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Tony Sturges Thematic Memorial and Blitz

  • Mount Carmel College 361 Sandy Bay Road Sandy Bay, TAS, 7005 Australia (map)

THEMATIC MEMORIAL:

This is a competition like no other, 7 rounds, 15 minutes each, no increment, and each rounds starts from a different opening position.

Rounds 1 to 5 will be set openings.

Round 6 will be a "Players Choice".  The position that gets the most votes will be elected as the starting position for Round 6.  But it's not just the players who can vote, anyone can.  Submit your vote below, you can vote as many times as you like.

Round 7 will be selected at random on the day.


BLITZ COMPETITION:

7 rounds, 3 minutes with a 2 second increment, and each round starts from the normal starting position.  This event will be ACF rated.

It’s all about having some fun at the chess board in the name of one of the HCC’s most passionate coaches, and raising some money for chess across the state.


WHERE:

Mt Carmel College, 361 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay

WHEN:

ANZAC Day, Tuesday the 25th of April

WHAT TIME:

Thematic Memorial: 12:00 noon to 5pm

Blitz: 5:30pm to 7pm

HOW MUCH:

Thematic Memorial Entry fee $30

Blitz Entry Fee $10

Both Events, Discounted Entry Fee $35

HOW DO I ENTER?

Enter online using the form below, or on the day (just arrive a little earlier).


PRIZES:

Medals and/or Trophies will be awarded at the HCC later in the year depending on numbers of entrants.

All money raised will be donated to the Tasmanian Chess Association to help improve the delivery of Chess services across the state.



Positions 1-5:

Earlier Event: March 13
TCA AGM
Later Event: June 10
Tasmanian Open