Aristea Rapid and Blitz Tournament - 21 March (mid-week public holiday)

Event Date

2018/03/21 - 08:00 to 15:30


I call it the RAB chess tournament - Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament

This is not a rated tournament, it is just for the fun of it!


Venue: Aristea Primary School

Date: Wed, 21 March 2018 (Middle of the week, public holiday)

Time: 08:00 at the latest 8:30 for registrations

Entry fee: R30 - payable on the morning of the tournament

(If you require an invoice for a school EFT payment, please contact me and I can provide one)


Enter online - before 120 entries are taken OR before Monday, 19 March at 19:00.



Rapid tournament of 5 rounds first, starting on the hour from 9:00

Time control: 20:20

Prize giving: at 14:00 where the top 3 positions for every section will be given Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

Sections: under 11, 13 and High school - under 15 players can still win medals, but will play with u.18's


Blitz tournament: After prize giving at approx. 14:30

Time control: 3min + 2sec incr.

Maximum of 32 entries

Everyone plays against everyone - from under 11 to under 18

5 rounds, in a knock-out format - if you loose you are out!

Only 1 winner, who gets a trophy!

We will be done by appox 15:30

Please bring clocks along for the Blitz tournament. If you don't have one, download one onto you smartphone and play on that! Sounds exciting!!


More information on our blog, see link below. 

Follow the instructions on the blog to enter online.


See you there!