August 25th-26th 2018 - Peter Stuart Memorial, Auckland.
Venue: Northcote Community Centre, cnr College Road/Ernie Mays
We have renamed the North Shore Open to commemorate Peter Stuart.
This is a class 1 Grand Prix event, with three 5-round swiss sections, all FIDE and NZCF rated (where possible).
Prize fund: $2250.
The Open (A-grade) is restricted to players FIDE-rated 1800 or higher (juniors rated below 1800 may be accepted), the B-grade to players rated under 2000, and the C-grade to players rated under 1500.
The time control is 90 minutes for the game with 30 seconds increment from move one.
Entry fees: if received by 22nd August: Open $55, B-Grade or
There is a $10 surcharge after 22nd August.
NZ players not listed on the NZCF online registration list will have to pay the $20 registration fee.
No-one will be accepted until all entry/registration fees are paid in full. Once accepted, players will be listed in the online Vega files.