Kraaifontein Open 2020

Kraaifontein Open 2020


14:00 - 18:00


Bookings closed

Event Type

Kraaifontein Chess Club

Proudly Presents the

Kraaifontein Open 2020

Tournament details:
Platform:  Lichess
Format:  7 Round Swiss (accelerated) – NOT Chess SA Rated
Time Control:  Rapid:  10 minutes + 5 seconds increment per move

Registration closes on Thursday, 3  December 2020 at 9pm

Section Criteria

Entry fee *

Open Lichess Rapid rating of more than 1600

R 50

Development Lichess Rapid rating of 1600 and below

R 30

*Late registration charge of R20 per entry  will be levied after the closing date  up to Saturday, 5 December 2020 at 9am.

No Refunds if players do not join from the start or are disconnected during the tournament. This includes an inability to play due to load shedding.

Prize Funds:

Open section:

  • 1st place                R1,000
  • 2nd place              R  800
  • 3rd place               R  600
  • 4th place               R  400
  • 5th – 10th place   R   200 each

Development section:  Top 10:  Free entry to the South African Chess Hub Holiday Programme from 17 -23 December 2020 worth R200! Go to for more information on this exciting programme.

Lichess Links

Lichess team links will be provided upon successful booking and payment below.

Fair Play

  • Pairings are done as per Lichess pairing system and all regulations in respect to using computer assistance will be strictly monitored.
  • Please inform the Tournament Organisers should you suspect your opponent of breaching the fair play spirit.
  • Any person whose Lichess account is banned or flagged within 24 hours after the event will forfeit any prize money won and organisers reserve the right to report players to their regions or Chess SA.
  • The organizers reserve the right of admission to this event.
  • The organizers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this event should they consider this necessary.

Online Arbiter: Ricardo Minnaar

Contact Details

Organiser: Paul Wilson (Bookings & Lichess)
Mobile: 083 461 8742

Organizer: Burton Van Staaden
Mobile: 073 212 4875

Organizer: Darryl Jacobs
Mobile: 083 556 9945


Bookings are closed for this event.

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