IBSA WORLD GAMES
3RD ENTRY FORM FOR CHESS
The chess competitions will be conducted in two categories.
1- Open Category
2- Youth Category (Born on 1 January 1991 or later)
CHESS COMPETITION RULES
1- FIDE and IBCA rules will apply.
· Pursuant to FIDE Chess Rules 6.6.a, the delay time is 30 (Thirty) minutes.
· Pursuant to FIDE Chess Rules 9.1.a (in draw by agreement) the number of moves is 15.
2- The Swiss matching system will be applied.
3- The number of rounds: 7
4- The time allowed for thinking is 90 minutes with an addition of 30 seconds per move.
5- Competitors will compete individually but athletes from the same country will not be matched with each other.
6- At the end of the competition there will be both individual and team ranking.
7- The points of the best two athletes will be accumulated to determine country rankings.
8- Countries can enter two or more athletes to the competitions. There is no restriction as to the maximum number of athletes to be entered.
9- If there is no sufficient number of young competitors (at least 25), young competitors will compete in general category too. However, they will be ranked seperately.
10-In both categories women and men athletes will compete together however they will be ranked seperately.
11-Competitors are required to bring along their chess sets and chess clock with themselves.
· In order to decide the rank of athletes, Buchholz – 1 and 2 (from bottom), Sonneborn-Berger and the number of wins are taken into consideration respectively.
· If two countries have the same points in team rankings, the country whose athlete has a higher rank will be given the lead.
Appels will be reviewed by the Appeals-Committee to be set up in accordance with FIDE rules. Appeals will be made in writing to the Head-referee within 15 minutes at latest after the the round of the competition subject to the appeal.
RANKS AND AWARDS
General Category: The best three ranks (men & women) are awarded with medals and cups. (A total of 6 cups and 6 medals)
Youth Category: The best three ranks (men & women) are awarded with medals and cups. (A total of 6 cups and 6 medals)
Incentive Awards: (Athletes in this group will be awarded with medals)
Under 1600 ELO the Best Performance Award (for men)
Under 1600 ELO the Best Performance Award (for women)
The Best Performance Award for Non ELO-point holders (for men)
The Best Performance Award for Non ELO-point holders (for women)
The Best Performance Award for the male athlete under 16 years of age.
The Best Performance Award for the female athlete under 16 years of age.
The Best Performance Award for the male athlete under 14 years of age.
The Best Performance Award for the female athlete under 14 years of age.
The Youngest Male-Athlete Award
The Youngest Female-Athlete Award
All athletes are strongly advised to take out personal accident insurance for the duration of the Games. Proof of such will be requested at time of entry.
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