Summit Rookies February 2024 are two 6 round rapid chess tournaments that are held on a Sunday afternoon at Alexandra Park, Auckland.

Summit Rookies February 2024

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Summit Rookies February 2024

Summit Rookies February 2024 comprise two rapid chess swiss system tournaments of 6 rounds each. The Under 2000 tournament is restricted to players rated under 2000. The Under 1000 tournament is restricted to players rated under 1000 and aged under 16 years old.

Results for Summit Rookies February 2024


Summit Rookies February 2024 Prizewinners.

Position Points Player
Under 2000
1st 6/6 Wang, Justin Zhide
2nd equal 5/6 Jin, Yanbo
2nd equal 5/6 Tew, Yao Zen Markis
2nd equal 5/6 Membrere, Briene
2nd equal 5/6 Sun, Wanyao Sarah
Under 1200 1st 4/6 Liang, Xibing
Under 1000
1st 5.5/6 Song, Quinn
2nd equal 5/6 Shao, Conghan (Kirby)
2nd equal 5/6 Wang, Tingyu
2nd equal 5/6 Jiang, Charlie
2nd equal 5/6 Wang, Matt Sinian
Under 500 1st 4.5/6 Sha, Alex
Under 300 1st 4/6 Mok, Oliver

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Webpages: Under 2000 and Under 1000.

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Entry Details

Entry Fees

$35 per player.

Entry Instructions

Club account for payment:  06-0185-0870124-00 (name as reference).

Use online entry form to enter.

New Zealand chess players who participate in more than one NZCF rated event 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 $15.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.


Sunday 4th February 2024


Alexandra Park exterior view
Alexandra Park

corner Greenlane West and Manukau Roads, Greenlane, Auckland.

Travel Arrangements


Non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation.

NZL players without FIDE ID must provide full Date of Birth.

Under 2000 tournament is restricted to players with FIDE rating under 2000.

Under 1000 tournament is restricted to players rated under 1000 and under 16 years old.


Summit Rookies 2024 comprise two 6 round Swiss tournaments.

Under 2000 division will be NZCF & FIDE Rapid rated where possible, restricted to players with both FIDE rating under 2000.

U1000 division will be NZCF Rapid rated, restricted to players with both FIDE and NZCF rating under 1000 and under 16 years old.

Time Controls

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


Start Time
Round 1 1pm
Round 2 1.40pm
Round 3 2.20pm
Round 4 3pm
Round 5 3.40pm
Round 6 4.20pm

Prize giving approximately 5.20pm.

Prize Fund

1st 2nd 3rd
Under 2000
$120 $80 $40
Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
Under 1000
$50 $30 $20
Certificate Certificate Certificate
Grade Prizes
Chess book Chess book
Certificate Certificate

Grade Prizes to be decided by tiebreak.


Chief Organiser: Ying Wang

Chief Arbiter: IA Ying Wang


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