Western Cape Closed Championship – 2022

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Date(s) - 23/09/2022 - 25/09/2022
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Event Notes

WESTERN CAPE CLOSED 2022

Date: 23 – 25 September 2022

Venue: Paul Roos Gymnasium, Markotter         Map: https://tinyurl.com/ykppnesa

Venue Age Group: Eikestad Primer                  Map:  https://g.page/eikestadlaer?share

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE TOURNAMENT BROCHURE

 

Sections * Criteria Entry Fee Time Control Prize Fund
Championship
(FIDE Rated)
6 Round Swiss
(CHESSA/FIDE rating 1600 & above)
R350.00 60+10 sipm R 11 500
(Top 1-3 Positions)
Prestige
(CHESSA Rated)
6 Round Swiss
(CHESSA rating 1200-1599)
R300.00 60+10 sipm R 8 300
(Top 1-3 Positions)
Open
(CHESSA Rated)
6 Round Swiss
(CHESSA rating Below 1200)
R150.00 60+10 sipm R 4 800
(Top 1-3 Positions)
Blitz
(CHESSA Rated)
7 Round Swiss
(OPEN TO ALL)
R80.00 3+2 sipm R 2 000
(Top 1-3 Positions)
U14
(1 Day Event)
5 Round Swiss Chessa Rated
(Players born 2009,2010)
R100.00 45+15sipm MEDALS
(Top 1-5 Positions)
U12
(1 Day Event)
5 Round  Swiss  Chessa Rated
(Players born 2011,2012)
R100.00 45+15sipm MEDALS
(Top 1-5 Positions)
U10
(1 Day Event)
5 Round  Swiss  Chessa Rated
(Players born 2013 & Later)
R100.00 45+15sipm MEDALS
(Top 1-5 Positions)
Training Trainers
Course
Contact Reuben Salimu
salimu@africanchesslounge.org  Cell: 078 572 7546
FREE https://tinyurl.com/2p9vmp36

PRIZE FUND DEPENDENT ON MINIMUM 150 PARTICIPANTS

PLAYING SCHEDULE  
Sections Date Rounds & Times Date Rounds & Times
 Blitz Fri 23rd Round 1: 19:00 Fri 23rd Prize Giving : 21:00
Championship
Prestige
Open 
Sat 24th

 

Round 1: 09:00
Round 2: 12:30
Round 3: 15:00
Sun 25th Round 4: 09:00
Round 5: 12:30
Round 6: 15:00Prize Giving : 17h00
 Age Groups

[1 Day Event]

 

Sat 24th

 

Round 1: 09:00
Round 2: 10:00
Round 3: 11:00
Sat 24th Round 4: 12:30
Round 5: 13:30
Round 6: 14:30Prize Giving : ASAP

ALL SECTIONS WILL BE ACCELERATED

PRIZE BREAKDOWN [R]

Position Championship Prestige Open Blitz Age Groups
1st R 5 000 R 3 000 R 2 000 R 800 MEDALS
2nd R 3 500 R 2 500 R 1 500 R 600 MEDALS
3rd R 2 000 R 2 000 R 1 000 R 400 MEDALS
Best Female R 500 R 400 R 300 R 100 MEDALS
Best Junior R 500 R 400 R 100 MEDALS

PRIZE FUND DEPENDENT ON MINIMUM 150 PARTICIPANTS

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT
  • The closing date for registrations and payment is Mon 19th Sep at 21h00.
    Late entries will be subject to an additional late entry fee of R50 and will be allowed up to 24 hours before the scheduled start time of the first round of the relevant section.
  • Registration to be made using the South African Chess Hub website and payment to be made via PayFast or EFT.
TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS
  1. All players MUST be WESTERN CAPE CHESS ASSOCIATION registered members.
    Meaning: A member of either Cape Winelands, Central Karoo, Eden, Overberg, WP, West Coast
  2. Players wishing to play in a higher section may make submission to the LOC.
  3. Tie Break:
        1. Direct encounter
    2. Greater number of Victories
    3. Buchholz
    4. Sonneborn-Berger
  4. Default Time: THERE WILL BE NO DEFAULT TIME FOR ROUND 1.
    Rounds 2-6:    
    Championship, Prestige  & Open – 15 minutes
    Rounds 2-5:
         Age Groups – 10 minutes
  5. Appeal: An appeal shall be submitted in writing to the CA or TD within 15 minutes of the completion of  the specific round in question, accompanied by a fee of R200 (which will be returned if the appeal is successful)
  6. Prize winners must be present at the awards ceremony to receive their prizes. Prize monies will be paid out within 48 hours after conclusion of the event. Prize winners will only qualify for one prize (highest amount).
  7. The LOC reserves the right to waive criteria in all the sections or to cancel the event.
  8. Right of admission reserved.
COMMUNICATION
Please join the relevant tournament WhatsApp group to receive information relating to the event:

Championship, Prestige & Open
(Top 3 Sections )
https://chat.whatsapp.com/Jyhq11lrt641LKO9DVKDFp
Blitz Section https://chat.whatsapp.com/CDklIzdG46n2uTqlobGCy1
Age Groups https://chat.whatsapp.com/EHg9LNNqLNg6kkKgW5899W

LOC CONTACT DETAILS

Tournament Director Registration Officer Chief Arbiter
Chrystal Samuel
Cell: 082 903 1465
Paul Wilson
Cell: 083 461 8742 [WhatsApp]
Ricardo Minnaar
Cell: 081 546 2221

PAYMENT:

  1. If you selected Payfast payment method you will be taken to the Payfast secure payment page. Complete the payment and you will receive a booking confirmation email a short while after successful payment.
  2. If you opted to pay by EFT, you will receive a “Booking Pending” email with all payment information (i.e. banking details, etc.). Complete EFT payment and email proof of payment to events@chesshub.org.za. Once booking approved you will receive booking confirmation email. Please allow up to 24 hours for approval.

You will receive a booking confirmation email a short while after completing payment.

Please email events@chesshub.org.za or WhatsApp Paul Wilson on 083 461 8742 for assistance.

Bookings

193 booked of 550 - 357 available spaces

Bookings are closed for this event.

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