Wellington Open 2022
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Wellington Open 2022
Wellington Open 2022 is a 6 round chess tournament held on 15th to 17th April 2022 at Wellington Bridge Club, Thorndon. Chess tournament is played as a single 6 round Swiss with B and C grade prizes.
COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) for Wellington must be at Orange or Green for this event to proceed. Vaccine Pass REQUIRED.
Please note that all players over 12 years old will need a Vaccination Pass to enter.
Current New Zealand COVID-19 regulations or policies will apply. It is possible that this tournament may be cancelled. Please understand the difficulties in staging events during the pandemic.
$75 per player.
$50 per junior player (born 2002 or later).
Club account for payment: 06 0582 0096726 00 (Name as particulars and ‘Easter’ as reference).
Use online entry form to enter.
Summarised information available in printable PDF brochure.
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th April 2022
Wellington Bridge Club, 17 Tinakori Road, Thorndon.
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 & FIDE rated where possible.
90 minutes each player plus 30 seconds increment per move from move one.
|Players meeting||9.15am||Friday 15th April 2022|
|Round 1||9.30am||Friday 15th April 2022|
|Round 2||2.30pm||Friday 15th April 2022|
|Round 3||9.30am||Saturday 16th April 2022|
|Round 4||2.30pm||Saturday 16th April 2022|
|Round 5||9.30am||Sunday 17th April 2022|
|Round 6||2.30pm||Sunday 17th April 2022|
Chief Organiser: Bill Forster
Chief Arbiter: Ian Sellen
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|1st||5.5/6||FM Nicolas Croad|
|2nd equal||5/6||IM Russell J Dive|
|2nd equal||5/6||Ollie Archer|
|Best Juniors||4/6||Felix Xie|
|Best Juniors||4/6||Ryan Winter|
|Best Juniors||4/6||Thomas van der Hoorn|
|Best Juniors||4/6||Kendrick Botong Zhang|
|2nd equal||3.5/6||Henry Zaslow|
|2nd equal||3.5/6||Philli Park-Tamati|
|2nd equal||3.5/6||Brent Perrin|
|1st||4/6||Justin Zhide Wang|
|3rd equal||2.5/6||Leo Malcolm|
|3rd equal||2.5/6||Liam Hunt|
|3rd equal||2.5/6||Edison Yang|