Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Another plug for the 2013 Vikings Weekender

Only a week and a half until the 2013 Vikings Weekender, hosted by the Tuggeranong Chess Club here in Canberra. The event is run in two sections (Open and Under 1600), with no restrictions on players who wish to play in the open. First prize is $1000, with $500 going to the winner of the Under 1600 tournament.
Advanced entries include a couple of strong interstate players (IM Gray Lane among them), while a strong local contingent is also expected.
This years tournament is on the weekend of the 16th&17th of November, and will be held at the usual venue of the Vikings Rugby Union Club, Ricardo St, Wanniassa. It will be a 7 round event, with a time limit of G60m+10s. (NB Half point byes are available on request, maximum of 2)
Entry fees are $65 ($45 junior/concession) ad can be made in advance, or on the day. Nick Beare has set up a website for the tournament, so you find out more details (including round times), or simply enter online at http://nickbeare.com/vikings

(Disclaimer: I am a paid official at this event)

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