Monday, 17 August 2015

St George Weekender

If you feel like some chess over this weekend, and are in within travelling distance of Sydney, then the St George Weekender is the event for you. Not one of Australia's biggest weekend tournament, it nonetheless is still an important tournament, providing an opportunity for improving players to test their mettle. In once sense it is more like a country event (a couple of 2300+ players, a few in the 1900-2100 group, and some dangerous 1500's) , but with the obvious benefit of drawing players from a larger pool.
Details of the tournament are

  • Date: 22nd - 23rd August
  • Venue: St George Leagues Club, Princess Hwy, Kograh, Sydney
  • Registration: 10am-10:30am Saturday 22nd August
  • Format: 7 round swiss (single section)
  • Time limit: G60m+10s
  • Prize pool: $1720 (based on 40 entries)
  • Further info:
The cutoff for early entries is 20th August 2015

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