The Tasmanian Open is Hosted by Hobart Chess Club for the TCA
This is a Class 1 ACF Grand Prix Event
Mt Carmel College, 361 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay.
6 round Swiss. 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move per player from move 1.
Saturday the 10th June:
- Opening Ceremony - 1.30pm
- Round 1 Start - 2pm
- Round 2 Start - 6pm
Sunday the 11th of June:
- Round 3 Start - 10.00am
- Round 4 Start - 2.00pm
- Tasmanian Lightning Championships - 6:00pm
Monday the 12th of June:
- Round 6 Start - 10:00am
- Round 7 Start - 2.00pm
- Closing Ceremony - 6:15pm, or as soon as practical after the last game has concluded
- TCA Executive Meeting to follow the closing ceremony.
Entry for this event are now CLOSED.
Entries closed at 5pm on Wednesday the 7th of June.
- Adult (18 and over) $55
- Adult concession $50
- Junior (under 18) $30
Entry fees may be paid on the day. $5 early bird discount if received by May 20th.
Pre-payments can be paid by credit card using the TCA Web Store.
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%
- U1650 c. 10%
- U1500 c. 10%
- Junior $50
Prizes other than 1st and 2nd subject to at least 3 eligible entries. Prize pool is 90% +$50 of money received except running costs and levies.
DIRECTOR OF PLAY:
Ian Little + 2 to be appointed. Anyone wishing to act as an arbiter for this event should make themselves known to the D.O.P
A maximum of 2 half point byes may be taken in rounds 1-4 only, and only if requested prior to the start of the tournament.
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.