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PSC Cup International Chess Championships Rules, Schedule and Prizes (1.3.2013)

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CHESS NEWS

 

January 3, 2013

 
 

 

 
 

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines is pleased to invite you to participate in the Philippine Sports Commission Cup International Chess Championships to be held at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila, Philippines on January 13 – 21, 2013.

 

 
 

ENTRY FEE:

 
 

Entry fee is free for Grandmasters and players with a FIDE Rating of 2500 and above.

 
 

For all other players based on the January 2013 FIDE Ratings list, the entry fee is as follows:

 
 
  2450 – 2499: US$  25 or P 1,100
  2400 - 2449: US$  50 or P 2,200
  2300 - 2399: US$  75 or P 3,300
  2200 - 2299: US$100 or P 4,400
  2199 below US$150 or P 6,600
 
     
 

The deadline for registration is January 12, 2013.  Late entries will be accepted with a late fee of $50.

 
 

REGISTRATION FEE:

 
 

All players and accompanying persons must pay a registration fee of $ 100.00 (for foreigners only).

 
 

TOURNAMENT VENUE:

 
 

Games will be played at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila, Philippines.

 
 

SYSTEM OF PLAY:

 
 

1. The Philippine Sports Commission Cup International Chess Championships will be played over 9 rounds using the Swiss System.
2. The time control shall be 90 minutes for the whole game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.
3. The FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply, the tournament will be FIDE rated, and the Swiss Manager program shall be used for pairings.
4. Draws are not allowed before the completion of Black’s 30th move unless by the repetition of position rule.

 
 

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:

 
 
  Jan 13 After 1200 : Arrival
  Jan 14   1100 : Players Meeting
      1400 : Opening Ceremony
      1500 : Round 1
  Jan 15   0930 : Round 2
      1600 : Round 3
  Jan 16   1500 : Round 4
  Jan 17   0930 : Round 5
      1600 : Round 6
  Jan 18   1500 : Round 7
  Jan 19   1500 : Round 8
  Jan 20   0930 : Round 9
      1600 : Closing Ceremony
  Jan 21 Before 1200 : Departure
 
     
 

PRIZES:

 
 

Thirty Thousand U.S. Dollars (US$30,000) in cash prizes shall be awarded:

 
 
  1st US$ 6,000
  2nd US$ 4,000
  3rd US$ 3,000
  4th US$ 2,000
  5th US$ 1,500
  6th-13th US$ 1,000
  14th US$    900
  15th US$    800
  16th US$    700
  17th US$    600
  18th-20th US$    500
  21st-22th US$    300
  23rd-24th US$    200
 
     
 

Cash prizes shall be shared equally among players with the same score. For trophies, ties will be decided by calculating the average rating of the 8 strongest opponents, then if still tied, the 7 strongest, and so on.

 
 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:

 
 

The organizer shall provide free full board and lodging during the tournament for the first 15 GMs>2500 on the December 2012 FIDE Rating List.

 
 

The official hotel will be the Manila Pavilion and City State Hotel.

  • Triple room sharing = $55/day with meal
  • Twin room sharing = $70/day with meal
 
 

Other Grandmasters, International Masters and other titled players may be given free accommodation subject to availability.

 
 

VISAS:

 
 

For those who need visas, the Organizing Committee shall issue invitations for them to facilitate applications at the Philippine consulate in their respective countries.

 
 

PAYMENTS:

 
 

All payments due on account of registration fee must be paid in advance with proof thereof (bank transfer certificate) must be sent along with the registration forms. Only players who have paid before the Players Meeting shall be paired for round 1.

 
 

Fees can be paid thru the NCFP bank accounts below.

 
 

Peso Account

 
 

Bank/Address: Banco De Oro-Harison Plaza Branch SM Hypermarket, Adriatico St., Malate, Manila

 
 

Name: National Chess Federation of the Philippines SA#: 4470036237

 
 

Dollar Account

 
 

Bank/Address: Banco De Oro-Harison Plaza Branch SM Hypermarket, Adriatico St., Malate, Manila, Philippines

 
 

Name: National Chess Federation of the Philippines

 
 

Account #: 4470128662

 
 

Swift Code: BNORPHMM

 
 

CONTACT PERSONS

 
 

NCFP SECRETARIAT
Email : ncfpsecretariat2012@gmail.com

 
 

GM Jayson Gonzales, Executive Director
Email: jayson_1gonzales@yahoo.com
Mobile: +639228523089

 
 

Mr. Casto Abundo, FIDE Representative
Email: casto.abundo@gmail.com
UAE: +971503544938
Manla: +639054069957

 
     
 
Related Links:
Final Results - 2013 PSC Cup International Chess Championships
Ceremonial Moves - 2013 PSC Cup International Chess Championships (1.22.2013)
List of early entries - PSC Cup International Chess Championships (1.13.2013)
PSC Cup International Chess Championships Rules, Schedule and Prizes (1.3.2013)
Download:
Rules, schedule, prizes and registration form.doc