Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2021 is a 6 round chess tournament held from 6th to 8th February at the Auckland Chess Centre.

Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2021

Auckland Chess Centre view from road

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Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2021

Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2021 is a chess tournament held from Saturday 6th to Sunday 8th February 2021 at the Auckland Chess Centre. There are 6 rounds with 2 rounds per day scheduled. Games have a single time control of 90 minutes per player with an increment of 30 seconds per move from the first move.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$50 per player.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am 6th February 2021 or when full.

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

Club account for payment:12-3011-0713528-00 (state name & “WaiWk”).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 6th to Monday 8th February 2021

Venue

Auckland Chess Centre view from road

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

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 6th February 2021
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 6th February 2021
Round 2 2.30pm Saturday 6th February 2021
Round 3 9.30am Sunday 7th February 2021
Round 4 2.30pm Sunday 7th February 2021
Round 5 9.30am Monday 8th February 2021
Round 6 2.30pm Monday 8th February 2021

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.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Mike Steadman

Chief Arbiter: IA Keong Ang

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

Link to Vega generated webpages with more detail including recorded games.

Live Game Broadcast

Games from boards 1 to 4 are broadcast live on DGT Livechess Cloud.

Photos available from

Prizewinners

Position Points Player
Open
1st equal 5.5/6 FM Alphaeus Wei Ern Ang
1st equal 5.5/6 FM Allen Chi Zhou Fan
3rd equal 4.5/6 FM Robert W Smith
3rd equal 4.5/6 FM John Duneas
Under 1800
1st equal 4.5/6 Kendrick Botong Zhang
1st equal 4.5/6 Isabelle Yixuan Ning
3rd equal 4/6 Oscar Shu Xuan Qin
3rd equal 4/6 Terry Shen
3rd equal 4/6 Hao Tang
Under 1500 and Over 1200
1st equal 3/6 Baraa Zara
1st equal 3/6 Matthew Chen
Under 1200
1st 3.5/6 Emily Gan
2nd 3/6 Harry Redwood

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