Hawkes Bay Rapid 2022 comprise 3 separate swiss system chess tournaments of 6 rounds on 12th February 2022 at Taradale, Napier. CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Hawkes Bay Rapid 2022

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Hawkes Bay Rapid 2022

Hawkes Bay Rapid 2022 comprise 3 separate swiss system chess tournaments of 6 rounds.  10th Hawkes Bay Rapid 2022 is held on 12th February 2022 at Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Taradale, Napier.

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

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COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) for Napier must be at Orange or Green for this event to proceed. Vaccine Pass REQUIRED.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Players and spectators aged 12 and over are required to show a vaccination pass and sign in with QR scanning/contact recording. Masks are recommended but not required.

  • Hand sanitiser will be provided
  • Handshakes before and/or after the game are not required
  • If necessary, restrictions may be placed on numbers of spectators in the playing venue

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$55 per player ‘A‘ tournament.

$45 per player ‘B‘ tournament.

$25 per player ‘Junior‘ tournament.

$10 Late Fee if payment not received by Monday 7th February 2022. Entries without payment are treated as late and can be paid in cash up to 9am 12th February 2022.

Entry Instructions

Entries on the day of play accepted only at the discretion of the organiser.

The organiser reserves the right to shift a player to a different tournament.

Club account for payment: 030658024521500 (state name & tournament choice).

Use online entry form to enter.

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 12th February 2022

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Venue

Greenmeadows East Community Hall

83 Tait Drive, Taradale, Napier.

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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

Three separate 6 round Swiss tournaments, NZCF and FIDE rated where possible.

  1. A tournament for players rated 1800 or higher.
  2. B tournament for players rated below 1800.
  3. Junior tournament for players rated below 1200 and under the age of 20 before 1st January 2022.

 

The organiser reserves the right to move a player to a different tournament category.

Time Controls

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

Schedule

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Start Time Day & Date
Players meeting 9am Saturday 12th February 2022
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 12th February 2022
Round 2 10.45am Saturday 12th February 2022
Round 3 12pm Saturday 12th February 2022
Lunch break 1pm Saturday 12th February 2022
Round 4 2pm Saturday 12th February 2022
Round 5 3.15pm Saturday 12th February 2022
Round 6 4.30pm Saturday 12th February 2022

Prize giving as soon as possible after last game of Round 6 completed.

Venue must be cleared and vacated by 6pm.

Prize Fund

Valued over $1500, $1320 cash and award winning Hawke’s Bay wine.

Tournament 1st 2nd 3rd
A $500 $250 $120
B $150 $120 $90
Junior $40 $30 $20

Personnel

Chief Organiser: Mike Earle

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Webpages: A, B, Junior. (when available)

Photos available from

when available

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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