2023 Croydon Open

 

Dates:_____.7 Thursday evenings, 2nd Feb to 16th Mar

Times:____. Round 1 on 2nd Feb will start at 8:00pm. All players should be present by 7:50pm to be included in the R1 pairings.

                      All other rounds start: 7:45 pm.

Venue:_____Croydon RSL Hall, Civic Square, Croydon, VIC.

Covid precautions:_____ Air purifiers in operation. Please don’t attend if you have any flu-like symptoms. Wearing a mask is welcomed.

Format:____7 round Swiss.

Time control: ____60min + 30s/move. ACF Classic rated.

Prizes:___1st: $200, 2nd: $120, 3rd: $60;

U1600: 1st $60, 2nd $40;
U1300: 1st $60, 2nd $40;
U1000: 1st $60, 2nd $40;
Junior (U18): $40.
[One cash prize per person]

Registration & Entry fee:

Members: $20              – Payment to our bank account is preferred, however exact cash payment on the first evening will be accepted.

Non-members: $40      – Please pay to our bank account and notify the Organiser of your name, contact number and payment details by Tuesday 31st January. For further information about the club please click here.

 

Bank Account details:

Bank: Bendigo Bank, Mooroolbark
BSB: 633 000
Account Number: 133 628 222
Account name: Croydon Chess Inc.
When depositing, please include your name in the description so we can identify you. Also, please ensure all deposit details are correct.

Forfeit time: __30 min. It is important to notify the organiser of any foreseeable absence asap. Failure to do so inconveniences your opponent and may result in a sanction such as enforced withdrawal and denial of entry to the next club tournament.

Byes:________Two half-point byes allowed in the first five rounds only. Notify the Organiser at least a week before.

Arbiters:_____Kyle Gibson (FA) & Ian Birchall

Organiser:__ _Ian Birchall, E: secretary@croydonchess.com

                                         or Text:  0490 125 926

Website:_____ www.croydonchess.com _____ All pairings, results and games are published promptly on our website.