Tāmaki Makaurau Summer 2022 Chess Tournament is held over 6 rounds from 26th to 27th November in central Auckland.

Tāmaki Makaurau Summer 2022 Chess Tournament

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Tāmaki Makaurau Summer 2022 Chess Tournament

Tāmaki Makaurau Summer 2022 Chess Tournament is held from Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th November 2022 at 105 Vincent Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland (venue changed due to access issues to Auckland Chess Centre, 17 Cromwell Street, Mt Eden). The tournament consists of 6 rounds at a pace of 3 rounds per day. Games are played with standard time control of 60 minutes per player plus 30 seconds increment per move.

This tournament aims to help address the “gender gap” in chess by offering free entry for girls below 1300 rating with special prizes for the “Chess Queen Bees”.

Results

Prizewinners

Position Points Player
1st 5.5/6 FM Alphaeus Wei Ern Ang
2nd equal 4.5/6 Winston Weng
2nd equal 4.5/6 Justin Zhide Wang
Under 1700 4/6 Charles Zhang
Under 1300 3.5/6 Leo Baker
1st Queen Bee 4/6 Luna Yuexiu Xu
Eldest Queen Bee 2.5/6 Annie Yue
Youngest Queen Bee 2/6 Anne Guo

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.

Photos available from

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$60 per player.

Free ($0) for Girls rated under 1300.

Entry Instructions

No entries accepted after 5pm Friday 25th November 2022 or when full.

Only first 60 fully paid player entries accepted due to space constraints.

Auckland Central Chess Club account for payment: 38-9020-0207616-00 (Player’s name as as reference).

Use online entry form to enter.

Name of player entered would be listed in Vega Results. Link also available in Results section of this webpage.

Please contact us if name is not listed more than a day after submission.

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.

Event Information

Tāmaki Makaurau Summer 2022 Chess Tournament summarised information available in printable TMS 2022, POSTER.

Dates

Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th November 2022

Venue

Venue Changed
Auckland Chess Centre exterior view January 2021

Auckland Chess Centre, 17 Cromwell Street, Mt Eden, Auckland.

Travel Arrangements

Car Hire with Economy Bookings
Flights and Accommodation with WayAway

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

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

Time Control

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

Schedule

Start Time Day
Players meeting 9am Saturday
Round 1 9.30am Saturday
Round 2 1pm Saturday
Round 3 4.30pm Saturday
Round 4 9.30am Sunday
Round 5 1pm Sunday
Round 6 4.30pm Sunday

Prize Fund

Category First Second Third
Open $400 $250 $150
Under 1700 $100
Under 1300 $100
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Special prizes for "Chess Queen Bees"

Category First Eldest Youngest
Queen-Bee Prizes $250 $100 $100

PLEASE NOTE:

  • No player may claim more than one prize.
  • In the event of a tie, prize money will be shared.

 

Players eligible for Prizes in multiple categories would receive the highest monetary value prize.

Personnel

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Organised by Auckland Central Chess Club

Organisers: Stuart Vogel (027 915 9805) and Manoj Asrani (020 4017 4519)

Chief Arbiter: IA Keong Ang

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