Latvian Rapid 2021 is a 6 round rapid chess tournament held on Saturday 20th March 2021 at Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts, Pakuranga, Auckland.

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Latvian Rapid 2021

Latvian Rapid 2021 is a 6 round rapid chess tournament held on Saturday 20th March 2021 at Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts, Pakuranga, Auckland. The tournament is divided into 4 separate grades.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

Grandmasters and International Masters free (but a $60 entry fee deducted from prizes over $100).

$70 for ‘A’ and ‘B’ tournaments.

$60 for ‘C’ and ‘D’ tournaments.

Discount $10 if paid before 1st March 2021.

Entry Instructions

Entries close Friday 19th March 2021.

Club account for payment: BNZ 02 0168 0091321 01 (state name & tournament choice).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 20th March 2021.

Venue

Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts

13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, Auckland.

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

Four 6 round Swiss tournaments, NZCF & FIDE Rapid rated where possible.

Time Control

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

Schedule

Start Time
Players' meeting 9am
Round 1 9.30am
Round 2 10.45am
Round 3 12pm
Lunch Break 1pm
Round 4 1.30pm
Round 5 2.45pm
Round 6 4pm

Lunch after Round 3, between 1pm and 1.30pm approx.

Prize giving approx. 5.30pm.

Prize Fund

A Grade B Grade C Grade D Grade
1st $750 $500 $350 $250
2nd $500 $350 $250 $150
3rd $350 $250 $150 $100
4th $200 $150 $100 $50
Grade prizes 2x $100 2x $75

Other grade prizes may be awarded dependent upon entries.

PLEASE NOTE: No player may claim more than one prize.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: Ludi Zhang

Chief Arbiter: IA Bob Gibbons

Arbiter: IA Ying Wang

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

A Grade, B Grade, C Grade, D Grade.

Photos available from

when available

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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