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2024 Sydney Chess Championships James Ruse Agricultural High School 06 Jul, 2024 5 Days
Tournament: 2024 Sydney Chess Championships
Venue: James Ruse Agricultural High School
Start Date: 06 Jul, 2024
Duration: 5 Days
Details:

 

The NSW Chess Association, on behalf of the Rooty Hill Chess Club, presents, the 2024 Sydney Chess Championships.

Three Tournaments:
Sydney Open Chess Championships 
Sydney Classic Chess Championships
Sydney Blitz Chess Championships

Time Control: 
Open: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
Classic: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move
Blitz: 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move

$13,000+ Prize Money
10 x Chess.com Diamond Memberships

Entry Fees:
Please visit the website for full entry fees.
Early Bird (Before June 1st)
Normal (From June 1st to June 30th)
Late (From 1st of July)

Free Entry for GM/WGM/IM/WIM if entered before 1st of June

30% Discount for FM/WFM if entered before 1st of June

10% Discount for players over 2000 ACF/FIDE if entered before 1st of June.

Discounted entry applies to concession players. 

Chief Organiser: Winston Zhao Chen
Chief Arbiter: IA Charles Zworestine
Deputy Chief Arbiter: IA Peter Tsai
Arbiter: NA Bevan Clouston
Arbiter: FA Winston Zhao Chen

Please email winston@rootyhillchessclub.org for any questions. 

Website: https://sydneychesschampionships.rootyhillchessclub.org

Brochure: Download Brochure
Link: https://sydneychesschampionships.rootyhillchessclub.org/
2024 NSW Rapid PayPal Sydney Academy of Chess Level 2 Suite 2 1-17 Elsie Street Burwood, NSW 21 Jul, 2024 1 day
Tournament: 2024 NSW Rapid
Venue: Sydney Academy of Chess Level 2 Suite 2 1-17 Elsie Street Burwood, NSW
Start Date: 21 Jul, 2024
Duration: 1 day
Details:

 

10:00	Registration
10:30am	Round 1

Number of Rounds: 7
Time Control: 15 minutes plus 10 seconds per move


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

Entry Fee:
If registered on 19 July: 	$35 including all titled players
If registered on 20 July: 	$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 19 July 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.

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