updated 21 Mar 2014
updated 20 Mar 2014
The SCF will not be entertaining any emails or phone calls regarding amendments to any entries from 20 Mar 2014.
All amendments are to be made in person on 21 Mar before 8.45 am.
updated 11 Mar 2014
All participants are to have read and understood the above prior to the tournament.
updated 06 Mar 2014
Starting List, Pairings, Results
A Division Boys | A Division Girls
B Division Boys | B Division Girls
C Division Boys | C Division Girls
Senior Division Boys | Senior Division Girls
Junior Division Boys | Junior Division Girls
Lower Junior Boys | Lower Junior Girls
Organised by the Singapore Chess Federation and played under the FIDE Laws of Chess, SSSC General Rules and Regulations for All Sport and Games 2014, SPSSC General Rules and Regulations for All Sports and Games 2014 and the following rules:
Division (Non FIDE-rated)
All students shall compete in their respective divisions according to their year of birth as follows:
Age as at 1st January 2014
All participants must be dressed in school attire or PE attire, failing which they shall be defaulted from the championship.
Participants must be of Age under-20 as at 1st January 2014. Over-aged participants shall be disqualified with no appeals.
All participants can only play in their own division based on age and gender.
Girls cannot participate in Boys Division.
Students from foreign schools, kindergartens and homeschool are ineligible.
The Singapore Chess Federation reserves the right to reject or accept entry/entries.
Pasir Ris Sports Hall, 120 Pasir Ris Central, Singapore 519640)
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. Defaulter shall be removed immediately from the pairing list. To be reinstated in the tournament, they must inform the pairing arbiter in writing, with reasons on the default.
Swiss system of 9 rounds. Recording of moves is optional. Players not recording shall have no right of claim in a dispute.
In the case of a tie for championship, the player with the higher tiebreak is declared the winner. Ties for other positions, WP, SB and PS shall be used in this order.
Detailed schedule shall be posted after round 1
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be awarded to the Top 20 positions in each division. Individual zonal prizes shall also be awarded. Participants may win more than one prize.The Organizing Committee may announce at the start of the Championships if additional medals will be awarded based on the number of entries. Prizes not collected at the prize presentation shall be forfeited.
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.
With School Endorsement: $ 30.00
Without School Endorsement: $ 50.00
Qualification for National Junior Squad Term 2/2014 – Refer Singapore Chess Federation – Selection & Training Guidelines 2014
Friday 7th March 2014 at 7 pm. A SURCHARGE OF $50 SHALL BE LEVIED ON LATE ENTRIES.
Withdrawals shall not be refunded. All participants must check their entries on SCF website, www.singaporechess.org.sg.
Any amendments must be done before 19 March 2014 failing which the participant shall only start in round 2.