Auckland ANZAC Weekender 2022 is a 6 round chess tournament held at the Auckland Chess Centre with 2 rounds scheduled per day over 3 days.

Auckland ANZAC Weekender 2022

Auckland Chess Centre exterior view January 2021

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Auckland ANZAC Weekender 2022

Auckland ANZAC Weekender 2022 is a 6 round chess tournament held at the Auckland Chess Centre with 2 rounds scheduled per day over 3 days.

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COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) for Auckland must be at Orange or Green for this event to proceed.

Auckland Chess Centre COVID-19 policies (effective 21st April 2022):

With the exception of tenants who reside in Auckland Chess Centre, the following COVID-19 policies would apply to everyone entering the property:

  1. Operating only in NZ Covid Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) Orange or Green. Closed in Red.
  2. Masks that cover the nose and mouth must be worn by everyone at all times when indoors within the property of Auckland Chess Centre.

These COVID-19 policies are to meet or exceed NZ government recommendations in order to keep everybody at Auckland Chess Centre as safe as reasonably possible.

Additionally, current New Zealand government COVID-19 regulations or policies will also apply.

It is possible that this tournament may be cancelled or otherwise affected by other disruptions. Please understand the difficulties in staging events during the pandemic.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$60 per player.

Maximum refund is $50 (due to costs already incurred) for any and all reasons.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am 23rd April 2022 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.

Auckland ANZAC Weekender 2022

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 23rd to Monday 25th April 2022

Venue

Auckland Chess Centre exterior view January 2021

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

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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 23rd April 2022
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 23rd April 2022
Round 2 2.30pm Saturday 23rd April 2022
Round 3 9.30am Sunday 24th April 2022
Round 4 2.30pm Sunday 24th April 2022
Round 5 9.30am Monday 25th April 2022
Round 6 2.30pm Monday 25th April 2022

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

 1st2nd3rd
Open$320$200$100
Under 1800$220$180$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, Under1800, or Grade Prize, would receive the highest monetary value prize.

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

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Mike Steadman

Chief Arbiter: IA Keong Ang

Live Broadcast Technician: Timothy Ha

Results

Vega Webpage View

Live Game Broadcast

Links to broadcasts of live games:

DGT Livechess

lichess (click the round number to see relevant games)

Photos available from

Also available from Auckland Chess Centre’s Facebook photo album.

Prizewinners

Position Points Player
Open
1st 5.5/6 CM Felix Xie
2nd equal 4.5/6 Hao Tang
3rd equal 4/6 CM David Cilia Vincenti
3rd equal 4/6 WCM Isabelle Yixuan Ning
3rd equal 4/6 FM John Duneas
Under 1800
Open 2nd equal 1st equal 4.5/6 Hunter Po'e-Tofaeono
Open 2nd equal 1st equal 4.5/6 Philli Park-Tamati
Open 3rd equal 3rd equal 4/6 Daniel Wang
Open 3rd equal 3rd equal 4/6 Karl Holdo
Open 3rd equal 3rd equal 4/6 Timothy Huy Minh Ha
Under 1600
1st equal 3.5/6 Grayson Po'e-Tofaeono
Under 1400
1st equal 3/6 Alex Coates
1st equal 3/6 Eric Fan
Under 1200
1st 3/6 Luna Xu

Congratulations to the prizewinners!

We will be contacting prizewinners by email in the next few days to arrange prize payment. Prizewinners may also use the contact us form to get in touch with us to claim their prize.

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