North Island Rapid Registration is OPEN!!

Posted: 15/05/2013 by Ian in Club News

AnnouncementThe 2013 North Island Rapid Chess Championship, a  Myer Tan Nz Grand Prix Class 2 Event, will be held at St. Paul’s Collegiate School, Hukanui Road, Hamilton Sunday 23rd June, 2013. The format is a FIDE and NZCF rapid rated 6 round Swiss tournament, with each player having 25 minutes plus 5 seconds added from move one. Minimum total prize fund will be $700 (1st: $200,  2nd:$150,  3rd:$100;  plus grade prizes – cash & chess books – to the value of $250.

Players meeting:     9am sharp, entries close. Round 1 9:30 am – 10:30 am; Round 2 11:00 am – 12 noon; Round 3 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm; Round 4 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Round 5 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm; Round 6 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Prize-giving will follow as soon as possible after the completion of the last round. All players must be NZCF registered.

Entry Fees: $40 if received by Friday 21st June.  Late entry fee $7.50 (if entry received after 21st June)

NZCF player registration fee $20, if not already registered for 2013. The registration page is here. A tournament flyer is here. This will be great chess in a great venue. We hope to see you there

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