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StKildaCC
11-07-2021, 07:47 PM
Dear Chess Friends,

You are invited to play in St Kilda Chess Club Grand Prix Term3, 2021 ACF rated tournament.

First of All let me tell you fantastic news

We are hoping that like in term 2 tournament we could secure entries from international masters/players over 2200 strength

We are also hoping that at the end of the year we can conduct the tournament where 4 masters (2200 rating plus) play 4 challenges (under 2000 rating) Each challenger play each master twice so challenges will have 8 games against masters. Out of 4 challenges two players are by invitation and two other players will have an opportunity to be qualified form term 3 and term 4 St Kilda GP tournaments.

So it means the best player under 2000 in this tournament will be able to play at the end of the year event and an opportunity to play each of 4 masters twice.

Below are important details about the tournament:

Thursdays

Dates: 29 July, 5 August, 12 August, 19 August, 26 August, 2 September, 9 September

Time: Each round start at 7.35 pm

Number of rounds and prizes: 7 Rounds Australian Chess Federation Rated event. 26 Players maximum.$500 prize fund for the term 3 tournament with additional prize fund of $500 as the result of Grand Prix on a basis of 3 more tournaments (one 7 rounds tournament each school term in 2021 with Grand Prix points on the basis of 3 best results)

Time Control: an hour each player per game plus 10 seconds for each move

Venue: Alma Road Neighbourhood House, 200 Alma Road St Kilda East

Byes: Two half a point byes are available on your request in rounds 1 to 6.

Postponements: Games can be played on Mondays by mutual agreement

Coaching: all players have an option (free) to go through their games with an IM and if requested with games to be entered into computer with comments and emailed to you

Fees: $60 Entry fee + membership required (membership is $20 per term or $40 until the end of 2021)

Method of payment/Entry Enter by: Bank transfer (preferred) Please find out bank account details at: http://www.stkildachess.org.au/junior.html and please scroll down to payments.

Cash (at the venue)
Hope to see you there!

Michael. I
11-07-2021, 09:31 PM
1. At Kilda needs to be changed to St Kilda (all instances), as well as form to from in "qualified form term 3"
2. What about one of the 4 tournaments of the year being a club championship? It doesn't have to be starting from this year.
:)