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Date(s) - 18/09/2021 - 19/09/2021
09:30 - 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.

WP CLOSED

Dates: 11, 12; 18, 19 September 2021
Venue:
Hoërskool Jan van Riebeeck
Map: https://tinyurl.com/77kr3twk

 

Sections Criteria Entry Fee Time Control Prize Fund
Championship
(max. of 5 sections)(FIDE & CHESSA  Rated)
7 Round, Single Round Robin

(8 Players per section from highest to lowest rating)

 

R 300.00 90/90+30 sipm R 5000

(per section)

Open

(CHESSA  Rated)

 

6 Round Swiss

(CHESSA rating 1100-1500)

 

R 150.00 60/60+10 sipm R 2500

 

Development

(CHESSA  Rated)

 

6 Round Swiss

(CHESSA rating below 1100)

 

R 100.00 60/60+10 sipm MEDALS

 

  • Sections below 1600 rating will only be CHESSA rated
  • Ranking criteria will be based on highest CHESSA or FIDE rating
  • EVENT WILL BE HOSTED IN 2 SEPARATE HALLS FOR THE SECTIONS.

 

PLAYING SCHEDULE:  CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION

Date Rounds & Times Date Rounds & Times
Saturday, 11 Sep Round 1: 09h30

Round 2: 14h30

Sunday, 12 Sep Round 3: 09h30

Round 4: 14h30

Saturday, 18 Sep Round 5: 09h30

Round 6: 14h30

Sunday, 19 Sep Round 7: 10h30

PRIZE GIVING: 15h00

*ALL ROUNDS MAY BE ACCELERATED

 

PLAYING SCHEDULE: OPEN & DEVELOPMENT SECTIONS

Date Rounds & Times Date Rounds & Times
Saturday, 18 Sep Round 1: 09h30

Round 2: 12h30

Round 3: 15h30

Sunday, 19 Sep Round 4: 09h30

Round 5: 12h30

Round 6: 15h30

*ALL ROUNDS MAY BE ACCELERATED

PRIZE BREAKDOWN

 
POSITION *CHAMPIONSHIP OPEN DEVELOPMENT
1st R3000 R900 Medals
2nd R2000 R700 Medals
3rd   R600 Medals
4th Medals
5th Medals
Best Female R300 Medals

*TOP 3 PLAYERS IN THE HIGHEST CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION QUALIFIES FOR 50% ENTRY FEE DISCOUNT TOWARDS THE WESTERN CAPE CLOSED (24-26 SEPTEMBER 2021)

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

  1. The closing date for registrations and payment is Sun 5 Sep at 21h00.
  2. A maximum of 80 players will be allowed to participate in the event. (Under current Level 3 regulations)
  3. Registration to be made using the South African Chess Hub website and payment to be made via PayFast.

 

TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS

1.       All players MUST be WP registered members & must have paid their 2021 membership fees.
         Pay now at:  https://chesshub.org.za/events/cwp-2021-membership-fees/2.       ALL players must register via SA Chess Hub (see instructions below).3.       Players may make submission to the LOC should they wish to play up in a higher rating section.

4.       Tie Break Championship: 1. Direct encounter 2. Greater number of Victories 3. Sonneborn-Berger 4. Koya

5.       Tie Break other Sections: 1 Direct Encounter 2.Greater number of Victories  3.Sonneborn-Berger  4.Buchholz

6.       Players must be turning 11 years & older in 2021 in order to participate in this event.

7.       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).

8.       Appeal: An appeal shall be submitted in writing to the CA or TD within 30 minutes after the completion of the specific round in question, accompanied by a fee of R300{which will be returned if the appeal is successful)

9.       Any player that does not comply with Covid-19 Health and Safety protocols may be expelled from the event.

10.   The LOC reserves the right to waive criteria in all the sections or to cancel the event.

LOC CONTACT DETAILS

Tournament Director Registration Officer Chief arbiter
Ricardo Minnaar ricardo.minnaar@gmail.com

Cell: 081 546 2221

Paul Wilson

paul@chesshub.org.za

Cell: 083 461 8742

Andrew Talmarkes

Cell: 083 559 0406

 

COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS

1.       A total of 80 players will be allowed to participate in the event. (Under current Level 3 regulations

2.       Only players will be allowed to enter the venue.

3.       No spectators or parents will be allowed at the venue.

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 area during the day as well as its associated demarcated breakaway area. Players should therefore bring their own food and drink.

8.       No food deliveries will be allowed, and players will not be able to leave the playing area 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.

 

Bookings

72 booked of 88 - 16 available spaces

Bookings are closed for this event.

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