2017 1st Taipei Chess Open will be held on Aug 5-6
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
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
1. Department of Sports, Taipei City Government
2. Taipei Chess Association www.chessassociaiton.taipei
Contact e-mail: email@example.com Tel: 886 2 27092979
The event will be conducted under the auspices of Department of Sports, Taipei City Government & Taipei Chess Association.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ( www.chessassociation.taipei)
Contact information: 886 2 27092979
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 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
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