Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023
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Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023
Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023 comprise 3 separate swiss system chess tournaments of 6 rounds. 11th Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023 is held on 11th February 2023 at Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Taradale, Napier.
$55 per player ‘A‘ tournament.
$45 per player ‘B‘ tournament.
$25 per player ‘Junior‘ tournament.
$10 Late Fee if payment not received by Tuesday 7th February 2023. Entries without payment are treated as late and can be paid in cash up to 9am 11th February 2023.
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: 03–0658–0245215–00 (state name & tournament category).
Use online entry form to enter.
New Zealand chess players who participate in 2 or more NZCF rated events in a year must be a member of a chess club that is affiliated or associated with NZCF (New Zealand Chess Federation). The Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club offers memberships that fulfill this requirement from just $10.
Saturday 11th February 2023
83 Tait Drive, Taradale, Napier.
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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, NZCF and FIDE rated where possible.
- A tournament for players rated 1800 or higher.
- B tournament for players rated below 1800.
- Junior tournament for players rated below 1200 and under the age of 20 before 1st January 2023.
The organiser reserves the right to move a player to a different tournament category.
25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.
|Start Time||Day & Date|
|Players meeting||9am||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Round 1||9.30am||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Round 2||10.45am||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Round 3||12pm||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Lunch break||1pm||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Round 4||2pm||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Round 5||3.15pm||Saturday 11th February 2023|
|Round 6||4.30pm||Saturday 11th February 2023|
Prize giving as soon as possible after last game of Round 6 completed.
Venue must be cleared and vacated by 6pm.
Valued over $1500, $1320 cash and award winning Hawke’s Bay wine.
Vega Webpage View
Link to Vega Webpages: A, B, Junior. (when available)
Photos available from
Prizewinners would be listed here.