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Tasmanian Lightning Championships

  • Launceston College 107-119 Paterson Street Launceston, TAS, 7250 Australia (map)

The Tasmanian Lightning Chess Championships is HOSTED BY the HOBART INTERNATIONAL CHESS CLUB FOR THE TCA



Launceston College 107-119 Paterson Street, Launceston, TAS 7250



9 round Swiss. 5 minutes per player for all moves.



Saturday the 12th of March - 7:00pm



Registrations for the event have now closed.



$10 for all competitors.  Entry fees may be paid on the day.


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%,

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



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: March 11
Tasmanian Open 2016
Later Event: March 13
TCA AGM 2016