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Sat, 11 May


Elbow Beach Resort

Bermuda Schools Chess Championship 2019

FIDE rated Swiss system in 3 rounds 30 minutes + 30 seconds starting from move 1

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Bermuda Schools Chess Championship 2019
Bermuda Schools Chess Championship 2019

Time & Location

11 May 2019, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Elbow Beach Resort, 60 South Shore Road, Paget PG 04, Bermuda

About the event

Dear Parents and Chess Players,

The Bermuda Chess Association (BCA) is pleased to host the Inter schools Chess Championship 2019 on Saturday, May 11th at the Elbow Beach Resort. The matches are scheduled to begin at 10:00 am sharp, and players will be given a 15 min grace period after the clocks have been started to arrive at their board.

Tournament Regulations:

The Inter schools Chess Championship is open to all Bermuda schools, each of which can nominate one or multiple teams. Each team consists of four players. Teams are requested to wear school uniforms.

System and Schedule of Play

FIDE rated Swiss System Tournament in 3 rounds.

Saturday, May 11th

Round 1: 10:00 am

Lunch Break

Round 2: 1:00pm

Round 3: 3:00pm

Time Control

30 mins + 30 seconds per move, starting from move 1.

Tie-break System

Direct encounter.

Greatest number of victories.

Buchholz Cut.

Lunch Break

Parents should note that lunch will not be provided at the playing venue after the conclusion of the morning round. Players are therefore advised to have a lunch on-site at Cafe Lido at Elbow Beach’s Lido Complex. There will be sufficient time (at least one hour) for those players who opt instead to leave for lunch and return later for the afternoon rounds. Packed lunches are not allowed on the Elbow Beach Hotel premises. Please note that the hotel policy only allows refillable water bottles.

Pairings and Results

Teams will be paired in accordance with official FIDE Swiss System rules. The winner at the end of the 3 rounds will be the team who has scored the most points.

Registration Details

We very much look forward to your child’s participation in this event and hope it will be a fun and exciting weekend for our young chess players. Interested parties MUST register by email at: BEFORE Friday, May 10th to confirm your attendance. Please include the following information in your correspondence:

Name of school.

Gender of participant(s).

Age and DOB.

FIDE ID (If available).

We hope to see you soon!

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