Ceres Open

Ceres Open


23/04/2022 - 24/04/2022    
All Day


Bookings closed


Cherlie Hofmeyer High School
Van Riebeeck Street, CERES, WESTERN CAPE, Cape Winelands

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Ceres Open

 Sat & Sun 23,24 April 2022

Charlie Hofmeyr High School (Van Riebeeck Street, Ceres)


Standard  60/60 + 5 sec – 6 Rounds Swiss

All Sections are Chessa Rated

Entry Fee Online Entry Fee at Venue
A-Section Players rated 1200 and above R80.00 R100.00
B-Section Players rated  1199 and below R80.00 R100.00
Under 12 Standard 45/45 + 15 sec increments R80.00 R100.00
Under 10 Standard 45/45 + 15 sec increments R80.00 R100.00

All players above 1900 rating will receive free entry into the Ceres Open.


Registration to be made using the South African Chess Hub website.

Online registrations close at 20:00 on Friday 22 April 2022

No late registrations will be allowed at the venue

Entry fees can be paid via Payfast, EFT (see details below) or cash at the venue between 07:00—07:45

Please note the additional admin fee for paying at the venue.

Any late payments at the venue after 07:45 will result in players missing the first round.

Banking Details
Account Name Promoting Pawns
Bank Nedbank Claremont Branch:  198765
Account Nr 1204066957
Reference Player name and surname

Proof of payment must be emailed to events@chesshub.org.za

Prize Money

•   A and B Sections – Prize money will be determined after the second round.  Medals and Certificates.

•   Under 10 and 12 Sections – Medals for first three positions.





The A and the B Sections will be played on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April

The u/10 and u/12 rounds will be played on Saturday 23 April 2022 – 1 day event.

Players will be allowed to play up and need to register accordingly.  All Sections are Chessa rated.

The Tournament Director reserves the right to waive criteria of sections or to combine or divide sections based on numbers.

A and B Sections

60/60 + 5 sec increments

Under 10 and under 12 Sections

45/45 + 15 sec increments

Saturday 23rd  Round 1 08:00  –  10:10 Sat 23rd  Round 1 08:00  –  10:00
Saturday 23rd  Round 2 10:40  –  12:50 Sat 23rd Rnds 5 to 6 Rounds accelerated


Saturday 23rd  Round 3 13:20  –  15:30
Saturday 23rd  Round 4 16:00  –  18:10
Sunday 24th  Round 5 08:00  –  10:10
Sunday 24th  Round 6 10:40  –  12:50

Default time for the first round is 0 minutes

Default time for rounds 2 to 6 is 15 minutes

Prize giving will take place 15 minutes after the completion of the last round.



  • Direct Encounter
  • Bucholz
  • Median Bucholz
  • Sonneborn-Berger

For further information please contact:

Registration / Admin related queries Joceline Nel  –  083 464 5240

Willem van Tonder – 082 850 9784

Tournament Director Joceline Nel  –  083 464 5240



This tournament is a Standard 60/60 + 5 sec Chessa rated event and will be Covid compliant.  All Covid regulations and social distancing apply.   NO MASK –NO PLAY

Tuckshop will be available



Accommodation is available at Pine Forest Resort (Dennebos) for your own account

023-3161878 / 023-3161882



CHESS SA RATING DATABASE:  https://chessa.co.za/ratingsdatabase/ratingsdatabase.aspx
Search by your surname. If player has not played in a rated tournament, simply capture “N/A”.



Bookings are closed for this event.

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