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26-01-2015, 09:54 AM
There will be 2 Tournaments over the Waitangi Day Weekend (Friday the 6th - Sunday the 8th of February) at the Auckland Chess Centre:

An Open tournament over 3 days.
This will 6-round Swiss system (2 games per day) with a Standard time control of all moves in 90 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move from move one. (The event will be NZCF Standard rated and FIDE rated where possible).

Entry fee: $50. No entries accepted after 12pm 5th February.
A single half-point bye may be taken in rounds 1, 2, 3 or 4 only; you may take a zero-point bye in any round.
Minimum prizefund: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100. Plus Grade Prizes depending on entries.

Round times: Friday 6th February, players' meeting 9:15, rd 1 9:30; rd 2 14:30;
Saturday 7th, rd 3 9:30, rd 4 14:30;
Sunday 8th, rd 5 9:30, rd 6 14:30. Prizegiving when games have finished.

Details from Mike Steadman, steadmanm@hotmail.com.
Download entry form here (http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/downloads/ACCweekenderWaitangi2015.pdf)

A Lightning tournament on the Saturday evening.
Entry Fee: $20
Rounds: 6 from 70:30pm to approx 9:30pm
Open and Grade prizes to be determined by number of tournament entries.
Download the Lightning entry form here (http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/downloads/ACCweekenderWaitangi2015Blitz.pdf).

04-02-2015, 07:34 PM
Entries for the Open tournament must be received by 12pm Thursday 5th February 2015. Only first 50 fully paid entries accepted. So enter + pay NOW to ensure your place in the tournament.

Entries for the Saturday Blitz tournament closes at 6pm, Saturday 7 February 2015.

Vega pages for ACC Waitangi Weekender Open (http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/Vega2015/wwwACC-Waitangi-2015/index.html) + Saturday Blitz (http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/Vega2015/wwwACC-Waitangi-Blitz-2015/index.html) tournaments