Thomson Chess Fiesta 2014 (31 May to 01 Jun 2014)

All registrations and enquiries are to be directed to Thomson Chess Club.

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THOMSON CUP RAPID (FIDE RATED)

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4  
May 31
2:00
May 31
3:30
May 31
4:45
May 31
6:00
 
Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
Jun 01
12:00
Jun 01
13:15
Jun 01
14:30
Jun 01
16:00
Jun 01
17:30

 

Who can enter?:
Open to al players. Non-Singapore players MUST provide their 
FIDE identification No (FIN) at the time of entry. 
If you do not have one, you must apply to your own federation with a FIN.

PRIZES

1st - $300
2nd - $200
3rd - $100
4th - $80
5th - $60

Best performance trophies for
Under-16, Under-14, Under-12, Under-10

(Age based on birth year) 

Time Control: 25 minutes per side with a 5 second increment per move starting at Move 1.
Entry Fee: 
$20 for players aged 16 and under (age as at 01 Jan), $30 for all others.
TIE BREAKS will resolve placing.

 

THOMSON CUP CHALLENGERS (NOT FIDE RATED)

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4  
May 31
2:00
May 31
3:00
May 31
4:00
May 31
5:00
 
Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
Jun 01
13:00
Jun 01
14:00
Jun 01
15:00
Jun 01
16:00
Jun 01
17:00

 

Who can enter?:
Open to all players unrated up to Nov 2013
SCF Rating till 1500.

PRIZES

1st - $200
2nd - $100
3rd - $80
4th - $60
5th - $50
6th - $40
7th - $30
8th to 10th - $20

Trophies for 1st to 15th placing.

Time Control: 25 minutes per side.

Entry Fee:
$20 for players aged 16 and under (age as at 01 Jan), $30 for all others.
TIE BREAKS will resolve placing. 

 

THOMSON CUP BLITZ

Swiss system of 11 rounds, time control 3 minutes with 2 second increment from move 1. Round 1 starts 9am sharp. Players must report by 8.45am failing which they will not be paired for the first round.

Entry Fee: $20 for all players

Prizes:
1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $80, 4th $60, 5th $40.
Trophies for 6 – 10th placing


Additional Information:

  • All entries are to be submitted with entry fee paid by 28h May 2014 10pm. Cheques are to be made out to " THOMSON CCMC". Please do not send cash.

  • All games are to be conducted under FIDE Laws of Chess for Rapid Chess and Blitz.

  • A participant may win only 1 prize at any event.

  • Recording of games is not compulsory but any claim should be backed by a recorded scoresheet of moves of both players.

  • Lunch is not provided.

  • Zero start rule is not enforced at this tournament.

  • For the Thomson Cup Rapid, there may be changes to the starting times. The Tournament Director shall announce the starting time of the next round once all games have ended.

  • All mobile devices must be switched off or put in silent mode. Any sound emitted from a participants' mobile device found within his or her proximity shall immediately lose the game.

  • Prizes for the Thomson Blitz shall be awarded right after the results are declared. The prize giving for the Thomson Cup Rapid and Challengers shall be held approximately 6.45 pm June 1, Sunday.

  • All players are not allowed to use the chess sets for friendly games after their games are completed.

  • All decisions pertaining to the games are to be decided by the arbiters who may refer to the Chief Arbiter. The Chief Arbiter's decision shall be final.

  • Players and accompanying persons are reminded to keep quiet at all times when in the tournament hall.

  • For drivers, free parking is available Sunday at Shunfu Blk 309-314 at the back of the CC. Enter via Shunfu Road along Marymount Road.

  • The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to participants without assigning any reasons. 

  • The entry fee in this case shall be refunded to the participant.

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