56th National Inter School Team Chess Championships 2015 (16 Nov to 17 Nov 2015)

updated 14 Nov 2015

Chess-Result

Starting List, Pairings, Results

Open | Open Girls & Sec Open Girls | Sec Open | Sec Open U-14 | Sec Girls U-14

Pri Boys Open | Pri Girls Open | Pri Boys U-11 | Pri Girls U-11 | Pri Boys U-9 | Pri Girls U-9


updated 29 Aug 2015

1. Teachers are kindly requested to brief their players on these regulations. Captains appointed by the school shall either be teachers or students. Parents may also be appointed, however they must be approved by organizers, SCF reserves the right to accept or reject such appointments. All teams shall abide by these rules and regulations and any matters not covered for, in these rules and regulations shall be at the discretion of the Organizers whose decision shall be final and no correspondences shall be entertained.

2. Playing Venue: Overseas Family School (Pasir Ris Campus), 81 Pasir Ris Heights, Singapore 519292

3. Category: (Non-Rated Event)

Date Category Age Limit

Monday,
16 Nov 2015

Open No Age Limit
Open Girls No Age Limit
Secondary Open No Age Limit (Limited to Sec Schools)
Secondary Open Girls No Age Limit (Limited to Sec Schools)
Secondary Open Under-14 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Secondary Girls' Under-14 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
     

Tuesday,
17 Nov 2015

Primary Boys Open No Age Limit (Limited to Pri Schools)
Primary Girls Open No Age Limit (Limited to Pri Schools)
Primary Boys Under-11 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Primary Girls Under-11 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Primary Boys Under-9 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Primary Girls' Under-9 Age as at 1st Jan 2015

a) A younger player may play in a higher age-group category but not vice versa.
b) Mixed teams are allowed, but entered in the sections for Open/Boys.
c) The organizers reserve the right to combine sections with less than 6 teams; changes the time control or number of rounds depending on number of teams in each section.
d) A player can play in only one team.
e) Each school shall be allowed to register a maximum of 2 teams for each category.

4. Schedule: CLOSING DATE – Sunday, 08 Nov 2015 by 6 pm.

Reporting All team captains to report by 8.15 am
Opening Ceremony 8.15 am to 8.30 am
Round 1 8.30 am to 9.30 am
Round 2 10.00 am to 11.00 am
Round 3 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Lunch (Not Provided) 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm
Round 4 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Round 5 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Round 6 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Prize Presentation 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm


5. Technical Meeting

All Teachers, and Team Captains are required to attend a Technical Meeting on either of the following dates:

  • 03 Nov (Tue): 4 pm to 6 pm OR
  • 05 Nov (Thu): 4 pm to 6 pm

Teachers who do not attend the Technical Meeting WILL NOT be allowed inside the Tournament Hall.
The Technical Meeting shall be held at the SCF premises (51 Bishan Street 13, #02-01A SIGC, Singapore 579799).

Registrations for the Technical Meeting are to be submitted by 01 Nov (Sun), 6 pm.

6. Display of Photo ID / School Smartcard

All participants (Students, Parents, and Teachers) are required to bring a valid Photo ID / School Smartcard (for students). Participants who fail to do so may be denied entry to the school.

Schools coming via buses are to obtain an Official Letter from SCF, to be produced at the security post upon entry of the school. All requests for Official Letters are to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with name list of student/teachers/parents taking the bus.

7. Team Composition and Board Order

A team shall consist of 5 players (minimum 4 players per team) who shall be listed in a fixed order before the competition begins. There shall be no imposition of rating in board order for the championships. The 5th named player can only play on the last board of the team for each match. For each wrong placing in the team, a default of 1 point shall be awarded to the opposing team.

8. The Championships shall be played under the FIDE Laws of Chess. Each player shall be given 25 minutes to complete a game. Each Match shall be contested over 4 boards (games). All teams are required to complete all rounds.

9. All players must be in school attire or proper school sports attire, failing which they would not be allowed to play until they are appropriately attired.

10. Teams from the same school MAY NOT play with each other in the last 2 rounds. The first named team in each pairing shall have White on the odd-numbered boards and Black on the even-numbered boards.

