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2nd ASEAN Chess Championships 2011 – Campomanes Cup

1. Organisation
This event is organised by Singapore Chess Federation under the auspices of the ASEAN Chess Confederation and Singapore Sports Council.

2. Eligibility
Only players from ASEAN member Federations can participate. ASEAN Open Champion will be awarded a 9-game GM norm, in case of tie up to first three will be given IM Title; similarly 9-game WGM norm or WIM titles for women.

3. Schedule
25th December : Arrival of Players 26th December : Technical Meeting – 1100 hour (players not present shall not be paired for Round 1)
26th December : Round 1 – 1600 hour 27th December : Round 2 – 0900 hour; Round 3 – 1600 hour 28th December : Round 4 – 0900 hour; Round 5 – 1600 hour 29th December : Round 6 – 0900 hour
30th December : Round 7 – 0900 hour; Round 8 – 1600 hour
31st December : Round 9 – 0900 hour; Closing Ceremony – 1500 hour and Departure of Players

4. Time Control and Format
Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Rate of play will be 40 moves in 2 hours followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game. Zero-Start shall be applied.

5. Prize Fund (S$18,000): All prizes will be paid in Singapore dollars. (US$1 approx. S$1.18)

5.1 Open Championship (S$12,000):
1st $3000; 2nd $2000; 3rd $1600; 4th $1200; 5th $1000; 6th $800; 7th to 10th $600 each.

5.2 Women’s Championship (S$6,000):
1st $2000; 2nd $1500; 3rd $1000; 4th to 6th $500 each

6. Entry Fees
Registration must be made by National Chess Federation for the registering player.

6.1 Entry Fee for Open Championship (FIDE Rating Above 2200)
GM Rating 2500+ : Free (but a deposit of S$100 is required)
2401 to 2500 – S$150; 2301 to 2400 – S$200; 2201 to 2300 – S$300; Below 2201 – S$400
Note: Each Federation may nominate one player under the rating of 2201 for the Open Championship.

6.2 Entry for Women’s Championship (FIDE Rating 2000 and above)
Rating Above 2300: Free (but a deposit of S$100 is required)
2201 to 2300 – S$80; 2101 to 2200 – S$120; 2001 to 2100 – S$160; Below 2001 – S$200
Note: Each Federation may nominate one player under the rating of 2001 for the Open Championship.

There will be a discount of 20% of entry fees for those who remit their entry fees on or before 1st November 2011. After 30th November, a late surcharge of S$50 will be imposed.

7. Accommodation is provided at Fortuna Hotel, 2 Owen Road Singapore 218842
10 GMs Rating 2500+ on first-come-first-serve basis will receive free room on twin-sharing basis with breakfast.
Each Federation may nominate one player each for the Open Championship and the Women’s Championship who shall be accorded in a twin-share room with breakfast.

8. Playing Venue (and also for Technical Meeting):
Jurong East Sports Hall, 21 Jurong East Street 21 Singapore 609517
1 X Shuttle Bus service will be provided from Hotel to Playing Venue (Morning)
2 X Shuttle Bus service will be provided from Playing Venue to Hotel (Evening)

9. Airport Transfers
Airport transfers will not be provided.

10. Entry Fees to be transferred to the Singapore Chess Federation:
All bank commissions must be paid by the sender

Bank: DBS Bank
Bank Address: Shenton Way, Singapore
Account Number: 001 – 043184 – 6
Swift Code: DBSSSGSG
Address of Singapore Chess Federation: 51 Bishan Street 13 #02-01A, SIGC, Singapore 579799

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