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Monday, May 10, 2021

Event Name

Date

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+)

Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:00 pm - Saturday, May 29, 2021 4:00 am

 

 

RULES & REGULATIONS

The Championship will be played in accordance with the following rules and regulations:

Eligibility and Participation

Only players rated 2300 and above can play for the Open based on the 1st May 2021 FIDE Rating List. Exceptions for the rating floor may be made by the Continental President on request of national federations.

Tournament System

The tournament shall be conducted as a Swiss System competition of 9 rounds and will be played according to FIDE Hybrid Chess regulations.

Players should be together in one venue. Another venue may be added depending on distance and circumstances, preferably with minimum five (5) players in each venue.

Fair Play Rules

Players may play only on laptop or desktop and log into Zoom with their 3-letter country code + Venue number + Tornelo name. The Local Chief Arbiter shall inspect the devices of players before the start of each game.

Only players and arbiters are allowed access to the playing area. During a game a player may leave the playing area or the playing venue only with the permission of the Local Chief Arbiter.

Each playing venue shall be monitored by cameras. Cameras shall be tested for approval during a trial run. Only players with approved webcam and panoramic cameras will be allowed to play. The panoramic camera should show clear view of the playing area.

In each playing venue, the fair play measures should be applied in accordance with the FIDE Anti- Cheating Regulations and FIDE Anti-Cheating Protection Measures. Unless rganizer by the arbiter, it is forbidden for anybody to use a mobile phone or other kind of communication or electronic device in the playing venue or any contiguous area designated by the arbiter.

The Local Technical Arbiter should see that each player is connected to Zoom. Audio should be open. It is not allowed for players to use headphones or virtual Zoom background. Playing venue should be well lit. There should be no external noise.

A traditional chessboard may be used by a player. Each player is responsible for moving pieces on his traditional board. The only allowed action on the traditional board is reproducing the moves played on the virtual board made by each side. The virtual chessboard and virtual chess clock remain the definitive record of the game.

In case two players playing from the same playing venue are paired together, the Local Chief Arbiter may decide the game between them may be played over the traditional board. Such a decision may be taken, only if the playing conditions are suitable and both players agree. Then, for such games, the FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply. The result and pgn file should be submitted after the round to the Chief Arbiter.

All participants shall comply and co-operate with the Fair Play rules. Players may be removed from the Championship at any time on final decision of the Chief Arbiter based on fair play rules.

All the players agree that they have no right to appeal the aforementioned actions either through arbitration, consultation or in a court of law within any jurisdiction.

Participants have no right to appeal for pairings made during the Championship.

By registering in the Championship, players will not have the right to claim any financial compensation or redress related to the Championship.

Asian Chess Federation has the right to change the schedule, update the regulations or decide for any matter that is not mentioned in the current regulations.

Time Control:

The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. The clocks of all games shall be started by the Chief Arbiter. Default time is 30 minutes from starting time.

Pairings:

Swiss pairings shall be made on Tornelo (Javafo). The highest ranked shall receive White in the first round. In the last round, players from the same federation who have 50% or more shall not be paired together if alternate pairings are available. Forbidden pairings shall be controlled by Swiss Manager.

Pairings will be published in chess-results.com as soon as possible after each round unless there are pending appeals.

Qualification for the World Championships:

The top eight (8) in the Asian Continental Championship qualify for the World Cup 2021. If a player has previously qualified to the World Cup, the next in line in the Asian Continental Championship qualify.

Tie Break:

All players should complete the tournament. In case of a tie for qualifying place(s) for the

Ties shall be broken by the following tie break order:

Average Rating of Opponents Cut 1 (AROC 1)*

Buchholz Cut 1**;

Buchholz;

Direct encounter between the players in tie;

* Average Rating of Opponents, excluding the lowest-rated opponent.

** Buchholz score reduced by the lowest score of the opponents.

Prizes:

A total of Sixteen Thousand U.S. Dollars ($16,000) in cash prizes shall be awarded as follows:

1st Place     $5,000

2nd Place    $3,000

3rd Place     $2,000

4th Place     $1,000

5th Place     $ 900

6th Place     $ 800

7th Place     $ 700

8th Place     $ 600

9th Place     $ 500

10th Place   $ 500

11th Place   $ 500

12th Place   $ 500

In case of ties, cash prizes are decided by tie break.

