Info & Entry

Sponsored by

  • City of Greater Geelong
  • Sphinx Hotel

The Venue

The Sphinx Hotel. 2 Thompson Road, North Geelong 3215.

Entry Fees

Entry free for IM’s, WIM’s, GM’s, and WGM’s

Championship & Reserves: $165

Juniors & Concession: $125

Lightning Championship: $25

Entries for the lightning will now only be accepted in person at the venue and will close 5pm of the 4th January.

An early bird discount of $20 applies to entries received by December 1st for the Championship & Reserves;

Rate of Play

For each player, 40 moves in 90 minutes, plus 30 minutes for the remainder of the game, plus 30 seconds per move from move 1.

Schedule of Events

From the 27th December 2011 to 8th January 2012

Tue 27 1300: Opening ceremony1400: Round 1
Wed 28 1300: Round 2
Thu 29 1300: Round 3
Fri 30 1300: Round 4
Sat 31 1100: Round 5
Sun 1 Rest Day
Mon 2 1300: Round 6
Tue 3 1300: Round 7
Wed 4 1300: Round 8
Thu 5 Rest Day1300: Australian Lightning Championship
Fri 6 1300: Round 9
Sat 7 1300: Round 10
Sun 8 1100: Round 11 1700: Closing ceremony

Prize List

Championship

  • 1st $3,000
  • 2nd $2,000
  • 3rd $1,000
  • 4th $700
  • 5th $500
  • 6th $400
  • 7th $250
  • 8th $150

Reserves

  • 1st $1,000
  • 2nd $600
  • 3rd $400

6 Ratings prizes each $250

Top female, junior, senior each $250

Best game $250

Lightning Championship

  • 1st $725
  • 2nd $350
  • 3rd $200
  • 4th $150
  • 5th $75

In each event commemorative plaques will be awarded for first, second, and third.

Accommodation

Early Booking is advisable, as this is a peak period in the region.

The Mercure Hotel Geelong has a special offer for attendees.
A guide to the area can be found at this site.
And more helpful information here.

Entry form

Printable form is available here.

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