Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Oshana Open Tournament


OSHANA OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT

  1. PLAYING VENUE:
Maroela Mall, Ongwediva.
  1. EVENT DATE:
6th June 2015
  1. PARTICIPANTS:
This tournament is Open to everyone.
  1. REGISTRATION METHOD:
Simply SMS your name and age to 0818084864 before 17h00 Friday 5th June 2015.
  1. FORMAT, PAIRING SYSTEM, TIE-BREAKS AND RATE OF PLAY:
    1. The Championship format will be a SWISS System tournament played over 7 (Seven) Rounds. Swiss Manager will be used to do the pairings. The tie-breaks will be applied in the following order:
      1. Direct encounter
      2. Progressive Score
      3. Median Bucholz
      4. Bucholz
    1. The rate of play will be 20 minutes per player per match.

  1. REGISTRATION FEES:

Seniors N$40.00

Juniors N$25.00 (under 21)

  1. TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:

Welcome and Opening - 30 May 2015: 09h30 – NCF Vice-President Charles Eichab
Announcements - Chief Arbiter

Registration from 08h00

Round 1: 10h00 - 10h40

Round 2: 11h00 - 11h40

Round 3: 12h00 - 12h40

Lunch Break: 12h40 - 14h00

Round 4: 14h00 - 14h40

Round 5: 15h00 - 15h40

Round 6: 16h00 - 16h40

Round 7: 17h00 - 17h40

Closing Ceremony and Prize Giving: 18h00.

Vote of thanks: Chief Organiser


  1. PRIZES/AWARDS:

Overall Winners:
1st Prize ________________
2nd Prize ________________
3rd Prize ________________
4th Prize ________________
5th Prize ________________

Extra Prizes:
Best Female ____________
Best Local Player ________
Best Cadet _____________

TBA *Cash prizes will be announced at the start of Round 3.

  1. APPEALS COMMITTEE
The Appeals Committee will be announced at the start of Round 1. All complaints against any decision taken by the Chief Arbiter should be lodged with the Appeals Committee. N$ 100 is payable. The complainant shall lose the N$ 100 in the event of the Appeals Committee's decision going against him or her.
  1. LOC CONTACT DETAILS:

Chief Organiser - Michael 0818084864

Chief Arbiter  - FA Charles Eichab 0816238160

Assistant Arbiter - IO/FA Otto Nakapunda 0812116463


Disclaimer: The Namibia Chess Federation does not accept any responsibility for injuries to any party, participant or spectator during the above mentioned chess event. We, however, will endeavour to have a conducive and competitive environment for all stakeholders as we strive to promote sports of the mind in Namibia under the best possible conditions which our finances and resources may allow.