SG City Chess Open 2016 (02 Jun to 06 Jun 2016)

updated 25 May 2016


Starting List, Pairings, Results

updated 24 Apr 2016

Organisers: The Tournament is organised by the Singapore Chess Federation, played under the FIDE Laws of Chess, and the following rules. FIDE Rated Event.

Eligibility: Open to all.

Format: Swiss System, 9 Rounds, 90 minutes with 30 seconds increment from first move, per player.

Venue: Toa Payoh Sports Hall, 279A Lor 6 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319389

Trophies for Top 20.
Cash Prizes – 1st – SGD 300 ; 2nd – SGD 200 ; 3rd – SGD 100 ; 4th to 10th – SGD 50
Trophies for Top 5 Boys/Girls Under 8, 10, 12.


02 Jun (Thu) 1330 hours Reporting
  1400 hours Round 1
03 Jun (Fri) 0900 hours Round 2
  1500 hours Round 3
04 Jun (Sat) 0900 hours Round 4
  1500 hours Round 5
05 Jun (Sun) 0900 hours Round 6
  1500 hours Round 7
06 Jun (Mon) 0900 hours Round 8
  1500 hours Round 9
  1900 hours Prize Presentation

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

Closing Date:
Thursday, 26 May 2016 by 6 pm.
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
(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 check correctness of your entry on as we may not make changes on the day of the tournament. Please visit website regularly for updates.

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