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Kids Chess Tournament 2016 to be held on 5 February
January 17, 2016, 11:55 am

The Kids Chess Tournament 2016 will be organized on 5 February 2016 at the India International School (IIS), Mangaf. Registration is from 9.00 to 10.00 am at the venue with a KD 3 fee per participant.

Interested players are invited to participate according to their age group which are divided into four categories for boys and girls; Under 7 (born in 2006 or later), Under 10 (born in 2006 or later), Under 14 (Born in 2002 or later) and Under 18 (born in 1998 or later).

The tournament will follow the Swiss pairing of five rounds with the current FIDE tournament rules to be applied for pairing and final ranking. Each game will be played for 30 minutes, and no additional bonus time will be granted.  The chess clock will be introduced any time after 30 minute of play till the end. Unfinished games, after 1 hour will be decided with 5 minute each. There will be penalties for players arriving at the table late, any player who causes delays from the start of the round shall lose points. Players are prohibited from using any electronic device during the game. Finally, the Tournament Director may amend or add any rule later, and his decision is binding on all players, on all matters of dispute.

Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place winners in each category, while consolation prizes given to all participants up to the tenth position. Players will receive certificates for participation. For more details: contact Master Arasu at 5585 6439 or (WHATSAPP/call) 6760 3290. Email:

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