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2020 SA U18-U13 Championships
July 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - July 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm$35
2020 SA Under 18 & 16 Championship – combined – 60 mins +10spm 2020
2020 SA Under 15,14 & 13 Championships – combined – 60 mins +10spm
Played over the LAST Wednesday, Thursday & Friday of the school holidays
Wednesday, 15th July, Thursday July 16th & Friday July 17th 2020
9:30 AM Start – lunch 12 noon, then 12:30-5:30pm
Played at the Chess Centre, 10 Ranelagh St Adelaide 5000
These are among South Australiaʼs most prestigious junior events. They are a brilliant way to improve at chess. The players use clocks and are encouraged to record their moves. Some very good prizes. The players’ ages are those at the 1st of January.
The Chess Centre will be open from 8.00am on all days to allow parents to drop off youngsters before work. We will explore the possibility of players using the Internet to play their matches if there is a big enough demand for it. We want to have 9 games in all these Championships and so will have 3 games each day.
Clocks will be used with 60 minutes +10 seconds per move per player each game. We will have one game in the morning 9:30 – 12 noon with a lunch break (pizzas) at 12 noon. Then 2 games starting at 12:30pm and 3pm with all games finished by 5:30pm, most finished by 5pm. The sessions will all be finished by 5:30pm
Please note: These tournaments will only go ahead at the Chess Centre if there are no restrictions placed on them in SA. We will be following all the guidelines to try to ensure a Covid-Safe environment.
Schedule: 3 games on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.30am, 12.30pm, 3pm. Players are allowed to take up to two half-point byes but not the final round.
U18: 1st Prize – $150.00;
The Under 16, U14, U13, each have First Prizes of $75 Other age prizes depending on entries – the more the better!
Entry Fee – $40 which covers all days but a $5 discount applies if you register using the Trybooking link below or by ringing or texting Alan Goldsmith on 0401 672 481 before Tuesday 14th July 2020.
Lunches will be around 12 noon on each day. Pizza can be ordered each day for $5.