Strongest Asian Open Meet
SCHEDULED FROM 3RD TO 13TH DECEMBER 2012 AT GORKY SADAN, KOLKATA, INDIA
(Gorky Sadan, 3 Gorky Terrace, Kolkata 700 017, near Minto Park)
Schedule of Play
Inauguration 3rd December 2012 at 2pm at Gorky Sadan Auditorium
Round 1 : 3rd December 2012 (Monday) 3pm to 7pm
Round 2 : 4th December 2012 (Tuesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 3 : 5th December 2012 (Wednesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 4 : 6th December 2012 (Thursday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 5 : 7th December 2012 (Friday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 6 : 8th December 2012 (Saturday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 7 : 9th December 2012 (Sunday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 8 : 10th December 2012 (Monday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 9 : 11th December 2012 (Tuesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 10 : 12th December 2012 (Wednesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 11 : 13th December 2012 (Thursday) 10am to 2pm
Prize Distribution 13th December 2012 at 5pm at Gorky Sadan auditorium.
(IT IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS TO ATTEND PRIZE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY)
Departure not later than 14th December 2012 by 12 noon.
PLAYERS BELOW 2200 RATING MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO TAKE PART FREE FOR GMs, IMs (2400+), WGMs (2400+)
All others having following ELO Ratings need to pay the entry fees as detailed below :
ELO RATING (other than Free Entry)
2400+ …. …. …. 05,000/- $ 90
2350-2399 …. …. …. 07,000/- $ 125
2300-2349 …. …. …. 09,000/- $ 160
2250-2299 …. …. …. 11,000/- $ 200
2200-2249 …. …. …. 12,000/- $ 215
ELO Rating as on 1st December 2012 will be considered for Entry Fees.
Last date of Entry : 25th November 2012 and with Late Fee of Rs 1,000/- on 28th November 2012.
All players must communicate either using Feedback Form given in our web site at :
www.alekhinechessclub.com or by post – Entry fees may be paid by cash or by local cheque or by Bank Draft in favour of “Alekhine Chess Club” payable in Kolkata.
Total Prize Fund : 12,00,000/- = $ 21,800/- +
In October 2012, 1 $ = 55 approximate (purchase price)
All foreign players except players from Bangladesh and Nepal, will be paid in US $ PRIZE (Indian Rupee) $ (approximate) > (Oct 2012)
1st 3,50,000 6350+
2nd 2,50,000 4540+
3rd 1,50,000 2720+
4th 80,000 1450+
5th 60,000 1090+
6th 50,000 900+
7th 40,000 725+
8th 30,000 540+
9th 22,000 400
10th to 15th 18,000 each 325+ each
16th to 20th 12,000 each 210+ each
A tax of 20% (as per Indian Income Tax Regulation – updated) will be deducted from the prizes won by foreign players.
System of Play:
The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and 11 rounds will be played under FIDE Swiss System.
It is compulsory for all players to attend Prize distribution ceremony. Any player wish to attend any other program on chess between 3rd and 13th December 2012, should take necessary consent from organizers.
Grandmasters may be approached for any other chess activities before or after the meet for the development of students of Alekhine Chess Club.
Free Board and Lodging (Personally Invited) : GMs 2700+ will be provided with single rooms in 5/4star hotel, GMs above 2650 will be provided with single rooms in 3 star Hotel, 2600 -2649 IN DOUBLE Room in 3 Star Hotel and 2550 -2599 in double rooms in Hotel/Guest House. Other outstation GMs/ IMs/ WGMs/WIMs in double/triple sharing basis in Hotels/Guest Houses.
Other rated players will also be provided with free lodging at Guest House/ hotels in dormitory, triple/double sharing basis as per rating.
All players including title holders must confirm their entries by Last Date of Entry either by post or by email or through Feed-Back given at www.alekhinechessclub.com
Protest: Protest, if any, against the decision of the Chief Arbiter shall be made in writing with a protest fee of Rs.500/- within 30 minutes of the occurrence of the incident to the Appeals Committee. The protest fee will be refunded depending upon the decision of the Appeals Committee.
Appeals Committee: Before the commencement of the tournament, a five-member committee of Appeal with two reserves shall be formed from amongst the senior participants and officials present at the Manager’s meeting to be held at the venue on the Inaugural Day. All the members and reserves shall be from different states or countries. No member of the Committee can vote on a dispute that a player from his own State/country is involved and in such case the reserve member(s) shall take his place in the committee.
Interpretation: For interpretation of the rule(s) and deciding any point not covered by the above rules of the tournament, the decision of the Tournament Committee shall be final and binding on all. The Tournament Committee has every right to make any addition or amendment to these rules, without notice. Such changes will, however, be displayed in the tournament hall.
Conditions for foreign GMs : as per contract.
Time Control : 1Hr 30 Mins. For 40 moves plus 30 mins. (30 sec increase from move 1).
Latest FIDE Rules shall come in to effect. The Cash prizes however, will not be shared.
IN EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT :
Soumen Majumder : +91 9830133144
www.alekhinechessclub.com – You may use feedback form given in the web site (scanned Entry forms may also be uploaded through our feedback system) Email: email@example.com preferably with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org