11. All players must keep a proper record of their games, failing which shall have no right of claim in the case of a dispute.

12. Upon the completion of a match, both Captains shall submit the duly signed Results Sheets to the Arbiter in charge. Where there is a walkover, this shall be indicated on the Result Sheet. All results on Results Sheets shall stand and cannot be changed once it is submitted to the Arbiter/s in charge of the section.

13. The FIDE ZERO START rule shall apply. A team conceding a walkover shall not be paired for the next round and the Arbiter must be consulted before the team can be reinstated for subsequent rounds.

14. Scoring is marked by a 1 point for a won game, ½ for draw and 0 for a loss. The team receiving a BYE shall be awarded 2 Game Points. The team with the highest number of Game Points will be declared the winner. In the case of a tie, it shall be resolved by (a) Match Points; (b) sum of the Game Points of all the team's opponent; (c) result between the teams involved (d) team with lower or lowest rating based on best 4 players.

15. Prizes (All Categories) shall be awarded to:

a. Top 3 teams in each category

b. Additional Zonal prizes for Top 3 teams in North, South, East & West zone

A team can win more than 1 prize.

(The Organizers reserve the right to increase the number of awards in the event of overwhelming entries received)

A Challenge Cup shall be awarded to the Best School based on:

(a) Sum of game points of 2 best teams

(b) In the event of a tie, it shall be resolved by the sum of Match Point, Progresssive score, Solkoff

(c) Declared as Joint Winners

16. Any dispute arising from a game shall be referred to the Section Arbiter or Chief Arbiter. An appeal to the Appeals Committee must be lodged in writing within 15 minutes of completion of the relevant playing session. The appeal must be accompanied by a deposit of $50 which will be forfeited if the appeal is rejected, or returned if the appeal is upheld. The ruling of the Appeals Committee shall be final. No appeals shall be accepted if the conditions above are not met.

17. Any Player found prompting would be expelled from the tournament immediately and no replacement shall be allowed.

18. Only Players, Team Captains, and Teachers (who have attended the Technical Meeting) are allowed inside the tournament hall.

19. On completion of a game, a player must leave the Playing Area, except for the Team Captain who has the responsibility of supervising his/her team. Any player found infringing this rule would be expelled from the Tournament.

20. No analysis of games or friendly games is allowed in the Playing Hall. Offenders shall be expelled directly from the tournament and play no further part in the tournament.

21. The use of mobile phones or electronic devices is prohibited and will be confiscated by the organizers. Any ring or sound arising from such devices during the game shall be an immediate loss without appeal.

22. Pairings and team lists shall be posted on SCF website: www.singaporechess.org.sg. For any clarifications please write to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

23. Parking is allowed within the campus.

24. Meals can be purchased directly from the school canteen. Do take note that there are limited food centres in the vicinity.

25. Please keep the school compound clean and refrain from wandering into restricted areas in the school.


Download Registration Form

Download Additional Notes


updated 27 Aug 2015 ; 28 Aug 2015

In view of Singapore's General Election 2015, notice is given that 11 Sep 2015 have been declared to be Polling Day.

As such, the 56th National Inter School Team Chess Championships that was to be held on 11 Sep 2015, at the Overseas Family School shall be rescheduled. The venue is unchanged.

16 November Open
  Open Girls
  Secondary Open
  Secondary Open Girls
  Secondary Open Under-14
  Secondary Girls Under-14
   
17 November Primary Boys Open
  Primary Girls Open
  Primary Boys Under-11
  Primary Girls Under-11
  Primary Boys Under-9
  Primary Girls Under-9

Technical Meetings scheduled on 01 Sep, and 03 Sep will be rescheduled to 3rd November Tuesday and 5th November Thursday.

For further enquiries, please do not hestiate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


updated 17 Aug 2015 ; 18 Aug 2015 ; 19 Aug 2015

Tthe SCF will be opening two additional categories – Secondary Open Girls, and Open Girls. Forms have been updated accordingly.


Additional Notes

  1. Due to security reasons, all participants (Players, Teachers, and Accompanying Persons) are required to present their Registration Form, and valid Photo ID / School Smartcard (for students) to the security post upon entry. Photocopied versions are acceptable as well. Participants who fail to do so may be denied entry to the school.

