JMC Premier Section @ Pinnacle – FIDE Rated (CHESSA/FIDE Rating 1500 and above only)

JMC Premier Section @ Pinnacle - FIDE Rated (CHESSA/FIDE Rating 1500 and above only)


19/02/2022 - 20/02/2022    
08:30 - 18:30


Bookings closed


Pinnacle College Waterfall
11 Candican Road, Barbeque Downs, Midrand

Event Type

Latest FIDE rules will apply.

All Sections will be rated by CHESS SA

It is the responsibility of the player to ensure that he/she is entered
into the correct section. The Organiser reserves the right to move a
player to the appropriate section in accordance with the latest
national rating; the player will be held liable for any additional
portion of the entry fee which might arise due to the move between

The Organiser has the right to move unrated players between
sections at his/her own discretion and to combine or split sections to
maintain the integrity of the tournament.

Only players with confirmed payments will be added to the draw as
published on

No cell phones will be allowed in the playing area except for the TD,
Chief Arbiter, Arbiters and PC personnel.

The Organiser of the tournament and other tournament officials are
not responsible for the safety or property of players or spectators.

The player/parent/guardian gives consent for the player’s name,
surname, gender, race, date of birth to be submitted to the rating
agencies for the purposes of rating the tournament and the rating
agencies displaying it on their respective websites.

The player/parent/guardian gives consent for photo’s to be taken of
the players during the tournament and to be published on our
Social Media pages. Should consent not be given please notify us
before the tournament so that we can notify our photographers.
Tournament organisers reserve the right to move players from
entered sections at their discretion – players so moved will be
notified prior to the commencement of the tournament.
The tournament organisers reserve the right to cancel the
tournament. Players will have their entry fee refunded.

The Wearing of Masks will be compulsory for all players. Face Shields may be
worn together with a mask that covers the nose and mouth.
Sanitising and Hand washing – All players will line up in front of the playing
hall keeping at least a 1m distance between each player at all times and
their hands will be sanitised before they are allowed to enter the venue.
Boards and pieces will also be sanitised before and during the tournament.
Temperature Measurement Station – All players will report to a Temperature
measurement station after their hands have been sanitised – Please arrive at
least 60 minutes before the start time of the tournament to allow enough
time for this. Should a player have an elevated temperature he / she will not
be allowed to play.
Each player must have his / her own small bottle of hand sanitiser with him/
her at all times.
Stringent Social Distancing measures must be followed at all times. All
players will be spaced 1 to 1.5 meters apart. Players must also follow social
distancing rules when entering and leaving the playing venue as well as
when outside on the campus grounds.
Parents / Guardians
All Parents / Guardians will have to wear Masks.
No Parent will be allowed inside the venue.
No spectators will be allowed inside the playing venue. When your game is
completed, you must leave the playing venue. Parents may sit outside.
Before the Tournament: Parents / Guardians are requested to check the
symptoms of the player/ players for any of the following:
Fever (Elevated temperature above 37.5 ºC)
Dry Cough
Shortness of breath
Sore Throat
Should any of the above symptoms be apparent, parents/ guardians
are requested to let us know immediately and to withdraw the player
/ players from the tournament for their own as well as the safety of
the other participants.
Disclaimer: The building and grounds of the
School/Venue will always be a smoke and alcohol-free
zone. Any individual smelling of alcohol will be removed
from the premises.

(Premier & B ONLY)
Round 1: Saturday 19 February 8:30 – 11.30
Round 2: Saturday 19 February 12:00 – 15.00
Round 3: Saturday 19 February 15:30 – 18.30
Round 4: Sunday 20 February 8:30 – 11.30
Round 5: Sunday 20 February 12:00 – 15.00
Premier Section
1 st Place R2500
2nd Place R1500
3rd Place R1000
4th Place R750
5th Place R500
Top 3 prizes guaranteed, other prizes depend on number of entries

Tie Breaks
Direct Encounter.
Buchholz cut 1
Share the prize (if completely equal)



Bookings are closed for this event.

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