South Island Championship 2021 is an 8 round chess tournament POSTPONED 8th to 11th December 2021 at Canterbury Chess Club, Christchurch.

South Island Championship 2021

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South Island Championship 2021

South Island Championship 2021 is an 8 round chess tournament held from 13th to 16th October 8th to 11th December 2021 at Canterbury Chess Club, Christchurch. Open to all players with NZCF Master points on offer and the highest placed South Island player will be the South Island Champion. South Island Championship 2021 is generously sponsored by Respectrum Insurance Brokers.

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Entry Details

Entry Fees

$100 per player Championship only.

$130 per player if entering both Championship and Rapid.

FREE for GM, WGM, IM or WIM titled players. Entry fee will be deducted from any prizes won.

Entry Instructions

Club account for payment: 03 0802 0093915 00 (state name & “SIChamps” as a reference). Or pay by cash at the tournament.

Use online entry form to enter.

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Event Information

Summarised information available in printable updated PDF brochure (original PDF brochure).

Dates

WAS: Wednesday 13th to Saturday 16th October 2021

NOW: Wednesday 8th to Saturday 11th  December 2021

Venue

Canterbury Chess Club

Unit 9, 27 Tyne Street, Addington, Christchurch.

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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

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

NZCF standard ratings are used for pairing and grade prizes purposes. Where players do not have a published NZCF rating, the Chief Arbiter may assign a rating at his discretion.

Time Controls

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

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Registration 8am Wednesday 8th December 2021
Players Meeting 9am Wednesday 8th December 2021
Round 1 9.30am Wednesday 8th December 2021
Round 2 3pm Wednesday 8th December 2021
Round 3 9.30am Thursday 9th December 2021
Round 4 3pm Thursday 9th December 2021
Round 5 9.30am Friday 10th December 2021
Round 6 3pm Friday 10th December 2021
Round 7 9.30am Saturday 11th December 2021
Round 8 3pm Saturday 11th December 2021
Prize giving approx 7pm Saturday 11th December 2021

Registration by players needs to be done by 9am. Players should register in person where possible or by sending a text message to the organiser (+64 21 128 9543). Players who have not registered by 9am may not be paired for round 1.

Prize Fund

1st 2nd 3rd
Open $300 $200 $100
Under 2000 $100
Under 1700 $100

PLEASE NOTE:

  • No player may claim more than one prize.
  • Prize money will be shared between eligible players on the same score.

 

The highest placed South Island player will be the South Island Champion.

NZ Master points are available.

Half point Byes

Players may take a half point bye in any of the first five rounds.

Regulations

Additional regulations specific to this event are published in the Canterbury Chess Club website.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: Craig Hall

Chief Arbiter: IA Craig Hall

Results

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Prizewinners

Prizewinners would be listed here.

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