Once your payment has been confirmed in our account, you will be added to a Whatsapp group for the tournament. More details to follow on this group.
Payments need to reflect in account by closing date of 27 January , it is important to upload proof of payment with entry. We cannot accept any entries/payments after closing date.
Pairings will be published on Chess-results.com
Players will then challenge each other, white challenges within 2 minutes before the start of round. If white doesn’t sent the challenge then Black must sent the challenge after 2 minutes.
Players are not allowed to have another physical chessboard next to them for extra analysis. No earphones and no headphones allowed.
Players may not play with a chess engine during the tournament.
Players must not get assistance of any sort – we expect fair play and honesty from all players.
The arbiters reserves the right to repair players in the first round due to no-show of opponents. Playing time will be adjusted accordingly, as advised by the arbiter.
The top 5 boards in all sections will be requested to play on Microsoft Teams, their camera must be positioned in such a way that the Arbiter can see the player and their screen).
The other boards may also be requested to play on Microsoft Teams should the Arbiter request player.