'A' tournament: $55 per player.
'B' tournament: $50 per player.
'Junior' tournament: $35 per player.
Subtract $5 per player for 2 or more members of same immediate family. ($5 family discount)
No entries accepted on day of play. Payment not received / not shown = Not entered.
Club account for payment: BNZ 02-0372-0029728-000 (state name & tournament choice).
Saturday 23rd February 2019.
Bay of Plenty Masonic Centre - 33 Hairini Street, Hairini, Tauranga.
Open to all players.
Non-NZL players must have FIDE-ID issued by their chess federation.
NZL players without FIDE ID must provide full Date of Birth.
Three separate 6 round Swiss tournaments, FIDE and NZCF rated where possible.
'A' tournament for players rated 1800 and above.
'B' tournament for players rated below 1800.
'Junior' tournament for players aged under 20 years before 1st January 2019 and rated below 1200.
The organisers reserve the right to shift a player to a different tournament if they feel an inappropriate one has been entered.
25 minutes each player plus 5 seconds increment per move from move one.
Tea, coffee, and biscuits will be provided at no charge throughout the tournament.
|Start Time||Day & Date|
|Players Meeting||9am||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Round 1||9.30am||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Round 2||10.45am||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Round 3||12pm||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Lunch break||1pm||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Round 4||2pm||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Round 5||3.15pm||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Round 6||4.30pm||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|Prizegiving||5.45pm (estimate)||Saturday 23rd February 2019|
|'A' tournament Open||$300||$200||$100||$50|
|'A' tournament Grade one||$60|
|'A' tournament Grade two||$40|
|The 'A' tournament winner will hold the BOP Rapid trophy until the next BOP Rapid. The local player with the best result in the same tournament receives the best local player trophy until the next BOP Rapid.|
|'B' tournament Open||$150||$100||$50|
|'B' tournament Grade one||$50|
|'B' tournament Grade two||$30|
|'Junior' tournament Open||$100||$70||$40|
|'Junior' tournament Grade one||$40|
|'Junior' tournament Grade two||$20|
PLEASE NOTE: No player may claim more than one monetary prize. In the event of a tie, prize money will be shared.
Grade prizes awarded in bands, eg. Player eligible for grade two prize cannot win grade one prize.
Players eligible for open or grade prize would receive the highest monetary value prize.