City of Adelaide 2024 Pairings and Results

Updated July 19th, 2024

International Chess Day Record Attempt 2024

Updated July 14th, 2024

To celebrate International Chess Day SACA will be taking part in FIDE’s Guiness World Record attempt for most chess games in a single day!

Come join us in making history!

When: Saturday the 20th of July, 2024

12:00pm, Allegro Tournament
3:00pm, Blitz Tournament

Venue: Box Factory Community Centre,
59 Regent Street South, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Entry Fee: $15 for Single Ticket – One entry for either the Allegro or Blitz
$25 for All-Day Ticket – Entry to both tournaments
Both Events FIDE and ACF rated
Allegro: 5 Rounds, Swiss System
Blitz: 9 Rounds, Swiss System
Time Control:
Allegro: 10 minutes + 3 seconds per move
Blitz: 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move
Prizes: Small cash prizes to the winners!

You can register for this event online via email to the above address, or by arriving in person at the door until 15 minutes before the commencement of Round 1 for each tournament. 11:45am for the Allegro, and 2:45pm for the Blitz.

Limited to the first 50 participants!

Checkmate FIDE Open 2024 Results

Updated July 14th, 2024

Congratulations to all finalists!

1st Place: James Boyd-Norman     $500
=2nd Place: Ethan Retnaraja & Kevin Sheldrick     $250
Best Junior: Ren (Alex) Min     $150
Best U1600: WIM Narelle Szuveges     $150
Rating Performance: Manav Karthikeyan     $150

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Checkmate FIDE Challengers 2024 Results

Updated July 16th, 2024

Congratulations to all finalists!

1st Place: James Bayliss     $300
2nd Place: Tahnee Kadi     $200
3rd Place: Ashmit Dileesh     $150
=Best Junior: Hugh Ananta Onggara & Isaac Schiavone     $50
Best Junior Unrated: William McCarthy     $100
Best Under 1000: Connor Caruso     $100

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