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HICC Opent Rapid - Round 4

  • Migrant's Resources Centre 49 Molle St Hobart, TAS, 7000 Australia (map)

This ACF Quick Rated event gives junior and adult players more chance to play in mixed competitions so that the junior players get stronger competition and the adults have more players to play against! 

One game per week will be played, to the schedule below. You may play all adults, or all juniors, or more likely a mixture of both. 25 mins + 5 secs/move per player per game.

March 16: Game 1 March 23: Game 2
March 30: Game 3 April 6: Easter – Club Closed
April 13: No Game (school hols) April 20 : Game 4
April 27: Game 5 May 4: Game 6
May 11: Game 7 May 18: Game 8
May 25: Game 9

(If the Junior Club is closed for any night, there will be no play that week and the tournament will be extended.) 

To Enter: Entries will be taken on the night for round 1 16 March) between 6:15 and 6:30, or by telling Kevin in advance that you will enter.

Playing Time: Players must be present at 6:30 pm each night. Games will usually finish by 7:30 but may go slightly later. If players are late their clock may be started or their game may be cancelled, so please be on time. 

If you cannot play a given week: That is fine, you can play the remaining weeks, but you, or your parent, must tell Kevin before the starting time for that game. (If emailing, must send before 6 pm, or phone/text before 6:30). 

Half Point Byes: Up to two per player for rounds missed if player's absence is notified, rounds 1-8.

Late Entries: Players who have missed the first 1-3 rounds can enter by showing up by 6:30 pm in the week they wish to enter. Players who enter late will be credited with half-point byes for up to two rounds missed, which are taken out of their allowed maximum of two half-point byes.

Players who do not turn up: If you do not turn up for your game at all, and have not told us you will not be playing that week, then you will score zero for that round, and you will not be paired for future rounds until we see you or hear from you again. If this happens twice then you are out of the tournament.

Pairings: Will be done on the night for each round.

Earlier Event: March 30
HICC Open Rapid - Round 3
Later Event: April 27
HICC Open Rapid - Round 5