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Kapiti 2000 – our exciting new social rapid chess tournament!

The Kāpiti 2000 is a new chess tournament, open to all chess players with a rapid Elo rating under 2000. The Tournament is to be held on Sunday 27 May 2018 at the Kāpiti Chess Club Rooms in the Paraparaumu District Libray at 9 Ivor Trask Place, Paraparaumu. Play commences 9.00 am with registrations taken up to 8.45am.

The tournament is to be a single group 6 round swiss tournament with a time control of 25 minutes plus 5 seconds a move. Prizes will be allocated to the top 3 positions plus best junior and novice. The tournament is classed as a “Social Event” and is not NZCF Registered. Games will not be rated and a NZCF Surcharge is not required. Tea and coffee will be supplied. Whether you are a club player or a complete novice, the tournament offers a good day of chess in a relaxed, friendly setting.

Cost: Adults $40 / Juniors $20

Venue: Paraparaumu District Library

Date: 9am, 27 May 2018

How To Enter

First, fill out this form so we know you’re coming. It can sometimes take a few moments to send so please be patient.

Alternatively, click here to download the Kapiti 2000 registration form, which you can print and post to Lars Dobbertin-King, 139 Seaview Road, Paraparaumu Beach 5032.

Once you’ve sent that, please pass on payment using one of the following methods:

Please note entries that are unpaid 15 minutes before the tournament is due to start will not be accepted. Payments made on the day of the tournament will incur a late fee of $10. There is no need for NZCF registration to play.