Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Up coming events in Palmerston North

September 24th-25th 2016 - NZ Interschools Team Championship Finals, Palmerston North.
Kicking off organiser Mark Noble's two week bonanza of non-stop chess! Winning teams from the nationwide qualifying competitions will compete for the official New Zealand Chess Federation Interschools title. Hosted by Manawatu Knights Chess Club. Qualifiying events: see NZCF New Zealand Interschools page.
 
September 25th 2016 - NZ Junior Blitz, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Nine-round swiss-system event with a time control of 3 minutes for the game plus an increment of 2 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation.Entry fee: $20. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: NZ Junior Blitz
 
September 26th 2016 - NZ Junior Rapid, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Six-round swiss-system event with a time control of 25 minutes for the game plus an increment of 5 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation. Entry fee: $40. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. This event is a Poison Pawn Grand Prix class 2 event. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: NZ Junior Rapid
 
September 27th-30th 2016 - NZ Junior Championships, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Seven-round swiss-system event with a time control of 90 minutes for the game plus an increment of 30 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation. Entry fee: $40. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. This event is a Poison Pawn Grand Prix class 1 event. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: NZ Junior
 
October 1st 2016 - Feilding Rapid, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Six-round swiss-system event with a time control of 25 minutes for the game plus an increment of 5 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation. Entry fee: $40. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. This event is a Poison Pawn Grand Prix class 3 event. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: Feilding Rapid
 
October 1st 2016 - North Island Blitz, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Nine-round swiss-system event with a time control of 3 minutes for the game plus an increment of 2 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation. Entry fee: $30. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: North Island Blitz
 
October 2nd 2016 - North Island Rapid, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Six-round swiss-system event with a time control of 25 minutes for the game plus an increment of 5 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation. Entry fee: $60. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. This event is a Poison Pawn Grand Prix class 2 event. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: North Island Rapid
 
October 3rd-7th 2016 - North Island Championship, Palmerston North.
Venue: Palmerston North Boys' High School, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North. Nine-round swiss-system event with a time control of 90 minutes for the game plus an increment of 30 seconds per move from move 1. FIDE-rated: non-NZL players must have FIDE ID issued by their chess federation. Entry fee: $80. Contact: Mark Noble, email xn7223@paradise.net.nz. This event is a Poison Pawn Grand Prix class 1 event. Download entry form here (pdf document). Follow the event on Vega: North Island Championship