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8TH ASIAN SENIORS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017
A FIDE Rated Tournament
Monday 9th October Sunday 15th October 2017
Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland


Organiser: FIDE International Organiser Paul Spiller.

Tournament: Single group 9 round Swiss Tournament.

Time Control Championship: 90 minutes for the whole game with the addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Default time is 30 minutes from the start of play.

Prizefund Over 50:
1st US$500
2nd US$400
3rd US$300
4th US$200
5th US$150
6th US$150

Prizefund Over 65:
1st US$350
2nd US$200
3rd US$150
4th US$100
5th US$100

Prizefund Best Women:
Over 50 US$300
Over 65 US$100

You can only claim one prize.

Entry Fee:
New Zealand players NZ$180
Foreign players see entry form

Entries close Friday 15th September 2017.

Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Schedule: Players Meeting 1.30 p.m., Opening Ceremony 2.00 p.m., first round 3 p.m. Download entry form for more details.

New Zealand players: please pay by BANK TRANSFER to NZ Chess Federation at ANZ 01-0535-0073257-00 with:
Particulars: Name
Code: date of birth ddmmyy
Reference: Fide ID
and email Paul Spiller:

NAME..........................
FEDERATION....................
FIDE ID.......................
DATE OF BIRTH.................
NAME OF FEDERATION OFFICIAL...............

Email: Paul Spiller paulsspiller@outlook.com

Entry Form: asianseniors2017.pdf










13th June - 4th July 2017 RICHARD SUTTON CUP RAPID (Grand Prix Class 3) Auckland


Sponsor: D & D Financial Consultants
Organiser: Howick-Pakuranga Chess Club.
Eligibility: Open.
Tournament: 8 rounds Vega Dubov, two rounds each Tuesday over four Tuesdays.
Time Control: 25 minutes plus 5 seconds per move.
Prizefund: $330.
Entry Fees: Seniors $20, Juniors $10. Players who are not registered members of the NZCF must pay an additional $20.

Venue: Howick Bowling Club, 33 Selwyn Road, Cockle Bay, Auckland 2014, New Zealand.
Email: Ludi Zhang ludizhang@gmail.com

Entry Form sutton2017 (pdf file)









Saturday 18th March 2017 - LATVIAN TOURNAMENT (Grand Prix Class 1)


Organiser: Howick-Pakuranga Chess Club.

Sponsor: D & D Financial Consultants.

Eligibility: Open to all.

Tournament: 4 Tournaments of 6 rounds Swiss:
A Grade over 1800 Tournament.
B Grade 1500 - 1799 Tournament.
C Grade 1200 - 1499 Tournament.
D Grade under 1200 Tournament.

Time Control: 25 minutes plus 5 seconds per move.

Prizefund:$4,800. First prize $750 in the A Grade Tournament.

Entry Fees:
A Grade $70 but a $10 discount if paid before 1st March 2017.
B Grade $70 but a $10 discount if paid before 1st March 2017.
C Grade $60 but a $10 discount if paid before 1st March 2017.
D Grade $60 but a $10 discount if paid before 1st March 2017.
Players who are not registered members of the NZCF must pay an additional $20.

There is a $10 discount for all tournaments if paid before 5 p.m. 14th March 2017.
Entries close 5 p.m. Friday 17th March 2017.

Venue: Te Tuhi Centre of the Arts, 13 Reeves Rd, Pakuranga, Auckland.

Schedule: Players Meeting 9.00 a.m., Round 1 9.30 a.m. Download entry form for more details.

New Zealand players: please pay by BANK TRANSFER to Howick-Pakuranga Chess Club BNZ 02-0168-0091321-01 with Particulars: your name, Code: grade, Reference: Latvian, and email Ludi Zhang with:

NAME..........................
PHONE NUMBER..................
EMAIL ADDRESS.................
NZCF ID.......................
FIDE ID.......................
DATE OF BIRTH.................

TOURNAMENT GRADE..............

TOURNAMENT FEE PAID...........

DONATION TOWARDS COSTS........

