2022 Rooty Hill Open Championships

2022 Rooty Hill Open Championships

If you are a member of RHCC in 2022, please check your email for the entry link.

9 Round FIDE & ACF rated tournament
Pairings by Vega using FIDE approved Baku Acceleration Method

Clocks Start 7:15 pm | Default Time: 7:45 pm

Time Control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move

Late Entry Fees (Members/Non-Members):

$60 Adults | $30 Juniors

Enter Here (For Non-Members)


Prize money
1st $500.00  |  2nd $200.00  |  3rd $150.00
U1750 $150.00  |  U1500 $150.00  |  U1250 $150.00
Rating prizes are dependent on a minimum of 6 entries per group

½ point byes must be requested at least one week prior to the round requested
No ½ point byes are permitted in rounds 8 & 9

Round 1: Tuesday 4th October 
Round 2: Tuesday 11th October
Round 3: Tuesday 18th October
Round 4: Tuesday 25th October
Round 5: Tuesday 1st November
Round 6: Tuesday 8th November
Round 7: Tuesday 15th November
Round 8: Tuesday 22th November
Round 9: Tuesday 29th November

Players are eligible for only 1 prize. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes. Players not normally resident in Australia must have a FIDE ID number to enter the Open tournament, if they are not listed on the FIDE website, this must be obtained from their national federation. Any player who arrives at the chessboard more than 30 minutes after the start of the session shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides otherwise.

Ratings using will be FIDE October 2022 – ACF September 2022

Please ensure you email byes@rootyhillchessclub.org if you are unable to make it to your game.