Organized by the Myanmar Chess Federation under the auspices of the ASEAN Chess Confederation.
Only players from the ASEAN member Federations can participate.
ASEAN Open Champion will be awarded a 9-game GM norm, in case of tie, up to first three will be given IM Title; similarly, 9-game WGM norm and WIM titles for women will be awarded.
Subject to the number of players, the system shall be between 9 rounds Swiss / Round-robin.
20th December: Arrival
Technical Meeting at 20:00 hr.
21st December: Opening Ceremony - 09:00 hr.
Round 1 - 10:00 hr.
22nd December: Round 2 - 09:00 hr.; Round 3 - 16.00 hr.
24th December: Round 5 - 09:00 hr.; Round 6 - 16.00 hr.
25th December: Free Day
26th December: Round 7 - 14:00 hr.
27th December: Round 8 - 14:00 hr.
28th December: Round 9 - 09:00 hr.
Closing Ceremony - 16:00 hr.
29th December: Departure
Swiss System. FIDE-rated and FIDE-titled. Rate of play: 40 moves in 2 hours, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, all without time increment. Zero Start shall apply.
Trophies will be awarded to the Winners, 1st Runner-Up and 2nd Runner-Up. There’ll be no prize money.
6.1. Registration must be made by National Chess Federations for the registering player.
6.2. Entry Fee for Open Championship (FIDE Rating above 2300)
GMs with FIDE Rating above 2500: Free (but a deposit of US$100 is required)
2401 to 2500 - US$150; 2301 to 2400 - US$200
Note: Each Federation may nominate one player below FIDE Rating 2300 for the Open Championship and it should not be lower than 2200. In case of odd number, the host country has the right to add another player.
6.3. Entry fee for Women’s Championship (FIDE Rating 2100 and above)
FIDE Rating above 2300: Free (but a deposit of US$100 is required)
Note: Each Federation may nominate one player below FIDE Rating 2100 for the Women’s Championship and it should not be lower than 2000. In case of odd number, the host country has the right to add another player.
After 7th December 2018, a late surcharge of US$50 will be imposed.
7.1. For Open and Women, the organizer will provide twin-share room with 3 meals for 1 player (Open) and 1 player (Women) from CACDEC countries.
7.2. The players from the other countries shall have to pay for the rooms of their choice.
US$ 90 US$ 60
8. Playing Venue:
Oattara Thiri Hotel, Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
4th ASEAN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS (OPEN/WOMEN) 2018
Family Name: First Name:
Federation: Gender: M / F (circle one)
Age: Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY):
FIDE ID: Rating: Title:
Room Type: (Single / Double)
Arrival Date: Time: Airline: Flight No.: From:
Departure Date: Time: Airline: Flight No.: To:
Endorsement of Federation: (Name of Responding Official, signature)
Please return this entry form by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org