Nine rounds—Tuesdays 30 May to 25 August 2017. FIDE and ACF rated; open to players over 60
Location: Norths (formerly North Sydney Leagues Club), cnr Abbott & Palmer Streets, Cammeray.
Time: Games start at 7.30 pm.
Eligibility: Open to all players born 1957 or earlier.
Entry Fees: Norths Chess Club members $25; non-members $35.
Prizes: 1st: $150; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50; U1600-1400: $50; U1400: $50
Only players with an ACF Standard rating at the start of the tournament are eligible for rating prizes.
Ratings: Results will be submitted for FIDE and ACF rating. Players are not Australian residents must have a FIDE ID.
Format: Swiss pairing by Vega.
Time Controls: All moves in 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move.
Rules: The FIDE Laws of Chess apply. The Arbiter’s decision on any rules application shall be final.
Postponements and byes: Postponements are not permitted. Up to two half-point byes may be requested for rounds 1-7. Notice to the arbiter must be received by Saturday before the next round.
Forfeiture time: One hour after the commencement of the round (at the Arbiter's discretion).
Appeals panel: TBA
Entries close: Entries must be received by 28 May 2017.
Entry: To enter online CLICK HERE or download the form. Cheques and money orders make payable to Norths Chess Club.Entry payment is accepted ar club meetings or send to c/o Box 1840, Hornsby Westfield Post Office 1635 or make a bank transfer to Norths Chess Club, BSB 062 181, Account number 1044 1917 (use your name in the reference) and return the entry form to norths chess club.