12th Fiji Day Open Chess Championship

CHESS TOURNAMENT: A FIDE-rated Swiss chess tournament in Suva on Fiji Day!  $1000 cash and loads of chess goodies in Elite, Intermediate, Beginner, Women, and Junior categories.

Tournament: 12th Fiji Day Open Chess Championship.
Date: October 10, 2017.
Venue: Khatri Hall, Des Voeux Road, Suva.
Format: FIDE-Rated Swiss, 5-rounds, 20min + 10sec increment from move 1.
Entry Fee: $5 for Juniors (Under-20), $10 for everyone else.


  • Registration: 8.30am – 9.30am.
  • Round 1-3: 9.30am – 12.00pm.
  • Lunch: 12.00pm – 1.00pm.
  • Round 4-5: 1.00pm – 3.00pm.
  • Presentation: 3.30pm.


  • Elite, Intermediate, Beginner, Women, Junior.  At least 6 players are required, otherwise, the category will be merged with another.
  • Players can play in any category they qualify for.  FIDE-rated players must play in the Elite category.  Only first-time participants can play in the Beginner category.  Only players below the age of 20 on 01/01/17 can play in the Junior category.


  • $1000 cash, chess sets, kits, and clocks.  Individual prizes will be finalised before Round 1.
  • A player can receive only one prize.


  • Direct encounter.
  • The greater number of wins.
  • The greater number of games with Black.
  • Buchholz Cut 1.
  • Buchholz.

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