  2. Schools coming via buses are required to obtain an Official Letter from the SCF. The letter is to be produced at the security post upon entry of the school. All requests are to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Passengers will be required to produce a valid Photo ID / School Smartcard as stated above as well.

  3. Schools are encouraged to arrive at OFS by 8 am. Upon entry to school, all participants are required to report to the Holding Area (which will be directed on the actual day) by 8.15 am. Each school shall be assigned an air-conditioned designated holding area on the first come first served basis. After which, all competitors are required to proceed to the Tournament Hall. 

  4. All participants are reminded to keep the school compound clean, and refrain from wandering around the school.

  5. Car parks are available within the school compound, but subject to security checks.
  6. Meals can be purchased from the school canteen. Participants can pre-order their lunch before 9.30 am from the canteen (menu as attached). Collection from the canteen designation counters from 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm. Participants who do not wish to pre-order may purchase their meals directly from the canteen vendors. Refer to item 9.

  7. Though there are no pork or lard served in the school canteens, halal meals are NOT AVAILABLE. Participants who require halal meals are to make their own arrangements.

  8. For further enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  9. Pre-Order Menu

    1. Cheese personal pizza ($5.00)

    2. Chicken and Sausage personal pizza ($5.00)

    3. Subway Tuna 6" sandwich ($5.50)

    4. Subway Turkey 6" sandwich ($5.50)

    5. Subway Veggie 6" sandwich ($4.50)

    6. Fried rice with chicken ($6.50)

    Participants have to pre-order these lunch before 9:30am from the canteen. Collection from the canteen designated counter from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Halal meals are not available at the school canteen.

 Download Additional Notes


updated 28 Jul 2015

1. Teachers are kindly requested to brief their players on these regulations. Captains appointed by the school shall either be teachers or students. Parents may also be appointed, however they must be approved by organizers, SCF reserves the right to accept or reject such appointments. All teams shall abide by these rules and regulations and any matters not covered for, in these rules and regulations shall be at the discretion of the Organizers whose decision shall be final and no correspondences shall be entertained.

2. Playing Venue: Overseas Family School (Pasir Ris Campus), 81 Pasir Ris Heights, Singapore 519292

3. Category: (Non-Rated Event)

Date Category Age Limit

Friday,

11 Sep 2015

Open No Age Limit
Open Girls No Age Limit
Secondary Open No Age Limit (Limited to Sec Schools)
Secondary Open Girls No Age Limit (Limited to Sec Schools)
Secondary Open Under-14 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Secondary Girls' Under-14 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
   
Primary Boys Open No Age Limit (Limited to Pri Schools)
Primary Girls Open No Age Limit (Limited to Pri Schools)
Primary Boys Under-11 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Primary Girls Under-11 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Primary Boys Under-9 Age as at 1st Jan 2015
Primary Girls' Under-9 Age as at 1st Jan 2015

a) A younger player may play in a higher age-group category but not vice versa.
b) Mixed teams are allowed, but entered in the sections for Open/Boys.
c) The organizers reserve the right to combine sections with less than 6 teams; changes the time control or number of rounds depending on number of teams in each section.
d) A player can play in only one team.
e) Each school shall be allowed to register a maximum of 2 teams for each category.

4. Schedule: CLOSING DATE – Friday, 04 September by 6 pm.

Reporting All team captains to report by 8.15 am
Opening Ceremony 8.15 am to 8.30 am
Round 1 8.30 am to 9.30 am
Round 2 10.00 am to 11.00 am
Round 3 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Lunch (Not Provided) 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm
Round 4 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Round 5 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Round 6 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Prize Presentation 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm

5. Technical Meeting

All Teachers, and Team Captains are required to attend a Technical Meeting on either of the following dates:

  • 01 Sep (Tue): 4 pm to 6 pm OR
  • 03 Sep (Thu): 4 pm to 6 pm

Teachers who do not attend the Technical Meeting WILL NOT be allowed inside the Tournament Hall.
The Technical Meeting shall be held at the SCF premises (51 Bishan Street 13, #02-01A SIGC, Singapore 579799).

Registrations for the Technical Meeting are to be submitted by 31 Aug (Mon), 6 pm.

