2023 Rooty Hill Summer Cup

2023 Rooty Hill Summer Cup 

9 Round FIDE & ACF rated tournament 

Clocks Start promptly at 7:15 pm | Default time 7:45 pm

For members’ entry, renew your membership here.

The link will automatically be sent to your email.


Round 1 Tuesday 10th January
Round 2 Tuesday 17th January
Round 3 Tuesday 24th January
Round 4 Tuesday 31st January
Round 5 Tuesday 7th February
Round 6 Tuesday 14th February
Round 7 Tuesday 21st February
Round 8 Tuesday 28th February
Round 9 Tuesday 7th March

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  

Time control
90 minutes per player plus 30 seconds per move from the start

Entry Fee
Adults $20.00 | Juniors $10
Adults $35.00 | $20 Juniors 

1st Summer Cup Trophy + $200
2nd $100
3rd $50

Book Prizes based on ACF Rating for 1st U1700, U1400 & U1200
Tie Break for the Trophy – Direct encounter them cumulative 

Arbiter: Winston Zhao Chen


Non-members’ entry only via our website 

No entries are accepted at the club 

Players are eligible for only 1 prize. Rating prizes are based on ACF ratings. Unrated players are not eligible for rating-restricted prizes. 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.

There is no analysis at the board permitted.

In instances where your opponent does not arrive, the organisers will repair you with another player or allocate a bye.

We cannot cater for every contingency but will attempt to be as flexible as possible.

A player may only receive a total of one (1) point in byes. If a player has previously received a full point bye (or a point by default), they shall receive no (0) points for that round.

Wearing a Face Mask is a Condition of entry.

Ratings using will be FIDE January 2023 – ACF December 2022

Entries close on Saturday 7th of January.

Draw will be done on Sunday 8th of January.

Late Entries are also online only and are only accepted depending on room configuration.

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