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2015 Gosford Open
Tournament: 2015 Gosford Open
Venue: Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Start Date: 07 Nov, 2015
Duration: 2 days

NOT A Grand Prix Event
Guaranteed Minimum Prizes (if at least fifteen players) *
When : Saturday 7th November and Sunday 8th November 2015
Where : Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford.
Special note: On the Saturday the tournament will be held in the Parkview Room in 
the main club, but on the Sunday will move to the Bowling Club on the western side of 
Dane Drive, directly opposite the Leagues Club. 

Time limit: 1 hour with 10 sec Fischer Style increments 6 rounds

Saturday Rounds ( Nov 7 )
10am; 1pm; 3:30pm 
Sunday Rounds ( Nov 8 )
10am; 12:30pm & 3pm prizegiving 5:35pm

D.O.P. Rick Keuning
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 31st October

Post entries to - Allen Robinson, CCLCC Treasurer,
20 Bellinger Street, The Ponds NSW 2769

Enquiries : Allen on 0412 607 207 or Rick on 0425 206 459 or pjkeuning@gmail.com or 

¨	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.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Link: http://gosfordchess.com/Previous/2015/Gosford_Open_Advert_2015.pdf
2015 NSW Blitz Championship
Tournament: 2015 NSW Blitz Championship
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 28 Nov, 2015
Duration: 1 day

NOTE: All players must have a FIDE Identification number.

Australian Citizens & Permanent residents without FIDE id numbers will need to provide DOB, Place of Birth and Citizenship 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.

Registration at 10:30am
Start time 11am
Entry Fee $25
11 Rounds
Time Control: 5 minutes per player
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
• Players are eligible for 1 prize only. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted
• All NSW resident players must be full members of (or join) the NSWCA or the
• By entering the event, players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA)
is final.

Tournament: 2015 NSWCA AGM
Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Start Date: 28 Nov, 2015
Duration: 1 day

Starts 2.30pm following the NSW Blitz Championship

Recent Results
2015 Ryde Eastwood Open
07 Oct, 2015
2015 St George Weekender
24 Aug, 2015
2015 NSW State Championship   (Provisional Draw)
08 Aug, 2015
2015 NSW Rapid
13 Jul, 2015
2015 NSW Open
09 Jun, 2015

Notice Board
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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