Waikato Open 2019: Registrations Now Accepted

Posted: 23/06/2019 by Ian in Club News

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This year’s Waikato Open will be held 26 27 28 July at St Paul’s Collegiate. The flyer is here, and registrations are being accepted here

The Tournaments:

An Open and an under 1800 tournament, each a six round Swiss with a time control of all moves in 90 minutes plus an increment of 30 seconds per move. Both tournaments will be FIDE and nationally rated events, and are therefore open only to members of NZCF registered clubs or overseas players registered with their national federation.

Venue: Saint Paul’s Collegiate School, Hukanui Road, Hamilton

Timetable:

Friday 26th             Rnd 1     7.15 pm

Saturday 27th        Rnd 2     9.00 am        Rnd 3     2.00 pm        Rnd 4     7.00 pm

Sunday 28th            Rnd 5     9.00 am        Rnd 6     2.00 pm

 

Prize Fund:

Open Tournament:      1st $375,      2nd $250,      3rd $175

Grade Prizes: cash and chess book prizes to the value of $200

Under 1800 Tournament:      1st $225,      2nd $175,      3rd $100

Grade Prizes: cash and chess book prizes to the value of $200

 

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