Unfortunately, this year's event has had to be cancelled.
If you have paid your entry fee and want it refunded, please email Helen Milligan: firstname.lastname@example.org with your bank details.
Alternatively, you may decide to take part in next year's event, which is planned for the Matariki long weekend, 24-26 June 2022. If you do this then you will save on any increase in entry fees next year!
Thanks to an anonymous donor, there will be additional Upset Prizes in each section in each round! $10 for the biggest upset - and sometimes maybe two prizes!
This will be held at the club venue, on 28-29 August. Please be aware
that the tournament will only go ahead if the country is in Alert Level
There is a dedicated webpage for this tournament where you may submit entry registrations online:
Peter Stuart Memorial Open
Download the entry form here (pdf version): pdf entry form
Entries will be listed on Vega:
PSM Open, A-Grade
Queries may be emailed to Helen Milligan: email@example.com
We renamed the North Shore Open to commemorate Peter Stuart.
Venue: Northcote Community Centre, cnr College Road/Ernie Mays Street.
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.
We intend to hold the 2022 event over the long Matariki weekend, 24-26 June 2022!