The ACT Rapidplay Championship will be held this Saturday in Canberra City. The ACT Chess Association has decided to schedule this event on the last Saturday before Christmas each year, with the intention that it becomes a regular, end-of-season, event on the Canberra chess calendar.
Here are the tournament details
2009 ACT Rapidplay Championship
Date: Saturday, 19th December 2009
Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Venue: City Walk, Canberra City (where Street Chess is held)
Entry Fees: $10 adult, $5 juniors (Under 18 years as of 19th December)
Prizes: $100 first prize minimum, other prizes dependent upon entries.
Format: 7 round swiss
Time limit: G/15 minutes
This event is open to all members of the ACT Chess Association and ACT Junior Chess League.