Kuwait Chess Tournament – March 2013

Update 28-02-2013:
Apparently this is not a championship and is a normal tournament to see the level of Kuwaiti players.
Don’t blame me, I just write what I hear. And I was just informed about the change from National Championship to Closed Tournament today.

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There will be a tournament soon for Kuwaiti players to decide who will be on the NATIONAL TEAM.

It will START on saturday 2 March, 2013 at 6:00 PM.

02-03-2013 Last oppurtunity to register is on the day of the tournament, 1 hour before the tournament starts. 02-03-2013

It is open to all Kuwaiti players and the top 6 players will be part of the National Team.

The victor of the tournament will be considered as the Kuwait Champion 2013.

Registration is FREE, however there will be a 10 KD insurance fee to make sure the players continue to play in all the rounds.

Time control is 90 Minutes + 20 Seconds increment.

Rounds: 7 or 9 or Round-Robin (Depends on the # of registered players)

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FOR MORE INFO OR TO REGISTER,

PLEASE CONTACT

KUWAIT MIND SPORTS ASSOCIATION

Secretary, Zeinab Al Fayad.

Her # is 6650-1371

Cheers and Good Luck to All 🙂

Quick Look: The KOC Chess Tournament 2012

Here is a quick summary about the tournament and how to register.

The Kuwait Mind Sports Association is proud to present, under the sponsorship of the Kuwait Oil Company, a Chess and Dama Tournament.

A Few details:

Dates: 25-11-2012 till 5-12-2012 (including 1 rest day and 1 day for closing Ceremony!)

Rounds: 9 (with 1 rest day)

Time Control: 90 Min + 30 sec

Registration: 10 KD

Prizes: 1st= 300KD, 2nd=250KD, 3rd=200KD, 4th=150KD, 5th= 100KD

How to register: you can go to the Kuwait Mind Sports Association in Qadsiya Block 1, Street 10, House 10

For more information, you can call Ms. Zeinab Fayad at 6650 1371.

The Kuwait Chess Team in Budapest, Hungry

Bader Al Hajery, Nasser Al Maqseed, Bader Al Khaldi, Hazaa Al Shurafaa, Ahmad Al Subaei, and Adel Al Amiri, (including Faisal Al Qallaf) are currently in Budapest, Hungry playing in the famous First Saturday Tournament. Here is a picture of the participants who are playing in it now. A more detailed report will be available upon their arrival back to Kuwait.

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Cartoon Network Youth Chess Tournament

A few weeks ago, a small but fun tournament took place for the furture champions of chess. A total of 14 young and brave warrirors participated in the Cartoon Network Youth Chess Tournament.

The sponsors for the tournament are Cartoon Network (of Sharq Co-op) and the Kuwait Mind Sports  Association.

The main coordinator is Zeinab Al Fayad and the arbitor was the Coach, Vladimir Rogovskyi.

The event was held on September 16th till the 18th and there was a total of 9 rounds (consisting of 3 rounds/day).

The time control was 20 minutes per side and there was a total of 14 players. And the players were divided into 2 sections, one for the expierenced and another for the New players.

And without further adew, here are the winners of the event.

Group A: 1) Abdulaziz Raed Faras, 2) Bader Adel Al Amiri, and 3) Mahmoud Faraj

Group B: 1) Yousef Al Shatti, 2) Meshary Al Shatti, and 3) Omar Busheba.

And as a final word, I would like to thank the parents of the young warriors for encouraging the young to play the beautiful game of chess. And we hope everyone enjoyed the event and we hope there will be more of these tournaments soon to come. And here are a few more pictures from the event.

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

 

NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP- -بطولة نادي الالعاب الذهنية لتشكيل منتخب الكويت للشطرنج

بطولة نادي الالعاب الذهنية لتشكيل منتخب الكويت للشطرنج سيقيم نادي الالعاب الذهنية البطولة يوم الاثنين الموافق 9يوليو وستكون جولة واحدة كل يوم وستبدأ كل جولة الساعة السادسة مساء آخر موعد للتسجيل هو يوم الخميس الموافق 5-يوليو

قوانين البطولة 1-سيكون المدرب فيلاديمير هو الحكم الرسمي للبطولة 2-سيعطى كل لاعب ساعة ونصف للوقت مع 20 ثانية لكل نقلة  3-ستقام البطولة بنظام البيرنج السويسري 9 جولات مع استخدام نظام buckels لكسر التعادل.

4-التسجيل اجباري 5-التدخين ممنوع على الطاولات ولكن مسموح في الصالة المفتوحة المجاورة لصالة الطاولات 5-نتمنى وضع جميع الهواتف على الوضع الصامت 6-يخسر اللاعب المباراة اذا تأخر اكثر من ساعه 7-يفصل المدرب في النزاعات ولا يحق لمجلس الادارة التدخل في قراراته 8-يتم اختيار اول 4 لاعبين كمنتخب للكويت والخامس والسادس احتياط 9-يحق لأي لاعب ايقاف الساعة للصلاة مدة لا تتجاوز 10 دقائق

ونتمنى لكم التوفيق يرجى النشر

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE KUWAIT MIND SPORTS ASSOCIATION AT 55605557

The National Kuwaiti Chess Tournament will take place in the Kuwait Mind Sports Building and will start on July 9th, 2012. The last day to register will be on July 5th,2012.

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Rules And Things to Know:

1- The Chess Coach, Vladimir Rogyvskyi, will be the arbiter.

