Vesak Day Chess Open 2016 (21 May to 22 May 2016)

updated 23 May 2016

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updated 21 May 2016

All participants are to take note of the updated schedule:

21 May (Sat) 0900 to 1100 hours Round 1
  1230 to 1430 hours Round 2
  1500 to 1700 hours Round 3
22 May (Sun) 0900 to 1100 hours Round 4
  1230 to 1430 hours Round 5
  1500 to 1700 hours Round 6

updated 25 Apr 2016

The Vesak Day Chess Open 2016 has reached its maximum number of entries. Further entries will no longer be accepted.


updated 23 Apr 2016

Chess Results

Starting List, Pairings, Results


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: Players with FIDE standard rating below 1600 only.

Format: Swiss System, 6 Rounds, 60 minutes per player.

Venue: SCF, 51 Bishan Street 13, #02-01A SIGC (Bishan CC), Singapore 579799

Prizes: Trophies for Top 15.
Cash Prizes – 1st - $200 ; 2nd - $125 ; 3rd - $75 ; 4th to 7th - $50

Schedule:

21 May (Sat) 0830 hours Reporting 
  0900 - 1100 Round 1
  1300 - 1500 Round 2
  1600 - 1800  Round 3
22 May (Sun) 0900 - 1100 Round 4
  1300 - 1500 Round 5
  1600 - 1800 Round 6

*Please check correctness of your entry on www.singaporechess.org.sg as we may not make changes on the day of the tournament.*

Entry Fee: $60 (Public) ; $40 (National Junior Squad)
By Cash or Cheque (made payable to Singapore Chess Federation)

Closing Date:Sunday, 15 May 2016 by 6 pm, or first 50 entries.
LATE ENTRY FEE OF $100 SHALL APPLY. Entries without payment will not be accepted. NO REFUND shall be given for withdrawal of entries.
SCF reserves the right to accept/reject any entries without assigning any reason.

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
(4) Greater number of wins with black pieces
(5) Greater number of wins

Additional Regulations:

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 visit website regularly for updates.

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