Latvian Rapid 2022
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Latvian Rapid 2022
Latvian Rapid 2022 is a 6 round rapid chess tournament
held on Saturday 19th March 2022 POSTPONED to 30th July 2022 at Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts, Pakuranga, Auckland. The tournament is divided into 4 separate grades.
Current New Zealand COVID-19 regulations/policies will apply.
COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) for Auckland must be at Orange or Green for this event to proceed.
Please note that all players over 12 years old will need a Vaccination Pass to enter. Also, wearing a mask in the playing venue is mandatory at all times.
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 2022 16th July 2022.
Friday 18th March 2022Friday 29th July 2022.
Club account for payment: BNZ 02 0168 0091321 01 (state name & tournament choice).
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.
POSTPONED to Saturday 30th July 2022
Saturday 19th March 2022.
13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, Auckland.
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.
Four 6 round Swiss tournaments, NZCF & FIDE Rapid rated where possible.
- A Grade, (1800 and above)
- B Grade, (1500-1799)
- C Grade, (Below 1500)
- D Grade, (Below 1200)
25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.
Lunch after Round 3, between 1pm and 1.30pm approx.
Prize giving approx. 5.30pm.
|A Grade||B Grade||C Grade||D Grade|
|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.
Chief Organiser: Ludi Zhang
Chief Arbiter: IA Bob Gibbons
Arbiter: IA Ying Wang
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Prizewinners would be listed here.