Thailand national championships

The Thailand Chess Championship 2010 is being held at the St. Louis Hospital, Sathorn Road, from May 1-5.

The tournament will determine Thailand’s team for the Olympiad, and is open to Thai nationals and long-term residents.

Tournament Regulations

  1. This is an individual tournament, open to all un-title players however if a player has any titles (GM, IM, FM, WGM WIM, WFM) must be Thai citizen or Thai resident
  2. FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations shall apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.
  3. There are two groups of play: Open section  and Woman section.
  4. Both groups will be played using the Swiss System, with 9 rounds for Open, and 5 rounds for Woman. For the pairings, a Swiss Manager program will be used.
  5. This tournament is qualify for National Team who must be Thai citizen only.
  6. Each player is accorded with a time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move.
  7. All mobile phones in the playing hall shall be switched off while games are in progress, any violation shall result in loss of game.
  8. For non Thai player can reward fifty percent of prize fund.

Prizes.  1st prize will be approx 20,000 Baht (approx. 400 Euros).base on 100 players. (Please note a 5% tax will be deducted from the prize money.) 16 prize winner.

Entry Fees.

Open & Woman: 500 Baht  and 200 Baht for TCA member &Under 15.   Late registration fee at site is 700 Baht.

Tournament Schedule

DateTimeEvent
1 May8:30Registration
9:00Round 1
14:00Round 2
2 May9:00Round 3
14:00Round 4
3 May9:00Round 5
14:00Round 6
4 May9:00Round 7
14:00Round 8
5 May9:00Round 9
16:00Closing ceremony

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