updated 04 Feb 2016
Starting List, Pairings, Results
updated 30 Jan 2016
Due to overwhelming response in the CNY Chess Open 2016, the SCF will be extending the venue to further accomodate more participants. Registration for the event shall be open till the closing date of Mon, 01 Feb 2016by 6 pm. Late entries will not be accepted.
The prize money shall be adjusted accordingly and announced on a later date.
Organisers: The Tournament is jointly organised by the Singapore Chess Federation, played under the FIDE Laws of Chess, and the following rules. FIDE Rated Event.
Eligibility: OPEN – Open to all
Format: Swiss System, 6 Rounds, 90 minutes with 30 seconds increment from first move.
Venue: SCF, 51 Bishan Street 13, #02-01A SIGC (Bishan CC), Singapore 579799
Prizes: Trophies for Top 10.
Cash Prizes – 1st - $500 ; 2nd - $300 ; 3rd - $100 ; 4th - $50 ; 5th - $50
|06 Feb (Sat)||0830 hours||Reporting|
|0900 hours||Round 1|
|1500 hours||Round 2|
|07 Feb (Sun)||0900 hours||Round 3|
|08 Feb (Mon)||1400 hours||Round 4|
|09 Feb (Tue)||0900 hours||Round 5|
|1500 hours||Round 6|
Entry Fee: $60 (Public) ; $40 (NJS)
By Cash or Cheque (made payable to Singapore Chess Federation)
Monday, 01 Feb 2016 by 6 pm, or first 50 entries.
Late entries WILL NOT be accepted.
Entries without payment will not be accepted. Entry Fees are non-refundable.
NO REFUND shall be given for withdrawal of entries.
Ranking & Tie-Break: The final ranking is determined by the number of points scored.
In the case of a tie, the following order of tie-breaks shall be used:
(1) Direct Encounter
(2) Buchholz Cut 1
(3) Buchholz Cut 2
(4) Greater number of wins with black pieces
(5) Greater number of wins
In the event of any disputes (outside the FIDE Laws of Chess), the Organisers decision shall be final and no further correspondence shall be entertained.
Players are assumed to have read the Tournament Rules and are obliged to obey them.
Competitors are expected to maintain acceptable standards of dress and behaviour.
No analysis of games and/or friendly matches in the tournament area.
FIDE ZERO START rule shall apply. Please check correctness of your entry on www.singaporechess.org.sg as we may not make changes on the day of the tournament. Please visit website regularly for updates.