All registrations and enquiries are to be directed to the Serangoon Gardens Country Club (SGCC).
Registration deadline : Fri, 07 April 2017.
The above Championship is organised by Serangoon Gardens Country Club (SGCC). All games will be played according to the FIDE Laws of Chess.
Ranking order will be based on the latest FIDE Rapid Rating list.
Eligibility: The Championship is open to all who are 18 years old & below as of 1st January 2017.
Venue: SGCC Kensington Ballroom, 2nd floor, Heliconia Wing, 22 Kensington Park Road, Singapore 557271
System: Swiss System of 7 rounds and the time limit for each player is 25 minutes per game.
There would be no play-offs. In the event of a tie, these tie-breaks would be employed in the following order.
i. Direct Encounter
ii. Buchholz Cut 1
7. The Touch Move Rule would be strictly observed.
8. The schedule of the Championship is as follows:
|14 April 2017
|1||8.45 am - 9.35 am|
|2||10.00 am - 10.50 am|
|3||11.10 am - 12.00 pm|
Lunch will be
|12.00 pm - 1.00 pm|
|4||1.00 pm - 1.50 pm|
|5||2.10 pm - 3.00 pm|
|6||3.20 pm - 4.10 pm|
|7||4.30 pm - 5.20 pm|
|5.20 pm - 6.15 pm|
Categories - A player can only choose to play in his/her age group or the Open category.
|Open||Open to all born in 1999 & later|
|Under 12||Born in 2005 & 2006|
|Under 10||Born in 2007 & 2008|
|Under 8||Born in 2009 & later|
Prizes: Players are only entitled to prizes in the category they compete in. Prizes/Medals will be adjusted accordingly based on the response.
|Trophy + $300 Cash Voucher
Trophy + $200 Cash Voucher
Trophy + $150 Cash Voucher
Medal + $90 Cash Voucher
Medal + $70 Cash Voucher
Trophy + $50 Cash Voucher
All Players must report latest by 8.30 am. Players who have paid the entry fee will be automatically paired for Round 1. Players who fail to show up for Round 1 must report to the Tournament Director by 9.15am. Failure to do so will result in automatic disqualification from the entire Tournament.
Prize Presentation will be held immediately after the tournament.
Open Category - $45.00 nett
Under 8, 10, 12 - $38.00 nett
SGCC members (For all categories) - $ 10.70 nett
(The above fees are inclusive of 7% GST)
Closing Date: All entries submitted with payment must reach SGCC by Friday, 07 April 2017, 6pm. Entries can be submitted by hand, mail or fax (63985355). All cheque payments must be made payable to 'Serangoon Gardens Country Club'. Only the first 200 paid entries bearing the club's acknowledgement will be accepted
No refund of entry fees will be made for withdrawals and disqualifications.
The Organising Committee has the right to accept or reject an application without any prejudice.
Non-players will not be allowed in the playing hall at all times.
Players who have finished their games in their respective rounds are to submit their scores and leave the playing hall immediately.
The decision of the Tournament Director is final. It is the duty of the winning player to report the results accordingly.