2nd Thomson Chess Fiesta 2015 (07 Nov to 08 Nov 2015)

All registrations and enquiries are to be directed to Thomson CC Chess Club.

updated 28 Sep 2015

THOMSON CUP RAPID (FIDE RATED)

07 Nov Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4  
14:00 15:30 16:45 18:00  
08 Nov Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
12:00 13:15 14:30 16:00 17:30

 

Who can enter? :
Open to all players. Non Singaporeans MUST provide
their FIDE Identification No (FIN) at the time of entry.
If you do not have one, you must apply to your own
federation with a FIN.

PRIZES

1st $400 2nd $250 3rd $150
4th $100 5th $80

Best performance trophies for
Under-16, Under-14, Under-12
Under-10

(Age based on birth year)

Time Control: 25 minutes per side with a 5 second
increment per move starting at Move 1.
ENTRY FEE: $30 for all players
TIE BREAKS will resolve placing.


THOMSON CUP CHALLENGERS (NOT FIDE RATED)

07 Nov Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4  
14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00  
08 Nov Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00

 

Who can enter? :
Open to all players unrated up to Nov 2013 
SCF rating or current FIDE rating up to 1500,
whichever is larger

PRIZES

1st $200 2nd $150 3rd $100
4th $80 5th $60 6th $40
7th $30 8th-10th $20

Trophies for 1st to 15th
placing

Time Control: 25 minutes per side, no increment
ENTRY FEE: 
$20 for players aged 16 and under (age as at 1 Jan),
$30 for all others.
TIE BREAKS will resolve placing.


THOMSON CUP BLITZ NOVEMBER 8, SUNDAY (NOT FIDE RATED)

Who can enter? :
Open to all players

PRIZES
1st $200 2nd $100 3rd $80

4th $60 5th $40

TROPHIES
6th to 10th placing

 

Time Control:
Swiss system of 9 rounds, time control 3 minutes with 
2 second increment from move 1.

ENTRY FEE: $20.

Round 1 starts 9.00 am sharp. Players must report by
8.45 am failing which they will not be paired for
the first round. TIE BREAKS will resolve placing.


Additional Information:

  • All entries are to be submitted with entry fee paid by November 4th 2015 10pm. Cheques are to be made out to "THOMSON CCMC". Please do not send cash. We do not entertain paying on the day of the competition.
  • All games are to be conducted under FIDE Laws of Chess for Rapid Chess and Blitz.
  • Kindly be appropriately attired on the 2nd day of competition (no sandals, flip-flops for footwear)
  • A participant may win only 1 prize at any event.
  • Recording of games is not compulsory but any claim should be backed by a recorded scoresheet of moves of both players
  • Lunch is not provided.
  • Zero start rule is not enforced at this tournament.
  • For the Thomson Cup Rapid, there may be changes to the starting times. The Tournament
  • Director shall announce the starting time of the next round once all games have ended.
  • All mobile devices must be switched off or put in silent mode. View of, or sound emitted from a participants' mobile device found within his or her proximity shall immediately lose the game.
  • Prizes for the Thomson Blitz shall be awarded right after the results are declared. The prize giving for the Thomson Cup Rapid and Challengers shall be held approximately 6.45 pm November 8 Sunday.
  • All players are not allowed to use the chess sets for friendly games after their games are completed.
  • All decisions pertaining to the games are to be decided by the arbiters who may refer to the Chief Arbiter. The Chief Arbiter's decision shall be final.
  • Tie Breaks for all 3 events based on (1) Direct Encounter (2) Buchholz Cut 1 (3) Buchholz Cut 2 
  • Players and accompanying persons are reminded to keep quiet at all times when in the tournament hall.
  • For drivers, free parking is available Sunday at Shunfu Blk 309-314 at the back of the CC. Enter via Shunfu Road along Marymount Road.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to participants without assigning any reasons.
  • The entry fee in this case shall be refunded to the participant.


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updated 23 Mar 2015

The Thomson Chess Fiesta shall be postponed to 07 Nov to 08 Nov 2015.


THOMSON CUP RAPID (FIDE RATED)

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4  
Mar 28
14:00
Mar 28
15:30
Mar 28
16:45
Mar 28
18:00
 
Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
Mar 29
12:00
Mar 29
13:15
Mar 29
14:20
Mar 29
16:00
Mar 29
17:30

 

Who can enter? :
Open to all players. Non Singaporeans MUST provide
their FIDE Identification No (FIN) at the time of entry.
If you do not have one, you must apply to your own
federation with a FIN.

PRIZES

1st $320 2nd $220 3rd $160
4th $100 5th $80

Best performance trophies for
Under-16, Under-14, Under-12
Under-10

(Age based on birth year)

Time Control: 25 minutes per side with a 5 second
increment per move starting at Move 1.
ENTRY FEE: $30 for all players
TIE BREAKS will resolve placing.


THOMSON CUP CHALLENGERS (NOT FIDE RATED)

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4  
Mar 28
14:00
Mar 28
15:00
Mar 28
16:00
Mar 28
17:00
 
Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Round 8 Round 9
Mar 29
13:00
Mar 29
14:00
Mar 29
15:00
Mar 29
16:00
Mar 29
17:00

 

Who can enter? : Open to all players unrated up
                             to Nov 2013
                             SCF rating till 1500

PRIZES

1st $200 2nd $150 3rd $100
4th $80 5th $60 6th $40
7th $30 8th-10th $20

Trophies for 1st to 15th
placing

(Age based on birth year)

Time Control: 25 minutes per side.
ENTRY FEE: $20 for players aged 16 and under
                     (age as at 1 Jan)
                     $30 for all others.
TIE BREAKS will resolve placing.


THOMSON CUP BLITZ

Date: 29 March, Sunday

Swiss system of 11 rounds, time control 3 minutes with 2 second increment from move 1.
Round 1 starts 8.30 am sharp. Players must report by 8.15 am failing which they will not be paired for the first round.

ENTRY FEE : $ 20 for all players

PRIZES : 1st $ 200 2nd $ 100 3rd $80 4th $60 5th $40. Trophies for 6 – 10th placing

Additional Information:

  • All entries are to be submitted with entry fee paid by 25th March 2015 10pm. Cheques are to be made out to "THOMSON CCMC". Please do not send cash.

  • All games are to be conducted under FIDE Laws of Chess for Rapid Chess and Blitz.

  • A participant may win only 1 prize at any event.

  • Recording of games is not compulsory but any claim should be backed by a recorded scoresheet of moves of both players

  • Lunch is not provided.

  • Zero start rule is not enforced at this tournament.

  • For the Thomson Cup Rapid, there may be changes to the starting times. The Tournament Director shall announce the starting time of the next round once all games have ended.

  • All mobile devices must be switched off or put in silent mode. Any sound emitted from a participants' mobile device found within his or her proximity shall immediately lose the game.

  • Prizes for the Thomson Blitz shall be awarded right after the results are declared. The prize giving for the Thomson Cup Rapid and Challengers shall be held approximately 6.45 pm March 29 Sunday.

  • All players are not allowed to use the chess sets for friendly games after their games are completed.

  • All decisions pertaining to the games are to be decided by the arbiters who may refer to the Chief Arbiter. The Chief Arbiter's decision shall be final.

  • Players and accompanying persons are reminded to keep quiet at all times when in the tournament hall.

  • For drivers, free parking is available Sunday at Shunfu Blk 309-314 at the back of the CC. Enter via Shunfu Road along Marymount Road.

  • The Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry to participants without assigning any reasons. The entry fee in this case shall be refunded to the participant.


  Download Registration Form

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