6. Display of Photo ID / School Smartcard (Updated)

All participants (Students, Parents, and Teachers) are required to bring a valid Photo ID / School Smartcard (for students). Participants who fail to do so may be denied entry to the school.

Schools coming by buses are to obtain an Official Letter from SCF to be produced at the security post upon entry of the school. All requests are to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

7. Team Composition and Board Order (Updated)

FIDE Rapid Rating List as on 01 September 2015 shall be the prevailing list. The Standard Rating/Blitz Rating will be used for players without Rapid rating otherwise they shall be treated at 1000. A team shall consist of 5 players (minimum 4 players per team) who shall be listed in a fixed order before the competition begins. There shall be no imposition of rating in board order for the championships. The 5th named player can only play on the last board of the team for each match. For each wrong placing in the team, a default of 1 point shall be awarded to the opposing team.

8. The Championships shall be played under the FIDE Laws of Chess. Each player shall be given 25 minutes to complete a game. Each Match shall be contested over 4 boards (games). All teams are required to complete all rounds.

9. All players must be in school attire or proper school sports attire, failing which they would not be allowed to play until they are appropriately attired.

10. Teams from the same school MAY NOT play with each other in the last 2 rounds. The first named team in each pairing shall have White on the odd-numbered boards and Black on the even-numbered boards.

11. All players must keep a proper record of their games, failing which shall have no right of claim in the case of a dispute.

12. Upon the completion of a match, both Captains shall submit the duly signed Results Sheets to the Arbiter in charge. Where there is a walkover, this shall be indicated on the Result Sheet. All results on Results Sheets shall stand and cannot be changed once it is submitted to the Arbiter/s in charge of the section.

13. The FIDE ZERO START rule shall apply. A team conceding a walkover shall not be paired for the next round and the Arbiter must be consulted before the team can be reinstated for subsequent rounds.

14. Scoring is marked by a 1 point for a won game, ½ for draw and 0 for a loss. The team receiving a BYE shall be awarded 2 Game Points. The team with the highest number of Game Points will be declared the winner. In the case of a tie, it shall be resolved by (a) Match Points; (b) sum of the Game Points of all the team's opponent; (c) result between the teams involved (d) team with lower or lowest rating based on best 4 players.

15. Prizes (All Categories) shall be awarded to:

a. Top 3 teams in each category

b. Additional Zonal prizes for Top 3 teams in North, South, East & West zone

A team can win more than 1 prize.

(The Organizers reserve the right to increase the number of awards in the event of overwhelming entries received)

A Challenge Cup shall be awarded to the Best School based on:

(a) Sum of game points of 2 best teams

(b) In the event of a tie, it shall be resolved by the sum of Match Point, Progresssive score, Solkoff

(c) Declared as Joint Winners

16. Any dispute arising from a game shall be referred to the Section Arbiter or Chief Arbiter. An appeal to the Appeals Committee must be lodged in writing within 15 minutes of completion of the relevant playing session. The appeal must be accompanied by a deposit of $50 which will be forfeited if the appeal is rejected, or returned if the appeal is upheld. The ruling of the Appeals Committee shall be final. No appeals shall be accepted if the conditions above are not met.

17. Any Player found prompting would be expelled from the tournament immediately and no replacement shall be allowed.

18. Only Players, Team Captains, and Teachers (who have attended the Technical Meeting) are allowed inside the tournament hall.

19. On completion of a game, a player must leave the Playing Area, except for the Team Captain who has the responsibility of supervising his/her team. Any player found infringing this rule would be expelled from the Tournament.

20. No analysis of games or friendly games is allowed in the Playing Hall. Offenders shall be expelled directly from the tournament and play no further part in the tournament.

21. The use of mobile phones or electronic devices is prohibited and will be confiscated by the organizers. Any ring or sound arising from such devices during the game shall be an immediate loss without appeal.

22. Pairings and team lists shall be posted on SCF website: www.singaporechess.org.sg. For any clarifications please write to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

23. Parking is allowed within the campus.

24. Meals can be purchased directly from the school canteen. Do take note that there are limited food centres in the vicinity.

25. Please keep the school compound clean and refrain from wandering into restricted areas in the school.


 Download Registration Form (To be updated)

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