South Island Rapid 2022
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South Island Rapid 2022
|1st and South Island Rapid Champion||5.5/6||Edward S Lee|
|2nd equal||5/6||FM Ben Hague|
|2nd equal||5/6||CM Felix Xie|
|2nd equal||5/6||CM Kendrick Botong Zhang|
|5th equal||4.5/6||FM Michael V R Steadman|
|5th equal||4.5/6||Matthew D McNabb|
|Under 2000 1st equal||4.5/6||WCM Isabelle Yixuan Ning|
|Under 2000 1st equal||4.5/6||Rommel Ong|
|Under 1700 1st equal||4/6||Artem Anikonov|
|Under 1700 1st equal||4/6||Justin Zhide Wang|
|Under 1400 1st equal||3.5/6||Sasandu Kiwulegedara|
|Under 1400 1st equal||3.5/6||Caolan Bolster|
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|Before 21 Sept|
|Junior / U20||$20|
Payment should be made via internet banking to 03-1369-0379529-00 please include your surname and ‘South Island’ as references. Entries are not confirmed until payment is received.
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.
Sunday 9th October 2022
Kelvin Hotel, 20 Kelvin Street, Invercargill.
Book Flights, Transport and Accommodation with
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.
6 round Swiss tournament, NZCF & FIDE rated where possible.
25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.
|Start Time||Day & Date|
|Entries Close||9.15am||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Players Meeting||9.30am||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Round 1||10am||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Round 2||11.15am||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Round 3||12.30pm||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Round 4||2.15pm||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Round 5||3.30pm||Sunday 9th October 2022|
|Round 6||4.45pm||Sunday 9th October 2022|
Players must register between 8am and 9.15am on Sunday 9th October either in person or by text message or email to the organiser or not be paired in the first round.
Prizegiving at the venue as soon after Round 6 has been completed – approximately 5.45pm.
Minimum guaranteed prize fund of $500. Final prize fund dependent on entries received.
Chief Organiser: Richard Christie, chessventures.
Chief Arbiter: IA Craig Hall