Friday, 24 October 2014

CHECKMATE OPEN

                                                                CHECKMATE OPEN
                                                                Tournament Regulations


1. VENUE: Protea Hotel Thuringerhof, Independence Avenue, Windhoek.

2. EVENT DATE: 26 (Sunday) October 2014

3.1 REGISTRATION PERIOD: 24-26 October 2014

3.2 REGISTRATION METHODS: sms 081-4006467

3.3 PARTICIPANT’S PARTICULARS: Name, Gender (& Year of birth if born AFTER 1994, ie 1995- present.)
3.4 REGISTRATION FEES: Scholars - N$ 20, Adults - N$ 40.

4. WHO MAY PARTICIPATE: This is an Open Tournament, everybody is welcome.

5. EVENT SCHEDULE:

Setting up and Registration starts: 08h00 assailant

Welcome and Opening - 08h30

Announcements: Tournament Director— Charles Eichab


Round 1 :  09h00-10h00
Round 2 :  10h00-11h00
Round 3 :  11h00-12h00
Round 4 :  12h00-13h00

Break: 13h00-13h45 All participants receive a complimentary cooldrink

Round 5 :  14h00-15h00
Round 6 :  15h00-16h00
Round 7 :  16h00-17h00

Prize Giving: 17h40


6. FORMAT & RATE OF PLAY:
The tournament will be played over 7 (SEVEN) Swiss-paired rounds.

Rate of play will be 25 minutes plus 5 seconds increment per move per player per game.

7. PAIRING AND TIE BREAK SYSTEM:

Swiss Manager will be used for the pairings. Please note that the breaks between rounds will be used to do the pairings according to the SWISS SYSTEM.

TIE-BREAK: Direct encounter, Progressive Score and Most Wins.
If players are still tied, then 1 game of Armageddon will be played.

8. PRIZES:
OPEN CATEGORY:

1st Prize =   2000 + Gold Trophy
2nd Prize =   1500 + Silver Trophy
3rd Prize =   1000 + Bronze Trophy
4th =   200
5th =   200
6th =   200
7th =   200
8th =   200

JUNIOR PRIZE:

Best Junior (under 20) = 1st       300 + gold medal
   2nd     200 + silver medal
  3rd      100 + bronze medal

Best Cadet (under 12) = 1st    200 + gold medal
  2nd      150 + silver medal
  3rd      100  + bronze medal


GRAND TOTAL 7,000 sponsored by Borro Ndungula and Brian Jaftha