Saturday, October 4, 2008

Asian Junior & Girls Under–20 Chess Championships

All India Chess Federation invites you to the

Asian Junior & Girls Under–20 Chess Championships

organized by
All India Chess Federation

At Chennai INDIA, from 05th to 14th December, 2008


 The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and Asian Chess Federation cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Asian Junior and Girls U 20 Chess Championships to be held at Chennai, India


December 05th , 2008 - Arrival - 10.00.AM.

- Managers Meeting - 03.00.P.M.

- Inaguration - 04.00.P.M.

December 06th, 2008 - Round One - 09.00.A.M.

December 07th 2008 - Round Two - 09.30.A.M.

December 08th 2008 - Round Three - 09.30.AM.

December 09th 2008 - Round Four - 09.30.A.M.

December 10th 2008 - Round Five - 09.30.A.M.

December 11th 2008 - Round Six - 09.30.A.M.

December 12th 2008 - Round Seven - 09.30.A.M.

December 13th 2008 - Round Eight - 09.30.A.M.

December 14th 2008 - Round Nine - 09.00.A.M.

- Prize Distribution - 03.30.P.M.

- Departure - 06.00P.M. Onwards

Age Limit

According to FIDE regulations, only those born on or after 1st January 1988 are eligible to participate in the Championships.


Subject to the age restriction, the following will be entitled to participate in the Championships as per the FIDE Rules under D.VI.07.

a) The players placed 1-3 in the previous Asian Junior and Girls U-20 Championships

b) The reigning champions of Asian Under – 18 and Asian Under – 16 chess Championships.

c) Each Affiliated National Federation from zone 3.1 to 3.6 will have the right to nominate one player to Asian Junior and Girls Under-20 championship.

d) One additional player nominated by the Organizing Federation.

In addition to the above the Organizing Federation will hold a player in reserve to make an even number of participants, if necessary.

If a Federation wishes to have additional players participating, besides those qualified by the normal way and by personal right, they have to obtain necessary permission from the Organizing Committee. A player can participate in the competition only after getting an official consent from the Organizing Federation.

According to FIDE regulations an entry fee of 60 Euros is required for each player, except the defending champion and 120 Euros for any additional player.

Apart from the above, the bank charges, as applicable have to be borne by the participants / participating federation as part of the entry fee.


The Registration Forms shall be submitted to All India Chess Federation to be received before November 15, 2008. A copy of the form should also be sent to Asian Chess Federation and also respective Zonal Presidents.

Travelling Expenses

According to the FIDE Regulation, traveling expenses shall be borne by the participating Federations.

Airport Transfers

 Each participant and accompanying persons must pay Euros 100 as registration which will include the airport transfers from the Anna International Airport, Chennai to the venue and back.

 Board & Lodging

 Participants from countries other than India must stay and dine at the hotels arranged by the Organizers.

 The main participants (those who qualified by the normal way and by personal right) will be provided with free board & lodging.


Each additional participant and each accompanying person should pay Euros 35 per day for sharing a double room plus three meals a day. The tariff for single room plus three meals is Euros 60 per day.


 All payments due to the Organisers on account of registration fee, boarding and lodging expenses and airport transfers must be paid in advance and proof thereof (bank acknowledgment ) must be sent along with the registration


 American Express Bank GMBH

Theodor - Heuss - Allee 80

D - 60036 Frankfurt Am Main, Germany SWIFT  -  AEIBDEFX

Bank Details : Euro Account.

M/s.All India Chess Federation
Indian Bank, Harbour Branch SB.A/c. 432422331

C/o. Indian Bank

Overseas Branch, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India


Entry Visas

 Entry visa will be issued by the Indian Diplomatic Missions in the respective countries while applying for Visa.

 Participants from countries which do not have Indian Diplomatic Missions may contact All India Chess Federation for the grant of Visa at least 45 days in advance.


 Winners of the First, Second and Third places in the Championships (Boys & Girls) will be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals respectively.

 Tournament Regulations

 The tournament will be held in accordance with FIDE regulations (D.VI.07)

The events will be conducted according to the Swiss System, 9 rounds.

The rate of play shall be all the moves in 90 minutes, but for each move a player receives an extra 30 seconds added to his clock time. The games will be played using the Digital clock .

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