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The Tony Sturges Memorial & Blitz will be held on ANZAC Day (April 25th) at Mt Carmel College - 361 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay.

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BLITZ COMPETITION:

FORMAT:

9 round Swiss. 3 minutes plus 2 seconds per move per player from move 1.

This event will be ACF rated.

SCHEDULE:

Wednesday the 25th of April:

  • Opening Ceremony - 6:45pm
  • Round 1 Start - 7:00pm
    • All rounds will progress as soon as possible after the preceding one concludes.

ENTRIES, FEES & LEVIES:

Entries for this event are online and in person.

Entries for this event close on Wednesday the 25th of April at 6:30pm.

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

  • Thematic Memorial $30
  • Blitz $10
  • Thematic Memorial & Blitz $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:

  • 1st 50%
  • 2nd 25%
  • 3rd 15%
  • Junior 10%

Prizes other than 1st and 2nd subject to at least 3 eligible entries. Prize pool is 100% of entry fees minus running costs and levies.
 

TITLES:

No titles will be conferred to the winners of this event.

DIRECTOR OF PLAY:

Ian Little.

ARBITERS:

Ian Little + 1 or 2 other players elected on the day.

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.

 

 

 

THEMATIC MEMORIAL:

FORMAT:

7 round Swiss. 15 minutes with no increment.

This tournament will NOT be rated in ANY WAY.

SCHEDULE:

Wednesday the 25th of April:

  • Opening Ceremony - 12:45pm
  • Round 1 Start - 1:00pm (set position)
  • Round 2 Start - 1:45pm (set position)
  • Round 3 Start - 2:30pm (set position)
  • Round 4 Start - 3:15pm (set position)
  • Round 5 Start - 4:00pm (set position)
  • Round 6 Start - 4:45pm (players hoice)
  • Round 7 Start - 5:30pm (random position)
  • Closing Ceremony - 6:15pm

ALL POSITIONS TO BE REVEALED AT A LATER DATE

ENTRIES, FEES & LEVIES:

Entries for this event are online and in person.

Entries for this event close on Wednesday the 25th of April at 12:00 noon.

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

  • Thematic Memorial $30
  • Blitz $10
  • Thematic Memorial & Blitz $35

As the thematic memorial is not rated players are not required to be financial members of the TCA to participate. Therefore all players participating in the Thematic Memorial are exempt from the $20 TCA levy.

PRIZES:

Pride, glory, and gloating rights.

The Thematic Memorial is a fundraising event and all entry fees are donated to the TCA.

TITLES:

No titles will be conferred to the winners of this event.

DIRECTOR OF PLAY:

Ian Little.

ARBITERS:

Ian Little + 1 or 2 other players elected on the day.

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.