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1st Sharjah Masters 2017

1st Sharjah Masters 2017

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  • 2017-03-22
  • 1st Sharjah Masters international Chess championship 2017
  • The Sharjah Chess & Culture Club
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  • 01:00:00 - 23:00:00
  • 2017-03-22 - 2017-03-31

1st Sharjah Masters international Chess championship 2017

Tournament Rules

 Under the Patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah,  Sharjah Chess & Culture Club is pleased to invite you to participate at the 1st  Sharjah  Masters international Chess Championship , which will be held at Sharjah  Chess & Culture Club from 22nd March to 31st March 2017 .

Participants & Registration:

– Open to all Fide-rated players with a standard rating of 1500 and above (as of 1st March 2017) – Online ratings & titles are not accepted

– Last day of registration & payment is 24th February 2017

– Registration is only accepted online via the following link  : www.shjchessmasters.com

fill the registration form and attach a passport copy and one personal photo.

– All participating players accept to fully comply with the regulations of the tournament and the organizer

– All participating players and accompany persons accept to fully comply with the rules and regulations of the United Arab Emirates

Number of Rounds & Time Control:

– 9 Rounds Swiss System

– Time Control : 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move for the whole game.

Playing Venue:

At Sharjah Chess & Culture Club (Sharjah  Hall), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Entry & Related Fees

– Based on standard rating & title as of 1st February 2017

GM, IM with standard Elo above 2400 & WGM       FREE

IM below 2400, WIM, FM, WFM 100$

Players with a standard Elo of 2000-2399   150$

All other players with a standard Elo below 2000    200$

– Entry fee is inclusive of tournament participation and the issuance of entry visa for the participating player only

– Entry fee and related payments have to be paid in FULL prior to the deadline (24th February 2017,) either in cash at Sharjah Chess & Culture club or through Bank Transfer/ Deposit to the following Address:

All payments due to the Organizers on account of registration fee and hotel accommodation expenses must be paid in advance to the credit of Sharjah Chess & Cultural Club with proof thereof (bank transfer certificate) must be sent along with the registration forms.

All payments shall be made payable by 24th February 2017 to:

Beneficiary Name:   Sharjah cultural and chess club

Account number:   (IBAN) AE800350000000150461887

Beneficiary Bank:   NBAD

– Kindly mention your Fide Name & Fide ID in your transfer and send a copy of the transfer to : shjchess@hotmail.com, ralsusi@yahoo.com

– Total prize fund of the tournament is US$ 60,000

– Main Prizes (based on Tie-Break):

1ST     15000 + trophy      – 2ND    10000     – 3RD    7000     – 4TH     6000    – 5TH     5000

6TH    4000                         – 7TH     3000       – 8TH     2000    – 9TH      1500    – 10TH  1000

11TH  800                            – 12TH  700          – 13TH  600

– Special Prize based on performance:

Best UAE Male 1           1000

Best UAE Male 2            500

Best UAE Female          700

Best Under 10               500

Best Under 12               500

Best Under 14               500

Best Sharjah chess player          500

Best Sharjah chess player          250

Best Female      500

– Main Prizes will be awarded based on Tie-Break and will not be shared

– Special Prizes will be awarded based on Rating Performance

– A player cannot be awarded more than one prize, and will be awarded the highest prize

– Winner of the Tournament SHOULD BE PRESENT at the closing ceremony

– Prize winners are requested to follow the dress code of business casual (or elegant casual) no shorts, sports shoes or sneakers, slippers, hats or caps (except for religious reasons).

 

Tie Break

-Direct encounter –   Buchholz (lowest)   -Buchholz (highest)   -Great Number of victories

Hotel Accommodation

– Players are free to stay at any hotel

– Centro Rotana  Sharjah & Holyday in International will be the  official Hotels of the tournament.

– Transportation will only be provided to/from the club for the two official Hotels

Tel. : +971 6 5088 000

Single Room 100  USD night Full Board

Double Room  160 USD night Full Board

– For Hotel Booking & Payment kindly Email: shjchess@hotmail.com

Tel: +971 6 545 8880

Fax: +971 6 545 8881

Mob: +971 50 366 1600

Booking and payment shall be done directly to SHJ. CHESS CLUB  .

Accommodation Condition

The organizing committee shall provide free accommodation at one of two official hotels for players rated 2600 and above (prior approval from the committee is needed in order to guarantee the accommodation). FIDE ID is required

– Grandmasters with a standard Elo of 2650+ may apply for accommodation by submitting their document to sharjah chess club website

– The organizer will provide rooms

– Applying for accommodation doesn’t automatically make the player eligible to get a condition

– If a participant is given accommodation, the organizer will contact the player directly with an official form to be signed and returned as instructed through the email

Visa

– All participants are required a visa,

unless they are from the following countries:

GCC Countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia)

Western Europe (United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, Andorra, San Mario, Malta, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Cyprus and Liechtenstein)

North America (USA and Canada.)

Far East & Australia (Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.)

– Visa rules are subject to change. Kindly confirm with your airline prior booking.

– Players who require a visa are requested to upload and attach a scanned copy of their passports and colored personal photo in the online application form

– Entry visas to the UAE will be issued for eligible participants and will be valid for 15 days from the date of arrival.

Schedule

Day & Dates   Rounds Time
Wensday 22 – March – 2017 Arrival After 12:00 noon
Thersday 23 – March – 2017 Technical Meeting

Opening ceremony

Round 1

11:30

16:00

16:30

Friday 24 – – March – 2017 Round 2 16:30
Saturady 25 – – March – 2017 Round 3 16:30
Sunday 26 – – March – 2017 Round 4 16:30
Monday 27 – March – 2017 Round 5 16:30
Tuesday 28 – March – 2017 Round 6 16:30
Wensady 29 – March – 2017 Round 7 16:30
Thuersday 30 – March – 2017 Round 8 16:30
Friday 31 – March – 2017 Round 9

Closing ceremony

16:00

20:30

 

1st Sharjah Masters international Chess championship 2017 Information

Sharjah Chess & Cultural Club , Mr. IA, IO Rajai Alsusi, Club Executive Manager Email: ralsusi@yahoo.com Mobile: +971-50-3661600, Fax: +971 6 545 8881 Mr. IA Sultan Al Taher ,Asst General Secretly of Sharjah Chess Club Email: sultahir77@hotmail.com