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

Summit Rookies September 2024

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Summit Rookies September 2024

Summit Rookies September 2024 comprise three rapid chess swiss system tournaments of 6 rounds each. The Under 2000 tournament is restricted to players rated under 2000. The Under 1600 tournament is restricted to players rated under 1600. The Under 1000 tournament is restricted to players rated under 1000 and aged under 16 years old.

Results for Summit Rookies September 2024

Prizewinners

Summit Rookies September 2024 Prizewinners would be listed here.

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Webpages: Under 2000, Under 1600 and Under 1000. (when available)

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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.

Dates

Sunday 1st September 2024

Venue

Alexandra Park exterior view
Alexandra Park

corner Greenlane West and Manukau Roads, Greenlane, Auckland.

Travel Arrangements

Eligibility

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 1600 tournament is restricted to players with FIDE rating under 1600.

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

Format

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.

Under 1600 division will be NZCF & FIDE Rapid rated where possible, restricted to players with both FIDE rating under 1600.

Under 1000 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.

Schedule

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 1600
$50 $30 $20
Certificate Certificate Certificate
Under 1000
$40 $30 $20
Certificate Certificate Certificate

Grade Prizes may be awarded dependent upon entries.

Personnel

Chief Organiser: Ying Wang

Chief Arbiter: IA Ying Wang

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