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2024 City of Sydney Rapid                  
Tournament: 2024 City of Sydney Rapid
Venue: Sydney Academy of Chess Level 2 Suite 2 1-17 Elsie Street Burwood, NSW
Start Date: 21 Apr, 2024
Duration: 1 day
Details:

DGT Live Games Broadcast: https://lichess.org/broadcast/2024-nswca-city-of-sydney-rapid/round-1/U1CsxRsn

10:00	Registration
10:30am	Round 1


Time Limit: 15 minutes each per game plus 10 seconds per move. 

Entry Fee:
If registered on 19 April: 	$35 including all titled players
If registered on 20 April: 	$50 including all titled players

Prizes: 
1st $300 2nd $250 3rd $200 
U2000-1800, U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
$150 in each division

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated. All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.
• All players under 13 years of age must have a parent or guardian on the premises at all times.
• You need to register and pay by 1 March to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Absolutely no entries will be accepted on the day.
• Players are eligible for one prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes.
• Forfeit times: Any player who arrives at the chessboard after their time has elapsed shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides otherwise.
• All NSW resident players must be full members for 2024 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.
• For further information email tournaments@nswca.org.au or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au
• All prizes not redeemed within 3 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
2024 Wollongong ANZACs Rapid
Tournament: 2024 Wollongong ANZACs Rapid
Venue: Wollongong Collegians 3A Charlotte St Wollongong, NSW 2500
Start Date: 27 Apr, 2024
Duration: 1 day
Details:

Free parking is available at the venue.

When: Saturday 27 April

Schedule: 10:30am Registration
11:00 am Round 1
Prize giving approximately 6:30pm

Format: 7 round Swiss

Prizes: 1st $500 2nd $300 3rd $200
1800-1600, 1599-1300, 1299 and below $300 in each division
Top Illawarra Junior to receive a term tuition at Wollongong Junior Chess Club (Valued at $170)
Time Control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move

Entry fees:
If registered by ANZAC day 25 April: $30, free entry for all titled players.
If registering after 25 April: $50 including all titled players.

Entries on the day will be included from round 2 onwards unless the arbiter decides otherwise.

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated. All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.
• All minors must be signed into Collegians Wollongong (the playing venue) by an adult.
• Outside of main playing area, minors must be accompanied by an adult.
• You need to register and pay by 25 April to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Players are eligible for one prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for
rating-restricted prizes.
• All NSW resident players must be full members for 2024 of (or join) the NSWCA or the NSWJCL.
• To be eligible to win the title of Wollongong ANZAC Rapid Champion the player must live within Illawarra or
Shoalhaven region.
• By entering the event, players acknowledge decisions of the organiser, Wollongong Chess Club (WCC) are final.
• For further information email illawarrachess@gmail.com or visit the WCC or NSWCA websites: https://www.facebook.com/groups/143239717890884/ (WCC) www.nswca.org.au (NSW Chess)

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
Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pkeuIcYTXxV68vm0bljnwOzvGD0PwmfTWI9NoMsrlgM/viewform?edit_requested=true
Chatswood Checkmate Allegro                  
Tournament: Chatswood Checkmate Allegro
Venue: The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
Start Date: 19 May, 2024
Duration: 1 day
Details:

The tournament will take place in the foyer of the Concourse.

10:30am	Round 1


Time Limit: 10 minutes each per game plus 5 seconds per move. 

Entry Fee:
If registered by 17 May: $25 including all titled players
If registered on 18 May: $35 including all titled players

Prizes: 
1st $300 2nd $250 3rd $200 
U2000-1800, U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
$150 in each division

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated. All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.
• You need to register and pay by 17 May to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Absolutely no entries will be accepted on the day.
• Players are eligible for one prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes.
• Forfeit times: Any player who arrives at the chessboard after their time has elapsed shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides otherwise.
• All NSW resident players must be full members for 2024 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 email tournaments@nswca.org.au or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au
• All prizes not redeemed within 3 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.
• Chatswood is a major transport hub with buses and trains nearby. There is parking available underneath the Concourse at $8 for the day.

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
2024 NSW Open
Tournament: 2024 NSW Open
Venue: Novotel Sydney West HQ 55 Sherbrooke St, Rooty Hill NSW 2766
Start Date: 07 Jun, 2024
Duration: 4 days
Details:

ENTRIES ARE NOT CURRENTLY OPEN


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Notice Board
NSWCA Mailing List (28 Mar, 2024)
Please use the following link to subscribe to the NSWCA mailing list and keep updated on upcoming events! http://eepurl.com/bmSiX9
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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