Schedule:

Note: UAE time. Players should login to Zoom one hour before start.

Technical Meeting  21 May  09:00

Round 1  22 May 09:00

Round 2  23 May 09:00

Round 3  24 May 09:00

Round 4  25 May 09:00

Round 5  26 May 09:00

Round 6  27 May 09:00

Round 7  28 May 09:00

Round 8  29 May 09:00

Round 9  and Armageddon if necessary

Awards   to be  announced             

Registration:

Entry fee : SGD $200 per player before closing date

Entry fees should be received by  1 May 2021. 

For the complete Rules and Regulations, Click Here

Please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by 1st May 2021 6pm, using the heading "ASIAN CONTINENTAL" and <YourName> and <FIDE ID> and <FIDE Rating>. You can submit your payment via PayNow to UEN : S61SS0094A. Please attach screenshot of the transfer.

 

 

 

 

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship

Saturday, May 01, 2021 2:00 pm - Sunday, May 09, 2021 2:00 pm

FIDE Zone 3.3 Championship 2021 (Open) will be held online from 1 to 9 May on Tornelo. The tournament is a hybrid event  open to players under SGP flag with a standard rating of 1900 and above, played under the FIDE Laws of Chess (Hybrid Chess).

 

Tournament Format: Swiss 9 rounds

Schedule:

Sunday     25 Apr  2.00pm  Technical meeting/ approval of cameras

Saturday   1 May   2.00pm  Round 1

Sunday     2 May   2.00pm  Round 2

Monday     3 May   2.00pm  Round 3

Tuesday    4 May   2.00pm  Round 4

Wednesday  5 May   2.00pm  Round 5

Thursday   6 May   2.00pm  Round 6

Friday     7 May   2.00pm  Round 7

Saturday   8 May   2.00pm  Round 8

Sunday     9 May   2.00pm  Round 9 and playoff

Award Ceremonies to be announced

Time control:

90 minutes for first 40 moves

follow by 30 minutes for rest of the game addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Default time is 30 minutes from starting time.

Interested players please submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for consideration by SCF selection committee. Use the heading “Zone 3.3 Championship(Open)" followed by your FIDE ID and Name. Please include:

1. Name as in FIDE rating server

2. FIDE ID

3. FIDE Title (if any)

4. Gender

5. FIDE standard rating

6. Email address

7. Contact no.

8. Tornelo name

9. ID Photo

11. Please indicate in your email that you will abide by the rules of the tournament and decision of the organiser.

Playing venue:

Singapore Chess Federation,   

51 Bishan Street 13 #02-01A SIGC, S(579799)

Entry Fees :

 SGD$135

a. Cheque to be make payable to Singapore Chess Federation

b. Paynow  to  SCF UEN: S61SS0094A

Deadline of application: 17 Apr Saturday 2021 6.00pm (Singapore time)

Please click here for the Updated Rules and Regulations by the organisers (on 10 April)

2020 Asian Online Nations Cup

Friday, October 23, 2020 2:00 pm - Sunday, October 25, 2020 5:00 pm

Chess-Results

Pairing & Results (Men)           LIVE GAMES (Men)

Pairing & Results (Women)     LIVE GAMES (Women)

  1. Date          10 - 25 October 2020   
  2. Platform     chess.com
  3. Format       Team Swiss
  4. Schedule    Friday       Oct 9     Technical Meeting
                      Saturday   Oct 10   Men Rds 1-3
                      Sunday     Oct 11   Women Rds 1-3
                      Friday       Oct 16   Men Rds 4-6
                      Saturday   Oct 17   Women Rds 4-6         
                      Sunday     Oct 18   Men Rds 7-9
                      Monday     Oct 19   Women Rds 7-9
                      Friday       Oct 23   Quarterfinals M & W
                      Saturday   Oct 24   Semifinals
                      Sunday     Oct 25    Finals
                      First Round of the day will start at 2 pm Singapore Time

