Schedule: 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
Prize Fund $1,720
Based on 40 paid entries
Open: 1st $360 2nd $200 3rd $150 4th $110 5th $90 6th $75
Rating Divisions: U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
1st $110 2nd $75 3rd $60 subject to 5 players in each division
Time Control: 60 minutes plus 10 seconds per move
If registered by August 20th
Adult: $57.00 Junior [U18]: $52.00 Aged Pensioner: $48
If registered after August 20th
Adult: $75.00 Junior [U18]: $68.00 Aged Pensioner: $63
You need to register and pay by 20 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 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.
For further information contact David Webster by telephone on 0401 976 378, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the NSWCA website: www.nswca.org.au