Bay of Plenty Rapid 2020
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15th Bay of Plenty Rapid 2020
Saturday 29th February 2020
‘A’ tournament: $55 per player.
‘B’ tournament: $50 per player.
‘Junior’ tournament: $35 per player.
Subtract $5 per player for 2 or more members of same immediate family. ($5 family discount)
No entries accepted on day of play. Payment not received / not shown = Not Entered.
$15 per player Late Fee if payment not received / not shown by 12pm Thursday 27th February 2020.
Club account for payment: BNZ 02-0372-0029728-000 (state name & tournament choice).
Use online entry form to enter by clicking button below:
Saturday 29th February 2020.
Bay of Plenty Masonic Centre – 33 Hairini Street, Hairini, Tauranga.
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.
Three separate 6 round Swiss tournaments, FIDE and NZCF rated where possible.
‘A’ tournament for players rated 1800 and above.
‘B’ tournament for players rated below 1800.
‘Junior’ tournament for players aged under 20 years before 1st January 2020 and rated below 1200.
The organisers reserve the right to shift a player to a different tournament if they feel an inappropriate one has been entered.
25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.
Tea, coffee, and biscuits will be provided at no charge throughout the tournament.
|Start Time||Day & Date|
|Players meeting||9am||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Round 1||9.30am||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Round 2||10.45am||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Round 3||12pm||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Lunch break||1pm||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Round 4||2pm||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Round 5||3.15pm||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Round 6||4.30pm||Saturday 29th February 2020|
|Prizegiving||5.45pm||Saturday 29th February 2020|
Prize Fund ($1400 total value)
|'A' tournament Open||$300||$200||$100||$50|
|'A' tournament Grade one||$60|
|'A' tournament Grade two||$40|
|'B' tournament Open||$150||$100||$50|
|'B' tournament Grade one||$50|
|'B' tournament Grade two||$30|
|'B' tournament Open||$100||$70||$40|
|'Junior tournament Grade one||$40|
|'Junior tournament Grade two||$20|
The ‘A’ tournament winner will hold the BOP Rapid trophy until the next BOP Rapid. The local player with the best result in the same tournament receives the best local player trophy until the next BOP Rapid.
PLEASE NOTE: No player may claim more than one monetary prize. In the event of a tie, prize money will be shared.
Grade prizes awarded in bands, eg. Player eligible for grade two prize cannot win grade one prize.
Players eligible for open or grade prize would receive the highest monetary value prize.
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|1st equal||4.5/6||FM Ben Hague|
|1st equal||4.5/6||IM Paul Anthony Garbett|
|1st equal||4.5/6||FM Alphaeus Wei Ern Ang|
|4th equal||4/6||Evan Timothy Capel|
|4th equal and under 2100||4/6||Noel Pinic|
|Best Bay of Plenty player||4/6||Noel Pinic|
|under 1900 equal||3.5/6||Felix Xie|
|under 1900 equal||3.5/6||Oscar Shu Xuan Qin|
|2nd equal||4/6||Huy Minh (Timothy) Ha|
|2nd equal||4/6||Leyton Hackney|
|2nd equal||4/6||Neil Cruden|
|2nd equal and under 1600||4/6||John Guan|
|under 1400||3.5/6||Nrusingha Rath|
|under 12||3/6||Matthew Kangmin Kim|
|under 10||2.5/6||Koki Hara|