Friday, 13 March 2015

2015 Dubbo Open - 21 & 22 March 2015

The 2015 Dubbo Open is fast approaching. This NSW Country event is always well organised and attracts a field ideal for the aspiring chess player who wants some good friendly competition without running the risk of being too outclassed.
Over the years the winners list has contained players like GM Zong Yuan Zhao, IM George Xie or IM Gary Lane, but on the same list are players like Bill Egan, Alana Chibnall or Don Keast. But the reason most players play is not for prizes and glory, but instead for 6 competitive games over a pleasant weekend in a nice country town.
The details for this years event are

  • Venue: Dubbo RSL Club , Cnr Brisbane & Wingewarra St, Dubbo
  • Dates: 21st and 22nd March 2015
  • Rounds: Sat 1030, 1330, 1600, Sun 0930, 1200, 1430 
  • Registration: Sat 0930
  • Entry Fee: $45, $35 concession, $25 junior
  • Prizes: $350 1st guaranteed, other prizes based on entries
  • Rate of play: 60m+10s
  • Arbiter: IA Shaun Press
The club also host a dinner of the Saturday night, followed by a 5 round handicap blitz event.
If you wish to play, you can enter on the day or visit the Dubbo Chess Club website for contact details

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