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9th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open 2017

Red Rock Hotel 4th 9th Dec 2017

Tournament Regulations

   This is an individual tournament, open to all players.

   There are two categories of play: the Open category for all players and the Challenger category for players with FIDE rating below 2000

   FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.

   Both categories will be played using the Swiss System, with 9 rounds for both the Open and Challenger categories. For the pairings, a Swiss Manager program will be used.

   The rounds shall be conducted according to the schedule attached.

   Each player is accorded a time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move.

   Five minutes before each round starts, the Chief Arbiter shall make the relevant announcements. If any player is not present within an hour after the round is started, he shall lose by default.

   FIDE regulations apply for mobile phones a player is forbidden to have a mobile phone and/or other electronic means of communication in the playing venue. Penalty is the automatic loss of the game.

   Officials and players should be smartly attired at all times while in the playing hall.

   PLAYERS WITHOUT A FIDE ID. NO WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

 
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