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NickC
23-05-2018, 06:35 PM
Location: Norths (formerly North Sydney Leagues Club), cnr Abbott & Palmer Streets, Cammeray NSW.

Eligibility: Open to all players with a FIDE Standard rating less than 2200. Players who are not Australian citizens or permanent residents must have a FIDE ID.

Format: 8 round (Dutch) Swiss, with pairings by Vega.

Schedule: Tuesdays from 5 June to 24 July (in the case of a venue conflict, the number of rounds will be reduced).

Time: Games start at 7.30 pm. The forfeit deadline is 1 hour after the commencement of the round (at the Arbiter's discretion).

Time Control: All moves in 60 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

Entry Fees: Norths Chess Club members $15; non-members $25. GM, WGM, IM and WIM free.

Prizes: 1st: $150; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50; Rating group A: $50; Rating group A: $50; Unrated: $25
Note that in the event of ties, prize monies will be shared and only players with an ACF Classic (or if not, a FIDE Standard) rating at the start of the tournament are eligible for rating prizes.

Ratings: Results will be submitted for the ACF Classic and FIDE Standard rating lists.

Byes: Postponements are not permitted. However, up to two half-point byes may be requested for rounds 1-6 by contacting the arbiter no later than 7pm on the Sunday before the round.

Entries: Enter online at the Winter Classic webpage (https://sites.google.com/site/northsydneychessclub/events/winter-classic). Entries close on 2 June 2017. Late entries will be accepted at the arbiter's discretion, with up to two byes automatically allocated for missed rounds.

Arbiter: Nick Cooper

Enquiries: northsydneychess@gmail.com

NickC
31-05-2018, 06:55 PM
With two days until entries close, there are presently 31 entries (note that the ratings below are the current ones which will be replaced with the June ratings for the tournament):

ID Name ACF FIDE
1 Balan,Jigando 1838 1791
2 Siva Sankaran,Anup Kumar 1800 1834
3 Richards,Allan 1769 1803
4 Mikkelsen,Max 1757 1798
5 O'Callaghan,Scott 1428 1569
6 Weijermars,Tristan 1412 1538
7 Sze-To,Jonas 1307 1499
8 Huey,Toby 1232 1552
9 Brand,Peter 1227 1451
10 Romanous,Steven 1223 1508
11 Hii,Ryan 1089 1356
12 Mulligan,James 1080 1527
13 Di-Ienno,Mathew 977 1320
14 Karunagaran,Arvend 930
15 Li,Yuze (Ethan) 917
16 Li,Joshua 862 1263
17 Patel,Dhwani 760 1230
18 Smyrk,Martin 741 1235
19 Panicker,Sujesh 569 1315
20 Anup Kumar,Vihaan 401 1238
21 Panicker,Shanay 381
22 Huey,Chelsea 251
23 Li,Annabel 158
24 Allaire,David
25 Balan,Mia Jigando
26 Blaszczyk,Michael
27 Cargill,Rowan
28 Hsu,Darien
29 Mathew,Shanto
30 Ozdem,Adam
31 Stankovic-Spice,Liam