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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
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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
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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
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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 NSW Rapid PayPal 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
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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