Championship Regulations 2012

Kuwait National Championship of Chess


Date:  09th July– 19th July 2012.

Place:  The Kuwait Mind Sports Building.

Organizer: Kuwait mind sports association, Kuwait Chess Federation.

Tournament director:  Adel Al Amiri

Chief arbiter: Rogovskyi Vladimir.

Right of participation: Registered players of Kuwait. 

Starting fee: free

Tournament is conducted under the rules of FIDE and regulations of this tournament.

System of tournament:   Swiss system of 9 rounds.

Rate of game:   2x 1,5 h + 20s/move,

Waiting time is 1 (h) in case of late arrival,

Recording moves will be a must, smoking is not allowed (only is few places), mobile phones must be shut off. 

A 10 min break will be allowed (where chess clocks will be stopped) for prayer.

Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution: 1. Number of points, 

2. Buchholz ,     3.S-Berger, 3. Progress, 4. Mutual game,   prizes are not divided.


The top 4 players will be for the national team, while 2 extra players will be under reserves.


Time schedule:  

 1round – Mon., 09.07              6 round – Sun.,15.07

 2 round -Tues., 10.07             16.07 – day off

 3 round – Wed., 11.07.            7 round – Tues, 17.07

 12.07 – day off                        8 round – Wed., 18.07

 4 round – Fri., 13.07                9 round –Thu.,19.07

 5 round – Sat.,14.07


Starting time: 6 pm  sharp


About Khaled

I am a chess fan who would like to see chess grow in Kuwait. I am sure there are a lot of people like me here and this site is for you.

2 thoughts on “Championship Regulations 2012

  1. expatvoices says:

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