Auckland Anniversary Weekender 2023 is a 6 round chess tournament held from 28th to 30th January at Auckland Chess Centre.

Auckland Anniversary Weekender 2023

Auckland Chess Centre exterior view January 2021

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Auckland Anniversary Weekender 2023

Auckland Anniversary Weekender 2023 is a 6 round chess tournament with 2 rounds scheduled per day over 3 days. Hosted by and held at the Auckland Chess Centre.

Results

Prizewinners

Category Position Points Player
Open 1st 6/6 GM Samy Shoker
Open 2nd 5/6 FM Leonard McLaren
Open,
Under 1800
3rd equal
(receiving 1st equal Under 1800 prize)
4.5/6 Anya Thurner
Open,
Under 1800
3rd equal
(receiving 1st equal Under 1800 prize)
4.5/6 Buthsara Hettiarachchi
Open 5th equal
(receiving 3rd equal Open prize)
4/6 J Nigel Metge
Open,
Under 1800
5th equal
(receiving 3rd equal Open prize and 3rd equal Under 1800 prize)
4/6 WCM Nadia Braganza
Open,
Under 1800,
Under 1200
5th equal
(receiving 1st Under 1200 prize)
4/6 Leon Liu
Open,
Under 1800
5th equal
(receiving 3rd equal Open prize and 3rd equal Under 1800 prize)
4/6 Duncan McDonald
Open,
Under 1800
5th equal
(receiving 3rd equal Open prize and 3rd equal Under 1800 prize)
4/6 Ilias Angelo (Leo) Baker
Open,
Under 1800
5th equal
(receiving 3rd equal Open prize and 3rd equal Under 1800 prize)
4/6 Yao Zen Markis Tew
Open,
Under 1800,
Under 1300 and Over 1200
5th equal
(receiving 1st Under 1300 and Over 1200 prize)
4/6 Alan Gaynor

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

Live Game Broadcast

Link to broadcast of live games for boards 1 to 5 on DGT Livechess and Lichess.

Photos available from

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$60 per player.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am Saturday 28th January 2023 or when full.

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

All entries and payments must be made online with TryBooking or through using the form below. Multiple players may be entered in the same booking, simply select number of players (tickets).

Name of player entered would be listed in Vega Results. Link also available in Results section of this webpage.

Please contact us if name is not listed more than a day after submission.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 28th to Monday 30th January 2023

Venue

Auckland Chess Centre exterior view January 2021

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

Travel Arrangements

Book Flights, Transport and Accommodation with

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

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

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players meeting 9.15am Saturday 28th January 2023
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 28th January 2023
Round 2 2.30pm Saturday 28th January 2023
Round 3 9.30am Sunday 29th January 2023
Round 4 2.30pm Sunday 29th January 2023
Round 5 9.30am Monday 30th January 2023
Round 6 2.30pm Monday 30th January 2023

No prize giving ceremony would be held. Players may leave after their last game is completed.

Prizes would be paid to prize winners bank account online after the event.

Prize Fund

Two thirds of entry fees would be paid out as prizes. Prize distribution to be determined on the first day of the tournament.

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(s), would receive the highest monetary value prize.

Auckland Anniversary Weekender 2023 prize distribution:

Table of prizes to be published here. (when available)

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Mike Steadman

Chief Arbiter: IA Keong Ang

Arbiter: Timothy Ha

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