SGChessFestival – Rapid with the Stars (Reg.Closed)

2022-06-12

09:30 AM

07:30 PM

EVENT DESCRIPTION

We shall kick off this year’s Singapore Chess Festival with a FIDE Rated, 7-round rapid tournament. The players from the Grandmaster Invitational tournament will also be participating, including Indian Superstar Baskaran Adhiban and our own SEA Games heroes, Tin Jingyao and Gong Qianyun. Here is your opportunity to compete alongside them together with many other titled masters.

TIME CONTROL

15 minutes + 10 seconds increment per move.

TIMING

09:30 AM – 07:30 PM

SCHEDULE

TIME EVENT
09:30 AM Player registration
10:00 AM Opening Ceremony of SG Chess Festival
10:45 AM All players seated at their tables (Pairings will be announced 2 days prior on chess-results)
10:50 AM Arbiter briefing
11:00 AM Round 1
12:00 PM Round 2
01:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM Round 3
03:00 PM Round 4
04:00 PM Round 5
05:00 PM Round 6
06:00 PM Round 7
07:30 PM Prize Giving

REGISTRATION FEES

Rated players: $60
Unrated participants: $80
Free for GMs and WGMs, 50% discount for IMs and WIMs.
Players must have an existing FIDE ID upon registering for this event.

TOTAL CAPACITY

Maximum of 100 players, registration will be closed once we meet full capacity.

PRIZES

POSITION CASH PRIZES
1st $600 with Trophy
2nd $400 with Trophy
3rd $300 with Trophy
4th $200 with Trophy
5th $100 with Trophy
6th $50 with Trophy
7th $50 with Trophy
8th $50 with Trophy
9th-15th Trophy

POSITION PRIZES
WOMEN
1st $300 with Trophy
2nd $200 with Trophy
3rd $100 with Trophy

AGE CATEGORY PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to various age groups. As this is dependent on the profile of the participants, we will only announce these prizes prior to the event, when the registration deadline is closed.