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Dom D
04-03-2018, 09:59 PM
A 7 Round Swiss Tournament for juniors under the age of 18.

ACF rapid rated

When: Sunday 25th March, arrive by 1:45 pm to register for a 2:00 pm start;
finish time is variable but likely around 6-6:30 pm.

Venue: Paddy O'Donoghue Centre, 18-34 Buckley St, Noble Park 3174 (plenty of
parking available and 2 minutes walk from the train station)

Entry: $10 for Noble Park Chess Club junior coaching program members, $15
otherwise

Field Limit: The March event will have a field limit of 50 players, early entries
are encouraged!

Prizes: Trophy for 1st, silver and bronze medals for 2nd and 3rd, in the age groups:
U8, U10, U12, U18. Age category prizes are restricted to players in the
appropriate age range (only 10- and 11-year-olds may win an U12 prize, etc.).
Eligibility for an age group is determined by age at the start of the event (if a
player turns 10 on March 25, that player is only eligible for U12) If there is a tie,
sum of progressive scores will determine which player receives a trophy and which
player receives a medal.

Time Control: 15 minutes per player for the whole game.

For further information please contact (email preferred):

Domagoj Dragicevic 0421896365 ; ddragicevic16@gmail.com

Chris Wallis 0423464857 ; chris@darkhorsechess.com

Dom D
04-03-2018, 09:59 PM
Online registration will be available through our website in the next few days. We will advise once it is available.

Dom D
11-03-2018, 08:17 PM
Online registration for the event is available at https://www.comps-online.com.au/Competition_Home.aspx?Organiser=OR000036

Chris_Wallis
13-03-2018, 07:01 PM
The highest scoring player overall (determined by sum of progressive scores in the event of a tie) will win the prize of free entry (otherwise $100) to GM Timur Gareyev's 10-board blindfold simultaneous display at the Melbourne Chess Club on March 27. GM Gareyev holds the world record for blindfold chess, after successfully playing a 48-board simul (see http://www.blindfoldking.com/world-record).

Due to the one-off nature of this prize - in case the winner is unavailable to play at MCC at 7 pm on March 27, we will go through the standings and the highest finishing available player will receive the prize.

We look forward to seeing everyone on March 25!

Dom D
20-03-2018, 08:37 PM
Just a reminder that this tournament is on this Sunday, 25th March.

Chris_Wallis
25-03-2018, 11:41 PM
Results are now available on the club's webpage, see http://nobleparkchess.org.au/ClubTournaments/2018T1MarchKnightsCup/index.html . The prizes by division were (ties resolved by cumulative scores):

1st U10 James Arthur 4.5/7
2nd U10 Damaris Augustine 4/7
3rd U10 Ryley Dang 4/7

1st U12 Robinson He 5/7
2nd U12 Rohan Parikh 4/7
3rd U12 Ryan Dang 4/7

1st U18 (and winner of a place at GM Timur Gareyev's simul on Tuesday!) Nicholas Ilic 6.5/7
2nd U18 Akshayan Manivannan 6/7
3rd U18 Julian McIntyre 4.5/7

Thanks to all who participated! The tournament will be run next month on the 22nd of April.