3rd Johor International Chess Open 2016

3rd Johor International Chess Open 2016

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Venue:  36th floor, Johor Bahru City Square Tower ,

Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor , Malaysia

12th December – 17th December 2016

Tournament Regulations

  • These are individual tournaments, open to all players.
  • There are two separate tournaments. The  Open category for all players and the second tournament which is the  Challenger category for players rated below 2000 (FIDE ratings) or 1850 (national ratings).
  • FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.
  • Both categories will be played using the Swiss System, with 9 rounds for both the Open and Challenger categories. For the pairings, a Swiss Manager program will be used.
  • The rounds shall be conducted according to the attached schedule.
  • Each player is accorded a time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move.
  • Five minutes before each round starts, the Chief Arbiter shall make the relevant announcements. If any player is not present within an hour after the round is started, he shall lose by default.
  • FIDE regulations apply for mobile devices apply – a player is forbidden to have a mobile phone and /or other electronic means of communication in the playing venue.
  • Officials and players should be smartly attired at all times while in the playing hall.

PLAYERS WITHOUT A FIDE ID. NO WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Programme / Schedule

Day 1 (Monday, 12 December 2016)

1430   Final Registration

1500   Players’ Briefing

1530-1930 Round 1

Day 2 (Tuesday, 13 December 2016)

0900-1300 Round 2      1530-1930 Round 3

Day 3 (Wednesday, 14 December 2016)

0900-1300 Round 4      1530-1930 Round 5

Day 4 (Thursday, 15December 2016)

0900-1300 Round 6

Day 5 (Friday, 16 December 2016)

0900-1300 Round 7        1530-1930 Round 8

Day 6 (Saturday, 17 December 2016)

0900-1300 Round 9          1430 Closing Ceremony

Prizes RM

Prize Money Open Challenger
1st 8000 800
2nd 5000 600
3rd 3000 400
4th 2000 300
5th 1000 250
6th 800 200
7th 700 150
8th 650 100
9th 600 100
10th 550 100
11th  – 12th each 500 100
13th – 15th each 500
16th – 20th each 300
Best Lady* 300 100
Best Veteran (>60) * 300 100
Best JCA1 300 100
Best JCA2 250 100
Best JCA3 200 100
Best JCA4 200 100
Best JCA5 200 100
U12B/ U12G/

U10B/ U10G/

U8B/ U8G

  Age Group medals are for the Challenger only.

1st – 5th for each category.

 

 

Contact Person:

Mr Steven Tel: +60167202272   Mr Dinesh  Tel:+6014 6115256

Email: johorchess@gmail.com

Entry Fee (RM)

Open JCA Member 2015 Non-JCA Member
GM > FIDE 2400 FOC+Twin Sharing Room

+ RM500

IM > FIDE 2300 FOC + Twin Sharing Room
Above FIDE 2300 FOC FOC
FIDE 2200-2299 100 200
FIDE 2000-2199 200 300
FIDE 1800-1999 300 500
FIDE Below 1800 400 700

 

Challenger JCA Member 2016 Non JCA Member
FIDE rated 100 150
Unrated 150 200

20% discount for all early entries before 1st October 2016

Closing Date: 6 December 2016

Registration and payment after the closing date incurs the payment of double the entry fee stated above.

Online Registration:

CLICK HERE to register Online Registration

Registration to play is completed only after payment is made.

List of Players registered online

Payment (by 8 December 2015) :

  1. RHB Bank Current A/C No. 20101700207247 (Persatuan Catur Johor/ Johor Chess Association) SWIFT Code RHBBMYKL
  2. Maybank A/C No. 001271103730 (Cheong KL)SWIFT Code MBBEMYKL
  3. Singapore DBS A/C No. 019-5-041904 (Cheong KL)
  4. Paypal account – euhong@euhong.net

The evidence of payment to be submitted to johorchess@gmail.com

Accommodation

Players are required to budget for their own board and lodgings, as well as transportation needs. However Hotel rooms at package rate can be arranged through us . You may send your queries to johorchess@gmail.com .

  1. Baguss City Hotel: Farah +60139353828 email:  sales@bagusscityhotel.com
  2. JB Central Hotel: Steven Cheong email: steven52s@gmail.com

Conditions (Provisions) for titled player (GM, IM):

Hotel rooms are provided on a twin-sharing basis for the first 10 GMs with rating above 2,400/ IMs with rating above 2,300 that register and show confirmed flight details.   In addition the first 3 GMs with confirmed participation will be given RM500 food allowance .

Category Prizes are given if there are at least 2 participants

The organizers reserve the right to change the rules and regulations without prior notice.