Hamilton Rapid – coming soon!

Posted: 06/03/2011 by Scott in Club News

Putting other interesting and well reported events behind us [two masked visitors and the new club site web address (hamiltonchess.net) – but if you are reading this you have already found us], it is time to focus on our next important tournament! The NZCF rated Hamilton Rapid is on this Sunday (13th) at the Hamilton Chess Centre from 10am to 4.30pm. There will be 6 rounds of 20+5 chess.

Cash Prizes will be given for overall 1st and 2nd, the highest scoring adult, highest unrated player, and for the best U18, U16, U14, U12, U10 and U8 players (players can only win one prize). The prize pool is 80% of entry fees after expenses *.

Please go here for more information or to register see here.

Players must be NZCF registered or pay the NZCF registration fee ($20) before round 1.

Entry fees:
$20 for adults
$15 for juniors and Hamilton Chess Club members
$0 for GM, IM, WGM, WIM

Be there from 10am – and there will be a 35 minute lunch break after round 2.

* Notes:

  • The organiser reserves the right to accept or reject any entry.
  • The event will be conducted under the FIDE laws of chess and the Hamilton Chess Club code of ethics (see library).

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