Heritage Day Cancer Fundraising Tournament

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 24/09/2020
16:00 - 18:30

Location
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Event Notes

Join CANSA, Club Mykonos and the Western Cape Chess Association, to help bring hope to many that are affected by cancer.

“I had cancer; cancer never had me!”


Date:
24 September
Online Platform: Lichess.org
Time: 16h00
Registration: http://tiny.cc/WCCACANSA


Proceeds of this event will be donated to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)

 

Please show your support by:

  1.  Making a kind monetary donation
  2. Entering as a player & pay more than the entry fee


R5000 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND

Sections * Criteria Entry Fee Time Control Prize Fund
Steinitz 11 Round Blitz Swiss
(ONLY S.A. based players)
R60.00 3+2 SIPM R 2000
(Top 1-5 Positions)
Lasker 5 Round Rapid Swiss
(CHESSA rating 1700 & above)
R30.00 15/15 R 600
(Top 1-3  Positions)
Capablanca 5 Round Rapid Swiss
(CHESSA rating 1500 – 1699)
R30.00 15/15 R 600
(Top 1-3  Positions)
Alekhine 5 Round Rapid
(CHESSA rating 1300 – 1499)
R30.00 15/15 R 600
(Top 1-3  Positions)
Euwe 5 Round Rapid Swiss
(CHESSA rating 1100 – 1299)
R30.00 15/15 R 600
(Top 1-3  Positions)
Botvinnik 5 Round Rapid Swiss
(CHESSA rating below 1100)
R30.00 15/15 R 600
(Top 1-3  Positions)

** LOC reserves the right to waive criteria in all the sections

** Tie Break: Sonneborn-Berger.

 

REGISTRATION  &  PAYMENT

 Closing date: Tue 22 Sep 2020 at 21h00

LATE Registration & Payments will be charged double the entry fee.

BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS:

  • Acc Name: Western Cape Chess Association
  • Bank: Nedbank
  • Acc nr: 1068091940
  • Branch: 198765
  • Payment reference: Lichess Username

Please email proof of payment to: leigh-ann.viljoen@pwc.com no later than 23 Sep 2020 or WA screenshot of payment to 082 377 9670

 

FAIR PLAY
  • Pairings are done as per Lichess pairing system and all regulations in respect to using computer assistance will be strictly monitored.
  • Random games will be scrutinized by PGNSpy and its findings regarding cheating is binding on this event.
  • Any person found guilty of cheating will forfeit any prize money won and will be banned from participating in future events.
  • The organizers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this event should they consider this necessary.
PROCEDURE TO JOIN TOURNAMENT
Please JOIN your Section by LATEST 23 Sep as to avoid not being paired

  • Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email (GOOGLE FORM) that will contain the LINK to the SECTION that you chose to participate in.
  • Click on that link to start the JOINING process.
  • Submit username and a prompt JOIN THE TEAM’’ will appear. Click on it.
  • There will be an easy puzzle (mate in 1 move) that needs to be completed.
  • Thereafter the player will be accepted into the section by the ‘’Team Leader’’
  • Player must then click on the Section again and press JOIN, to join the tournament.
  • The LOC is not liable for a player joining her section late resulting in missing a round/s.

 

LOC CONTACT DETAILS
Finance Officer: Leigh-Anne Viljoen
email: leigh-ann.viljoen@pwc.com
Mobile: 082 377 9670
Chief Organizer: Ricardo Minnaar
email: ricardo.minnaar@gmail.com
Mobile: 081 546 2221

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR KIND SPONSOR CLUB MYKONOS LANGEBAAN

 

 

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