The QCD-Prof Lim Kok Ann GM tournament is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 7-12 June 2018 in Singapore.
Venue: Metropolitan YMCA (Palm Room), 60 Stevens Road.
The purpose of this event is to provide local and regional chess enthusiasts with an opportunity in Singapore to attain International Master and Grandmaster titles. Additionally, we would like to commemorate this event to the memory of the father of Singapore chess, National Master ‘Prof’ Dr Lim Kok Ann, 15 years after he passed away on 8th March 2003.
Time Control: G/90min, Increment 30 seconds per move.
Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.
Schedule (3 single round and 3 double round days)
Technical meeting- 7th June 1pm to 2pm
Opening ceremony: 2.30pm
Rd 1 – 7th June – 3.30pm to 8.30pm
Rd 2 – 8th June- 9.30am to 2.30pm
Rd 3 – 8th June- 3.30pm to 8.30pm
Rd 4 – 9th June- 11am to 4pm
Blindfold rapid challenge-(GM Timur Gareyev vs NM Olimpiu Urcan) – 9th June – 4pm-6pm
QCD-LKA Blitz challenge- 9th June- 6pm to 7.30pm
Rd 5 – 10th June- 9.30am to 2.30pm
Rd 6- 10th June-3.30pm to 8.30pm
Sponsors’ rapid match – 11th June- 10.30am to 12.30pm
Rd 7- 11th June- 3.30pm to 8.30pm
Rd 8- 12th June- 9.30am to 2.30pm
Rd 9- 12th June -3.30pm to 8.30pm