26th National Rapid Chess Championships 2014 & National Blitz Chess Championships 2014 (13 Dec to 14 Dec 2014)

updated 02 Dec 2014


Starting List, Pairings, Results

National Rapid - Open | Challengers

National Blitz - Open

Organizer: The event is organized by the Singapore Chess Federation and played under the FIDE Laws of Chess. FIDE Rated Event.

Categories, Format & Prizes:

(A) National Rapid
There shall be two categories:
1. Open – SCF Grades A to C (Rating >1600)
2. Challengers – SCF Grades D to G (Rating <1601)

Swiss System of 9 rounds with 25 minutes per player to complete the game using Swiss Manager.

Tie-Break: A tie for the first and / or second place for the Open & Women Categories shall be resolved by a playoff of at least four 5 minutes games to be held on the same day after the Prize Presentation.

The Championships are opened to all who meet above criteria. However, only Singaporeans and Singapore PRs will be eligible to be National Champions.

1. Open: 1st – $200 ; 2nd – $150 ; 3rd – $100
Trophies for Top 10.
2. Challengers: 1st – $200 ; 2nd – $150 ; 3rd – $100
Trophies for Top 10.

(B) National Blitz Open Category

11 Rounds using Swiss Manager Pairings

The top Singapore (including PR) shall be declared Singapore National Champion for year 2014. Each player shall be given 5 minutes for the entire game.

Prizes: 1st - $200 ; 2nd – $150 ; 3rd – $100 ; 4th to 6th – $50 each
Trophies for Top 10 & Top 3 Ladies
Cash Prizes shall be shared in the event of tie on points.

Entry Fees:
(A) National Rapid $50
(B) National Blitz $30
By cash and if payment by cheque – to be crossed and made payable to the Singapore Chess Federation at Bishan Street 13, #02-01A, Singapore 579799

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


Date/Day Time Event
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 1400 - 2000 hrs Rapid Round 1 to 5
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 0930 - 1545 hrs Rapid Round 6 to 9
& Prize Presentation
  1600 - 1900 hrs Blitz Round 1 to 11

Closing Date:Friday, 05 December 2013 by 6 pm, or first 128 entries. Entries without payment will not be accepted. Entry Fees are non-refundable. Late fee of $100 shall apply, subject to SCF approval.


In the event of any disputes (outside the FIDE Laws of Chess), the Organizer's decision shall be final and no further correspondence shall be entertained. FIDE ZERO START rule shall apply. Please check correctness of entry on www.singaporechess.org.sg as we may not make changes on the day of the tournament. Please visit website regularly for updates. All participating National Junior Squad members must be in their Red SCF Training Shirt.

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