Burwood Open Blitz Tournament December

Sunday, 1st December 2024

Sydney Academy of Chess
Suite 2, Level 2, 1-17 Elsie St, Burwood


$40 per tournament ($50 if paid on the day of the tournament)


2:30pm Registration
2:50pm Round 1 begins
5:50pm Prize-giving
There are short breaks between rounds.


Each tournament is a ‘Swiss’ competition (approximately 9 rounds). This means that all players play 9 games and no-one is ‘knocked out’ of the tournament. The tournament is open for everyone, including unrated players.
The time limit is 3+2 minutes per player per game. That means each player has 3 minutes at the start and gains 2 seconds for each move.
This tournament will be ACF rated and FIDE rated. 


1st place: $200
2nd place: $150
3rd place: $100

Best player under 2000 ACF: Book prize
Best player under 1600 ACF: Book prize

To enrol please pay online with your credit card or debit card at
www.sydneyacademyofchess.com.au/payment enter the code PF6FL6HI2H and fill in the electronic form, with your details.

Please note: to enter this tournament, you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident, or have a FIDE ID.

Also, players over the age of 18 need to join NSWCA: https://www.nswca.org.au/join.php and can choose the "Registered Player" option when joining.