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Royal Hobart Regatta Weekender

  • Kingston LINC 11 Hutchins Street Kingston, TAS, 7050 Australia (map)

The Royal Hobart Regatta Weekender is hosted by the HICC

This is a class 1 ACF GRAND PRIX EVENT



Kingston LINC - 11 Hutchins St, Kingston TAS 7050.



7 round Swiss. 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move per player from move 1.



Friday the 5th of February:

  • Opening Ceremony - 7:00pm
  • Round 1 Start - 7:30pm

Saturday the 6th of February:

  • Round 2 Start - 9:00am
  • Round 3 Start - 2:00pm
  • Hobart Regatta Blitz - 7:00pm

Sunday the 7th of February:

  • Round 4 Start - 9:00am
  • Round 5 Start - 2:00pm
  • Hobart Regatta Bullet - 7:00pm

Monday the 8th of February:

  • Round 6 Start - 9:00am
  • Round 7 Start - 2:00pm
  • Closing Ceremony - 6:00pm (or as soon as possible after the last game has concluded)



Entries for this event have now closed.



  • $55 waged
  • $50 concession
  • $30 U18
  • $25 U12

Entry fees may be paid on the day.  $5 early bird discount if received by January 22nd.

Pre-payments can be paid by credit card using the TCA Web Store, or can be transferred to*:

Account Name: Hobart International Chess Club
BSB: 017010
Account #: 597145391

* Please ensure you enter your name in the description box when transferring payment to avoid delays or confusion.

TCA Levy:

Tasmanian players add $20 if not a current member of a club affiliated to the TCA



  • 1st c. 40%,
  • 2nd c. 20%,
  • 3rd c. 10%,
  • U1750 c. 10%,
  • U1500 c. 10%,
  • U18 $70,
  • U12 $50.

Prizes other than 1st and 2nd subject to at least three eligible entries. Prize pool is all money received except running costs and levies.


Director of Play:

Ian Little



Ian Little (Hobart) + 2 others to be appointed.  Anyone wishing to act as an arbiter for this event should make themselves known to the D.O.P



Any player may take up to 2 half point byes in rounds 1 to 5. No half point byes will be given in rounds 6 or 7. All half point byes must be requested before the start of the event.  



FIDE Laws 2014 apply – ringing mobiles will incur automatic loss. Entrants agree to abide by all decisions of the organisers and arbiters. The organisers reserve the right to make any changes required.

Earlier Event: October 24
Burnie Shines 2015
Later Event: February 6
Royal Hobart Regatta Blitz