Bermuda Youth Chess Championship 2019
Time & Location
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.
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
Round 2: 1:00pm
Round 3: 3:00pm
Sunday, February 24th
Round 4: 10:00am
Round 5: 1:00am
Round 6: 3:00pm
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.
30 mins + 30 seconds per move, starting from move 1.
Result between the tied players if they have all played each other.
Greatest number of victories.
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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!