Chess.com India's Bihu Celebration Blitz Tournament for North East India
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Chess.com India's Bihu Celebration Blitz Tournament for North East India

Rakesh
IM Rakesh
Apr 12, 2019, 6:08 AM |
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Chess.com India's Bihu Celebration Blitz Tournament for North East India!

Chess.com India celebrates Bihu with a FREE tournament with Cash Prizes and Memberships ONLY for North East India players.

  • Tournament Schedule and Format
    The tournament format is a 9-round Swiss with a time control of three minutes  per player sudden death finish . The tournament begins at 5pm IST on Tuesday, April 16th and is expected to go on for about 2 to 2.5 hours.

Date - 16/04/2019
Time - 5pm INDIA time
Place - https://www.chess.com/live#t=1055976 (Tournament link)

NO Entry Fees!
*There is Free entry for all players (NORTH East India players only)
Deadline for registration is 4pm IST on April 16th, 2019. 
**Please ensure that you have a valid Chess.com id 

Registration
STEP 1:  Request to Join the club ~  https://www.chess.com/club/chess-com-indias-bihu-celebration-blitz-tournament-for-north-east-india (Players who have Not joined this club won't be allowed to play)

Step 2: Go to the Tournament Link ~ https://www.chess.com/live#t=1055976 and click on Join at the top right of the page. You can join the event anytime on 16th April, between 4pm to 4:59pm. 

Step 3:
  After joining, Do NOT close the page. You're advised to be on www.chess.com/live and the tournament link atleast 15 minutes before the start of round 1.
Warning! If you're not on the tournament page, you may be forfeited.

For additional queries contact:
Ravi Kant Tiwari ~ +91 7896558141 (Tournament Coordinator)
IM Rakesh Kulkarni ~ rakesh@chess.com (Tournament Director)

  • Prizes
     Cash prizes of ₹4,000 divided into 6 prizes. In addition to those, there are Memberships worth US$ 600 are up for grabs.
Rank  Cash Prize in INR
1st 1,000
2nd 800
3rd 700
4th 600
5th 500
6th 400

 Rank Membership Prizes
Best Under 20 (1 Boy & 1 Girl)  3 months Chess.com Diamond Membership each
Best Under 18 (1 Boy & 1 Girl)  3 months Chess.com Diamond Membership each
Best Under 16 (1 Boy & 1 Girl)  3 months Chess.com Diamond Membership each
Best Under 13 (1 Boy & 1 Girl)  1 year ChessKid Gold Membership each 
Best Under 10 (1 Boy & 1 Girl)  1 year ChessKid Gold Membership each 
Best Under 07 (1 Boy & 1 Girl)  1 year ChessKid Gold Membership each 
Best Woman Player  3 months Chess.com Diamond Membership


Note:
Each 3 month Chess.com Diamond Membership = INR 3000 approx
Each 1 Year "ChessKid" Memberships = INR 3500 approx
One Player can win one prize only

  • Tournament Rules
  1. You must have a Chess.com id. 
  2. Only NORTH EAST INDIA Players can participate. Organizers reserve the right to reject any player without giving any reason. 
  3. Tournament will be conducted as a 9 round Swiss with 3 minutes per player sudden death finish.
  4. Chess.com is not responsible for the internet or network issues of ANY player. Please note, you might be forfeited if you have a faulty Internet connection or lose internet.
  5. The provisional standings of the tournament will be displayed immediately after the last round but the final rankings will displayed after a thorough check is completed for all the games played.
  6. Once final standings are determined, players will be contacted by staff and the payments will be done by Bank transfer.
  7. Every participant agrees to abide by the rules and site policies found at chess.com/legal and that you will cooperate fully with Chess.com's fair play detection team. 
  8. Should your play be found suspicious to warrant playing for cash prizes, you maybe removed from the tournament while it is in progress.

  9. If your account is further convicted of fair-play violations, your account will be closed and you will be subject to Chess.com's private proceedings. You can find more information on Chess.com Fair Play and Cheat Detection methods.
    Happy Bihu to everyone and Best of Luck to everyone!