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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.

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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.

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