20th Bay of Plenty Open Invitational 2021 is held on 16th January 2021 at Tauranga RSA.

20th Bay of Plenty Open Invitational 2021

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20th Bay of Plenty Open Invitational 2021

20th Bay of Plenty Open Invitational 2021 held on Saturday 16th January had a good turnout of 22 players. All players were divided into 5 groups. These groups made up 5 tournaments, 4 round robins and 1 swiss, of 3 rounds.

Bay of Plenty Open Inviational keeps increasing in popularity with increased participation from strong players. Hardly surprising as this is a very accessible chess event that is affordable, offers good prize money to entry fee ratio with many prizes. All done without external financial support! A good time with quality chess games was had by all.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$25 per player.

Entry Instructions

Club account for payment: BNZ 02-0372-0029728-000 (state name & “BoPInvt”).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 16th January 2021

Venue

Tauranga RSA, 1237 Cameron Road, Greerton, Tauranga.

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.

Format

One day event of Three rounds.

Players will be placed in groups of four or six players.

Each group is a separate individual tournament where four player groups would be paired as a single round robin while six player groups would be paired as a swiss.

All event groups NZCF standard rated where possible.

Time Controls

50 minutes each player plus 30 seconds increment per move from move one.

Schedule

8.50am players meeting on Saturday 16th January 2021.

Two rounds would be played then a lunch break before final round.

Prize Fund

Each group, 1st place $50, 2nd place $30.

Personnel

(the region’s Affiliated NZ Chess Federation chess club)

supported by the complimentary Tauranga Chess Club

 

Chief Organiser: Caleb Wright

Chief Arbiter: Caleb Wright

Results

Vega Webpage View

Players are placed in groups of four or six players. Each group is a separate individual tournament of 3 rounds.

Link to Vega Results. Direct links to individual tournaments: Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D and Group E.

Photos available from

Prizewinners

Tournament Position Points Player
A Group
1st 3/3 FM Alphaeus Wei Ern Ang
2nd 2/3 Felix Xie
B Group
1st 3/3 Ar John Guan
2nd 2/3 Hao Tang
C Group
1st equal 2/3 Thomas Gothorp
1st equal 2/3 Ariel Patdu
D Group
1st 3/3 Ryan Hwang
2nd 2/3 Duki Stojanovic
E Group
1st 2.5/3 Harry Redwood
2nd equal 2/3 Cole Wright
2nd equal 2/3 Horacio Miranda

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