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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 for 2015 of (or join) the NSWCA or the
• By entering the event, players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA)
is final.

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

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the New South Wales Chess Association Inc will be held on Saturday 28th November 2015 at 2.30pm at Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde.


1.	Welcome and apologies.
2.	Confirmation of the minutes of AGM held 29th November 2014.
3.	Presidents’ report.
4.	Treasurers’ report and consideration of the statement of income and expenditure.
5.	Other office bearer reports
6.	Notice of Motion: That the words in section 4.II of the constitution “Publicity Officer,” be removed and the words “one other member” be replaced by “two other members”.
7.	Determination of annual membership and club affiliation fees for 2016.
8.	Election of office bearers for the forthcoming year:
President *					Vice President *
Treasurer *					Secretary *
Ratings Officer				Registrar
Webmaster					Tournament Officer			
Communications Officer			Club Liaison Officer
Country Representative			Member without Portfolio
Publicity Officer (not required if Notice of Motion in item 6 passed)
Member without Portfolio (required if Notice of Motion in item 6 passed)

* Executive Positions

9.	Appointment of Auditor
10.	Appointment of Appeals Committee
11.	Other Business

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2015 NSW Country Teams Championship
Tournament: 2015 NSW Country Teams Championship
Venue: PCYC: Young Road and Melbourne Road, Broadmeadow 2292
Start Date: 05 Dec, 2015
Duration: 2 Days

Start/End:    Saturday/Sunday, 5/6 December 2015
Registration: from 9.30 am on the day or to Ron Groenhout
Time Control: Fischer: 60 minutes per play plus 10 second increment
Entry Fee(s): $60 per team of 3 players
Rounds:       6 rounds
  Saturday:   Round 1 - 10.30 am      Round 2 - 2.00 pm       Round 3 - 4.30 pm
  Sunday:     Round 4 - 9.30 am       Round 5 - 1.00 pm       Round 6 - 3.30 pm
Arbiter/DOP:  Peter Cassettari
Prizes:       depending on entries
Enquiries to: Ron Groenhout 0414 57 1111 or rongroenhout@syneca.com.au
SPECIAL:      Only NSW country players can enter. Please send team entries to Ron. If you want to play but do not have a team, send me your details and we will do our best to find a team for you to play in

Venue details
Plenty of off-street parking
Easily accessible from Broadmeadow Railway Station
•	Pass under tracks through subway to reach north-west side of station
•	Exit subway and turn left into Brown Road
•	Turn right to Young Road 
•	Melbourne Road and the PCYC are at second intersection

Food (sausages, hot chips, etc) and drinks can be purchased at the venue. Commercial take-away outlets are within easy walking distance

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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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