2017 1st Taipei Chess Open will be held on Aug 5-6

Online Registration Form 


Regulations

 

1st Taipei Chess Open 2017
Date: Aug. 5-6th, 2017
Taipei Chess Federation, Taipei
Department of Sports, Taipei City Government
Event Code: 10630384910

Venue : National Taipei University
No.67, Sec. 3, Minsheng E. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City

General
Objectives
 To promote a chess-cultured lifestyle among the various generations
 To increase the popularity of mass chess sport
 To encourage school teachers to improve extracurricular activities

Organizers:
1. Department of Sports, Taipei City Government
2. Taipei Chess Association http://www.chessassociaiton.taipei
Contact e-mail: taipeichessassociation@gmail.com Tel: 886 2 27092979
The event will be conducted under the auspices of Department of Sports, Taipei City Government & Taipei Chess Association.

Participations
3 Categories: to draw a guideline for registration purpose, the association suggested as below
(1) Open Section A : Aug 5-6
The players rated above 1500 FIDE (for Women above 1300 FIDE) will compete in group A.
(2) Open Section B :Aug 5-6
The lower rated players who under 1499 FIDE (for Women under 1299 FIDE ) will compete in Group B.
(3) Open Section C : Aug. 6
For all the chess players who have no FIDE rating yet, and Above 14 years old will compete in Group C.
(4) Challengers Section: Aug. 6
All the U8, U10, U12 , (under 12 Juniors) are eligible for challengers’ sections. There will be 7 rapid games planned in one day.

Category Sections Remarks
1. Open Group A :  Men: Above FIDE 1500  ; Women : Above FIDE 1300
2. Open Group B :  Men : Below FIDE 1500 ;  Women: Below FIDE 1300
3. Open Group C :  for Men & Women Above 14 years old Or No FIDE Rating yet
4. Challengers U8 Students
5. Challengers U10 Students
6. Challengers U12 Students

Rules
5. Type & Time Control
Open A & B:
Time control: 45 min + 30 seconds increment per move.
There are 6 rounds of Swiss system in total.

Open Section C & Challenger Sections of U8, U10, U12 :
Time control: 30 min to finish a game, each player has 15 min to play.
There are 7 rounds a day.

Tournaments’ schedules by Sections
Open A & B
Day 1
Aug. 5th 2017 8:30 Check in
Aug. 5th 2017 9:30-11:40 Round 1
Aug. 5th 2017 Lunch
Aug. 5th 2017 12:10-14:20 Round 2
Aug. 5th 2017 14:30-16:40 Round 3
Day 2
Aug.6th 2017 9:30-11:40 Round 4
Aug.6th 2017 Lunch
Aug.6th 2017 12:10-14:20 Round 5
Aug.6th 2017 14:20-16:40 Round 6
Aug.6th 2017 17:00-18:00 Closing & Giving Awards
Open C
Challengers U8,10, 12
Aug.6th 2017 8:30 Check in
Aug.6th 2017 9:30-10:15 Round 1
Aug.6th 2017 10:15-11:00 Round 2
Aug.6th 2017 11:00-11:45 Round 3
Aug.6th 2017 Lunch
Aug.6th 2017 13:00-13:45 Round 4
Aug.6th 2017 13:45-14:30 Round 5
Aug.6th 2017 14:30-15:15 Round 6
Aug.6th 2017 15:15-16:00 Round 7
Aug.6th 2017 16:30-17:30 Closing & Giving Awards

Awards
For Open A & B: top 3 places win trophies & certificates
For Open C & Challenger U8,10,U12: top 3 places win trophies & certificates; top 4-6 places win medals & certificates

Appeals
The Appeals Committee shall be formed by 3 persons; one of whom may be the association Technical Delegate. And there should be an additional 1 or 2 reserve members and in this case, no member shall take part in a decision affecting a player of his own club, classroom or chess center.

Registration (a form attached as of official registration form)
Deadline: Aug 2, 2017
Registration payment: pay by check in the competition will be accepted.
Organizer: Taipei Chess Association ( http://www.chessassociation.taipei)
Contact information: 886 2 27092979
e-mail: taipeichessassociation@gmail.com

Tournament Entry Fee :  pay by check in 
1. Registration Fee for Open Group A & B : NT$800 ; non-member: NT$1200
Registration Fee for Open Group C, and all challengers sections: NT$500 ; non-member: NT$800
2. Taipei Chess Association Membership Fee : Student member, NT$600 ; Adult member. NT$800 for 1 year membership
credit. Please refer to http://www.chessassociation.taipei
3. Free lunch Box will be served for all sections.


contact info: www.chessassociation.taipei 

Taipei Chess Association: +886 2 2709 2979

e-mail : taipeichessassociation@gmail.com