2- Time control will be 90 min + 20 sec increment

3- Tie-breaks will be handled using the buckels system.

4- A total of 9 rounds for the tournament (Swiss-system)

5- Recording Moves will be a must

6- Smoking is not allowed (only is few places)

7- Mobile phones must be shut off.

8- A player who is late more than 60 min, will lose the point on default.

9- The arbiter has final call

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

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

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATIONCONTACT THE KUWAIT MIND SPORTS ASSOCIATION AT 55605557

Good Luck to all

The National Chess Olympics Qualifier (friendly)

Open to all National (Kuwaiti only) Players.

The tournament will start tomorrow evening and will last no longer than a week. 

The number of rounds will depend on the number of players who register.

Location: The Kuwait Chess Federation, Qadsiya, Block 1, Street 10. Right next to 2nd ring road.

If you want to join, make sure you contact Zeinab, the secretary of Kuwait Chess Federation at her number 66993299

Be at the Kuwait Chess Federation before 6:00 PM to be able to register.

And the tournament STARTS TOMORROW!!!

                                                                                

Update: The top 6 players were as follows: 1-Bader Al Hajeri, 2- Bader Al Khaldi, 3- Khalaf Al Azmi, 4- Faisal Al Hamlan, 5- Khaled Hashem, 6- Omran Al Moussawi

The Tournament, due to a few things, was considered a friendly and not an official qualifier. However, the official tournament will be done on July.

 

Final Report: Society of Engineers Chess Tournament 2012 + A Possibility Of Another Tournament

As you all know, the tournament has long finished. And here are a few pictures taken from that last day. Included in the report is the final standings as well.

Place Name Feder Score Wins Progr. Buch. M-Buch.

1 Dennis Poliquit PHL 6.5 5 26.0 27.0 19.0
2 Bader Al-Hajiri KWT 6 6 22.0 27.5 19.0
3 Ferdinand Laming PLH 5.5 5 23.0 32.0 22.5

Places 4-43 (Note: 5 players missed 2 days in a row in the beginning and thus have not been counted)
4 Mario Garanganao PHL 5.5 5 21.0 27.5 19.0
5 Hamdy Mabrouk EGY 5 5 25.0 29.5 20.5
6 Faisal Al-Hamlan KWT 5 4 24.0 28.0 20.5
7 Hamdy El-Okdah EGY 5 4 18.0 25.5 18.0
8 Khaled Hashem KWT 5 3 17.0 21.0 15.0
9 Mustafa Hanano SYR 5 3 15.0 22.0 16.0
10 Basir Cosin PLH 4.5 3 20.5 26.0 18.0
11 Khaled Khan PAK 4.5 3 19.5 25.0 17.5
12 Nizar Kanaan PAL 4.5 3 18.0 28.0 19.5
13 Nathaniel Tinasaie PLH 4.5 3 17.5 22.5 15.0
14 Akram Ali EGY 4.5 3 16.5 24.0 16.5
15 Bader Al-Khaldy KWT 4.5 2 19.0 29.5 21.0
16 Florentino Silao PHL 4 4 20.0 25.5 18.5
17 Mohamed Jaber EGY 4 3 19.0 27.5 19.0
18 Agha Allahverdiyev AZ 4 3 18.0 25.0 18.0
19 Tamer Ateyah EGY 4 3 17.0 26.0 17.5
20 Mohamed Qabazrd KWT 4 2 11.0 18.5 13.5
21 Nasser Al-Maqseed KWT 3.5 3 15.0 21.5 15.5
22 Asfand Yar Khan PAK 3.5 2 18.0 29.0 20.0
23 Sajan Jacob IND 3.5 2 17.0 25.5 17.5
24 Ahmed Emad Aldeen JOR 3.5 2 16.5 27.0 17.5
25 Waheed hilal SYR 3.5 1 17.0 29.0 20.0
26 Hazaa Al-Sharfa KWT 3.5 1 13.5 22.0 16.5
27 Ahmed Al-Deeb EGY 3 2 13.5 26.0 19.0
28 Hamad Al-Motawaa KWT 3 2 13.0 23.5 17.5
29 Abdulmohsen Al-Moshary KWT 3 2 9.0 21.0 15.5
30 Zeyad Al-Abdily KSA 3 1 13.0 25.0 19.0
31 Salah waheed yousef KWT 3 1 8.0 19.0 13.5
32 Abdullah Qureshi PAK 3 0 7.0 19.0 13.0
33 Eid Mohamed Eid EGY 2.5 1 13.0 25.5 18.5
34 Labib Badee SYR 2 2 11.0 20.0 12.5
35 Yousef Ahmed EGY 2 1 10.0 19.5 12.5
36 Bomer Bocobo PHL 2 1 9.0 21.5 15.5
37 Majdy Ghunaim EGY 2 1 8.0 17.0 12.0
38 Hamadah Al-Wakel EGY 2 1 7.0 17.0 10.0
39 Farj Saqer EGY 2 0 7.0 17.5 10.5
40 Vincent Zaulda PHL 1.5 1 6.5 17.0 10.0
41 Herculano Zcarias PLH 1 1 3.0 17.5 9.0
42 Ferdinand Bujay PLH 1 1 3.0 12.0 6.5
43 Joice Varghese IND 1 0 4.0 21.5 15.5

P.S. A tournament might be coming up soon.