Email: Ludi Zhang ludizhang@gmail.com

Entry Form 2017latvian










2017 OCEANIA ZONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS
A FIDE Rated Poison Pawn Grand Prix Superclass Tournament
Saturday 14th January Friday 20th January 2017
Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland



Organiser: FIDE International Organiser Paul Spiller.

Tournament: Single group 9 round Swiss Tournament.

Time Control Championship: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with the addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Default time is 30 minutes from the start of play.

Prizefund Open Championship:
1st NZ$1500
2nd $1000
3rd $600
4th $400
5th $300
6th $200
7th $150
Rated U2000 $200
Rated U1800 $200
Rated U1600 $200

Prizefund Women's Championship:
1st $1000
2nd $600
3rd $400

You can only claim one prize.

Entry Fee:
Open $160
Women $120

Entries close 5 p.m. Tuesday 10th January 2017.

Venue: Waipuna Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Schedule: Players Meeting 12.30 p.m., Opening Ceremony 1.00 p.m., first round 2 p.m. Download entry form for more details.

New Zealand players: please pay by BANK TRANSFER to NZ Chess Federation at ANZ 01-0535-0073257-00 with name in 'Particulars', Zonal in 'Reference', and email:

NAME..........................
PHONE NUMBER..................
EMAIL ADDRESS.................
NZCF ID.......................
FIDE ID.......................
DATE OF BIRTH.................

Email: Paul Spiller paulsspiller@outlook.com

Entry Form: 2017zonal.pdf

















124th NEW ZEALAND CHESS CONGRESS 2017
A FIDE Rated Poison Pawn Grand Prix Superclass Tournament
Sunday 1st January Wednesday 11th January 2017
Venue: The CQ Hotels, 213-223 Cuba Street, Wellington

New Zealand Open Championship (incorporating the Major Open title)
New Zealand Open Rapid Championship
New Zealand Lightning Championship
New Zealand Junior Open Championship


Organiser: Wellington Chess Club (Inc).

Tournament:
2017 New Zealand Open Championship: Single group 9 round Swiss Tournament.
The Major Open title will go to the highest eligible under 2100 NZCF rated player.
2017 New Zealand Open Rapid Championship: A 9 round Swiss tournament.
2017 New Zealand Lightning Championship: A 9 round Swiss tournament.
2017 New Zealand Junior Open Championship: A 6 round Swiss tournament, open to all players of any nationality under 20 years old on 1st January 2017.

Time Control Championship: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with the addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Default time is 30 minutes from the start of play.
Time Control Rapid: 25 minutes plus 5 seconds per move from move one.
Time Control Lightning: 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move from move one.
Time Control Junior: One hour per game plus 10 seconds per move from move one.

Prizefund Championship: 1st $2000, 2nd $1000, 3rd $500.
NZ Major Open: under 2100 1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100.
under 1800: 1st $300, 2nd $150, 3rd $50.
under 1500: 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50.
Junior: 1st $100.

Prizefund Rapid: 1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100.
under 1800: 1st $100, 2nd $50.
under 1500: 1st $100, 2nd $50.

Prizefund Lightning: 1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50.
under 1800: 1st $50, 2nd $30.

Prizefund Junior: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100.
under 15 years: 1st $75.
under 13 years: 1st $75.

You can only claim one prize.

Entry Fee Championship: $180, Junior $120.
Entry Fee Rapid: $65, Junior $40.
Entry Fee Lightning: $30.
Entry Fee Junior: $60.

Entries close 5 p.m. Thursday 1st December 2016.

Venue: The CQ Hotels, 213-223 Cuba Street, Wellington

Schedule: Opening Ceremony 12 noon, first round 1 p.m. Download entry form for more details.

New Zealand players: please pay by BANK TRANSFER to Wellington Chess Club Inc at ANZ 06-0582-0096726-00 with name in 'Particulars', NZCongress in 'Reference', and email:

NAME..........................
PHONE NUMBER..................
EMAIL ADDRESS.................
NZCF ID.......................
FIDE ID.......................
DATE OF BIRTH.................
LIST OF TOURNAMENTS ENTERED AND ENTRY FEE FOR EACH.....................

Email: Ross Jackson Lrjackson@xtra.co.nz

Entry Form: 2017nzcongress.pdf




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