WP OPEN 2021 – 1st Online Rapid Qualifier (late registrations)

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Date(s) - 22/03/2021
14:00 - 19:00

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CWP PLAYERS SHOULD CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

 

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 OPEN 2021

1st Online Rapid Qualifier

Monday, 22 March 2021 @ 14:00

R3 000 GUARANTEED PRIZE FUND

This event serves as a qualifying event for the WP OPEN OTB tournament that will take place on 8-9 May 2021

 

Sections Criteria Entry Fee Time Control
Championship

CHESSA Rated  (Zoom Play)

6 Round Rapid Swiss

(CHESS SA rating 1500 & above)

Non-CWP players

R70.00

15+5 sipm
Open

CHESSA Rated (NO Zoom)

6 Round Rapid Swiss

(CHESS SA rating Below 1500)

Non-CWP players

R 50.00

 15+5 sipm
  • Players with Chess SA rating below 1500 may be allowed to “play-up” at the discretion of the LOC.
  • Tie Break & pairings: LICHESS
  • The LOC reserves the right to waive criteria in all the sections or to cancel the event.

10 Players from Championship Section and 20 players from Open Section will be granted preferential access to register and to participate in WP OPEN OTB event. Players must be older than 13 years to participate in the WP OPEN OTB event.

 

PLAYING SCHEDULE
Date Rounds & Times (All rounds will be accelerated)
Monday

22 March

Round 1: 14h00

Round 2: 14h50

Round 3: 15h40

Round 4: 16h30

Round 5: 17h20

Round 6: 18h10

PRIZE BREAKDOWN
 

POSITION CHAMPIONSHIP OPEN
1st R700 R300
2nd R600 R250
3rd R500 R200
Best Female R150 R100
Best Junior R150 R100

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

Prize winners will only qualify for one prize (highest amount)

 

REGISTRATION  &  PAYMENT
  • Closing date: Registration and payment must be made by latest Sunday 21 March at 20h00.
  • Late registrations will be allowed up to Monday 22 March 2021 at 10h00 but will be subject to an additional R50 late registration fee for all late entries.

 

LOC CONTACT DETAILS
 

Tournament Director Registrations Arbiters
Burton van Staaden

Email: burton@vsb.co.za

Cell: 073 212 4875

Paul Wilson (SA Chess Hub)

Email: paul@chesshub.org.za

Cell: 083 461 8742

Chief arbiter: Andrew Talmarkes

Asst. arbiters: TBC

 

 

 

Bookings

29 booked of 300 - 271 available spaces

Bookings are closed for this event.

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