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Broadbeach Cultural Centre

Arianne Caoili Memorial Weekender 2024

A beautiful weekend of classical chess with $6000 in prizes!

Arianne Caoili Memorial Weekender 2024
Arianne Caoili Memorial Weekender 2024

Time & Location

23 Aug 2024, 6:30 pm AEST – 25 Aug 2024, 7:00 pm AEST

Broadbeach Cultural Centre, 61 Sunshine Blvd, Broadbeach Waters QLD 4218, Australia

About the event

Arianne Caoili Memorial 2024 

“I would love to be involved in chess for girls. For mental toughness. Chess teaches that.” - WIM Arianne Caoili

The Gold Coast Chess Club cordially invites you to our 4th annual event to commemorate the life and chess of WIM Arianne Caoili, who began her chess journey at Somerset College and tragically passed away in 2020 in her prime.

A 7-round Swiss tournament for the Open Division and a 6-round Swiss tournament for the Minor Division (Under 1800).

ACF and QJ rated

IMPORTANT: All Queensland players and those that live within 100km of the border must hold current CAQ membership to register for the event. Currently, 1-year CAQ membership is $20. This can be purchased on the day at registration or in advance online. Details can be found at: https://caq.org.au/membership/

 Entry Fees: 

  • Early: $60 until August 5th
  • Standard: $80
  • Gold Coast CC Members: 50% discount at checkout
  • GM/IM/WGM/WIM: Free Entry

Entries Close: Friday, August 23rd at 6:00 pm.

 Venue: 

Broadbeach Cultural Centre, 61 Sunshine Blvd, Broadbeach Waters QLD 4218

 Time Control: 

60 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move 1

 Pairing System: 

Vega using Swiss Dutch FIDE JaVaFo

 Tie Break: 

  1. Buchholz Cut 1
  2. Buchholz
  3. Direct Encounter

 Schedule: 

Open Division Schedule:

  • Round 1: 6:45 pm, Friday 23 August 2024
  • Round 2: 9:00 am, Saturday 24 August 2024
  • Round 3: 12:30 pm, Saturday 24 August 2024
  • Round 4: 4:00 pm, Saturday 24 August 2024
  • Round 5: 9:00 am, Sunday 25 August 2024
  • Round 6: 12:30 pm, Sunday 25 August 2024
  • Round 7: 4:00 pm, Sunday 25 August 2024

Minor Division Schedule:

  • Round 1: 9:30 am, Saturday 24 August 2024
  • Round 2: 1:00 pm, Saturday 24 August 2024
  • Round 3: 4:30 pm, Saturday 24 August 2024
  • Round 4: 9:00 am, Sunday 25 August 2024
  • Round 5: 12:30 pm, Sunday 25 August 2024
  • Round 6: 4:00 pm, Sunday 25 August 2024

Presentations: Approximately 6:30 pm, Sunday 25 August 2024

Forfeiture Time: 30 minutes from the start time.

Half Point Byes: A maximum of two half-point byes only will be permitted for rounds 1 to 4. The arbiter must be notified one round in advance. Byes for round 1 must be notified before 8:00 pm, August 23rd.

 Chief Arbiter: 

David Esmond FA

 Deputy Chief Arbiter(s): 

Marek Breeden NA and Matt Smith NA

 Chief Organiser: 

Marek Breeden

 Total Prize Pool: $6000 Prizes: 

Open Division ($4000 total)

  1. 1st Place: $1300
  2. 2nd Place: $900
  3. 3rd Place: $700
  4. Top Women: $300
  5. Rating Group 1st: $250
  6. Rating Group 2nd: $150

Minor Division (Under 1800) ($2000 total)

  1. 1st Place: $700
  2. 2nd Place: $500
  3. 3rd Place: $300
  4. Top Women: $300
  5. Rating Group A: $200
  6. Rating Group B: $200
  7. Unrated Group: $200

In case of a tie, the tournament title will be decided on tie-break, but all prize money for placings will be evenly split. Players may win one prize only, the highest prize they are eligible for.

Join us for an exciting weekend of competitive chess in memory of Arianne Caoili. Register now to secure your spot and compete for a share of the $6000 prize pool!

Membership Offer
Buy a membership and get up to 50% off this event at checkout

Tickets

  • Entry (Early Bird)

    Sale ends: 31 July, 11:00 pm AEST

    Early Bird 25% discount

    $60.00
  • GM/IM/WGM/WIM: Free Entry

    Sale ends: 23 Aug, 12:00 pm AEST
    $0.00

Total

$0.00

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