2015 Victorian Junior Chess Championships

THE 2015 VICTORIAN JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS


Playing Venue: Kingswood College, 355 Station Street, Box Hill VIC 3128.
Car entrance from Piedmont Street.


Under 10, Under 8, boys and girls

Schedule: Saturday July 4, Rd 1: 10.00 Rd 2: 12.00 Rd 3: 14.00 Rd 4: 16:00

Sunday July 5, Rd 5: 10.00 Rd 6: 12.00 Rd 7: 14.00

Prize Giving: Sunday July 5, 16.00

Rate of Play: 40 minutes plus 10 seconds from move one.


Under 18, Under 16, Under 14, Under 12 boys and girls

Schedule: Saturday July 4, Round 1: 10.00, Round 2: 14.00, Round 3: 18:00

Sunday July 5, Round 4: 10.00, Round 5: 14.00

Monday July 6, Round 6: 10.00, Round 7: 14.00

Prize Giving: Monday July 6, 18.00

Rate of Play: 75 minutes plus 30 seconds from move one.


Note: If there are less than 4 players in the respective age-group, the tournament for that age-group may be cancelled or combined with another age-group.

Tournament format: For each age-group:

If there are only 4 players, it will be a double-round-robin tournament.

If there are 5-8 players, it will be a single-round-robin tournament.

If there are more than 8 players, it will be a seven-round Swiss tournament.


Appeal: The decision of the Chief Arbiter is final, binding and takes effect immediately.

Byes: 2 half-point byes can be taken for the first 5 rounds.

Forfeit time: 30 minutes

Ratings: Games will be rated on ACF Ratings

Ranking: The following order will be used: ACF Classic, ACF Rapid & then Arbiter's discretion

Payments: Cash or cheque to Chess Victoria

Entries: by mail to the address on the entry form or in person at the Box Hill Chess Club (21A Electra Avenue, Ashwood).

Enquiries: Peter Tsai Telephone: 0419 324 870 E-mail: chess@t-s-a-i.com

Prizes Total Prize fund based on 150 entries $5000 and many trophies (lower total prize fund if less than 150 entries)

After-game analysis: After their game, there will be FIDE chess trainers to help any player to analyse their game.

Coaching by GM Darryl Johansen: The winners of the Open & Girls U18, Open & Girls U16 will receive two free 1-hour one-on-one chess coaching from Victoria's only Grandmaster, GM Darryl Johansen.


Age Divisions:

The 2015 Victorian Junior Championships will determine holders of the following titles:

Victorian Open & Girls Under-18 Champion: Year of birth 1997 or after

Victorian Open & Girls Under-16 Champion: Year of birth 1999 or after

Victorian Open & Girls Under-14 Champion: Year of birth 2001 or after

Victorian Open & Girls Under-12 Champion: Year of birth 2003 or after

Victorian Open & Girls Under-10 Champion: Year of birth 2005 or after

Victorian Open & Girls Under-8 Champion: Year of birth 2007 or after

If any of these winners choose to play in the 2016 Australian Junior Championships, their entry fee (early bird) will be paid by Chess Victoria.


ENTRY FORM 2015 VIC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS


Name ………………………………………………………………………………………….


Address. ………………………………………………………………………………………


………………………………………………………………………….Post code…….…….


E-mail ……………………………………………………Tel. No…………………………….


Date of Birth…………………………………………………………………………………..


Age-Group:

The Open and Girls only tournaments will be separate tournaments.

For girls, they can elect to play in the Girls only or open tournament but not both.

For boys and girls, they can elect to play in an older age-group.

Please tick one box only:

Open

U8

U10

U12

U14

U16

U18

Girls

U8

U10

U12

U14

U16

U18

Note: Entry will only be accepted if one and only one box is ticked.


Entry fee (please circle one):

Early Bird (before 27th June 2015): $60

Full Fee (on or after 27th June 2015 but before 4th July 2015): $70

On Day Fee (on 4th July 2015): $100


Please make cheque payable to Chess Victoria.

Send entries with cheque to: 35 Cookson Way, Burwood, Vic 3125



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N Y Wong,
Apr 16, 2015, 5:33 AM
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