The Bangkok Chess Club and CheckMate Bar & Bistro have the honour of inviting all Chess Players to participate in the 2nd BCC CheckMate Rapid Chess Open from 15th to 16th March, 2014 in Bangkok.
This is an individual tournament, open to all players with FIDE ID. The maximum number of players is 50.
FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations shall apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.
Tournament will be played using the Swiss Pairing System over 7 rounds. For the pairings, a Swiss Manager computer program will be used.
Each player is accorded with a time control of 25 minutes plus 10 seconds per move.
Five minutes before the games start, the Chief Arbiter shall make the announcement accordingly.
Mobile phones or other electronic devices must be turned off in the tournament hall, any violation shall result in loss of game.
Officials and players should be smartly attired at all times while in the playing hall.
2nd BCC Checkmate Open
|Saturday, 15 March||10:00–11:00|
Welcome & Announcements
|Sunday, 16 March||10:00–11:00|
There will be cash prizes for the first three players, and the first prize will be Baht 5,000. Prizes for best junior and best lady.
Chief Organizer and Tournament Director is IO Kai Tuorila, Deputy Director Peter Darby.
Chief Arbiter IA Panupand Vijjuprabha (in the event of dispute the Chief Arbiter’s decision is final).
Checkmate Bar & Bistro, Asiatique the Riverside E01, Charoenkrung Road, Watphrayakrai, Bangkorleam, Bangkok 10500. Tel: 089-503-5206 / 081-866-4055
Baht 800 (late registration after 2.3.2014 Baht 1,000). All tournament fees must be paid before the start of the first round. The entry fee includes buffet lunch at CheckMate on both days.
Please complete the online registration form. The organizer will confirm your registration by e-mail. If you do not get a reply within a week, please send a reminder to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration is March 2, 2014. After this a late registration charge will be added. However, organizers reserve the right to refuse or decline late registrations. The maximum number of players is 50, and maximum 50% can be non-fide-rated (all players must have FIDE ID).
Tournament results and pairings will be updated daily to www.chess-results.com