The National Chess Federation of the Philippines has the honor to invite all Chess Federations affiliated with FIDE to participate in the Philippine International Chess Championship on 5-12th December 2014 in Quezon City, Philippines.
This event is organized by National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the auspices of FIDE with assistance from Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in cooperation with Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).
The Philippine International Chess Championship is open to all chess players from members of FIDE affiliated Federations with ELO Rating minimum 2200.
Players rated 2199 and under can compete in the Challenger section.
The tournament format is 10-round Swiss with the time control 90 minutes for the whole game plus 30 second increment per move starting from move 1. The event is FIDE rated and titled.
Playing Venue shall be at the Celebrity Sports Plaza, Quezon City, Philippines.
The total prize fund is $30,000.
Top prizes in the Open section are $ 5,000 / 3,500 / 3,000 / 2,000 / 1,500 / 1,000 etc
Top prizes in the Challenger section are $ 700 / 500 / 300 / 250 / 200 etc
Registration form shall be completed and sent back to the organizer by email through firstname.lastname@example.org by 1st December 2014.
FIDE regulations do not allow acceptance of any entries without an official FIDE ID number. The rating of this tournament depends on this rule and any player who wishes to participate must obtain his/her FIDE ID from their own federations. No registration shall be accepted after 1st December, 2014.
The FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply. Draws are not allowed before the completion of Black’s 30th move unless by the repetition of position rule or stalemate.
More information through E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org