Dates: May 5th to 11th, 2012
Venue: Peninsula International Hotel, Suva, Fiji
Format & Time Control: 9-Round Swiss with time control of 90 minute plus 30 seconds per move starting from move one.
The entry fee will be F$250 (approx A$135/NZ$175). Free entry for GM, IM, WGM, WIM.
There will be a discount of 20% on entry fee for those who register on or before 31 March 2012.
Guaranteed minimum total of F$10,000 as follows:
1st- $3,000, 2nd- $2,000, 3rd- $1,500, 4th- $1,000, 5th- $700, 6th- $500, 7th – $300. Best women- $500. Best local player: 1st- $300, 2nd- $200.
Trophies will also be awarded to the top winners (men & women). Prize money shall be shared equally among tied players.