Sunday 26 November 2023

Transfer is back

 After a break of a few years, the ACT Junior Chess league Transfer Tournament is back. This is the traditional end of year event for the ACTJCL, but is open to all players, regardless of age. The details are

The ACT Junior Chess League presents the ‘2023 Transfer Chess Festival’

Can you play transfer chess? Maybe you don't even know what transfer is? Come along to this fun and fabulous tournament, celebrate another sensational year of chess in the capital … and we'll teach you to play transfer! Your chess may never be the same again! Transfer is a team game. You can register as a team of two, or register alone and we'll find a partner for you on the day!

When: Sunday 10th December 2023. Registration starts at 12:45pm. Play commences at 1:15pm and prize giving at around 4:15pm.
Where: Campbell High School Library, Treloar Crescent, Campbell.
Who: All ages are welcome, including parents. The various rating categories (and prizes) should allow all players to compete and have a fun day!

Cost: $30 per team. Individual registrations are welcome @ $15 and we will find you a partner on the day! FREE pizza for ALL participants
Time Limits: Games will be played with 5 minutes per player on the clock. Games are won by checkmate or on time. Games are not "touch-move" and partners may assist and advise each other. Full rules will be explained on the day!
Awards: Champion Team & Runner Up Trophies and rating group prizes where the total team rating does not exceed 1500 or 1000. Trophies will also be given for the best family team. Ratings are in accordance with the ACF normal (not quick) list of 1 December. Teams may only win one prize but everyone (even your parents!) get a ribbon!

Entries: The ACTJCL registration process has moved online. Please register via preferably by Friday 8 December 2023.
Spaces are limited, and you are encouraged to book early to avoid missing out! Please help us to run the best event possible by entering in advance. Late entries will be accepted on the day if space permits.

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