Team SGP
Men
Board 1     GM Kevin Goh Wei Ming
Board 2     GM Bong Villamayor
Board 3     IM Tin Jingyao
Board 4     IM Hsu Li Yang
Board 5     IM Liu Xiangyi

Women
Board 1     WGM Gong Qianyun
Board 2     WFM Liu Yang Hazel
Board 3     Fang Kun
Board 4     Mak Xiu Ning Charlene
Board 5     Lauren Rice



 

FIDE Online Olympiad 2020

Friday, August 07, 2020 3:00 pm - Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:00 pm

          Chess-Results

         Starting List, Pairing & Results 

         Follow the games

         Regulations 

  • FIDE Online Olympiad 2020 – OLONLINE will take place from 22 July till 30 August 2020. The tournament will be open to players under SGP flag with a rapid rating of 2000 and above (1600 for Women players).

  • Interested players please submit the following to trainingmatters @singaporechess.org.sg for consideration by SCF HP Selection Committee 

  • Deadline of application: 10th July 2020 6PM (Singapore Time).

         1. Name as in FIDE rating server
         2. FIDE ID
         3. FIDE Title (if any)
         4. Date of Birth
         5. Gender
         6. FIDE Rapid Rating as 1st July 2020 (Standard Rating if Rapid Rating is NA)
         7. Email Address
         8. Mobile Number
         9. Handle for
              a. chess.com
              b. chess24
              c. lichess
              d. chessbase
       10. Recent Passport Size Photo
       11. Copy of Passport Details
       12. Please declare in your email that you will be able to play for the team from
             22 July to 30 August 2020 (at any time of the day) when required.

       13. Please indicate in your email that you will abide by the rules of the tournament
             and decisions of the organiser.

Asian Seniors Online Chess Championships 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020 9:00 am - Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:00 pm

Asian Seniors Online Chess Championships 2020 will be held from 13 to 21 July 2020. 
The tournament will be open to players age 50 and above, rapid rating above 2000.

Regulations

Interested players please submit the following to trainingmatters @singaporechess.org.sg
for consideration by SCF HP Selection Committee 

Deadline of application: 5th July 2020 12 Noon

1. Name as in FIDE rating server
2. FIDE ID
3. FIDE Title (if any)
4. Date of Birth
5. Gender
6. FIDE Rapid Rating as 1st July 2020 (Standard Rating if Rapid Rating is NA)
7. Email Address
8. Mobile Number
9. Chess.com handle
10. Recent Passport Size Photo
11. Copy of Passport Details
12. Please indicate in your email that you will abide by the rules of the tournament and
      decision of the organiser.

FIDE World Cadet Chess Championships 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:00 am - Monday, September 02, 2019 1:00 pm

FIDE World Cadet Chess Championships 2019 (U8, U10 & U12 - Open & Girls) will be held at Weifeng, Shandong, China from 20 Aug 2019 to 2 Sep 2019.

Open for participation to all players currently registered (Term 2/2019) in HP & HP-I with SGP flag.

Interested participants are to submit their names and the following to trainingmatters@singaporechess.org.sg for selection by 6pm, 15 May 2019.

  1. The Category that the player wish to register for.

  2. Player Performance Record.

  3. Number of accompanying person.

  4. Number of Rooms & Types.

  5. Copies of Passport for players & all accompanying person.

All participants are expected to have read and understood the Rules and Regulations World School Chess Champonship 

& SCF Selection Guidelines.

FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships

Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:00 am - Monday, August 19, 2019 1:00 pm

FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships 2019 will be held at Minsk, Belarus from 15 - 19 Aug 2019.

Open for participation to all players currently registered (Term 2/2019) in HP & HP-I with SGP flag.

Interested participants are to submit their names and the following to trainingmatters@singaporechess.org.sg for selection by 6pm, 10 Jun 2019.

  1. The Category that the player wish to register for.

  2. Player Performance Record.

  3. Number of accompanying person.

  4. Number of Rooms & Types.

  5. Copies of Passport for players & all accompanying person.

All participants are expected to have read and understood the Rules and Regulations World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Chess Champonship 

& SCF Selection Guidelines.

13th Asian Dragons International Open Chess Tournament 2019

Friday, August 02, 2019 9:00 am - Friday, August 09, 2019 6:00 pm

Held at Taipei City, Taiwan.

