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Bill Gletsos
09-07-2021, 04:35 PM
2021 NSW Rapid - TOURNAMENT CANCELLED

Venue: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW
Date: Sunday 18 July 2021

Details:

7 rounds from 11 a.m. until approximately 7.30 p.m.

Registration 10:15-10:30am.

Time Limit: 20 minutes each per game plus 10 seconds per move.

Entry Fee:
If registered by 16 July: $25 including all titled players
If registered on 17 July: $35 including all titled players
If registered on 18 July: $50 including all titled players

Prizes:
1st $300 2nd $250 3rd $200
U2000-1800, U1800-1600, U1600-1400 and U1400
$150 in each division

• The event will be ACF & FIDE rated. All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.
• You need to register and pay by 16 July to be eligible for the early entry fee.
• Entries on the day of the tournament will be included in the round 1 draw at the arbiter’s discretion.
• Players are eligible for one prize only. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes.
• Forfeit times: Any player who arrives at the chessboard after their time has elapsed shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides otherwise.
• All NSW resident players must be full members for 2021 of (or join) the NSWCA or the NSWJCL.
• By entering the event, players acknowledge that the decision of the organiser (NSWCA) is final.
• All prizes not redeemed within 12 months will be treated as donations to the next Olympiad.

Note: All foreign players must have a FIDE Identification number.

Australian Citizens & Permanent residents without FIDE id numbers will need to provide DOB prior to the start of the event or their entry will not be accepted.

Foreign players without a FIDE id number will not be accepted. They will need to obtain a FIDE id number from their National Federation and advise that number prior to their entry being accepted.

For more information: See http://nswca.org.au/ or http://www.nswca.org.au/files/2021%20NSW%20Rapid.pdf

Bill Gletsos
09-07-2021, 04:37 PM
There are currently 67 entires.
Given the current conditions in Sydney entries have been closed.

Whether the tournament will proceed as planned will be determined next week.

Bill Gletsos
13-07-2021, 06:30 PM
The tournament has been cancelled.

Refunds will be issued over the coming days.