Sat, 23 Feb | Elbow Beach Resort

Bermuda Youth Chess Championship 2019

FIDE rated Swiss system in 6 rounds 30 minutes + 30 seconds starting from move 1 Age groups U8, U10, U12,U14,U16,U18
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Bermuda Youth Chess Championship 2019

Time & Location

23 Feb 2019, 10:00 am – 24 Feb 2019, 5:00 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 announce that the BCA will be hosting the Youth Chess Championship 2019 Tournament on the weekend of February 23rd and 24th at the Elbow Beach Resort. The rounds are scheduled to begin at 10:00 am sharp on both days, and players will be given a 15 min grace period after the clocks have been started to arrive at their board.

Tournament Regulations:

System and Schedule of Play

FIDE rated Swiss System Tournament in 6 rounds.

3 rounds per day.

Saturday, February 23rd

Round 1: 10:00 am

Lunch Break

Round 2: 1:00pm

Round 3: 3:00pm

Sunday, February 24th

Round 4: 10:00am

Lunch Break

Round 5: 1:00am

Round 6: 3:00pm

Awards Ceremony

Lunch Break

Parents should note that lunch will not be provided at the playing venue after the conclusion of the morning rounds. Players are therefore advised to prepare accordingly and make alternative arrangements to either bring their own lunch or eat 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.

Time Control

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

Tie-break System

Result between the tied players if they have all played each other.

Greatest number of victories.

Buchholz Cut

Sonneborn-Berger

Age in favor of the younger player.

Pairings and Results

Players will be paired in accordance with official FIDE Swiss System rules. If players are found to be unrated, they will be paired by relative strength at the sole discretion of the chief arbiter.

The winner at the end of the 6 rounds will be the player who has scored the most points.

Awards List

1st Place: Gold Medal

2nd Place: Silver Medal

3rd Place: Bronze Medal

Absolute Under 8 1st Place: Gold Medal

Absolute Under 10 1st Place: Gold Medal

Absolute Under 12 1st Place: Gold Medal

Absolute Under 14 1st Place: Gold Medal

Absolute Under 16 1st Place: Gold Medal

Absolute Under 18 1st Place: Gold Medal

Female Under 8 1st Place: Gold Medal

Female Under 10 1st Place: Gold Medal

Female Under 12 1st Place: Gold Medal

Female Under 14 1st Place: Gold Medal

Female Under 16 1st Place: Gold Medal

Female Under 18 1st Place: Gold Medal

* All players will receive a participation certificate.

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: bermudachess@gmail.com or online at www.bermudachess.com/registration BEFORE Friday, February 22nd to confirm your attendance. Please include the following information in your correspondence:

Number of children registering.

Name of school.

Gender of participant(s).

Age and DOB.

FIDE ID (If available).

We hope to see you soon!

Registration is closed for this event.

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