Interested parties, please email to trainingmatters@singaporechess.org.sg for approval by High Performance Selection Committee by 20th Jun 2019.

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4th Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship

Thursday, August 01, 2019 12:00 am - Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:00 pm

4th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championships will be held at Bangkok, Thailand from 01 Aug 2019 to 10 Aug 2019. This year, team medals will also be given to top 3 federations in each category.

Open for participation to all players currently registered (Term 2/2019) in HP, HP-I & NJDS with SGP flag.

Interested participants are to submit their names and the following to trainingmatters@singaporechess.org.sg by 6pm, 03 July 2019.

  1. Player & Accompanied Person Registration Form.

  2. Term 3 / 2019 National Junior Squad respective registration form.

  3. Copies of Passport for players & all accompanying person.

  4. Passport photo for players & all accompanying person.

  5. Flight details.

All participants are expected to sign the Player's Agreement and have read & understood the Rules and Regulations 4th Eastern Asia Youth Chess Champonship  

There shall be no appointment of Official Player. In place there shall be Cash Rewards as follows:

Cash Rewards:

  Individual   Team (Each Player) 
 Position Standard   Rapid & Blitz  Standard  Rapid & Blitz
 Gold  S$1200  S$800  S$400 S$200
 Silver  S$800  S$400  S$200 S$100
Bronze

S$500

S$200 S$100 S$50
4th & 5th S$300      
6th & 7th S$200      
8th to 10th S$100      

World School Chess Championship

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:00 pm - Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:00 am

The World School Chess Championship will be held at Antalya, Turkey from 17 Apr 2019 to 27 Apr 2019.

Open for participation to all players currently registered (Term 1/2019) in HP & HP-I with SGP flag.

Interested participants are to submit their names and the following to trainingmatters@singaporechess.org.sg for selection by 08 March 2019, by 6pm.

  1. The Category that the player wish to register for.
  2. Player Performance Record.
  3. Number of accompanying person.
  4. Number of Rooms & Types.
  5. Copies of Passport for players & all accompanying person.

All participants are expected to have read and understood the Rules & Regulations World School Chess Champonship & SCF Selection Guidelines.

FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (Singapore)

Friday, January 25, 2019 7:00 pm - Sunday, January 27, 2019 8:00 pm

More Details & Registration Form

SeminaFeeS$400Payablb18 January 2019, 06.00pm.

3rd Eastern Asia Youth Chess Championship 2018

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 8:00 pm - Friday, August 10, 2018 12:00 pm

Held at Shanghai, China.

Open to all from NJDS, HPI and HPE 2018.

MORE DETAILS

REGISTRATION FORM

Registration Deadline: 03 July 2018

World School Chess Championship

Friday, April 20, 2018 9:00 am - Sunday, April 29, 2018 6:00 pm

Venue : Durres, Albania

Date : 20-29 April 2018

More Details

Interested participants are to send in their entries via email to trainingmatters@singaporechess.org.sg  .

Details should include:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Passport Number (including the expiry date)
  • Accompanying person
  • Accomodation type
  • Scanned Passport
  • Scanned Photograph
  • Flight details, if any

All entries must reach SCF latest 18th Febuary 2018, Sunday 6pm with full payment to Singapore Chess Federation.

2nd Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017 4:30 am - Monday, June 26, 2017 8:00 am

Held at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

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FIDE World School Chess Championship 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Held at Lasi, Romania from 21st April to 1st May 2017.

More details 

2017 Asian Youth Championships

Friday, March 31, 2017 10:00 pm - Monday, April 10, 2017 7:00 am

Held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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1st Asian Nations Cup Under-14 Chess Team Championship

Saturday, November 05, 2016 9:00 am - Saturday, November 12, 2016 6:00 pm

Held at Jiaxing City in Zhejiang Province, China.

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7th Asian Seniors Chess Championships 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 9:00 am - Saturday, November 05, 2016 6:00 pm

Held at Mandalay, Myanmar.

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FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Held at Batumi, Georgia.

42nd World Chess Olympiad 2016

Thursday, September 01, 2016 9:00 am - Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:00 am

Held at Baku, Azerbaijan.

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