Peter Stuart Memorial 2021 (formerly North Shore Open) comprise three separate chess tournaments held from 28th to 29th August 2021 at Northcote Community Centre.

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Peter Stuart Memorial 2021

Peter Stuart Memorial 2021 (formerly North Shore Open) comprise three separate chess tournaments held from 28th to 29th August 2021 at Northcote Community Centre. The three chess tournaments held as part of the Peter Stuart Memorial would be played as Swiss system tournaments of five rounds. Games have a single time control of 90 minutes per player for the game with 30 seconds increment per move.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$55 Open

$45 B-grade

$45 C-grade

Free for GMs and IMs.

Late entries (received after 25th August) incur a $10 surcharge and may be accepted up until 8.30am on Saturday 28th August.

Entry Instructions

Cheques are no longer accepted.

Please pay online to ASB Bank account 12-3008-0301266-00 (Name as ‘particulars’ and PSMO as ‘reference’

Use online entry form to enter.

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COVID-19 Issues

This event will go ahead only at COVID-19 Alert Level 1 (or below), where physical distancing and sanitising of equipment are not compulsory. The FIDE requirement to shake hands will not be enforced.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.

Dates

Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th August 2021

Venue

Northcote Community Centre external view

Northcote Community Centre, corner College Road / Ernie Mays Street.

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 5 round Swiss tournaments, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.

  1. Open restricted to players FIDE rated 1800 or higher (Juniors rated below 1800 may be accepted).
  2. B-grade restricted to players rated under 2000.
  3. C-grade restricted to players rated under 1500.

Time Controls

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

Half-point Byes

A player may take a half-point bye in any one of the first three rounds. Notice must be given before the start of the tournament and may be given on the entry form.

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players meeting 9am Saturday 28th August 2021
Round 1 9.20am Saturday 28th August 2021
Round 2 2pm Saturday 28th August 2021
Round 3 6.40pm Saturday 28th August 2021
Round 4 9.20am Sunday 29th August 2021
Round 5 2pm Sunday 29th August 2021

Prize Fund

 OpenB-gradeC-grade
1st$400$200$200
2nd$300$120$120
3rd$150$80$80
Grade/junior prizes$200$200$200

Grade (FIDE rating) and junior (age) prize cut-offs will be announced before round 3.

Refreshments

Free drinks will be continously available to players.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: Dr. Helen Milligan

Chief Arbiter: IA Dr. Helen Milligan

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega generated webpages: Open, B-grade, C-grade.

Photos available from

when available

Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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