Auckland Chess Centre May Weekender 2020. Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th May 2020. Combined chess tournaments of 18 rounds consisting of 9 rounds of Blitz followed by 9 rounds of Rapid.

Auckland May Weekender 2020

due to COVID-19

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Auckland May Weekender 2020

due to COVID-19

WAS: Saturday 23rd May to Sunday 24th May 2020.

Class One Event

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$50 per player.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am 23rd May 2020 or when full.

Only first 50 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Club account for payment:12-3011-0713528-00 (state name & “MayWk”).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

due to COVID-19

WAS: Saturday 23rd May to Sunday 24th May 2020.

Venue

Auckland Chess Centre, 17 Cromwell Street, Mount Eden, Auckland.

Eligibility

Open to all players.

Non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation.

NZL players without FIDE ID must provide full Date of Birth.

Only first 50 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Format

18 rounds combined Swiss tournaments played as 2 tournaments.

9 rounds Blitz & 9 rounds Rapid. FIDE and NZCF rated where possible.

Final standings would be determined by combining both tournaments scores.

Rapid games have double value of Blitz games for standings purposes.

Time Controls

Blitz, 3 minutes each player plus 2 seconds increment per move from move one.

Rapid, 25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.

Schedule

due to COVID-19

Players meeting9.15amSaturday 23rd May 2020
Blitz rounds 1-99.30amSaturday 23rd May 2020
Rapid rounds 1-42pmSaturday 23rd May 2020
Rapid rounds 5-79.30amSunday 24th May 2020
Rapid rounds 8-92pmSunday 24th May 2020

Prize Fund

Open1st $3202nd $2003rd $100
Under18001st $2202nd $1803rd $80

Plus Grade Prizes to the value of $300.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

No player may claim more than one prize.

In the event of a tie, prize money will be shared.

Players eligible for open or grade prize would receive the highest monetary value prize.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Michael V R Steadman.

Chief Arbiter: IA Keong Ang.

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

Blitz, Rapid.

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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