Eureka Open

Eureka Open


All Day


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Eureka school
Kwagga Street, Vereeniging, Gauteng, 1930, Sedibeng

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Eureka Chess Open

Prize fund R 17950,00

Entries close at 16:00 on Wednesday 26 July 2023.

Enquiries Contact:

  • Danie Koekemoer 071 909 3354 (WhatsApp)
  • Carina Koekemoer 072 383 9005


  • 06:50 – 07:20 Music by Rika Dippenaar, Johandré Steyn and Suné Vorster.
  • 07:20 Opening.
  • 07:25 Vote of thanks.
  • 07:30 Announcements.
  • 07:50 Players seated for round 1.
  • 08:00 → 1st Round. Draws done at rate of play. Will start 10 minutes after last game is finished


Section A

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Medals


1st:     R4200
+ Trophy

2nd:    R2100

3rd:     R1050

4th:       R600

5th:       R550

6th:     R500

7th:     R450

8th:     R400

9th:     R350 10th:    R300


Best Female: R1050 + Trophy and Medal

Section B

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Medals


1st:  R1200
+ Trophy

2nd:   R600

3rd:     R300








Best Female: R300 + Trophy and Medal

Section C

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Medals


1st:     R1000
+ Trophy

2nd:  R500

3rd:    R250








Best Female: R250 +
Trophy and Medal

Section D

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Medals


1st:  R800.00
+ Trophy

2nd:  R400

3rd:    R200








Best Female: R200 + Trophy and Medal

Sections  E – H

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Medals

1st:  R50 + Trophy

2nd:  R25.00

3rd: R12.50



Best Female: R12.50 + Trophy and Medal

LSEN Section

1st, 2nd and 3rd:

1st Chocolate + Trophy

2nd:  Chocolate

3rd:    Chocolate



Best Female:
Chocolate + Trophy and Medal

Fun Section

5 Rounds Swiss
Unrated – 10/10

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Medals

1st:   Cake +Trophy

2nd: Cake

3rd: Cake


Best Female:
Cake + Trophy and Medal

  1. The prize giving will take place after the completion of the last round in each section.
  2. No prizes will be awarded to any player who plays in the wrong section, whatever the reason for this may be.
  3. The following tiebreak system will be used to determine winners in case of equal points:

(1) Direct Encounter; (2) Buchholz Cut 1; (3) Buchholz System; (4) Sonneborn-Berger System; (5) Tournament Performance.




Funds go to: Eureka School for physically and severely intellectually disabled learners


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    1. Good day. The banking details along with instructions for the proof of payment are contained in the automated email that was sent to you when you made the booking and opted for the EFT payment option. Please search your emails for the Pending Booking email with all the information.

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