The Wellington Chess Club

The 2021 Schedule is under preparation. It should be broadly similar to the 2020 schedule below (of course the 2020 schedule was drastically attenuated due to Covid issues).

2020 Club Schedule

The Summer Cup: Eight Round Open Swiss

January 30th - April 2nd. 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game One game per night, two half point byes available. Break after six rounds for the AGM

AGM 12th March

Wellington Open

April 10th-12rd (Easter Friday-Saturday)

Fischer Random Rapid (Classical chess alternative tournament available)

April 9th - 30th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Three nights, two games per night.

Autumn Cup: Round Robin Groups

May 14th - Jun 18th. Groups of six players each, 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, one postponement night available, other postponements by arrangement

Club Rapid: Eight Round Open Swiss

Jun 25th - Jul 16th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Two games per night, two half point byes available

Club Blitz Championship

Jul 23rd, One night, standard FIDE Blitz time control, i.e. 3 mins plus 2 second increment

Julian Mazur Memorial: Eight Round Open Swiss

Jul 30th - Sep 17th. (8 rounds), 1 hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, two half point byes available.

Club Champs:

Sep 24th - Dec 10th. (12 weeks), 1 hr 30 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night. A and B grades will be FIDE rated 10 player 9 round round robins, there will also be a 12 round Swiss Major Open.

Christmas Party

Dec 17th, Last night of the year