2024 Rooty Hill Blitz Championships

2024/25 RHCC Annual General Meeting

2024 Rooty Hill Chess Club Blitz Championships

Chief Arbiter: Winston Zhao Chen

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Terms and Conditions:

  • Entries are only accepted on our website.
  • Decisions made by the chief arbiter on the night are final, and no appeals are permitted. (Article 11.10)
  • Pairings by Vega using FIDE Approved Baku Acceleration Method.
  • July FIDE and June ACF Ratings will be used.
  • Half-point byes are only permitted for the tournament’s first two rounds and must be communicated to the arbiter before 7 pm.
  • 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. The club has limited reception, and the arbiter may not receive your text message.
  • Players are only eligible for one prize. In the case of a tie, cash prizes will be combined and split equally. The tiebreaks, Direct Encounter, Bucholtz and Bucholtz Cut-1, will be used to determine the 2024 Rooty Hill Blitz Champions in the case of a tie.
  • 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.
  • As per Article B.3, FIDE Blitz rules will be applied to this tournament.
  • Entries close Sunday, June 30th.
  • Late entries are an extra $10 for all players.