01 Dec Tuesday 7.00 pm Technical Meeting
04 Dec Friday 7.00 pm Round 1
05 Dec Saturday 7.00 pm Round 2
06 Dec Sunday 4.00 pm Round 3
11 Dec Friday 7.00 pm Round 4
12 Dec Saturday 7.00 pm Round 5
13 Dec Sunday 4.00 pm Round 6
18 Dec Friday 7.00 pm Round 7
19 Dec Saturday 7.00 pm Round 8
20 Dec Sunday 4.00 pm Round 9
Singapore Interllectual Games Center
a. Open to players under SGP Federation
b. Open Section FIDE rating 2000 (Standard) and above, as at 01st December 2020
Women Section FIDE rating 1400 (Standard) and above, as at 01st December 2020
c. Only top Singaporean or Singapore PR will declare National Champion
d. SCF Reserves all right to Accept or Reject entries without assigning any reasons.
a. FIDE’s Laws of Chess shall apply
b. 9 rounds Swiss
c. Rate of play: 90 minutes with 30 seconds increment from move one
d. Default time is 30 minutes from the start of the round.
e. The Organizer reserves the right to amend the schedule in the case of
unforeseen circumstances, and subject to the number of entries.
5. Appeals Committee
a. SCF shall appoint 3 members to form the Appeals Committee.
b. An appeal shall be made in writing within 15 minutes of the completion of the
relevant playing session, accompanied by an appeal fee of S$100.
c. Fees shall be refunded if the appeal is upheld, and forfeited if appeal is deemed
d. The ruling of the Appeals Committee is FINAL and NO further correspondence
shall be entertained.
6. Ranking and Tie Break
a. The final ranking is determined by the total number of points scored.
b. In the case of a tie, the following order of tie breaks shall be used:
i. Direct Encounter
ii. Buchholz Cut 1
iv. Greater number of wins
v. Sonnenborn Berger
a Trophies to Top 10 players for each category
b. Cash Prizes
1st S$ 2,500 7th $300
2nd S$ 1,500 8th $300
3rd S$ 1,000 9th $200
4th S$ 800 10th $200
5th S$ 500 11th $100
6th S$ 500 12th $100
1st S$ 1,000
2nd S$ 500
3rd S$ 300
4th S$ 100
5th S$ 100
8. Entry Fees
b. Withdrawals shall not be refunded
a. Deadline - 1st December 2020 6pm
b. By registration for the championships, players agreed to abide by the rules
of the tournament and decisions of the organisers.
c. Registration form