SCHEDULE

NOTE: Please be aware that time controls and some round timings for the 2018 Premier have changed.

2018 Premier Tournament (9 rounds)*

90mins+30secs

Premier: Players must be titled (GM, WGM, IM, WIM, FM, WFM), or have a minimum rating FIDE (1900) or ACF (1800) to play in the Premier Event.

Date Activity Start Time
28 Mar (Wed) Entries close 1200hrs
29 Mar (Thurs) Round One 1300hrs
Round Two 1900hrs
30 Mar (Fri) Official Opening Ceremony 1230hrs
Round Three 1300hrs
Round Four 1900hrs
31 Mar (Sat) Round Five 0930hrs
Round Six 1500hrs
1 Apr (Sun) Round Seven 0930hrs
Round Eight 1500hrs
2 Apr (Mon) Round Nine 0930hrs
Presentations 1430hrs

* Twenty additional places may be filled at the discretion of the organisers. Players may apply for entry for one of these twenty places by contacting the organisers.

Players in the Premier may elect to take two ½ point byes for Rounds 1 and 2.



2018 Major Tournament Tournament (7 Rounds)

90mins+30secs

An ACF rating between 1400 and 2000 is required. Players without an ACF rating are eligible if they hold a FIDE rating between 1500 and 2000.


Date Activity Start Time
28 Mar (Wed) Entries close 1200hrs
30 Mar (Fri) Official Opening Ceremony 1230hrs
Round One 1300hrs
Round Two 1900hrs
31 Mar (Sat) Round Three 0930hrs
Round Four 1500hrs
1 Apr (Sun) Round Five 0930hrs
Round Six 1500hrs
2 Apr (Mon) Round Seven 0930hrs
Presentations 1430hrs


2018 Minor Tournament (7 Rounds)

90mins+30secs

An ACF rating below 1600 is required.

Date Activity Start Time
28 Mar (Wed) Entries close 1200hrs
30 Mar (Fri) Official Opening Ceremony 1230hrs
Round One 1300hrs
Round Two 1900hrs
31 Mar (Sat) Round Three 0930hrs
Round Four 1500hrs
1 Apr (Sun) Round Five 0930hrs
Round Six 1500hrs
2 Apr (Mon) Round Seven 0930hrs
Presentations 1430hrs


2018 U1200s Tournament (6 Rounds)

60mins+10secs

The Under 1200's requires an ACF rating below 1200 points.

Date Activity Start Time
30 Mar (Fri) Entries close 1200hrs
Player Sign-In Closes 1200hrs
Round One 1300hrs
Round Two 1600hrs
Round Three 1900hrs
31 Mar (Sat) Round Four 0930hrs
Round Five 1230hrs
Round Six 1500hrs
Presentations (approx.) 1800hrs


2018 Lightning Tournament

5mins+0secs

Registration & payment on the day only. Adults: $15, U18s: $10. Free entry for GMs, WGMs, IMs, WIMs. No rating requirements.

Date Activity Start Time
31 Mar (Sat) Entries Open 1700hrs
Entries close 1915hrs
Tournament Commences 1930hrs
Tournament Finish (approx.) 2200hrs