On behalf of the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE, the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka has the honor of inviting all Asian National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 9th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2013 (under-5, under-7, under-9, under-11, under-13, under-15 & under-17 Open and Girls) in Sri Lanka from 30th August (arrival) to 6th September (departure) 2013.
The Championships will be played according to the Swiss System of 7 or 9 rounds or round robin depending upon the number of participants in each category. Seven rounds Swiss will be played with 16 or fewer players and 9 rounds if greater than 16. Rapid and Blitz shall be 7 round Swiss System or Round Robin events.
Rate of play will be 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment for every move played for Standard Championship. For Rapid Championship the time control will be 15 minutes for whole game + 10 seconds increment for every move played and for Blitz game it will be 3 minutes for whole game + 2 second increment for every move played.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 players in each category. Additional prizes will also be awarded depending on the number of participants in each category.
Contact of the Organizing Committee
Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya, Hony. Secretary, Chess Federation of Sri
Lanka, 151/12, Siridhamma Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.
Tel: 0094715397829, Fax: 0094112650152, Email: