- The tournament will be a 5 round Swiss tournament on the Lichess platform.
- Time control is 30/30
- Pairings will be done manually using the Swiss Manager system and will be published on Chess-Results as well as a tournament WhatsApp group
- In each round, the player on white must issue a challenge to their opponent on black.
- 1st round Starts at 9.00 am sharp
- All players must be logged into Lichess no later than 8.30am
- Players must not log out of the tournament and must be committed to play all 5 rounds.
- Players must not get aid of any sort – we expect fair play from all players and to use their own ability. Cheating is monitored by Lichess.org The Fide sanctions for cheating or breaching the “Fair Play Policy” are:
- Revocation of titles and sport results.
These sanctions could be enforced by Chess SA and we will report any suspicious behaviour. PLAY FAIR.
- Pairings will be done manually and all regulations in respect to using computer assistance will be strictly monitored.
- Any person found guilty of cheating will be banned from participating in future events.
- The organizers reserve the right of admission to this event.
- The organizers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this event should they consider this necessary
- Tournament will not be rated.
- Entry closing date: 11th September 2020 @ 19:00. No late entries will be accepted.
- Entry fee is R50 per player. Payment is made through the Chesshub booking platform via Payfast
- No Refunds if players do not join from the start or are disconnected during the tournament. This includes an inability to play due to load shedding.
- Before you start the entry procedures, you need to sign up with Lichess.org if you do not already have a Lichess account. There is no cost involved in obtaining a Lichess account.
Bookings are closed for this event.