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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


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

Live Games: https://sydneychesschampionships.rootyhillchessclub.org/prizes/

Entries closed! 193 players! Entries made after the 4th of July are not guaranteed a game in Round 1.

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


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

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
2024 New England Open Armidale Ex Services Memorial Club (“Servies”) 137 Dumaresq St, Armidale 14 Sep, 2024 2 days
Tournament: 2024 New England Open
Venue: Armidale Ex Services Memorial Club (“Servies”) 137 Dumaresq St, Armidale
Start Date: 14 Sep, 2024
Duration: 2 days


6 Round Swiss
Rate of Play: 1 hour + 10 second increments

Saturday 14th
10:00am - 10:45 - Registration
11:00am - Round 1
2:00pm - Round 2 
5:00pm - Round 3

Sunday 15th
9:00am - Round 4 
12:00pm - Round 5 
3:00pm - Round 6 
6:00pm or finish - Prizegiving

Please note: entrants U18 must have an adult in attendance.

$35 - Adults
$25 - Concession.
A late fee of $10 applies to entries after Friday 6 September (entries on the day are accepted).

How to sign up: Email your name, date of birth, ACF rating and postcode to chessinarmidale@gmail.com. (You do not need an ACF rating to enter)

Please confirm your registration by depositing your entry fee to 
Account Name: Armidale Chess Club: 
BSB: 932-000 
Account Number: 725956 
and adding name of the entrant and “NEO” as the reference.

Enquiries: Please email chessinarmidale@gmail.com for any enquiries.

Brochure: Download Brochure
Link: http://www.armidalechessclub.org/