Latvian Rapid 2023 comprises four separate 6 round rapid chess tournaments at Pakuranga, Auckland held on Saturday 18th March 2023.

Latvian Rapid 2023

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Latvian Rapid 2023

Latvian Rapid 2023 comprises four separate 6 round rapid chess tournaments held on Saturday 18th March 2023 at Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts, Pakuranga, Auckland.

Results

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results. (when available)

Live Game Broadcast

Link to broadcast of live games. (when available)

Photos available from

(when available)

Entry Details

Entry Fees

Before 1st March 2023 1st March 2023 onwards Notes
Grand Masters Free Free $60 deducted from prizes over $100
International Masters Free Free $60 deducted from prizes over $100
A Grade $60 $90
B Grade $60 $90
C Grade $50 $80
C Grade $50 $80

Entry Instructions

Entries close Friday 17th March 2023.

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

Use online entry form to enter.

Name of player entered would be listed in Vega Results. Link also available in Results section of this webpage.

Please contact us if name is not listed more than a day after submission.

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.

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COVID-19 Policy

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

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Date

Saturday 18th March 2023

Venue

Te Tuhi entrace exterior view
Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts

13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, Auckland.

Travel Arrangements

Flights and Accommodation with WayAway
Car Hire with Economy Bookings

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 Controls

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

Deputy Arbiter: IA Keong Ang

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