Entry fees for the Queenstown Chess Classic, 15-23rd
NZ $235 Approximate equivalent Australian $180, US
$150, Euros 190, UK £118
NZ $185 for juniors (if under 18 at
01/01/2012). Approximate equivalent Australian $142, US $150, Euros 108, UK
Free entry for all GM and WGM.
Free entry for all Australian/New Zealand IM and
Titled players claiming free entry must notify the organizers of
booked flights itinerary by 1st December 2011 (or else normal entry fee/late
fees will be payable).
Late entry fees: Add $35 to the fees above if
entering after 1st January 2012/add $55 on site. Entry fee payments must be
made at time of entry (or else late entry fees will be charged).
Send notification of entries (preferably by e-mail) to:
QUEENSTOWN CHESS CLASSIC,
102 Picton Street,
00 64 (0)9 5347885
Telephone 00 64 (0)9 5347411
If telephoning from
abroad please remember to check the time difference between your country and
If entering by e-mail please state:
address, telephone number and e-mail address,
your Federation, FIDE rating
and national rating.
Entry Fee Payment
Payment by credit card (recommended for all non-New
The firm Australian Chess Enterprises (in
Sydney, Australia) has kindly agreed to process entry fee payments via their
secure online facilities at www.chessaustralia.com.au
on "events" and a list of entry fee payments including Queenstown will appear
on screen for selection and payment. Note these online credit card payments
will be processed in Australian Dollars, i.e. Australian $180 for adults and
Australian $142 for juniors. If paying your Queenstown Chess Classic entry fee
by credit card in this way, please remember to e-mail organizer Paul Spiller to
advise your details - Name, Federation, rating.
New Zealand bank account holders only - payment by
For New Zealand bank account holders only, cheques drawn on a
New Zealand bank account are acceptable. Please do not send cheques or bank
transfers from outside New Zealand as these are expensive to process. Be aware
that you cannot make direct online bank transfers from Australian
Pay to Queenstown Chess Classic.
No entry will be considered accepted until payment is
received. All entries will be confirmed by e-mail, and will also be listed
Conditions for masters/grandmasters
Free entry: All GM and WGM, plus Australian/New Zealand IM
and WIM), receive free entry (on condition organizers receive notification of
booked flights itinerary by 1st December 2011).
For any other queries,
titled players may contact Murray Chandler on