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									                 29th National Sub-Junior Girls Chess Championship 2012
                                              at
                                  Shahaji Raje Krida Sankul
                                 (Andheri Sports Complex),
                                     Veera Desai Road,
                                    Andheri (w),Mumbai.
                                        Organized by
                          THE BOMBAY CHESS ASSOCIATION
                                    Under the Auspices of
                               Maharashtra Chess Association
                                              &
                            ALL INDIA CHESS FEDERATION
                               From 17-09-2012 to 27-09-2012

Venue :       Andheri Sports Complex

Zero Minutes Rule:

Zero Tolerance: The “zero tolerance” rules will be followed (i.e.): “Any player who arrives
at the chessboard after the start of the session shall lose the game. Thus the default time is
zero minutes”.

                                   Tournament Schedule

Date                                     Schedule                      Time
17th Sep 2012 Arrival
18th Sept 2012                              Inauguration               11.00 A.M.
                                            Managers Meeting           2.00 P.M
                                            1st Round                  3.00 P.M.
  th                                         nd
20 Sept 2012                                2 Round                    9.00 A.M.
                                            3rd Round                  3.00 P.M.
  st                                         th
21 Sept 2012                                4 Round                    9.30 A.M.
  nd                                         th
22 Sept 2012                                5 Round                    9.00 A.M.
                                            6th Round                  3.00 P.M.
  rd                                         th
23 Sept 2012                                7 Round                    9.30 A.M
24th Sept 2012                              8th Round                  9.30 A.M
  th                                         th
25 Sept 2012                                9 Round                    9.30 A.M
26th Sept 2012                              10th Round                 9.30 A.M
  th                                           th
27 Sept 2012                                11 Round                   9.00 A.M
                                            Prize Distribution         4.00 P.M.
                                            Departure                  6.00 P.M.
                                                  th
Final Registration of players with late fee: 14 September 2012 till 3pm.

Any change in Schedule will be decided in the Managers meeting at the venue due to ongoing
Ganapati Festival.
Date of Birth Eligibility: Players should have been born on or after 01-01-1997

Age Proof: Each participant must produce a valid certificate to prove his/her age. Certificates
from Schools are not enough. Certificates should preferably be from the Panchayat,
Municipality or Corporation obtained soon after birth. Players without date of birth certificates
will not be allowed to participate.

** The date of birth certificates registered within one year of the birth of the child alone
will be recognized and allowed to participate. No state association shall recommend any
player who doesn’t come under the above criteria. Any player who is aggrieved by this
stipulation can appeal to AICF with proper documentary proof and the AICF’s decision in
this regard will be FINAL and BINDING.

If any doubt arises about the claimed age of a player, the Tournament Committee has the right to
refer the player during the championship for a due evaluation of age by competent medical
experts. A player, if declared over-age by such experts, shall not continue in the championship
and shall be reported to AICF. Protest about the age of players may be made to the Chief Arbiter
in writing along with a fee of Rs.1000/- per player. This will not be refunded. No protest about
over age of a player will be entertained after 2nd round of the championship.

Only the Coach or Manager deputed by participating State Chess Association can lodge such
protests. The Tournament Committee has the right to decide the day, time and place for such
medical evaluation of age.        AICF / organizers will have the right to refer any player to the
medical evaluation of age at any time during the tournament. Players refusing to take the test as
decided by the Tournament Committee shall be deemed to have failed the test and shall be
disqualified from the Championship.

Eligibility:

Subject to age limit, following players can participate:

1. In each category, four players from every affiliated State Association of AICF can take part. If
    any Association fails to send its quota, the vacancies so caused will not be filled.
2. Top four players from 2011 National Sub-Junior Girls Chess Championship are eligible to
    participate as seeded players.
3. The top two players from 2011 National Under-13 Girls Chess Championships are eligible to
    participate as seeded players in their respective category.
4. The champion in 2011 National Under-11 Girls Chess Championship can play in respective
    category.
5. The AICF Secretary has a discretionary seat in each category in this Championship.
6. Any player who remits the prescribed Special Entry Fee of Rs. 4, 000/-
7. The host, Maharashtra Chess Association is entitled to field two additional players in Girls
    category.
8. 2011 World Champion in any Category.
9. 2011 World No.2 & No.3 in Under-12 & Under-14
   Category.
10. 2011 Asian Under-12 & 14 Champions.
11. 2011 Asian No.2 & No.3 in Under-14 category.
12. 2011 National Champion in any higher category.
13. Four players in each category from areas where no State Association exists. On application,
    such are selected by the Hon. Secretary, AICF.
14. The champion in the 2011National Under-13 Girls championship & the Winner and Runner-
    Up of last National Sub-Junior Girls Championship are eligible to play as seeded players in
    open category.
15. If the number of participants at the start of the championship is an odd number in a category,
    the host association can add one entry to make it even.
16. In addition to the above the following States can field additional seats, as their players have won
    Gold, Silver & Bronze medals in the previous National Sub Junior Chess Championship 2011
Girls: Tamil Nadu: 6 (Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals last year).
17. All WIMs are seeded in girls section subject to age limit.

