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Swieqi Chess Club Leagues - 2024

Dates: 

  • Division 1 - 21st April till 11th August
    Division 2 - 28th April till 18th August
    (Assuming
    9 rounds per division but there can be more games depending on applicants)

  • Around 4 Months with around 9-11 Games 

  • Deadline for Applications is Wednesday 17th April 2024

Time Control:

  • 90 mins / player for whole game +30 secs per move

Info:

  • Games on Sunday at 5pm, each division a round every two weeks 

    • E.g. 21st April Division 1, 28th April Division 2, 5th May Division 1, etc

  • Number of Divisions will be determined based on number of applications

  • Aiming for a single round robin tournament (all players play each other once)  

  • Applicants will be split into divisions based on rating

  • Top 2 players in each Division gets promoted to the higher division in next season

  • Prizes:

    • Prize Money for top 2 of each division;
      200€ for 1st Division Winner & 100€ for 1st Division Runner-Up  
      150€ for 2nd Division Winner & 75€ for 2nd Division Runner-Up

    • Top 3 Division 1 and Winner Division 2 will have the right to represent the Swieqi Chess Club in the Italian Chess League in 2024, with prize and including 5 preparation training sessions at no cost, but travelling and accommodation costs are not included.   

    • Trophies/Mementos for top 3 placed in each division

Entrance Fees:

  • Members ... Juniors 30€, Seniors 35€, Adults 50€, Life 30€

  • Non-Members ... Juniors 50€, Seniors 55€, Adults 70€

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Kids U/12 & U/18 Rapids - April Event

Dates: 

  • Saturday 27th February

  • Under 12s 10:30 - 13:00

  • Under 18s (FIDE Rated) 14:00 - 17:30

Time Control:

  • 10m+5s (10 mins with 5 secs increment per move)

Info:

  • The Students Chess Series consists of one day
    events throughout the year
    played on a Saturday of
    every month

  • Two separate events for U/18 and U/12 respectively, to
    better support the young players at their first
    experiences in a chess tournament 

  • Open to any student under 18 yrs (turn 18 in 2024)

  • Any U/12 can decide to play in the U/18 tournament
    but can only choose one event

  • U/18 Event is FIDE rated

  • Seats limited to 32 players per event

  • Tournament format will be that of a Swiss System

  • Refreshments available on the day.

Prizes:

  • U/18 Event:

    • Top 3

  • ​U/12 Event

    • Top 3

  • Trophies

  • Gift for each participant

Applications:

Entrance Fees:

  • Members ... 5€

  • Non-Members ... 10€

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weekend

Weekend Classical Open / Newcomers 
22-24 March

Dates: 

  • 22-24 March 2024 (5 Rounds)

Schedule:

  • Round 1 Friday 22th Mar at 18:30 (game starts at 19:00)

  • Round 2 Saturday 23rd Mar at 10:30

  • Round 3 Saturday 23rd Mar at 14:00

  • Round 4 Sunday 24th Mar at 10:30

  • Round 5 Sunday 24th Mar at 14:00

  • Prize Giving after Round 5 at around 17:00

Time Control:

  • Classic Time Control

  • 60m+30s (60 mins, with 30 secs increment per move)

Info:

  • Two parallel events, an Open and one for Newcomers

  • Newcomers event is for Under 18s in their first experience 
    in classical chess

  • Open event is open to all chess players

  • FIDE rated 

  • Tournament format will be that of a Swiss System
     

Prizes:

  • Prize Money to be announced before Round 1 starts​

  • Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Places​

  • Mementos for

    • Best U1600 Player

    • Best Junior (under 16) Player

    • Best Female Player

Applications:

Entrance Fees:

  • Junior Members ... 15€

  • Junior Non-Members ... 25€

  • Senior Members ... 20€

  • Senior Non-Members ... 30€

  • Adult Members ... 25€

  • Adult Non-Members ... 35€

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Open Rapid (FIDE Rated)

Dates: 

  • Sunday 18th Feb 10:30 - 14:30

Time Control:

  • 10m+5s (10 mins with 5 secs increment per move)

Info:

  • FIDE Rated

  • Seats limited to 40 players per event

  • Tournament format will be that of a Swiss System

  • Refreshments available on the day.

Prizes:

  • Prize Money for Winner

  • Trophies for Top 3

  • Trophies/Mementos for

    • Best Unrated

    • Best Female

    • Best Junior (under 16) 

Applications:

  • Online Form by following the Apply link​

Entrance Fees:

  • Junior Members ... 5€, Non-Members ... 10€

  • Senior Citizens Members ... 5€, Non-Members ... 10€

  • Adult Members ... 10€, Non-Members ... 15€

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