COVID-19 Guidelines

OTB tournaments are finally back but with it comes some new guidelines to make sure everyone’s safety. Before you sign up for a tournament, please read the regulations especially on COVID-19 guidelines to make sure you follow these guidelines. You may be asked to leave or not enter the venue if you do not follow these guidelines. Also, there will be no analysis room at “Japan Chess Classic”. If you are not participating but were thinking of coming to observe, we kindly ask you not to do so. We are not allowing observers to come into the venue without permission from NCS. Please contact NCS beforehand. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Below are the COVID-19 guidelines in the regulations for “Japan Chess Classic”.

These guidelines are to be followed for the safety of players and others.

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 you are at all unwell or have any flu-like symptoms, please contact NCS immediately and stay home and do not come to the venue.
(6) 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
(2) Sanitize all equipment after each round
(3) No observers are allowed inside the venue without permission