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Fri, 10 Feb


Fradgley Hall CC

Burleigh Challenger

Join us for our first classical FIDE rated event of 2023!

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Burleigh Challenger
Burleigh Challenger

Time & Location

10 Feb 2023, 6:45 pm – 24 Mar 2023, 9:30 pm

Fradgley Hall CC, 14 Ocean St, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia

About the event

A 7-round classical Swiss tournament to start off 2023!

FIDE, ACF and QJ rated.


2023 CAQ membership is required.

CAQ membership:

Players without FIDE IDs must be Australian citizens or permanent residents to enter or they will be required to request a FIDE ID be issued from their country of citizenship prior to acceptance of registration.

Entry Fees:

GCCC Members $35 (Discount Applied at Checkout Automatically if Logged In)

Non-Members $70

Time control:

60 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move 1


Round 1 6:45 pm Friday 10 Feb

Round 2 6:45 pm Friday 17 Feb

Round 3 6:45 pm Friday 24 Feb

Round 4 6:45 pm Friday 3 Mar

Round 5 6:45 pm Friday 10 Mar

Round 6 6:45 pm Friday 17 Mar

Round 7 6:45 pm Friday 24 Mar

Pairing System:

Vega using Swiss Dutch FIDE JaVaFo

Tie Break:

1.Buchholz Cut 1;


3.Direct Encounter.

In case of a tie, the Tournament title will be decided on tie-break but all prize money for placings will be evenly split.

Forfeiture time:

30 minutes from advertised start time.


Half Point Byes: A maximum of two half point byes only will be permitted for rounds 1 to 5.

Provisional Pairings will be published on Wednesday. Arbiter must be informed  by Wednesday, 5 pm if you require a bye for the following round.


Total Prize Pool: $800  Prizes: 1st $250, 2nd $150 3rd $100

1st Rating Group A $100, 1st Rating Group B $100 and 1st Rating Group C $100

In the case of a tie prize money will be shared.  Players are eligible for 1 prize only and will be awarded the larger prize.


The Burleigh Challenger will be conducted as a player arbiter event.

Head Arbiter - Mathew Smith NA  Assistant Arbiters - Marek Breeden NA, Orsen Van der Byl NA

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