Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023 comprise 3 separate swiss system chess tournaments of 6 rounds on 11th February 2023 at Taradale, Napier.

Hawkes Bay Rapid 2023

Geenmeadows East Community Hall exterior view

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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.

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 Tuesday 7th February 2023. Entries without payment are treated as late and can be paid in cash up to 9am 11th February 2023.

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 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.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 11th February 2023

Venue

Geenmeadows East Community Hall exterior view
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 2023.

 

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

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.

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, eMail: [email protected]

Results

Vega Webpage View

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

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(when available)

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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