Hamilton Rapid

Posted: 24/02/2011 by Scott in Club News

The Hamilton Chess Club is running a number of rapid play (NZCF rated) chess events at the Hamilton Chess Centre from 10am to 4.30pm (Sundays). The chess will be fast and furious – rapid time controls of 20 minutes and 5 seconds a move each for all your thinking time.

Cash Prizes will be given for overall 1st and 2nd, the highest scoring adult, and for the best U18, U16, U14, U12, U10 and U8 players (players can only win one prize).

The next event is 13 March 2011. Please register here.

These events are NZCF rapid rated – players must be NZCF registered or pay the NZCF registration fee ($20) before round 1. There will be 6 rounds of 20+5 chess.

Entry fees:
$20 for adults
$15 for juniors and Hamilton Chess Club members.

The prize pool is 80% of entry fees after expenses.
Be there from 10am – and there will be a 35 minute lunch break after round 2.

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