th $100.
U2000-1800 1st $250, 2nd $125, 3rd $100. U1800 1st $250, 2nd $125 3rd $100

Minor (U1600) Prizes
1st $1000, 2nd $600, 3rd $400, 4th $300, 5th $200, 6th $150, 7th $100
U1400-1200 1st $250, 2nd $125, 3rd $100 U1200 1st $250, 2nd $125, 3rd $100

Conditions
You need to register and pay by 8 June 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 one prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes, including 1st-7th prizes in the Minor.

The Open Division will be FIDE and ACF rated. The U1600 will be ACF rated. Players not normally resident in Australia must have a FIDE ID number to enter the tournament. This can be obtained from their national federation.

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
Link: http://nswopen.nswca.org.au
2018 Newcastle June Rapid Wests City club, Newcastle 17 Jun, 2018 1 Day
Tournament: 2018 Newcastle June Rapid
Venue: Wests City club, Newcastle
Start Date: 17 Jun, 2018
Duration: 1 Day
Details:

 

NEWCASTLE JUNE RAPID PLAY - Sunday, June 17th - This is a RATED Tournament.

Location - Wests City club, Newcastle.

Registration from 10.00 am (opening time of club) - Start time: 10.45 am

Entry Fee(s): Adults $20, juniors $10.

Prize Money: Dependant on the number of entrants.

7 Rounds with a 20 minutes per player guillotine finish (No time increment). Games are NOT scored.

Contact Greg Wilson: cavalierwilson@gmail.com or Mobile 0419 120 265

2018 NSW RapidPayPal Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW 08 Jul, 2018 1 day
Tournament: 2018 NSW Rapid
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 08 Jul, 2018
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 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.

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 6 July: 	$25 including all titled players
If registered after 6 July: 	$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 7 July to be eligible for the early entry fee.

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 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 2018 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

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
2018 NSWCA August WeekenderPayPal Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062 11 Aug, 2018 2 days
Tournament: 2018 NSWCA August Weekender
Venue: Norths, 12 Abbott Street, Cammeray, NSW 2062
Start Date: 11 Aug, 2018
Duration: 2 days
Details:

 

    Saturday	    	    	 	Sunday
10am – 10:45am Registration
11am	   Round 1			11am	   Round 5
1:30pm     Round 2      	        1:30pm     Round 6
4pm	   Round 3			4pm        Round 7 
6:30pm     Round 4		        6:30pm     Prize giving
Prizes Fund: $2340 Based on 60 entries 
Open:	1st $500     2nd $275     3rd $200     4th $150     5th $125     6th $100
Rating Divisions: U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
1st $150 2nd $100 3rd $80 in each division

Time Control:	60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move

Entry Fees:		
If registered by August 9th:  Adult: $57.00 Junior [U18]: $52.00 Aged Pensioner: $48  
If registered after August 9th: Adult: $75.00 Junior [U18]: $68.00 Aged Pensioner: $63     

• The tournament will be ACF rated.
• You need to register and pay by 9 August 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 one 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.
• 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 12 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
Newcastle Kings Gambit Tournament Wests City Newcastle corner King & Union streets 26 Aug, 2018 1 day
Tournament: Newcastle Kings Gambit Tournament
Venue: Wests City Newcastle corner King & Union streets
Start Date: 26 Aug, 2018
Duration: 1 day
Details:

 

Length:               7 rounds
Start/End:            Sunday, 26 August 2018
Registration:         from 10.15 am to 10.15 am on the day
Start time:           10.30 am
Entry Fee(s):         Adults $20 Juniors(U18) $10
Rounds:               7 rounds: 10.30am, 11.20am, 12.10pm, [lunch] 1.30pm, 2.20pm, 3.10pm, 4.00pm
Time Control:         15 Minutes + 5 seconds from move 1
Games will be recorded
Arbiter/DOP:          TBA
Prizes:               depending on entries
Enquiries to:         Greg wilson 0419 120 265 or cavalierwilson@gmail.com
SPECIAL:              Fixed opening event – all games start with the kings gambit 1.e4 e5; 2.f4

Link: http://newcastlechess.club
2018 Ryde-Eastwood OpenPayPal Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW 29 Sep, 2018 3 days
Tournament: 2018 Ryde-Eastwood Open
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 29 Sep, 2018
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 28th September
Adult: $62.00    Junior [U18]: $56.00   Aged Pensioner: $52  
If registered after 28th September   
Adult: $80.00    Junior [U18]: $72.00   Aged Pensioner: $68     

• The event will be ACF rated
• You need to register and pay by 28th 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.
• 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 12 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Register: Register Online Entries List
2018 Gosford Open Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford 20 Oct, 2018 2 days
Tournament: 2018 Gosford Open
Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Start Date: 20 Oct, 2018
Duration: 2 days
Details:

 

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

 

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
2018 NSWCA AGM Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW 25 Nov, 2018 1 day
Tournament: 2018 NSWCA AGM
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 25 Nov, 2018
Duration: 1 day
Details:

 

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.