Latvian Rapid 2022 comprises four separate 6 round rapid chess tournaments at Pakuranga, Auckland. POSTPONED to 30th July 2022.

Latvian Rapid 2022

Te Tuhi entrace exterior view
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds

Table of Contents

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.

COVID-19 banner

COVID-19 Policy

Current New Zealand COVID-19 regulations/policies will apply.

COVID-19 Precautions:

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.

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 2022 16th July 2022.

Entry Instructions

Entries close 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.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

POSTPONED to Saturday 30th July 2022

WAS: Saturday 19th March 2022.

Venue

Te Tuhi entrace exterior view
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.

  • A Grade, (1800 and above)
  • B Grade, (1500-1799)
  • C Grade, (Below 1500)
  • D Grade, (Below 1200)

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

Links to Vega Webpages.

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

Photos available from

(when available)

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

Share

New Zealand Chess News sponsor
Promoted

Upcoming Events

Hutt International Boys School photo

Upper Hutt Open 2022

Upper Hutt Open 2022 is a chess tournament held over 6 rounds on Saturday 18th June 2022 in the auditorium of Hutt International Boys School, Granville Street, Trentham.

Read More »
Entry Form

Latvian Rapid 2022

Submit your entry online now.

Contact Us

Contact Information

Find Us Here:

Leave us a message