Western Cape Closed Rapid

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Date(s) - 06/03/2021 - 07/03/2021
15:00 - 19:00

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Event Notes

Please carefully read the following event details and register below.

N.B. Please note that payment must be made using Payfast (credit/debit card or instant EFT) immediately when registering to avoid having to register again.

WESTERN CAPE CLOSED RAPID

CHESSA ONLINE RATED

 

R7 500 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND

 

Date: 6, 7 March 2021                                        Online Platform: Tornelo

Time: 15h00

 

SECTIONS * Criteria Entry Fee Time Control Prize Fund
Championship

(Zoom Play)

FIDE RATED

7 Round Rapid Swiss

(FIDE/CHESSA rating 1700 & above)

R 150.00 20+5 sipm R 4000

(Top 1-5 Positions)

Prestige 7 Round Rapid Swiss

(CHESSA rating 1300-1699)

R 100.00  20+5 sipm R 2300

(Top 1-5 Positions)

Open 7 Round Rapid Swiss

(CHESSA rating Below 1300)

R 50.00  20+5 sipm R 1100

(Top 1-5 Positions)

*THIS EVENT RESERVED FOR ONLY WESTERN CAPE PLAYERS

**Players who wishes to play in a higher section may make a submission to the LOC

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

** Tie Break: Sonneborn-Berger

 

PLAYING SCHEDULE
Date Time Date Time
 Saturday

6 March 2021

Round 1: 15h00

Round 2: 16h00

Round 3: 17h00

Round 4: 18h00

Sunday

7 March 2021

Round 5: 15h00

Round 6: 16h00

Round 7: 17h00

 

PRIZE BREAKDOWN
Championship                                      Prestige :                                     Open:

1st  –  R1200                                              1st –  R800                                   1st –  R400

2nd  – R1000                                              2nd – R600                                   2nd – R300

3rd  –  R800                                                3rd – R400                                   3rd –  R250

4th  –  R600                                                4th – R300                                   4th –  R100

5th  –  R400                                                5th – R200                                   5th  – R100                                                     

**Prize monies will be paid out within 48 hours after conclusion of the event.

PROCEDURE TO JOIN TOURNAMENT
Please JOIN your Section by LATEST 3 MARCH as to avoid not being paired

  • Championship Section: Players must be logged onto Zoom 30 minutes before the start and during each round. Failure to do so will result in automatic disqualification from the tournament.   

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT
Closing date: Registration and payment must be made by latest Wed, 3 March at 21h00.

 

FAIR PLAY
  • Pairings are done as per Tornelo pairing system and all regulations in respect to using computer assistance will be strictly monitored.
  • Random games will be scrutinized and its findings regarding cheating is binding on this event.
  • Please inform the Chief Arbiter should you suspect your opponent of breaching the fair play spirit.
  • Any person found guilty of cheating will forfeit any prize money won and will be banned from participating in future WCCA & CWCU events.
  • The organizers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this event should they consider this necessary.

 

CHESS SA ID & RATING
In order to complete registration, kindly obtain your Chess SA ID and rating from the following link:

LOC CONTACT DETAILS

Registrations: Paul Wilson   
email: paul@chesshub.org.za                                 Mobile: 083 461 8742

Chief Organizer: Ricardo Minnaar
email: ricardo.minnaar@gmail.com                     Mobile: 081 546 2221

 

 

Bookings

4 booked of 300 - 296 available spaces

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Championship
FIDE/CHESSA rating 1700 & above
R150.00
Prestige
CHESSA rating 1300-1699
R100.00
Open Section
CHESSA rating Below 1300
R50.00

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