TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TERMS AND CONDITIONS, GENERAL INFORMATION AND
TOURNAMENT RULES FOR CATEGORY A, B AND C

1. Registration for tournament:

All the application for registration for the tournament to be forwarded in attached entry form and entry fee by DD (Entries by
Cheque will not be accepted) favouring “GUJARAT STATE CHESS ASSOCIATION”, payable at Ahmedabad.

The Address for sending the entries is
“The Secretary, Gujarat Chess Association,
C/O Bhavesh Patel,
Rifle Club, Nr. Bhavan’s College,
Khanpur,
Ahmedabad-380001
Tel 079-40026484 / +91 9426064702.

Players can also pay the entry fee directly to the following account through NEFT and forward the entry form along with transaction receipt. Please note that cash deposit in account will not be entertained.

Details of Bank Account:
Beneficiary Name: Gujarat State Chess Association
Bank: Bank of Baroda
Branch: Dariapur Branch
Account No.03230100024766
Type of Account: Saving Account
IFSC/MICR/Swift Code: BARB0DARIAP

After sending the entries, players should confirm their entries from the list published in website www.gsca.in one week before the date of tournament. In case of any discrepancy or non appearance of entry, same can be reported by e-mail on bhavesh.chess@gmail.com for information of registration.

2. Entry Form:

It is mandatory to forward the entry form in the given format for accepting the entries along with prescribed entry fee. The
Organizing Committee has the right to accept or reject any entry without assigning any reason.

3. AICF Registration:

All Indian players must be registered with AICF for the year 2018-19 before the registration deadline to participate in the tournament. All players are to forward AICF registration ID along with entry. Those who not registered with AICF, required to do AICF registration online at www.aicf.in before sending their entry registration.

4. Electronic Devices:

All electronic items including wrist watches (all type of watches) are not allowed in the tournament hall.

5. Reporting for accommodation:

All the players registered for tournament for category A, B and C have to report to the volunteer at the hotel intimated/or listed in the tournament website (www:gsca.in) on 5th October, 2018 (for A and B) / 8th October, 2018 (for C) respectively after 14.00 hrs.

6. Weather:

In Gujarat, generally the minimum/maximum temperature will be around 21/36 Degree Celsius.

7. Tournament Rules for Category “A”

System of Play:
The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds.

Time Control & Default Time:
90 Minutes plus 30 second increment from move 1 for entire game. The default time (walk over time) will be 15 minutes.

Draw Agreement:
Players cannot agree to a draw without the consent of the arbiter before each player makes at least 30 moves.

Tie Break:
In case of a tie, the latest FIDE Rules shall come in to effect. The Cash prizes however will not be shared.

Accommodation:
All GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs will be provided free AC accommodation (similar to three star) on double/triple sharing basis. All other participants will be provided AC accommodation on six sharing basis/dormitory by paying Rs.150/- per day per person for entire duration of the event on first come first serve basis. Players seeking accommodation near to tournament venue, may contact Chess Base India Power on +91 9106908500/9725598117.

8. Tournament Rules for Category “B” and “C”

System of Play:
The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds.

Time Control & Default Time:
60 Minutes plus 30 second increment from move 1. The default time (walk over time) will be 15 minutes.

Tie Break:
In case of a tie, the latest FIDE Rules shall come in to effect. The Cash prizes however will not be shared.

Accommodation:
AC accommodation will be provided to all participants on six sharing basis/dormitory by paying Rs.150/- per day per person for entire duration of the event on first come first serve basis. Players seeking accommodation near to tournament venue, may contact Chess Base India Power on +91 9106908500/9725598117.

9. FOR ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT:

Foreign players and title holders wishing to take part in the CATEGORY “A” tournament.

NAME CONTACT EMAIL
Mr. Gopakumar +91 9868624216 gmg2india@gmail.com
Mr. Sekhar Chandra Sahu +91 8018453461 sekharcsahu.chess@gmail.com
Mr. Bhavesh Patel
(Secretary, Gujarat State Chess Association)
+91 9426064702 bhavesh.chess@gmail.com

For registration of all Indian/Gujarat players:

Mr. B. J. Patel +91 9427605016

Mr. Bhavesh Patel +91 9426064702

Mr. Mayur Patel +91 9898220553

Mr. Joy Chauhan +91 9099050345

Organizing Committee

Gujarat State Chess Association

Ajay H. Patel
President

Bhavesh Patel
Secretary

Jayesh Modi
Vice President

Rakesh Shah
Vice President

Tejas Bakre
Vice President

Mayur Patel
Vice President

Ankit Dalal
Jt. Secretary

Joy Chauhan
Jt. Secretary

Samir Shah
Treasurer

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GUJARAT CHESS ASSOCIATION

Address:
Gujarat State Chess Association
Rifle Club, Nr. Bhavan's College,
Khanpur, Ahmedabad 380001
Gujarat, INDIA

Phone: 079 22113746
(M) +91 9426064702

Email: bhavesh.chess@gmail.com

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