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6th Johor International Chess Open 2019

           

36th floor Johor Bahru City Square Tower               2nd December – 7th December 2019

Tournament Regulations

• There are two separate tournaments. The  Open for all players and Challenger for players rated below  FIDE rating 2000

• FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations.

• Both will be played using 9 rounds Swiss System, with standard time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment per move.  . The pairing program to be used is Swiss Manager.  Tie Breaks are in the order as follows:  i. direct encounter ii. Buchholz, iii. Sonneborn-Berger, iv. FIDE tiebreak.

• The rounds shall be conducted according to the attached schedule.

• Five minutes before each round starts, the Chief Arbiter shall make the relevant announcements. If any player is not present within an hour after the round is started, he shall lose by default.

• FIDE regulations apply for mobile devices apply – a player is forbidden to have a mobile phone and /or other electronic means of communication in the playing venue.

• Officials and players should be smartly attired at all times while in the playing hall.

PLAYERS WITHOUT A FIDE ID. NO WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Programme / Schedule

Day 1 (Monday, 2  December 2019)

1430   Final Registration

1500   Players’ Briefing

1530-1930 Round 1

Day 2 (Tuesday, 3  December 2019)

0900-1300 Round 2      1530-1930 Round 3

Day 3 (Wednesday, 4  December 2019)

0900-1300 Round 4      1530-1930 Round 5

Day 4 (Thursday, 5 December 2019)

0900-1300 Round 6

Day 5 (Friday, 6 December 2019)

0900-1300 Round 7        1530-1930 Round 8

Day 6 (Saturday, 7  December 2019)

0900-1300 Round 9          1430 Closing Ceremony

Prizes

Entry Fee (RM)

Contact Person:

Mr Steven Tel: +60167202272   Mr Dinesh  Tel:+6014 6115256

Email: johorchess@gmail.com   

20% discount for all early entries before 1st October 2019

Closing Date: 20 Nov 2019

Registration and payment after the closing date incurs the payment of double the entry fee stated above.

Online Registration:

Online registration here. Registration to play is completed only after payment is made.

Payment (by 20 Nov 2019) :

1.  RHB Bank Current A/C No. 20101700234090 (Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor/ Johor Chess Association) SWIFT Code RHBBMYKL 

2.  Maybank A/C No. 001271103730 (Cheong KL)SWIFT Code MBBEMYKL

3.  Singapore DBS A/C No. 019-5-041904 (Cheong KL)

4.  Paypal account – euhong@euhong.net

The evidence of payment to be submitted to johorchess@gmail.com

Accommodation

Players are required to budget for their own board and lodgings, as well as transportation needs. However Hotel rooms at package rate can be arranged through us . You may send your queries to johorchess@gmail.com .   

1. JB Central Hotel: George  +607-2222833

2. Baguss City Hotel Johor BahruAnna  email: sales_2@bagusscityhotel.com

Conditions (Provisions) for titled player (GM, IM):

Hotel rooms (check In 1 Dec; Check Out : 8 Dec)are provided on a twin-sharing basis for the first 20 GMs with rating above 2,400/ IMs with rating above 2,300 that registered online and show confirmed flight details.   In addition the first 5 GMs(rating>2400) with confirmed flight details  will be given RM500 food allowance .

*Category Prizes are given if there are at least 2 participants

The organizers reserve the right to change the rules and regulations without prior notice.

Johor Open Entry Fees & Payment

Entry Fee (RM)

OpenJCA Member 2018Non-JCA Member
GM > FIDE 2400FOC+Twin Sharing Room
IM > FIDE 2300FOC + Twin Sharing Room
Above FIDE 2300FOCFOC
FIDE 2200-2299150250
FIDE 2000-2199250350
FIDE 1800-1999350550
FIDE Below 1800500750
ChallengerJCA Member 2018Non JCA Member
FIDE rated200250
Unrated250350

20% discount for all early entries before 1st October 2019

Registration and payment after the closing date incurs the payment of double the entry fee stated above.

Payment (by 20 Nov 2019) :

  1. RHB Bank Current A/C No. 20101700234090 (Persatuan Catur Negeri Johor/ Johor Chess Association) SWIFT Code RHBBMYKL
  2. Maybank A/C No. 001271103730 (Cheong KL)SWIFT Code MBBEMYKL
  3. Singapore DBS A/C No. 019-5-041904 (Cheong KL)
  4. Paypal account – euhong@euhong.net

The evidence of payment to be submitted to johorchess@gmail.com

JOHOR OPEN RAPID 2019 (FIDE rated)

8 Dec 2019 (7 Round Swiss)

36th FLOOR, Johor Bahru City Square

Time Control: 20 mins to finish

Attendance Deadline 9:30 Those absent by 9:30 will not be paired
Rounds 1 to 3 10:00 – 13:00  
Rounds 4 to 7 14.00 – 18.00  
Awards Ceremony 18:30 Prizes forfeited from absent prize winners
         
Entry Fee is
RM50
Johorean is
RM40        
1st RM2000
2nd RM1200
3rd RM800
4th RM600
5th RM400
6th  RM300
7th to 15th RM200 each

Best rating < 2000 
1st RM200; 2nd RM150; 3rd RM100

Best rating < 1800 
1st RM200; 2nd RM150; 3rd RM100

Best rating < 1600 
1st RM200; 2nd RM150; 3rd RM100

Best rating < 1400 
1st RM200; 2nd RM150; 3rd RM100

Best rating < 1200
1st RM200; 2nd RM150; 3rd RM100
4th to 10th RM60
Whenever possible at least one Johorean shall get a prize in each of the rating category.
Best U12B, U10B, U8B , U12G, U10G, U8G medals

Entry Fee Payment & Dateline is 5th December 2019. The Organizers reserve the right to accept late entries subject to a surcharge of 50% ,and to make changes to the prizes and schedule without prior notice.   Payments to be made to:

1) PERSATUAN CATUR NEGERI  JOHOR / JOHOR CHESS ASSOCIATION – RHB BANK CURRENT A/C: 20101700 234090 (SWIFT Code: RHBBMYKL)

EVIDENCE OF PAYMENT TO BE SUBMITTED TO: johorchess@gmail.com

CONTACT PERSONS:              
1  STEVEN CHEONG steven52s@gmail.com – Mobile: + 60 16 7202272

2. DAT CHESS CENTRE, Abd Hamid Majid aham@pc.jaring.asia – Mobile: + 60 19 3158098

2) Players  may also register online here Online Registration

List of players List of Players

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