January Rapid 2020

January 16th, 2020

When: 7.30pm, Tuesdays the 21st and 28th of January 2019
Venue: The Chess Centre of South Australia,
10 Ranelagh Street, Adelaide.
Entry Fee: $35 All players, late entry fee $5 (all entries after 12pm 21st of January)
Format: 6 Rounds, Swiss System
Time Control: Fischer Rapid – 25 Minutes + 10 Seconds a move
Contact: tournaments@sachess.org.au


Australia Day Weekender 2020

January 16th, 2020

When: Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of January

Venue: The Chess Centre of South Australia,
10 Ranelagh Street, Adelaide
Entry Fee: $50 Adult, $40 Concession if before 11pm, Friday 24th of January.
Late Entry +$5. Free entry to GM, WGM, IM, WIM entrants.
Format: 6 rounds, Swiss system.
Time Control: Fischer Classic – 60 minutes + 10 seconds a move
Prizes: $400 minimum prize pool
Round Times:
Saturday: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM

Players have the option of taking one (1) half-point bye before the last round with the prior approval of the Arbiter.

Entries will be accepted at the door up to 15 minutes before the start time, or by emailing tournaments@sachess.org.au with your details.


Pennant Teams Competition 2019

Updated September 25th, 2019

When:  7:15 for 7:30 p.m start on consecutive Tuesdays, from 24th of September until the 19th of November
Venue: The Chess Centre of South Australia,
10 Ranelagh Street, Adelaide.
Entry Fee: $10 a night, $7 concession (Seniors, Students, Unemployed).
This tournament is open to all players.
Players are expected to play all rounds or be able to organise a replacement.
Format: 9 round ACF-rated teams competition.
4 players per team, Swiss Draw or Round Robin.
Time Control: Fischer – 60 Minutes + 30 Seconds a move
Teams: To make a team send an email to gradematches@sachess.org.au

Or if you’re looking for a team to play on, contact the following team captains:
Alan Goldsmith (Knights and Bytes): agoldsmith@internode.on.net
Will Wedding (Adelaide): will.wedding@gmail.com

Players in the A- and B-Grade competitions are encouraged to read the rules document below.


City of Adelaide Open 2019

July 28th, 2019

When:  7:00 p.m start on consecutive Tuesdays, from 23rd of July until the 17th of September
Venue: The Chess Centre of South Australia,
10 Ranelagh Street, Adelaide.
Entry Fee: $130 Adult, $110 Concession. Late entry fee +$10 (all entries after 12pm 23rd of July).
This tournament is open to all players.
Players who enter are expected to play all rounds..
Format: 9 Rounds, Swiss System. FIDE and ACF rated.
Time Control:  Fischer system: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move.
Prizes:
1st: $500
2nd: $300
3rd: $200
Rating Performance: $150
Contact: Enquiries and entries to tournaments@sachess.org.au.