Venue: Johor FairView International School.
Date: 26th December – 31st December 2022

Tournament Regulations

  • There are two separate tournaments. The Open for all players and Challenger for players rated below FIDE rating 2000
  • FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.
  • Both will be played using 9 rounds Swiss System, with standard time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move. . The pairing program to be used is Swiss Manager. Tie Breaks are in the order as follows: i. direct encounter ii. Buchholz, iii. Sonneborn-Berger, iv. FIDE tiebreak.
  • The rounds shall be conducted according to the attached schedule.
  • 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 devices apply – 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.

Programme / Schedule

Day 1 Monday26 Dec
1430Final Registration
1500Players' Briefing
1530-1930 Round 1
Day 2 Tuesday27 Dec
0900-1300 Round 2
1530-1930 Round 3
Day 3Wednesday28 Dec
0900-1300 Round 4
1530-1930 Round 5
Day 4Thursday29 Dec
0900-1300 Round 6
Day 5 Friday30 Dec
0900-1300 Round 7
1530-1930 Round 8
Day 6Saturday31 Dec
0900-1300 Round 9
1445Closing Ceremony
1400-2000Johor Rapid

Prizes RM

Prize MoneyOpenChallenger
1st80001000
2nd5000800
3rd3000600
4th2000500
5th1000400
6th800400
7th700300
8th650300
9th600300
10th550300
11th  – 12th each500300
13th – 20th each500 
Best Lady*300200
Best Veteran (>60) *300200
Best JCA1300200
Best JCA2250200
Best JCA3200200
Best JCA4200200
Best JCA5200200
U18/U18G U15/U15G
U12B/ U12G/
U10B/ U10G/ U8B/ U8G
 Age Group medals are
for the Challenger only.
1st – 5th for each age-group.

Entry Fee (RM)

OpenJCA Member 2022Non-JCA Member
GM > FIDE 2400FOC+
Single Room
IM > FIDE 2300FOC +
Twin Sharing Room
Above FIDE 2300FOCFOC
FIDE 2200-2299200300
FIDE 2000-2199300400
FIDE 1800-1999400600
FIDE Below 1800500800
ChallengerJCA Member 2022Non JCA Member
FIDE rated300350
Unrated350450

Closing Date: 17 Dec 2022

Registration and payment after the closing date incurs the payment of double the entry fee stated above.

Online Registration:

Please visit JohorChess.net for online registration and the list of players.  Registration to play is completed only after payment is made.

Payment (by 17 Dec 2022) :

1.  RHB Bank Current A/C No. 20101700234090 (Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor/ Johor Chess Association) SWIFT Code RHBBMYKL

2.  TNG E-wallet (60)167203338 (Andrew Tan)

The evidence of payment to be submitted to johorchess@gmail.com

Accommodation

Players are required to budget for their own board and lodgings, as well as transportation needs. However Hotel rooms at package rate can be arranged through us . You may send your queries to johorchess@gmail.com .   

Conditions (Provisions) for titled player (GM, IM):

Hotel rooms (check In 25 Dec; Check Out : 31 Dec) are provided as follows: a  single room for the first 5 GMs with rating above 2,400; twin sharing rooms for the first 10 IMs with rating above 2,300 that registered online and show confirmed flight details.  

*Category Prizes are given if there are at least 2 participants

The organizers reserve the right to change the rules and regulations without prior notice.

Contact Person:

Mr Steven Tel: +60167202272   Mr Dinesh  Tel:+6014 6115256

Email: johorchess@gmail.com   

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

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