WIM Arianne Caoili Memorial One Day Rapid 16th July – THIS SATURDAY

Time & Location

16 July, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Nerang Bicentennial Hall, 833 Southport Nerang Road, Nerang, QLD, 4221


“I would love to be involved in chess for girls. For mental toughness. Chess teaches that.” WIM Arianne Caoili


Comon Professionals and the Gold Coast Chess Club cordially invites you to commemorate the life and chess of WIM Arianne Caoili, who began her chess journey at Somerset College and tragically passed away in 2020 in her prime.


A Comon Professionals Sponsored 7-round Swiss tournament.

FIDE Rapid, ACF Quick and QJ rated


IMPORTANT:  Players without a FIDE ID must be Australian citizens or permanent residents otherwise they will have to register with their FIDE country of citizenship prior to registering for the event.


Entry Fees:

Early $40 until June 30th

Standard $50

Late $70 from July 14th

GM/IM/WGM/WIM Free Entry

Entries Close on Friday, July 15th at 6:00 pm.



Nerang Bicentennial Community Centre,  833 Southport Nerang Rd, Nerang QLD 4211


Time control:  15 minutes + 10 seconds increment from move 1


Pairing System: Vega using Swiss Dutch FIDE JaVaFo

Tie Break: 1.Buchholz Cut 1; 2.Buchholz; 3.Direct Encounter.



Registration: Saturday, 16th July 8:45-9:15

Round 1 @ 9:30am

Rounds 2-7 will commence once all players are complete their rounds.

Presentations: Approximately 5:00 pm


Forfeiture time: 15 minutes from start time.


Half Point Byes: A maximum of two half point byes only will be permitted for  rounds 1 to 5.

Byes for round 1 must be notified before 6:00pm, July 15.


DOP NA Mathew Smith

Chief Arbiter – NA Mathew Smith   Deputy Arbiters – NA Marek Breeden and NA Orsen Van der Byl


Total Prize Pool: $3500

Prizes:  Open 1st $1000, 2nd $500, 3rd $250, 4th $150, 5th $100

Female 1st $500, 2nd $200, 3rd $100 4 Rating Group Prizes of $150 and an ACF Unrated prize of $100


Juniors Girls/Boys High School – Trophies 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Junior Girls/Boys Primary – Trophies 1st, 2nd and 3rd


In case of a tie, the Tournament title will be decided on tie-break but all prize money for placings will be evenly split. Players may win one prize only, the highest prize they are eligible for.

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