NZ Women’s Championship 2022
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NZ Women’s Championship 2022
NZ Women’s Championship
2022 is a 7 round chess tournament for women and girls of all ages held from 17th to 20th April 2022 at Green Bay High School, Green Bay, Auckland. This event is dedicated to Helen Courtney, three time NZ Olympiad representative who died in 2020. NZ Women’s Championship 2022 and prizes are generously sponsored by Helen Courtney’s family and friends.
COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) for Auckland must be at Orange or Green for this event to proceed.
$70 per player Championship.
$50 per player Reserve.
Family discount – deduct $10 per player for 2 or more family members.
No entries accepted after 13th April 2022.
Club account for payment: 02 0152 0036627 00 (Reference ‘Womens Champs’, which tournament ‘Champs’ or ‘Reserve’, and your name as Particulars).
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.
Summarised information available in printable PDF format Official Entry Form.
Sunday 17th to Wednesday 20th April 2022.
Green Bay High School Library
161 Godley Road, Green Bay, Auckland.
Book Flights, Transport and Accommodation with
Open to women and girls of all ages.
Non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation.
NZL players without FIDE ID must provide full Date of Birth.
Two separate 7 round Swiss tournament, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.
Championship where all players are eligible to play.
Reserve for players rated under 1300.
90 minutes each player plus 30 seconds increment per move from move one.
|Start Time||Day & Date|
|Players Meeting||9am||Sunday 17th April 2022|
|Round 1||9.30am||Sunday 17th April 2022|
|Round 2||2pm||Sunday 17th April 2022|
|Round 3||9.30am||Monday 18th April 2022|
|Round 4||2pm||Monday 18th April 2022|
|Round 5||9.30am||Tuesday 19th April 2022|
|Round 6||2pm||Tuesday 19th April 2022|
|Round 7||9.30am||Wednesday 20th April 2022|
Prizegiving as soon as possible after the last game.
$150 Best game prize will be judged by GM Murray Chandler. Players must submit games either during the event or by email to the Organiser by 28th April 2022.
Highest placed NZ player in the Championship will hold the Mabel Abbot Queen Trophy for the year. The winners of the Championship and Reserve will receive miniatures.
Some book prizes will also be available.
Chief Organiser: WFM Vivian J Smith
Chief Arbiter: IA Bruce Pollard
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|NZ Women's Champion||1st||7/7||WFM Vyanla M Punsalan|
|2nd equal||5/7||WCM Isabelle Yixuan Ning|
|2nd equal||5/7||Weiyang Yu|
|4th equal||4/7||WCM Nadia Braganza|
|4th equal||4/7||WFM Vivian J Smith|
|Under 1800 equal||3.5/7||WCM Eva Lourenco|
|Under 1800 equal||3.5/7||Charlotte Ray|
|Under 1800 equal||3.5/7||Yolanda Chang|
|Under 1800 equal||3.5/7||Lauren Lok Jim Ng|
|Under 1400 equal||3.5/7||WCM Alida Berandina Van Der Walt|
|Under 1400 equal||3.5/7||Alice Wei|
|1st||6.5/7||Marelize Van Der Walt|
|Under 1000 equal||4/7||Rekha Chandragiri|
|Under 1000 equal||4/7||W D Srimathie I Dissanayake|
|Under 700 equal||4/7||Sundeia Lomberg|
|Under 700 equal||4/7||Emma Kwok|