Churchie Chess is proud to present the
Churchie Chess Festival FIDE Swiss
Monday 13th December to Friday 17th December 2021
A 7-round Swiss tournament.
Time control – 60 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move 1
Pairing System – Vega using Swiss Dutch FIDE JaVaFo
- Buchholz Cut 1;
- Direct Encounter.
FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply.
The tournament shall be FIDE, ACF and QJ rated.
The seeding order shall be ACF; then FIDE if no ACF rating. QJ shall be used if unrated in the ACF and FIDE rating lists.
Total Prize Pool: $2000
1st $1000, 2nd $600, 3rd $400.
Prizes for u1500 and unrated player(s) will depend on entries. This (these) extra prize(s) will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Chief Organiser.
Players without a FIDE ID must be Australian citizens otherwise they will have to register with their FIDE country of citizenship prior to registering for the event.
Entry Fees: $80
Entries Close on Sunday, December 12th at 6:00 pm.
Late entries may be accepted by the Tournament Organisers.
Late entries, if accepted, will be paired into Round 2.
Venue – Morris Hall
Anglican Church Grammar School
Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane QLD 4169
Eligibility – 2021 CAQ membership is required
CAQ membership: https://caq.org.au/membership/
Registration: Monday, 13th December 09:00am
Round 1 commences 9:30am Monday 13th December
Round 2 commences 2:00pm Monday 13th December
Round 3 commences 9:30am Tuesday 14th December
Round 4 commences 9:30am Wednesday 15th December
Round 5 commences 2:00pm Wednesday 15th December
Round 6 commences 9:30am Thursday 16th December
Round 7 commences 9:30am Friday 17th December
Presentations: 4:30 pm Friday 17th December.
Forfeiture time: 30 minutes from the start of the round.
Half Point Byes: A maximum of two half point byes only will be permitted for
rounds 1 to 6. Byes for round 1 must be notified before 6:00pm, Sunday, December 12th.
Chief Organiser – Max Condon
Chief Arbiter – FA David Esmonde, Deputy Arbiter NA Henry Slater-Jones
In case of a tie, the Tournament title and all prizes will be decided on tie-break.
Prizes at Churchie are never shared.