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BURWOOD OPEN BLITZ TOURNAMENT #2 JANUARY

Sydney Academy of Chess • Burwood 2134

Overview

    Tournament Format:
    The tournament is a ‘Swiss’ competition (approximately 9 rounds). This means that all players play 9 games and no-one is ‘knocked out’ of the tournament. The tournament is open for everyone, including unrated players.
    The time limit is 3+2 minutes per player per game. That means each player has 3 minutes at the start and gains 2 seconds for each move.
    This tournament will be ACF rated and FIDE rated.

    Venue:
    Sydney Academy of Chess
    Suite 2, Level 2, 1-17 Elsie St, Burwood

    Cost:
    $40 per tournament ($50 if paid on the day of the tournament)

    Time:
    1:30pm Registration
    1:50pm Round 1 begins
    4:50pm Prize-giving
    There are short breaks between rounds.

    Prizes:
    1st place: $200
    2nd place: $150
    3rd place: $100

    Best player under 2000 ACF: Book prize
    Best player under 1600 ACF: Book prize

    To enrol please pay online with your credit card or debit card at
    www.sydneyacademyofchess.com.au/payment enter the code 1OTC4AJ4MB and fill in the electronic form, with your details.

    Please note: to enter this tournament, you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident, or have a FIDE ID.

    Also, players over the age of 18 need to join NSWCA: https://www.nswca.org.au/join.php and can choose the "Registered Player" option when joining.

    See more details - https://sydneyacademyofchess.com.au/tournaments/burwood-open-blitz-tournament-2-january

level 2 suite 2/1-17 Elsie St, Burwood NSW 2134, Australia

4 - 18 years old

0 hour

Where to find us

level 2 suite 2/1-17 Elsie St, Burwood NSW 2134, Australia

About the provider

Sydney Academy of Chess is a team of people who have one passion in common: teaching chess to others. We’ve been doing it in New South Wales for 22 years.


The director of the Sydney Academy of Chess is Fide Master Brett Tindall. Brett has been coaching chess for over 26 years and has coached at all major events including Australian Junior Championships and World Junior events.


Brett is not only an experienced coach but also a very experienced player and has competed at both national and international level.

He has won many titles such as NSW junior champion, City of Sydney Junior and Senior Champion; he has also won several age titles at Australian Junior events.


Trained coaches

All of Sydney Academy’s coaches are highly proficient players themselves. Coaches are taught effective teaching methods as well as ways of managing groups of children of all ages. Our chess coaches meet regularly to discuss ways in which our teaching can improve.


Continual Improvement

Sydney Academy of Chess is continually seeking ways of improving its service to schools and the public. We encourage our chess coaches to improve their own playing ability. We also look to teaching methods overseas. Currently three of our coaches hold the titles of Fide trainers.


Mission Statement

Sydney Academy of Chess is an organisation with the purpose of providing a quality chess coaching service to schools and individuals. We ultimately aim to bring an appreciation of chess into the minds of all Australians


Sydney Academy of Chess is the biggest chess-coaching firm in NSW, coaching thousands of school children around Sydney every week. Our students range from absolute beginners to NSW and Australian Junior title winners as well as Australian representatives at many World Junior events. Our base is Sydney Chess Centre: Level 1, 30a George street, Burwood.


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