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Date(s) - 04/03/2022 - 06/03/2022
19:00 - 22:30


Event Notes


Team Event

Date:  4 – 6 March 2022
Venue:      Saldanha Bay Multipurpose Centre
Venue Map: https://goo.gl/maps/xw8TuEQ4AmuenDXx5

NOTE: Teams may only be registered by the respective regions – no independent/private/club teams may enter


Section Rating /Criteria Format Time Control
Senior 4 Player Team + 1 Reserve FIDE/ CHESSA Rated 6 Round Swiss 60+30 sipm
Ladies 4 Player Team + 1 Reserve FIDE/ CHESSA Rated 6 Round Swiss 60+30  sipm
Junior 4 Player Team + 1 Reserve FIDE/ CHESSA Rated 6 Round Swiss 60+30  sipm

Each Region will be allowed to register 1 team per section in this event.


Senior Section Ladies Section Junior Sections
R500 R500 R500


All Sections (Except Juniors} All Sections (Except Juniors}
Friday, 4 Mar 2022

  • 19h30    Round 1

Saturday, 5 Mar 2022

  • 09h00    Round 2
  • 12h30    Round 3
  • 16h00    Round 4
Sunday, 6 Mar 2022

  • 09h00    Round 5
  • 12h30     Round 6


Award Ceremony        15h30                        

All rounds will be accelerated

Default time: 15 minutes for 1st round; thereafter 15 minutes for the remaining rounds.


Tournament Director Chief Arbiter Covid Compliance Officer
Lyndon Julies

Cell: 0723908300

Ricardo Minnaar Rosemarie Fillis
Basil Ellman


Position Senior Section Ladies Section Junior Section
1st R1500 R1500 R1500
2nd R1000 R1000 R1000
3rd R750 R750 R750
  • A trophy will be awarded to the winner of each section.
  • Medals will be awarded to all players of each section.


  1. Registration to be made using the South African Chess Hub website and payment to be made via EFT (details will be provided after registration).
  2. The closing date for registrations and payment is 28 February 2022 at 21h00. Late entries will be subject to an additional late entry fee of R100 per team.
  3. Each Region will be allowed to register 1 team per section in this event.


Click Here for Full Tournament Regulations


  1. A total of 130 players will be allowed to participate in the event.
  2. All officials, players, parents, and other persons attending the event must complete the online Covid-19 screening form every day before their arrival at the playing venue.
  3. Only players will be allowed to enter the playing area. No spectators or parents will be allowed into the playing area.
  4. Screening of all players, support staff, officials and attendees will be done upon entry at the venue and recorded in a register.
  5. All players, support staff and attendees will complete a self-screening questionnaire to ensure efficient contact tracing where necessary.
  6. Any person displaying symptoms associated with Covid-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath or breathing difficulties) or people who are considered in a high-risk group should not attend.
  7. Players will not be allowed to leave the playing venue during the day as well as its associated demarcated breakaway area.
  8. Food deliveries will be allowed; however players will not be able to leave the playing venue to buy food or drink.
  9. Sanitisation of chess pieces, sets and surfaces will be done in between rounds, but players may bring their own hand sanitizers as well.
  10. Hand sanitiser will be available at the entrance of the venue, as well as at strategic areas inside the venue and toilets. Toilets will have sufficient soap and paper towels as well as marked Covid-19 disposal facilities.
  11. All players must wear masks always covering both their noses and mouths.
  12. All players must adhere to strict social distancing at all times.
  13. Players, support staff and officials over the age of 60 or people with comorbidities will be encouraged to be cautious and minimise exposure.
  14. Players will sign their own scoresheets and report the result to the arbiter. No signing of opponent sheets and no sharing of pens.
  15. No hands will be shaken at the commencement of the round, nor at the end of the match.
  16. Once the players are done with a match, and their results have been recorded, they become “Spectators” and must leave the playing area immediately and reside in the breakaway demarcated area.
  17. No informal games on private chess sets are allowed outside the playing venue in the demarcated breakaway area.
  18. Any player that does not comply with Covid-19 Health and Safety protocols may be expelled from the event.


18 booked of 18 - 0 available spaces

This event is fully booked.

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