Asian Youth Chess Championships 2014 u6, u8, u10, u12 in Tashkent June 20-29
Each National Federation can enter one invited (1) player in each of under: 8, 10, 12 (Open & Girls) categories. This total of six (6) Official Players plus one accompanying trainer belonging to the national federation are invited by the Organizers. A player must not have reached his 8th, 10th, or 12th birthday, respectively, before January 1st of the year 2014.
According to FIDE Rules, the players placed 1-3 in the previous Asian Youth Championships under 8,10,12 shall have the right to participate in the Asian Youth Championships of the corresponding age-category or a higher age-category if the age stipulation of Art. 2.1 above is met.
Such players shall also be classified as Official Players and have to be registered by the national federation. Other than Official Players, other players shall be classified as Additional Players. Under 6 participants shall also be considered as additional (extra) players. A player under 6 must not have reached his 6th birthday, respectively, before January 1st of the year 2014. All other persons other than players or the Accompanying Trainer shall be classified as Accompanying Persons. A Federation may register any number of Additional Players and Accompanying Persons but they shall be responsible for their costs.
The Organizing Committee shall have an additional player per category and shall hold a player in reserve to make an even number of participants if necessary.
Federations should inform the Organizing Committee by 1st May 2014 about the number of participants in order to ascertain number of hotel rooms required. Entry forms must be filled by the National Federations not later than 15th May 2014 which is the registration deadline. After this date, organizers reserve the right to refuse or decline late registrations. Late registration shall bear a $100 fine.
Federations should register online for official players by the above deadline of 15th May 2014. After this date no official players will be accepted and their application will be treated as if they were an additional player.
Federations of FIDE are entitled to submit registration forms. Individual applications will not be accepted.
Every player (invited, extra or by personal right) and every accompanying person has to pay to the organizers the amount of US $100 Participation Fee at the moment of their registration (before 15th May 2014). This payment is compulsory and represents a confirmation of participation. This payment includes accreditation and bus transport from the Tashkent airport to the official hotel and back to the airport (on 20th and 29th June 2014). If a person pays a deposit and does not participate, then the amount is not refundable.
The Championships will be played according to the Swiss System of 7 or 9 Rounds, depending on the number of participants in the category: for 16 or less 7 rounds and for more 9 round Swiss system.
Time control is 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 second increments per move from move 1. In the last round, players from the same country who have more than 50% shall not be paired together.
The tournament shall be a 7 round Swiss System of 7 or 9 Rounds, depending on the number of participants in the category: for 16 or less 7 rounds and for more 9 round Swiss system. Time control is 3 minutes per player with increment of 2 seconds per move from move 1. In the last round, players from the same country who have more than 50% shall not be paired together.
Schedule 20th June after 14:00 Arrival
20th June 19:00 Technical Meeting
19:30 Opening Ceremony
21th June 10:00 Standard Chess Round 1
22nd June 09:00 Standard Chess Round 2
14:00 Standard Chess Round 3
23rd June 10:00 Standard Chess Round 4
24th June 10:00 Standard Chess Round 5
25th June 10:00 Standard Chess Round 6
26st June 10:00 Standard Chess Round 7
27th June 10:00 Standard Chess Round 8
28th June 09:00 Standard Chess Round 9
14:00 Blitz Chess Championships
19:00 Closing Ceremony
29th June before 12:00 Departure.
Medals Medals will be awarded to the top three positions in each event and category (Standard chess and Blitz chess tournaments). For the Standard Chess events, FM and WFM titles are awarded to the winners of the U12 categories (first after tiebreak). CM and WCM titles are awarded to silver and bronze medal winners (first after tiebreak) – not more than one title will be awarded for each (2nd/3rd) position. In U8 and U10 categories players tied for the first place (best 3 players after tiebreak) and silver and bronze medal winners (first after tiebreak) will be awarded with CM and WCM titles.
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