Three Weeks Till The Next Rookies

Posted: 29/07/2012 by Ian in Club News
Calling all rookies and juniors

The next rookies shield event will be held at Hamilton Girls High School on August 19th

Where
Hamilton Chess Centre, Room G1, Hamilton Girls High School, enter from Hill St Entry fees – cash only please – Juniors (and club members): $10, Adults: $15 * Game time 15 minutes each player

Program
11                      Registration; Introduction
11.30 – 1            Rounds 1, 2 and 3
1 – 1.30              Lunch break
1.30 – 2.30         Rounds 4, 5
2.30 – 2.45         Snack break
2.45 – 3.45         Rounds 6, 7 (Final)
3.45                   Awarding of prizes

Cash Prizes
for 1st and 2nd open, best U18, U14, U10

Prior registration required to allow planning

To avoid disappointment register now; don’t delay

**Entries are restricted to players under 1600 NZCF rapid rating as this is a Rookies event – which still includes 80% of rated chess players! **In case of tied scores a tiebreak count back will be used to allocate prizes. Only one prize per competitor **Age is based on the date of the tournament, not 1 Jan **Event will go ahead providing a minimum of 18 registrants indicate attendance

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