NCS Online Rapid Chess Championship

Links

SPairings & Results on chess-results.com

Regulations

Dates/Venue/Time Control:

Dates: June 19-20 2021

Playing platform: Chess.com

Time Control: 15min + 10sec/move

Format: 7 Round Swiss NCS Rapid rated

Entry fee/Registration:

Entry Criteria: For NCS members only (yearly or 1-time tournament members)

Entry Fee: 1,000yen (Payment deadline – June 17th)
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Registration: email at registration@japanchess.org

Playing Schedule:

June 19th – 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
June 20th – 10:00, 11:00, 12:00

Prizes:

  • chessmood moodcoins (Great way to purchase GM online courses or lessons!!!):
    1st – 80,000, 2nd – 60,000, 3rd – 40,000
    1st place U1800, U1400, U1000, Women – 30,000 each
  • Amazon Gift Card: 1st 5,000, 2nd 3,000, 3rd 2,000 yen
    1st place for U1800, U1400, U1000, Women – 2,000 yen each
  • Tie-breaks will be used to determine winners. No two players will share the prize. A winner of the open group is excluded from his/her group.

Other information:

  • Make sure your membership is valid in order to play. NCS yearly membership fee is 6300yen for adults, 4200yen for the ages between 19 and 22, 3200yen for 15 and 18 and 2200yen for 14 and under.
  • Be careful when making moves not to have a “mouse-slip! There is no way to take back an erroneous move.
  • It is possible to experience a temporary loss of internet connectivity on your computer. If that happens and you lose the game, unfortunately there is nothing we can do to change the result. Internet problems are generally your responsibility. Please check your connection before the tournament starts. We recommend refreshing the tournament page before the start as well. 
  • Tie-breaks: (1) Buchholz Cut-1, (2) Sonneborn-Berger, (3) Sum of the NCS rapid ratings of the opponents.
  • Fair Play:
    Games are subject to monitoring by chess.com anti-cheating software. Players must abide by chess.com fair play rules.  That means no assistance from any source including chess engines, databases, books, notes, other players, analysis on chess boards etc.  Fair play rulings by chess.com are FINAL. If some cheating is suspected and reported by Chess.com, the player’s game’s result will be deleted and further penalty may be imposed.

Organizer and TD

Organizer:

National Chess Society of Japan

TD:

Akihiro Yamada (registration@japanchess.org)