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The Tasmanian Rapid Championships will be held on the 18th and 19th of August in Hobart at Area 52 - 104 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000.

Even if you select to pay on the day, you must complete the Checkout Process to register your entry correctly.

Tournaments:
Quantity:
ENTER the Tasmanian Rapid Championships

FORMAT:

7 round Swiss. 25 minutes plus 10 seconds per move per player.

SCHEDULE:

Saturday the 18th of August:

  • Opening Ceremony - 11:45am
  • Round 1 Start - 12:00noon
  • Round 2 Start - 1:30pm

Sunday the 19th of August:

  • Round 5 Start - 9:30am
  • Round 6 Start - 11:00am
  • Round 7 Start - 12:30pm

Saturday the 18th of August:

ENTRIES, FEES & LEVIES:

Entries for this event are online ONLY.

Entries for this event close on Saturday the 18th of August at 11:00am.

Entry fees may be paid on the day in CASH or online prior to the event by CREDIT CARD.

  • All Competitors $35

In accordance with section 3 of the TCA Constitution, Tasmanian players not already a member of the TCA must pay an Individual TCA Membership levy in addition to their entry fee. This fee entitles the individual to all items listed under rule 3.2 of the constitution until the commencement of the next TCA financial year (rule 6.5)

PRIZES:

This is a fundraising event for the Tasmanian Chess Association, non-cash prices will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place as well as best performing Junior. Exact prizes are contingent on donations and sponsorship, additional prizes may be awarded.

TITLES:

The TCA will confer the title of Tasmanian Rapid Champion to all 1st place finishers of this event.

DIRECTOR OF PLAY:

Ian Little.

ARBITERS:

Chief Arbiter - Ian Little (Hobart). 2 deputy arbiters will appointed on day 1 of the event.

HALF-POINT BYES:

No half point byes are allowed during this event.

NOTES:

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.