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Fri, 10 Nov


Fradgley Hall CC

Burleigh Classical Summer Grades

Join us for our final classical event of 2023.

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Burleigh Classical Summer Grades
Burleigh Classical Summer Grades

Time & Location

10 Nov 2023, 6:30 pm – 08 Dec 2023, 9:30 pm

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

About the event

Join us for our final major chess event of 2023!

The Burleigh Classical Summer Grades will include 2 exciting grades.

I - The Premier Grade - Players in the top half of the draw will be given a permanent 2 point acceleration.

II - The Challenger Grade - Players in the bottom half of the draw based on ACF rating.

ACF and QJ rated


2023 CAQ membership is required.

CAQ membership:

Entry Fees:

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

Non-Members $50

Time control:

60 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move 1


Round 1 6:45 pm Friday 10th November

Round 2 6:45 pm Friday 17th November

Round 3 6:45 pm Friday 24th November

Round 4 6:45 pm Friday 1st December

Round 5 6:45 pm Friday 8th December

Pairing System:

Vega using Swiss Dutch FIDE JaVaFo - Players in the Premier Grade will be given a permanent 2 point acceleration

Tie Break:

1.Buchholz Cut 1;


3.Direct Encounter.

In case of a tie,  all prize money for placings will be evenly split.

Players are eligible for 1 prize only the largest one they can win.

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 3

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


Total Prize Pool: $800

The Premier Grade

Prizes: 1st $200, 2nd $100 and 3rd $50 and 1st Rating Group A $75

The Challenger Grade

1st  $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50 and 1st Rating Group B $75

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 event will be conducted as a player arbiter event.

Head Arbiter - Okyay Senturk  Assistant Arbiters - Mathew Smith, Marek Breeden and Russell Reed

Membership Offer
Buy a membership and get up to 30% off this event at checkout


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