Merv Morrison Memorial 2021 is a 6 round chess tournament held from 23rd to 25th October at the Auckland Chess Centre.

Merv Morrison Memorial 2021

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Merv Morrison Memorial 2021

Merv Morrison Memorial 2021 is a chess tournament held from Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th October 2021 at the Auckland Chess Centre.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$50 per player.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am 23rd October 2021 or when full.

Only first 50 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Club account for payment:12-3011-0713528-00 (state name & “MervM”).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th October 2021

Venue

Auckland Chess Centre view from road

Auckland Chess Centre, 17 Cromwell Street, Mt Eden, 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.

Only first 50 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Format

6 round Swiss tournament, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players meeting 9.15am Saturday 23rd October 2021
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 23rd October 2021
Round 2 2.30pm Saturday 23rd October 2021
Round 3 9.30am Sunday 24th October 2021
Round 4 2.30pm Sunday 24th October 2021
Round 5 9.30am Monday 25th October 2021
Round 6 2.30pm Monday 25th October 2021

Prize Fund

 1st2nd3rd
Open$320$200$100
Under 1800$220$180$80

Plus Grade Prizes to the value of $300

The Under1800 winner wins the Merv Morrison Trophy for 2021.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • No player may claim more than one prize.
  • In the event of a tie, prize money will be shared.

Players eligible for Open, Under1800, or Grade Prize, would receive the highest monetary value prize.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: IO Mike Steadman

Chief Arbiter: IA Keong Ang

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

Photos available from

when available

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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