National School Online Chess Championship 2021 by AICF

Port Blair, June 20:  National School Online Chess Championship 2021 will be organised by All India Chess Federation (AICF)  from 5th July to 16th July 2021 with the following tentative schedule.

Under-17  Open & Girls : 05th – 06th  July  2021; Under-15  Open & Girls   : 07th – 08th  July  2021; Under-13 Open & Girls     : 09th – 10th  July  2021; Under-11 Open & Girls   : 11th – 12th  July  2021; Under-09 Open & Girls   : 13th – 14th  July  2021; Under-07 Open & Girls   : 15th – 16th  July  2021.

The games will be played in Rapid mode. Each player shall have 15 minutes for
the game with the addition of 10 seconds per move starting from the first move. The Championship will be played under Fide Online Chess Regulation and the Swiss system. Total nine rounds shall be played.

Only Individuals who are school students and who are Indian Nationals are only eligible to participate in this Championship. Players who are foreign nationals and who
have PIO or OCI card cannot participate.

Only laptop or desktop computer (Only Windows OS will be allowed) are only allowed as playing device. (Mobile phones and tabs are strictly not allowed.)

Internet connectivity is the player’s responsibility. Please ensure you have a reliable connection which you trust. A functioning webcam is mandatory so that arbiters can comfortably see you and your surroundings. Players must be able to scan their playing area using their webcam.

Playing platform: The Virtual playing venue of the championship is located on
the online chess server at https://www.tornelo.com.  in which zoom  is already integrated . The players will be watched by the arbiters through zoom.

Microphone / Speakers: A working microphone & speakers are mandatory. You
must be able to hear arbiters.

Each State Association may enter any number of players in each of the 6
age groups. The player should be a bona-fide student of a school (any syllabus).

Interested players / students may register their names on or before 29th June 2021. For Registration and further details  please contact B. Neelaiah , General Secretary , Andaman Nicobar Chess Associaition @ 9434293379 or email : anchessassociation@gmail.com or visit: www.anchessassociation.com.

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