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Saturday, May 01, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Sunday, May 02, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Monday, May 03, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Friday, May 07, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Zone 3.3 2021 (Open) Championship (Sat. 1 May, 2021 2:00 pm - Sun. 9 May, 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)

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Monday, May 24, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 28, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Asian Hybrid Continental (FIDE 2300+) (Sat. 22 May, 2021 1:00 pm - Sun. 30 May, 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  20 May  10:00

Round 1  21 May 10:00

Round 2  22 May 10:00

Round 3  23 May 10:00

Round 4  24 May 10:00

Round 5  25 May 10:00

Round 6  26 May 10:00

Round 7  27 May 10:00

Round 8  28 May 10:00

Round 9  29 May 10:00 (& 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.

 

 

 

 

Monday, May 31, 2021

72nd National Schools Individuals (NSI) 2021 (Mon. 31 May, 2021 9:00 am - Sat. 5 Jun, 2021 6:00 pm)

SECONDARY ( Boys' and Girls'  U14 to OPEN)

Please download the Rules and Regulations (revised 15 May)

Please download the Technical Requirements (revised 15 May)

Please download the Entry Form

 

PRIMARY (Boys' and Girls' Under Under 9 to Under 12)     

 

Please download the Rules and Regulations (revised 15 May)

Please download the Technical Rquirements (revised 15 May)

Please download the Entry Form

 

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