Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Kasparov Chess Foundation Age Group

Venue: The CITY CLUB, Alphaland Makati Place, Ayala corner MALUGAY Street, Makati City

March 26, 2017

ORGANIZED BY : GM GARY KASPAROV CHESS FOUNDATION
(under the auspices of National Chess Federation of the Phils. [NCFP]

DATE : : March 26, 2017

TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

I. ELIGIBILITY

A. Eligible to pariticipate are players who are members in good standing of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) born on or after January 1, 2001.
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Registration Fee is One Hundred Pesos (P100.00).

(Limited to 100 players for each category on a first-come-first-served basis.)

B. CATEGORIES :
18 Yrs Old & Below (Boys & Girls) - born on or after January 1, 1999
14 Yrs Old & Below (Boys & Girls) – born on or after January 1, 2003
12 Yrs Old & Below (Boys & Girls) – born on or after January 1, 2005.
10 Yrs Old & Below (Boys & Girls) – born on or after January 1, 2007
8 Yrs Old & Below (Boys & Girls) – born on or after January 1, 2009

II. TOURNAMENT FORMAT
A. Swiss System

III. COMPETITION RULES
A. The tournament shall be governed by the FIDE Laws of Chess promulgated on July 1, 2014, particularly the FIDE Laws on Rapid Chess.
B. Time control shall be FIFTEEN (15) MINUTES with 5 seconds increment for each player to make all the moves necessary to finish the game using the digital clocks. 
C. Recording of moves in Algebraic notation is optional. 
D. Penalty for illegal moves committed by a player:

D-1 – MAJOR OFFENSES (Immediate loss of the game):
1. Wrong movement of a piece
2. Exposing the king to an attack by the opponent's piece
3. Leaving the king to an attack by the opponent's piece
4. Capturing the opponent's king
5. Promoting a pawn without replacing it with the corresponding new piece

D-2 – MINOR OFFENSES
1. Intentional or unintentional displacement of pieces 
2. Using two hand in making a move

a. 1st Offense – oral warning from the Arbiter
b. 2nd Offense – loss of the game
E. The use of cellphones and other electronic means of communication while the game is in progress is prohibited. A player who will violate this provision shall lose his/her game by forfeiture.
F. Pairings shall be generated by the Swiss Manager pairing program. NO PROTEST ON PAIRING shall be entertained.
G. The starting rank of players shall be based on the January 1, 2017 NCFP Rating List.

IV. TIE BREAKS

The following tie-break systems, in descending order of priority, shall be applied to determine the final ranking of players in each category.

1. Direct encounter
2. Buchholz System
3. Median Buchholz System (minus score of the highest and lowest opponents)
4. S.B System
5. More number of wins (including unplayed games)

V. PRIZES AND AWARDS

The top three (3) placers from each category shall receive the following:

Champion - US$250.00 + Trophy
(subsidy to 2017 ASEAN+ Age Group)
Runner-up - US$150.00 + Trophy
(subsidy to 2017 ASEAN+ Age Group)
3rd Place - US$100.00 + Trophy
(subsidy to 2017 ASEAN+ Age Group)
4th Place - Medal
5th Place - Medal

VI. The organizers reserve the right to amend or alter any provision of the afore-mentioned rules and regulations for the success and interest of the tournament.

FA RED A. DUMUK
Tournament Director

IA GENE J. POLIARCO 
Chief Arbiter

FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER YOU MAY CALL NA ALEX DINOY - 09183705750

REQUIREMENT: PHOTOCOPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR NSO

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Jesus Llanera Bitantes

Attention ; Early PLAYER catches the BOARD.
FOR FURTHER Info; 
Kindly Contact ;
Sir Alexander E. Dinoy

Sunday, February 19, 2017

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