2024 Rooty Hill Autumn Swiss

2024 Rooty Hill Autumn Swiss

FIDE Standard and ACF Normal Rated Chess Tournament
9 Round Swiss using FIDE Endorsed Baku Acceleration

Time Control:
90 minutes + 30 seconds per move

Entry Fees:
Members: $20 for Adults | $15 for Juniors
Non-Members: $35 for Adults | $30 for Juniors

Entries close Sunday, 21st January 2024. Late entries incur a $10 late fee.

Every Tuesday from April 2nd to May 28th

Chief Arbiter: Winston Zhao Chen

Terms and Conditions:

  • Entries are only accepted on our website.
  • Decisions made by the arbiter on the night are final, and no appeals are permitted for the purpose of time. (Article 11.10)
  • Pairings by Vega using FIDE Approved Baku Acceleration Method.
  • All pairings are provisional and may be subject to change until the round starts.
  • April FIDE and March ACF Ratings will be used.
  • All ½ point byes must be requested at the latest Friday evening. All byes requested after Friday will be given as zero-point byes. No half-point byes in rounds 8 and 9.
  • A maximum of two half-point byes will be permitted in the tournament.
  • Exceptions to the byes’ policies will only be made at the arbiter’s discretion under special circumstances. The $10 penalty fee will apply each time you do not turn up before the default time without informing the arbiter.
  • The draw will be published weekly on Saturday evening on our website, newsletter, and social media platforms.
  • Please email byes@rootyhillchessclub.org if you are unable to make it to your game. There is limited reception at the club, and the arbiter may not receive your text message.
  • Players not residing in Australia must have a FIDE ID to compete. Players must obtain an ID from their national federation if not listed on the FIDE website.
  • FIDE Competition Rules apply to this tournament.
  • Entries close Sunday, March 31st.
  • Late entries are an extra $10 for all players. Entries in rounds 7/8/9 will be $20 for all players.
  • Please email contact@rootyhillchessclub.org for any questions or inquiries.