Howick Junior Masters 2022 comprise 3 eight-player round-robin chess tournaments of 7 rounds each played over 2 days at Howick Chess Centre.

Howick Junior Masters 2022

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Howick Junior Masters 2022

Howick Junior Masters 2022 comprise three eight-player round-robin chess tournaments of 7 rounds each (4 rounds Saturday, 3 on Sunday) for players in rating bands. Group 1: “Bishops” for under 1200; Group 2: “Rooks” for 1201-1500; Group 3: “Kings” for 1501-1800 rating. These will be played at the Howick Chess Centre with 30 minutes per player plus 30 seconds increment per move and will give players chances to earn or improve FIDE and NZCF ratings.

Results

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results: Bishops, Rooks, Kings. (when available)

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

Howick Chess Centre account for payment: 02-0168-0020937-000 (state name & FIDE ID number of the player).

Email: Paul Spiller <[email protected]> with details of payment. Please include full name and FIDE ID number of the player in email.

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 26th to Sunday 27th November 2022

Venue

Howick Chess Centre exterior

Howick Chess Centre, 12 Central Terrace, Howick, Auckland.

Travel Arrangements

Car Hire with Economy Bookings
Flights and Accommodation with WayAway

Eligibility

Open to players rated under 1800.

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 24 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Format

Up to three round robin tournaments of 8 players each, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.

Bishops: Players rated under 1200

Rooks: Players rated from 1200 to 1499

Kings: Players rated from 1500 to 1799

If there are more players than 8 entering a particular group then the Organiser reserves the right to move the players to a different group to ensure a minimum of 8 players in each division. Players are given places on a “first in, first served” basis.

Time Control

30 minutes each player plus 30 seconds increment per move from move one.

Note that because players are under 1800 it is possible to standard FIDE rate these tournaments with this time control.

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Round 1 10am Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 2 12pm Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 3 2.30pm Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 4 4.30pm Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 5 10am Sunday 27th November 2022
Round 6 12pm Sunday 27th November 2022
Round 7 2.30pm Sunday 27th November 2022
Prize giving 5pm Sunday 27th November 2022

Prize Fund

A combination of some cash, books and voucher prizes.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Paul Spiller (phone: 0274595176)

Chief Arbiter: NA Hilton Bennett

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