CHESS TOURNAMENT: A FIDE-rated Swiss chess tournament in Suva on Fiji Day! $1000 cash and loads of chess goodies in Elite, Intermediate, Beginner, Women, and Junior categories.
Tournament: 12th Fiji Day Open Chess Championship.
Date: October 10, 2017.
Venue: Khatri Hall, Des Voeux Road, Suva.
Format: FIDE-Rated Swiss, 5-rounds, 20min + 10sec increment from move 1.
Entry Fee: $5 for Juniors (Under-20), $10 for everyone else.
- Registration: 8.30am – 9.30am.
- Round 1-3: 9.30am – 12.00pm.
- Lunch: 12.00pm – 1.00pm.
- Round 4-5: 1.00pm – 3.00pm.
- Presentation: 3.30pm.
- Elite, Intermediate, Beginner, Women, Junior. At least 6 players are required, otherwise, the category will be merged with another.
- Players can play in any category they qualify for. FIDE-rated players must play in the Elite category. Only first-time participants can play in the Beginner category. Only players below the age of 20 on 01/01/17 can play in the Junior category.
- $1000 cash, chess sets, kits, and clocks. Individual prizes will be finalised before Round 1.
- A player can receive only one prize.
- Direct encounter.
- The greater number of wins.
- The greater number of games with Black.
- Buchholz Cut 1.
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