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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

8th Asian Schools Chess in New Delhi from Dec 13

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Hi everyone,

The next big chess tournament for children coming up is in Asia. It's the 8th Asian Schools Chess Championships to be held in New Delhi, India from December 13 (arrival) to December 20 (departure). The 8th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2012 will be held in the following categories: under-5, under-7, under-9, under-11, under-13, under-15 & under-17.
Each National Federation can enter one (1) player in each of the under 5,7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17 (open and girls) categories, totaling a maximum of fourteen (14) invited players. They will play three events in Standard, Rapid and Blitz.

Additional Players - Additional (extra) players can also be registered. In order to ensure proper tournament standards, all invited players and all additional (extra) players must submit their registration through their National Federations not later than the 12th November 2012 (registration deadline). The players should be below the respective age groups on or before 1st January 2012.

Entry Fees
An Entry Fee of US $75 is required for each Invited Player. Their National Federation must send this amount to the organisers. For each Additional (extra) player, an Entry Fee of US $150 is required. Their National Federation must also send this amount directly to the organisers. Entry Fee for Indian Additional (extra) Players is Rs.8500/- Entry forms must be filled from the National Federations and returned to the organisers not later than November 12. Find more details at the Fide website.

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