2nd Singapore Scholastic Chess Championships 2015 (Saturday, 16 May 2015)

updated 13 May 2015

Participants driving to Overseas Family School this weekend are to take note that they are to enter from Pasir Ris Drive 10 to Pasir Ris Heights. Please do not enter by Elias Road.

Map to OFS


Chess-Results

Starting List, Pairings, Results

Open Under 8 / Under 10 / Under 12 / Under 14 / Under 16 / OPEN
Girls Under 8 / Under 10 / Under 12 / Under 14 / Under 16


Organizers

Co-organised by the Singapore Chess Federation and the Overseas Family School, played under the FIDE Laws of Chess and the following rules:

Categories
a) Open Under 8 / Under 10 / Under 12 / Under 14 / Under 16 / OPEN
b) Girls Under 8 / Under 10 / Under 12 / Under 14 / Under 16

Attire
All participants must be dressed in school attire or PE attire, except for pre-schoolers / home-schoolers / private schools.

Eligibility
Participants must be of age Under-20 as at 1st January 2015. Over-aged participants shall be disqualified with no appeals. All Participants are required to be a registered student of a school in Singapore. Home Schoolers with MOE certified proof of authorization will be allowed to participate as well. The Singapore Chess Federation reserves the right to reject or accept any entry/entries.

Venue
Overseas Family School, 81 Pasir Ris Heights, Singapore 519292 (NEW CAMPUS!!)

Time Limit
25 minutes per player to complete a game. FIDE Rule on Zero Start shall apply - any player who arrives at the chessboard after the start of the session shall lose the game. Thus the default time is 0 minutes. The player must request to be reinstated for the next round as defaulter shall be removed immediately from the pairing list.

System
Swiss system of 7 rounds. Recording of moves is optional. Players not recording shall have no right of claim in a dispute.
In the case of tie for first place, a playoff shall be played immediately between the two highest placed players based on tiebreak.

The playoff shall be conducted under 5-minutes Blitz Rules and in the case of a further tie, the player with the higher tiebreak is declared the winner. In case of a further tie and ties for other positions, WP, SB and PS shall be used in this order.

Schedule: Detailed schedule shall be posted after Round 1

Date Day Time Category  
16 May 2015 Saturday 8 am to 6 pm All Categories Round 1 to 7
& Prize Presentation

Prizes
Medals will be awarded to the Top 10 positions in each category. Depending on the number of participants, the Organizing Committee may announce at the start of the Championships if additional medals will be awarded. Prizes not collected at the prize presentation shall be forfeited.

Disputes
Any disputes arising from a game shall be referred to the Section Arbiter or Chief Arbiter. An appeal to the Appeals Committee may be lodged (accompanied by an appeal fee of $100, refundable if the appeal is upheld) in writing within 15 minutes of the completion of the relevant playing session. The ruling of the Appeals Committee is final and no further correspondences shall be entertained.

Entry Fee: $50.00

Qualifying Event for National Junior Squad Training Term 3/2015 – Refer to SCF Selection & Training Guidelines.

Closing Date: Sunday, 10 May 2015 by 6 pm. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED. Withdrawals shall NOT be refunded. Please check confirmed entries on SCF website, www.singaporechess.org.sg.


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