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King of Kings Chess Tournament

Bermuda Chess Association is pleased to announce King of Kings Chess Tournament.

The tournament will take place on Sunday October 27th at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club.


Tournament Schedule


FIDE rated Swiss System Tournament in 5 rounds.

  • Round 1: 10:00 am

  • Round 2: 11:00 am

  • Lunch break

  • Round 3: 1:00 pm

  • Round 4: 2:00 pm

  • Round 5: 3:00 pm

  • Awards Ceremony 

Technical regulations

This is an Open tournament for all players. 

Time limit per player: 15 minutes + 15 seconds increments for every move starting from move one. 

Players that don’t show for a round will not be allowed to play in the next round. 

The final ranking order of the players is determined by the number of points scored. If at the end of the tournament two or more players are tied for the first place or for any prize, the tie shall be broken as in accordance to the following criteria for Swiss events:

  • Results of direct encounters between the tied players  (applies only if all tied players have played each other),

  • Buccholz Cut 1,

  • Buccholz,

  • The greater number of games played with black,

  • The greater number of wins.




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.


Prize fund

  • 1ST PLACE $1000.00

  • 2ND PLACE $500.00 

  • 3RD PLACE $200.00 




Registration for the tournament is open at Don’s Barbershop located at 119 Front Street 

or online at

Entries shall include Full name and FIDE ID if available. 

FIDE ID by Bermuda Chess Federation is going to be issued to all players that currently don’t have a FIDE ID.


A registration fee of $50.00 will be applied to all players. 


More information

Official website:


The Bermuda Chess Association looks forward to welcoming everyone!

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