Aftab Qureshi Memorial 2018

Hyderabad Open Aftab Qureshi Memorial Chess Championship 2018 will be organized by Sindh Chess Association in collaboration with Chess Federation of Pakistan (CFP) and under the Umbrella of Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and World Chess Federation (FIDE). The event shall be played according to swiss league system with 06 rounds. Latest Fide laws shall govern the event. The time control will be 30 minutes with a 30 seconds increment for every move played starting from the move one. The Championship shall be rated by World Chess Federation (FIDE).FIDE EVENT CODE: 183173

VENUE:

SABZAZAR LAWNS NEAR HALAKANA ROAD, HYDERABAD

ORGANIZERS:

The Championships will be organized by Sindh Chess Association in collaboration with Chess Federation of Pakistan (CFP) and under the Umbrella of Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and World Chess Federation (FIDE).

PARTICIPATION:

All the participants, with no exemption, must be registered member of Chess Federation of Pakistan (CFP) and must have Fide ID number to take part in the competition.

  1. Fide Rated players (ACTIVE): FREE (Active players according to Fide Rating List Feb. 2018)
  2. Fide Rated players (INACTIVE): Rs.1000/
  3. Players Not Rated: Rs.2000/
  4. Under 16 years of age: Rs.1000/
  5. Women players: Rs.1000/

TIME CONTROL & SYSTEM OF PLAY:

The Championship shall be played according to swiss league system with 06 rounds. Latest Fide laws shall govern the event. The time control will be 30 minutes with a 30 seconds increment for every move played starting from the move one. The Championship shall be rated by World Chess Federation (FIDE).

SCHEDULE OF PLAY:

Daily 3 rounds shall be player starting at 11:30AM on first day and 10:00AM on second day

APPEALS COMMITTEE:

The Chairman and members of the Appeals Committee of the competition will be announced before start of round 01.

The appeal submission fee shall be set at the same time.

TIE BREAKS:

  1. a) Buchholz (variable with parameter ) [0,0,N,Y,0,N] [37]
  2. b) Buchholz (variable with parameter ) [1,1,N,Y,0,N] [37]
  3. c) Sonneborn-Berger (0,0,N,S,0,N,N) [57]

Swiss manager pairing software shall be used.

ARBITERS:

Chief Arbiter: M. Wasif Nisar

Deputy Chief Arbiters: Mr. Saleem Iqbal &

Mr. Ahmed Mujtaba Jillani

 Arbiters: Mr. Hassan Saleem, Mr. Imran Zaman, Mr. Azmatullah, Mr. Ali Taimoor, Mr. Noshad Ali

SPECIAL COMPETITION RULES:

  • Any player who will not arrive at his board 30 minutes after the start of the session shall lose the game.
  • To maintain the score sheet is mandatory.
  • Players cannot leave the playing hall without the permission of the Chief Arbiter.
  • Mobile phones or any electronic device in the playing hall in any case shall not be allowed.

REGISTRATION:

Open entrants can pay entry fee or CFP Annual registration fee (or both if applicable) though following moods till 16th Feb.

(Players who are not registered with Chess Federation of Pakistan (don’t have Fide ID) or have not renewed it should pay its annual registration fee of Rs.1500/ beside the entry fee. In case of new registration, a copy of CNIC/ Passport or B-form must be submitted along with the fee)

Event Director:
Mr. Waqar Ahmad Madni
General Secretary
Chess Federation of Pakistan

For Registration/ Information & Details Contact:

Mr. Saleem Iqbal

President Hyderabad District Chess Association

e-mail:   saleemiqbaldpe@gmail.com

Cell No.:  0336-3667707

Mr. Ahmed Mujtaba Jillani

e-mail:   mujtuba2k@gmail.com

Cell No.:  0334-3004304