Upper Hutt Open 2022 is a chess tournament held over 6 rounds on Saturday 18th June 2022 in the auditorium of Hutt International Boys School, Granville Street, Trentham.

Upper Hutt Open 2022

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Upper Hutt Open 2022

Upper Hutt Open 2022 is a chess tournament held over 6 rounds on Saturday 18th June 2022 in the auditorium of Hutt International Boys School, Granville Street, Trentham.

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COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) for Upper Hutt must be at Orange or Green for this event to proceed. Vaccine Pass REQUIRED.

Entry Details

Entry Fees

Tournament by 16th June 2022
Senior Grade $40
Junior Grade $20

Entries with payment close on Thursday 16th June 2022.

Late entries with payment may be accepted at organiser’s discretion up to 8.45am Saturday 18th June 2022.

Entry Instructions

Upper Hutt Chess Club account for payment: 03 0774 0857075 00 (state name & Grade).

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.

Event Information

Summarised information for Upper Hutt Open 2022 also available in printable brochure.

Dates

Saturday 18th June 2022

Venue

Hutt International Boys School photo

Auditorium, Hutt International Boys School, Granville Street, Trentham.

Eligibility

Upper Hutt Open 2021 is open to all chess players.

  • Senior Grade for all players.
  • Junior Grade for players aged under 13 years beafore 1st January 2022 and unrated or rated below 1200.

 

Players can enter a grade higher than their rating classification, but the organisers reserve the right to move a player to a different grade if they feel he/she has entered an inappropriate grade.

Format

6 round Swiss tournament,

Senior Grade only NZCF rated where possible.

Junior Grade is unrated.

Time Controls

Senior Grade, 25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.

Junior Grade, 25 minutes each player without increment.

Schedule

Start Time Day & Date
Players Meeting 9.45am Saturday 18th June 2022
Round 1 10am Saturday 18th June 2022
Round 2 11.20am Saturday 18th June 2022
Round 3 12.35pm Saturday 18th June 2022
Lunch 1.30pm approx. Saturday 18th June 2022
Round 4 2.15pm Saturday 18th June 2022
Round 5 3.30pm Saturday 18th June 2022
Round 6 4.50pm Saturday 18th June 2022
Prize Giving 6.15pm approx. Saturday 18th June 2022

Prize Fund

Tournament 1st 2nd 3rd
Senior Grade TBA TBA TBA
Junior Grade $50 $30 $20

Senior Grade division and prize fund dependent on entry levels.

Refreshments

Tea and Coffee will be provided.

Book Flights, Transport and Accommodation

Parking

Parking is available at the school.

Personnel

Organised by Upper Hutt Chess Club

Chief Organiser: Tony Hughes (Club Captain), Phone 027 8472288

Results

Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Webpages. (when available)

Prizewinners

(Prizewinners published here when available)

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