COVID-19 Related News

2020 Calendar

lichess.org online chess tournaments
(It will start soon!)

All NCS tournaments currently scheduled until the end of June are cancelled or postponed.
(The Hyogo in Kobe is also cancelled)

See “2020 Qualifying Tournaments”

And “2020 Calendar”

Japan Chess Championship to be postponed.  
Postponement of Japan Chess Championship

FIDE 44th Chess Olympiad has been postponed to 2021.
Letter from FIDE on Olympiad

Asian Chess Federation Postpones All Events

Guide lines

We ask participants to follow the guidelines below. 

These guidelines are to be followed for the safety of players and others.
(1) Wear a mask or a face cover inside the venue
(2) No handshaking
(3) No analyzing of games in other rooms is allowed
(4) Sanitize hands upon entering the venue
(5) If asked to have the temperature checked and if it is above 37.5℃, the player is requested to leave immediately. The player’s game will be recorded as 0F

*By registering for this event, you agree to the above rules and guidelines

The organizers will follow these guidelines:
(1) Open windows regularly to air out where possible
(2) Sanitize all equipment after each round
(3) No observers to be let inside the venue