SGChessFestival – Blitz with the Stars

2022-06-19

01:30 PM

05:30 PM

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Lightning War with our guest Masters. See if you can match their speed and precision, and fight your way to be part of the final 16 players who will throw down in a Knock-Out format. This event is FIDE Rated.

Knock-Out format – everyone competes in a best of 2; if there’s a tie, 3rd round will be played on Armageddon rules. The pool will get smaller until the Final 2 remains.

TIME CONTROL

3 mins + 2s increment per move.

TIMING

01:30 PM – 06:30 PM

SCHEDULE

TIME EVENT
01:30 PM – 02:30 PM Round 1 – 6
02:30 PM – 02:40 PM Rest
02:40 PM – 03:30 PM Round 7 – 11
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM Rest/Pairings for Knock Out
03:45 PM – 04:15 PM Round of 16 (2 rounds, 8 boards)
04:15 PM – 04:45 PM Quarter Finals (2 rounds, 4 boards)
04:45 PM – 05:15 PM Semi Finals (2 rounds, 4 boards)
05:15 PM – 05:45 PM Finals (2 rounds, 1 board)
06:30 PM Closing Ceremony and Prize Presentation for Masters Tournament & Blitz with the Stars

REGISTRATION FEES

Rated player: $40
Unrated player: $60

TOTAL CAPACITY

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

PRIZES

Position Prizes
1st $300 with Trophy
2nd $200 with Trophy
3rd $150 with Trophy
4th $150 with Trophy
5th $100 with Trophy
6th $100 with Trophy
7th $100 with Trophy
8th $100 with Trophy
9th-16th $50 with Trophy