North Shore Spring Rapid 2022 comprise three separate chess tournaments of 6 rounds each. Held in Glenfield on 26th November.

North Shore Spring Rapid 2022

Glenfield War Memorial photo with hall to the right

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North Shore Spring Rapid 2022

North Shore Spring Rapid 2022 comprise three separate chess tournaments of 6 rounds each.  North Shore Spring Rapid 2022 is held on Saturday 26th November 2022 at the Glenfield War Memorial Hall.

Results

Prizewinners

Position Points Player
A Grade
1st 5.5/6 CM Felix Xie
2nd 5/6 FM John Duneas
3rd 4/6 Daqi Mao
B Grade
1st 4/6 Samuel Moffitt
2nd equal 3.5/6 David Junyang Zhu
2nd equal 3.5/6 Great Boyou Lau
C Grade
1st 6/6 Yuehan (Max) Xia
2nd equal 5/6 Buthsara Hettiarachchi
2nd equal 5/6 Bruce Chen

Vega Webpage View

Links to Vega Webpages. A and B grade, C grade.

Photos available from

Entry Details

Entry Fees per player.

Tournament Fee
A grade $45
B grade $40
C grade $35

GMs and IMs free.

Family discount of $5 per entry for two or more family members. The Organiser reserves the right to move players to a lower rated section.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 9am Friday 25th November 2022 or when full.

Only first 80 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Club account for payment: 12-3008-0301266-00 (state name & Spring A or B or C as appropriate).

Use online entry form to enter.

Name of player entered would be listed in Vega Webpages. A and B grade, C grade. Links 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.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Date

Saturday 26th November 2022

Venue

Glenfield War Memorial photo with hall to the right

Glenfield War Memorial Hall, Hall Road, Glenfield, Auckland 0629

Travel Arrangements

Car Hire with Economy Bookings
Flights and Accommodation with WayAway

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

Three separate 6 round Swiss tournaments, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.

  • A grade restricted to players FIDE rated 1800 or higher.
  • B grade restricted to players FIDE rated under 1800. (tournament merged with A grade)
  • C grade restricted to playres FIDE rated under 1500.

 

Juniors rated under 1800 may join the A grade, subject to approval from the Organiser.

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players Meeting 9am Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 1 9.30am Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 2 10.45am Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 3 12pm Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 4 2pm Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 5 3.15pm Saturday 26th November 2022
Round 6 4.30pm Saturday 26th November 2022

Prizegiving will take place as soon as possible after conclusion of the last round.

Prize Fund

Prize fund of $1,560 will be allocated as follows:

A grade B grade C grade
First $300 $200 $100
Second $200 $150 $80
Third $100 $80 $50
"100%" (bonus for 6/6) $100 $80 $50
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COVID-19 Policy

The Chief Arbiter reserves the right to exclude players who are visibly unwell (entry fees will be returned)

Masks that cover the nose and mouth must be worn by everyone in the playing venue (no exemptions).

The FIDE requirement to shake hands will not be enforced.

Personnel

Chief Arbiter: Michael Chen

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