Auckland Girls Chess Championship 2022 is part of a New Zealand Chess Federation initiative that is more than a decade old to encourage girls to try chess in an all girl environment. A one day event with 3 separate 6 round rapid chess tournaments.

Auckland Girls Chess Championship 2022

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Auckland Girls Chess Championship 2022

Auckland Girls Chess Championship 2022 is part of a New Zealand Chess Federation initiative that is more than a decade old to encourage girls to try chess in an all girl environment. This one day event with 3 separate 6 round rapid chess tournaments is held from 9am to 2.30pm on 1st July 2022 at the Mount Eden War Memorial Hall.

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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 Girls Chess Championship 2022 COVID-19 policy:

Due to current Covid settings all players and teachers must wear a mask when inside the tournament hall (irrespective of age) and spectators (including parents) are not allowed inside the tournament hall. Teachers are allowed in the hall and if a school has no teachers present, one substitute per school (such as a parent) is allowed inside.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$17.50 per player.

Entry Instructions

Entries close Monday 27th June 2022.

Club account for payment: 02-0152-0036627-00

Reference: Auck Girls Particulars: Childs Name

Use online entry form to enter.

Entries Received

List of entries by age group and by school.

Event Information

Date

9am to 2.30pm Friday 1st July 2022

Venue

WAS: Mount Eden War Memorial Hall, 489 Dominion Road, Mt. Eden, Auckland.

Due to unforeseen circumstances venue has changed. The tournament will now be held at:

Mount Roskill War Memorial Hall

15 May Road, Mount Roskill, Auckland.

Eligibility

Open to all schoolgirls under the age of 18 before 1st January 2022.

Format

Three separate 6 round tournaments in age groups: Over 12, Under 12, and Under 10 years.

Time Controls

15 minutes, plus 5 seconds per move for each player per game.

Schedule

Start Time
Players Meeting 9am
Round 1 9.10am
Round 2 10am
Round 3 10.50am
Round 4 11.40am
Lunch break
Round 5 12.45pm
Round 6 1.35pm

Please arrive on time as the first round will start at 9.10am sharp. Other round times are guidelines only, and may be brought forward if rounds finish early.

Prizes

Auckland age group titles will be awarded for:

  • Under 18
  • Under 16
  • Under 14
  • Under 12
  • Under 10
  • Under 8
  • Under 6

 

Ages at 1st January 2022. At least 3 players required in each age group for title.

Winners will be acknowledged on the day. Trophies and medals for placegetters, plus participation certificates for all players will be posted to schools as soon as possible after the event.

Personnel

Organised by Waitakere and Summit Chess Clubs

Results

Prizewinners and Crosstables in PDF format.

Crosstables by standing for each of the 3 tournaments

Photos available from

Prizewinners

Position Player School
Over 12 years
Overall
1st Anya Thurner ACG Sunderland
2nd equal Yolanda Chang Epsom Girls Grammar School
2nd equal Ruichen Wang Takapuna Grammar School
2nd equal Sarah Sun Carmel College
2nd equal Tyleah Po'e-Tofaeono St Cuthbert's College Epsom
Under 18
1st equal Celia Chanwong Mt Roskill Grammar
1st equal Emma Thorburn Thames High School
3rd Anika Pattni Macleans College
Under 16
1st Phuong Do Sancta Maria College
2nd equal Ujjwala Vangala Epsom Girls Grammar School
2nd equal Maya Ali Mt Roskill Grammar
Under 14
1st Anya Thurner ACG Sunderland
2nd equal Yolanda Chang Epsom Girls Grammar School
2nd equal Ruichen Wang Takapuna Grammar School
2nd equal Sarah Sun Carmel College
2nd equal Tyleah Po'e-Tofaeono St Cuthbert's College Epsom
Under 12 years
Under 12
1st Emily Gan St Cuthbert's College Epsom
2nd equal Tracy Tang Somerville Intermediate School
2nd equal Alice Wei Upper Harbour Primary School
2nd equal Kavin Nila Vignesh Kumar Albany Junior High School
2nd equal Grishma Kichavadi Somerville Intermediate School
Under 10 years
Overall
1st equal D P Sayuni Vonara Rehansi Willow Park School
1st equal Carol Huixin Wang Arahoe School
1st equal Luna Xu Remuera School
Under 10
1st equal D P Sayuni Vonara Rehansi Willow Park School
1st equal Luna Xu Remuera School
3rd equal Lindsay Lingxi Wu Pigeon Mountain School
3rd equal Celine Pan Mission Heights Primary School
3rd equal Evelyn Law ACG Sunderland
Under 8
1st Carol Huixin Wang Arahoe School
2nd Jemima Brown Home Schooled
3rd equal Shanice Chenlu Albany School
3rd equal Allison Zhou Victoria Avenue School
3rd equal Camilla Chen Willow Park School
3rd equal Sarah Wei Upper Harbour Primary School

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