Entry Fee :    Ordinary Entry Rs.800/-                       Special Entry Rs.4000/-

There is a 50% concession in the entry fee for participants from North Eastern States, Andaman
& Nicobar Islands.

All entries including Special entries should come through the concerned State Association.
However the AICF will have the right to accept or reject any entry without assigning any reason.
The entry form should be sent together with the entry fee by a crossed Demand Draft drawn in
favor of The Bombay Chess Association payable at Mumbai.

Entries and enquiries should be sent to:-

Bombay Chess Association
C/o Mr. S. M. Hule
1st Floor, Yashoda Sadan
S. K. Road, Behind Ashray Hotel
Mahim Mumbai-
Website-www.mumbaichess.org
E.mail. mumbaichess.org@gmail.com

Late Fee: Entries received after 10-09-2012 will be subject to a late fee of Rs.250/- per player.
However no entry will be entertained after 3 p.m. on 14-09-2012.

Prizes: The Cash Prizes will be awarded to 18 players amounting to Rs. 1,00,000/- in the
Championship all as under:

 The cash prizes will be awarded to 18 players in each              Girls
 category amounting to Rs./- in all as under Rank
 1                                                                22,000/-
 2                                                                16,000/-
 3                                                                13,000/-
 4                                                                10,000/-
 5                                                                 8,000/-
 6                                                                 5,500/-
 7                                                                 4,500/-
 8 to 10                                                           3,000/-
 11 to 18                                                          1,500/-
Tournament Committee:

AICF or its representative, two members from different participating Associations, Secretary and
two members of the host Association will serve as the Tournament Committee.

System of Play:

The championship will be played as per FIDE laws of chess and the Swiss system. Totally
eleven rounds shall be played unless otherwise decided by the tournament committee before the
commencement of the championship.

Session:

4 hours session, Rate of Play shall be 90 minutes each with an increment of 30 seconds per move
from move number one. In the absence of digital clocks the time control shall be 2 hours each
straight finish. Changes in these timings or the number of rounds shall be announced by the
Chief Arbiter at the start of the first round.

Chess Clocks:

Each participating State Chess Association must provide at least one clock in working order for
every two players entered into the Championship. As several problems arise all State
Associations are urged to ensure that enough clocks are sent through their players.

Tie Break:

Buchholz tie-break system will be applied. In case of tie, cash prizes will not be shared.


Protest:

Protest, if any, against the decision of the Chief Arbiter shall be made in writing with a protest
fee of Rs. 500/- within 30 minutes of the occurrence of the incident. The protest fee will be
refunded if the appeal is upheld.

Appeals Committee:

Before the commencement of the tournament, a five member Appeals Committee shall be
formed by the AICF / organizer. All the members and reserves shall be from the different
States. No member of the Committee can vote on Dispute in which a player from his own state is
involved and in such case the reserves shall take his place in the committee.

Disqualification:

No participant will leave the venue before the Prize Distribution function without the permission
of the Chief Arbiter. The participants disregarding this rule will be suspended for one year.

Interpretation:

For interpretation of the rule(s) and deciding any point not covered by the above rules of the
tournament, the decision of the Tournament Committee shall be final and binding on all. The
Tournament Committee has every right to make any addition or amendment to these rules,
without notice. Such changes will, however, be displayed in the tournament hall.

AICF Registration:

AICF Registration is compulsory for all participants, if not already done. Participants should
submit the forms (available at the venue) with photograph and Rs. 250/- as Registration fee for
the year 2012-2013.

Arrears:

All arrears of affiliation fee/ tournament fee including those of current year must be cleared by
the Affiliated Association at the time of submitting the entries; otherwise the entries are liable to
be rejected.

Lodging:

Free dormitory type of lodging will be provided by the organizers to seeded / selected (official
entries) plus one manager nominated by the concerned state association for each state.

All other accompanying persons should make their own arrangement for their stay.

Report for Lodging at the Venue.
Contacts:
Vitthal Madhav -                 9702273330
Vishwanath Madhav-                    9820121241
In case of Emergency only please contact
P.B Bhilare (Treasurer MCA) ( Sec, BCA) 9869017221
                                         Entry Form

To,
The Organizing Secretary,
Bombay Chess Association,
Mumbai.

Dear Sir,

Sub: Entry for 26th National Sub-Junior (U-15) Girls Chess Championship- 2012

Kindly enroll the entry of our players for the 26th National Sub-Junior (U-15) Girls Chess
Championship- 2012.

Particulars of the Entry fee paid/being paid by crossed DD in favor of “Bombay Chess
Association”

payable at Mumbai.

Amount: Rs.             D.D. No.               Date:                Bank & Branch:

__________ __________ _________ ______________________________________

We understand that the Championship is held for only AICF Registered Players. All team
members, whose particulars are given below, will abide by the Rules & Regulations of AICF.

No      Name of Player (Girls)     FIDE ID      Rating     Date          of Ordinary/donor
                                                           Birth
                                                                             Amount (Rs.)



1

2

3

4

(Copy of age proof should be enclosed)
________________
Signature
Name of State unit:          Affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

____________________________                       Name of Secretary with Seal
Place:
Date:

								
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