Just received an email from FM Brett Tindall. His outfit, the Sydney Academy of Chess, will host this year's New South Wales Championships at their premises on Level 1, 30A George St in Burwood. The main section will be a 10 player RR while the reserves will be an open Swiss. More basic details below.
When: From 23 September – 25 November
Format: Championship 10 player round robin – Reserves Open Swiss
Ratings: Both events will be FIDE rated.
Championship: 1st $1,000 2nd $600
Reserves 1st 2nd 3rd Based on entries
Reserve winner eligible to play in next years Championship
Time Control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move
Entry Fees: Championship $100 Reserves $80
Schedule: 7pm every Wednesday night. Make up games are to be played Monday night in advance at SAC