2021 Bob Wade Memorial Tournament is a 6 round Rapid chess event to celebrate 100 years since IM Bob Wade was born on 10 April 1921

2021 Bob Wade Memorial Tournament

IM Bob Wade playing chess with black pieces
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2021 Bob Wade Memorial Tournament

2021 Bob Wade Memorial Tournament is a 6 round Rapid chess event to celebrate 100 years since IM Bob Wade was born on 10th April 1921. Organised by Howick-Pakuranga Chess Club to be held on Saturday 10th April 2021 at the Howick Bowling Club, 33 Selwyn Road, Howick, Auckland.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

Open: $50 per player.

B Grade: $40 per player.

Entry Instructions

Entries close Thursday 8th April 2021 or when full.

Total entries are restricted to the first 120 players registered.

Club account for payment: BNZ 02 0168 0091321 01 (state name & state name and reference either BWO, Open or BWB, B Grade).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Date

Saturday 10th April 2021

Venue

Howick Bowling Club exterior view

Howick Bowling Club, 33 Selwyn Road, Howick, 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.

Total entries are restricted to the first 120 players registered.

Format

6 round Swiss tournament, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players meeting 9am Saturday 10th April 2021
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 10th April 2021
Round 2 10.45am Saturday 10th April 2021
Round 3 12pm Saturday 10th April 2021
Lunch Break 1pm Saturday 10th April 2021
Round 4 1.30pm Saturday 10th April 2021
Round 5 2.45pm Saturday 10th April 2021
Round 6 4pm Saturday 10th April 2021

Prize giving as soon as possible after the last round is completed.

Prize Fund

Open: 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200.

B Grade (Under 1800): 1st $300, 2nd $180, 3rd $120.

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, Under1800, or Grade Prize, would receive the highest monetary value prize.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: Ludi Zhang

Chief Arbiter: IA Ying Wang

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega webpages: Open, B Grade (Under 1800).

Photos available from

Prizewinners

Position Points Player
Open
1st 5.5/6 GM Gawain C B Jones
2nd 5/6 FM Michael V R Steadman
3rd equal 4.5/6 Felix Xie
3rd equal 4.5/6 FM Alphaeus Wei Ern Ang
B Grade
1st 5.5/6 Zachary Yu
2nd equal 5/6 Louis Lim
2nd equal 5/6 Euan McDougall
2nd equal 5/6 Hunter Po'e-Tofaeono
2nd equal 5/6 Anderson Chen

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