Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2023 is a 6 round chess tournament held from 4th to 6th February at Auckland Chess Centre.

Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2023

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Auckland Waitangi Weekender 2023

Auckland Waitangi 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

Prizewinners would be listed here.

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

Live Game Broadcast

Link to broadcast of live games. (when available)

Photos available from

(when available)

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$60 per player.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am Saturday 4th February 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 4th to Monday 6th February 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 4th February 2023
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 4th February 2023
Round 2 2.30pm Saturday 4th February 2023
Round 3 9.30am Sunday 5th February 2023
Round 4 2.30pm Sunday 5th February 2023
Round 5 9.30am Monday 6th February 2023
Round 6 2.30pm Monday 6th February 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 Waitangi 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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