46th Trusts Open 2024 is a 6 round chess tournament held from 1st to 3rd June 2024 at the Te Pai Centre, Henderson, Auckland.

46th Trusts Open 2024

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46th Trusts Open 2024

46th Trusts Open 2024 is a 6 round chess tournament held from Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd June 2024 (King’s Birthday Weekend) at the Te Pai Centre, Henderson, Auckland.

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Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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Entry Details

Entry Fees

Tournament By 28th May 2024 Late
A grade $60 $70
B grade $60 $70
C grade $60 $70
Junior grade $45 $50
GMs and IMs Free $10

GMs and IMs would have $60 entry fee deducted from prizes of $100 or more.

Family discount, deduct $5 a player for 2 or more family members.

Entry Instructions

Use online entry form to enter and for further instructions.

New Zealand chess players who participate in more than one NZCF rated event in a year must be a member of a chess club that is affiliated or associated with NZCF (New Zealand Chess Federation). The Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club offers memberships that fulfill this requirement from just $15.

Event Information

46th Trusts Open 2024 is a 6 round chess tournament held at the Te Pai Centre, Henderson, Auckland over King’s Birthday Weekend from Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd June 2024. There is an anticipated prize fund of $4500 spread over 4 tournaments.

Summarised information available in printable brochure.

Dates

Saturday 1st to Monday 3rd June 2024

Venue

Te Pai Centre front
Te Pai Centre

Cnr Lincoln Road & Te Pai Place, Henderson, Auckland.

Travel Arrangements

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.

Players rated between 1800 and 1999 can enter either the A or B grade tournaments. Other players can enter a tournament higher than their rating, but the organisers reserve the right to move them if they feel they have entered an inappropriate one.

Format

Four separate 6 round Swiss tournaments. A, B, C, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible. Junior NZCF rated only where possible.

  • A tournament (1800 and above)
  • B Tournament (1500 to 1999)
  • C Tournament (under 1500)
  • Junior Tournament (under 12 years old on 1st January, 2024 and under 1200)

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Report attendance 9am Saturday 1st June 2024
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 1st June 2024
Round 2 2pm Saturday 1st June 2024
Round 3 9.30am Sunday 2nd June 2024
Round 4 2pm Sunday 2nd June 2024
Round 5 9.30am Monday 3rd June 2024
Round 6 2pm Monday 3rd June 2024

Prize Fund

Tournament 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
A grade $700 $500 $350 $200
6 wins bonus $150
Rating prize 1/3 $75
Rating prize 2/3 $75
Rating prize 3/3 $75
Upset per round $10
B grade $350 $250 $150
6 wins bonus $100
Rating prize 1/3 $50
Rating prize 2/3 $50
Rating prize 3/3 $50
Upset per round $10
C grade $200 $150 $100
6 wins bonus $50
Rating prize 1/3 $40
Rating prize 2/3 $40
Rating prize 3/3 $40
Upset per round $10
Junior grade $150 $100 $75
Under 10 years $50 $25
Under 8 years $50 $25
Best Game $100

Agreed draws under 30 moves are not permitted.

First breach – loss of 50% of any prize money.

Second breach – loss of 100% of any prize money.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Bob Smith. phone +64274786282 or email [email protected]

Chief Arbiter:

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