FIDE time control 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move from move 1
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
You need to register and pay by 9 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. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes, including 1st-7th prizes in the Minor.
The Open Division will be FIDE 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.