2018 Commonwealth Chess Championships in New Delhi

Delhi Chess Association on behalf All India Chess Federation and Commonwealth Chess Association

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Commonwealth Chess Association cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Championship to be held at New Delhi, India from 25th June to 4th July 2018 organized by Delhi Chess Association.

It will be held in Open section, and from under 8 to under 20 for boys and girls.

Venue: The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, 1, Central

Business District, Near Yamuna Sports Complex, Maharaja

Surajmal Marg, Delhi-32, INDIA

Tournament Schedule

Arrival : 25th Jun 2018 after 12.00 hrs

Departure : 4th July 2018 before 1200 hrs

25.06.2018 Technical Meeting 20.00 hrs

26.06.2018 Inaugural Function 09.00 hrs

Open Schedule

26.06.2018 Round 1 15.00 hrs

27.06.2018 Round 2 15.00 hrs

28.06.2018 Round 3 15.00 hrs

29.06.2018 Round 4 15.00 hrs

30.06.2018 Round 5 09.30 hrs

30.06.2018 Round 6 15.00 hrs

01.07.2018 Round 7 15.00 hrs

02.07.2018 Round 8 15.00 hrs

03.07.2018 Round 9 14.00 hrs

03.07.2018 Prize Distribution Function 20.30 hrs

  • Women & Senior categories are clubbed along with Open Event

    {One player will be given one higher prize only, if he/she is eligible

    under category (Senior & Women)}.

    Age Category Schedule (Except U-8 Open & Girls and U-10 Girls)

    26.06.2018 Round 1 09.30 hrs

    27.06.2018 Round 2 09.30 hrs

    28.06.2018 Round 3 09.30 hrs

    29.06.2018 Round 4 09.30 hrs

    30.06.2018 Rest Day

    01.07.2018 Round 5 09.30 hrs

    02.07.2018 Round 6 09.30 hrs

    03.07.2018 Round 7 08.30 hrs

    03.07.2018 Prize Distribution Function 20.30 hrs

    Age Category Schedule (U-8 Open & Girls and U-10 Girls)

    26.06.2018 Round 1 15.00 hrs

    27.06.2018 Round 2 15.00 hrs

    28.06.2018 Round 3 15.00 hrs

    29.06.2018 Round 4 15.00 hrs

    30.06.2018 Rest Day

    01.07.2018 Round 5 15.00 hrs

    02.07.2018 Round 6 15.00 hrs

    03.07.2018 Round 7 15.00 hrs

    03.07.2018 Prize Distribution Function 20.30 hrs

    Prizes: Total Cash Prizes: Rs. 10,00,000/- (approx USD 15000)

    Open (Along with Commonwealth Medals for

    Open/Women/Senior)

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018

Organised by: Delhi Chess Association on behalf All India Chess Federation and Commonwealth Chess Association

  1. No of Rounds : Open Category 9 Rounds, Age category 7 Rounds
  2. System of Play : Swiss League
  3. Schedule : Displayed Separately
  4. Rate of Play : 90 mins per player + 30 sec Increment from move 1
  5. A default time of 15 minutes will be applied. Any player who arrives at the

    chessboard after the default time shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides

    otherwise
  6. Players shall not offer or agree to a draw, before both players have made 30

    moves, without the consent of the arbiter. Three fold repetition draw before 30

    moves has to be claimed to the arbiter.
  7. All FIDE Rules Apply
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