Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Tournament Regulation: KEHAT BEUKES MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2013


KEHAT BEUKES MEMORIAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2013

Venue: Centaurus Secondary School

Date:  07 & 08 December 2013

Time:  09h00  07th December 2013
              11h30 on 08th December 2013

Registration: N$ 40 Seniors and N$ 20 Juniors. Players can register till 06 December 2013. Players can sent their details to do@namibiachessfederation.com or sms their names, date of birth and gender to 081 623 8160.

Who may participate: Tournament is open to all players of all ages.

Play: All players will play under 1 section however differentiation for special prizes will be determined through the final standings.

Schedule:
07 December 2013

09H10 Welcoming by Charles S. Eichab (LOC)
Remarks by  OZ Nakapunda of the Namibian Chess Federation (NCF)
Announcements by the Arbiter

Round 1) 09h30 – 10h30
Round 2)11h40 – 11h40
Round 3)111h50 – 12h50
Lunch
Round 4)13h40 – 14h40
Round 5)14h50 – 15h50

08 December 2013:

Round 6) 11h30 – 12h30
Round 7)12h40 – 13h40
Round 8)13h50 – 14h50
Round 9)15h00 – 16h00

Prize- Giving at 16H20

Prizes:
 Open Section:
1st Prize N$2000.00
2nd Prize N$1,200.00
3rd Prize N$800.00
Best Junior:
1st Prize N$500.00
Best Girl
1st Prize 500.00
Age Group Prizes
N$ 1000:  N$250 for 1st place u/8, u/10, u/12, u/14

* Note that all prizes are subject to change and can go up but not less then the stipulated allocations above. Final announcements would be made before round 1.
* Being 20 years of age by 01 January 2013 makes you ineligible for any junior prizes.
System and rate of play: The chess tournament will be a 9 round Swiss system and the rate of play will be 30 minutes per player.

Pairing and Tiebreak System: Swiss Perfect will be used for the pairings. Tie-Breaks will be Direct Encounter, Progressive Score, Median Buchholz and Buchholz.

General Rules:
- Silence at all time.
- Cell phones should be switched off at all times in the playing hall. If a players’ cell phone rings during a game he or she will forfeit their game.
- No sharing of prizes. No player can win more then 1 prize
- Touch is a move unless the piece that was touch has no legal move.
- Any player who makes themselves guilty of rude behavior will be disqualified with immediate effect.
-A player who is it not seated after 15 minutes of the commencement of play will forfeit the game.
- Any one that registers after 21h00 on 06 December 2013 will be paired only in the second round and will pay N$ 50 for registration as penalty.
-FIDE rules for rapid chess will be put up at the tournament side and players are advised to familiarize themselves with the rules.
- The Local organizing committee will be CM Charles Eichab and Ms. Larissa Beukes
- Members of the appeals committee are CM Otto Nakapunda, Mr. Fremantle Kuhanga and
Mr McClean Handjaba
- All complaints should be directed to the Appeals Commitee.

Tournament Director
CM Charles Eichab

For more enquiries please contact CM EIchab at 081 623 8160