Wellington Open 2020 is a 6 round chess tournament held on 10th to 12th April 2020 at CQ Hotel Wellington, New Zealand.

Wellington Open 2020

CQ Hotel Wellington, NZ.

Wellinton Open 2020 due to COVID-19

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Wellington Open 2020

Cancelled due to COVID-19.

WAS: Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April 2020.

Class One Event

Entry Details

Entry Fees

$60 Standard.

$50 Junior (if under 20 years as of 1st January 2020).

Entry Instructions

Club account for payment: 06 0582 0096726 00 (state name & “Easter”).

Use online entry form to enter.

Event Information

Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.


Cancelled due to COVID-19.

WAS: Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April 2020.


CQ Hotel, 223 Cuba Street, Wellington.


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 and FIDE rated where possible.

Time Controls

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


Cancelled due to COVID-19.

WAS: Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April 2020.

 Start TimeDate
Players meeting9.15amFriday 10th April 2020
Round 19.30amFriday 10th April 2020
Round 22.30pmFriday 10th April 2020
Round 39.30amSaturday 11th April 2020
Round 42.30pmSaturday 11th April 2020
Round 59.30amSunday 12th April 2020
Round 62.30pmSunday 12th April 2020

Prize Fund

 OpenB gradeC gradeJunior


Chief Organiser: IO L Ross Jackson.

Chief Arbiter: Ian Sellen.


Vega Webpage View

Link to Vega Results.


Prizewinners would be listed here.


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