Chessnuts November Chess Tournament

2019/11/09 @ 08:00 – 16:00
House of Chess
93 Malibongwe Dr
Robindale, Randburg, 2194
South Africa

Chessnuts November Chess Tournament

organised by Chessnuts Chess Club - affiliated to JHB Metro Chess Union


when                Saturday, 9 Nov 2019

where               House of Chess

93 Malibongwe Drive, Robindale, Randburg

time control      60/60, 5 rounds, rated

time                 confirm registration Saturday, 9 Nov 7:30 – 7:50

players seated 8:00

first round 8:15

rounds 2 to 5 will start 10 minutes after the previous round has ended

entries              email player’s name, surname, date of birth to

closing date

registrations     Friday, 8 November at 12:00

no late entries will be accepted

all players need to register by email – no entries will be accepted on the day

first 60 players will be accepted


sections            players will be divided into 3 sections according to ratings (Kings, Knights, Pawns)

players are allowed to play up a section, please contact me to arrange


prizes               medals to top 3 players in each section

winner of each section will receive a fun prize

entry fee          R180 per player

payments         House of Chess

Standard Bank (branch code – 006105)

Account Number – 271378743

Please use as ref: players surname & initial

Tuck shop         NO tuckshop will be available

Rules                by entering this tournament you agree to abide to the following rules and regulations:

  • Latest FIDE laws apply
  • The organisers of the tournament are not responsible for the safety of players or their property
  • Right of admission is reserved
  • Notation of games is compulsory. Notation pads will be provided, please bring own pens
  • Default time of 20 min from start of round
  • The tournament’s Arbiter’s decisions are final. Appeals within 20 minutes in writing after the game. Cost of appeal R100
  • Tie breaks: 1) Direct encounter, 2) Bucholz Median less bottom, 3) Sonneborn-Berger


Enquiries          Estelle

082 488 2774