Auckland Christmas Friendship Tournament 2021 is held in New Lynn as a 7 round rapid tournament for the Puchen Wang Cup.

Auckland Christmas Friendship Tournament 2021

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Auckland Christmas Friendship Tournament 2021

Auckland Christmas Friendship Tournament 2021 is held at New Lynn Community Centre, New Lynn on Tuesday 21st December 2021. Players would be competing for the “Puchen Wang Cup”  in a 7 round swiss system rapid tournament.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$40 per player.

Entry Instructions

Club BNZ account for payment: 02 0168 0091321 01 (state player name & “Friendship”).

Use online entry form to confirm payment and enter.

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COVID-19 Policy

This event will follow NZCF covid guidelines if it needs to be postponed or cancelled.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Date

Tuesday 21st December 2021

Venue

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New Lynn Community Centre

45 Totara Avenue, New Lynn

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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.

Format

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

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players meeting 9.30am Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 1 10am Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 2 10.50am Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 3 11.40am Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 4 1.10pm Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 5 2pm Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 6 2.50pm Tuesday 21st December 2021
Round 7 3.40pm Tuesday 21st December 2021

Prize giving will be held as soon as possible after the last game is completed.

Prize Fund

1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Open $320 $250 $180 $100
1500 to 1700 $100
1300 to 1499 $100
Under 1300 $100
Unrated $50

Raffle draw of boxes of chocolates for non-prize winners.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Open 1st will also be awarded the Puchen Wang Cup.
  • No player may claim more than one prize.
  • In the event of a tie, prize money will be shared.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Paul Spiller

Chief Arbiter: IA Bob Gibbons

Club Treasurer: Ludi Zhang

Acknowledgement:

The Howick-Pakuranga Chess Club is pleased to be able to organise this event on behalf of Victor and Amy Wang. Thanks are also extended to Catherine Davidson, manager Community Hub New Lynn for support with the venue and sponsorship.

Results

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Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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