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31st Chandigarh Chess Championship 2022 for Men and Women

Date: February, 12th 2022 9:00 am - February, 13th 2022 9:00 am


(Affiliated to All India Chess Federation)


31st Chandigarh Chess Championship 2022 for Men and Women

on 12th and 13th Feb 2022

VENUE: The New Public School Sector – 18 B, Chandigarh


Rs. 700/- (Entry fee will be accepted online through www.chandigarhchess.com)

Note: AICF registration of Rs. 250/- is compulsory for the Year 2021-22. Please register through https://prs.aicf.in/players


Feb 11, 2022. No entry will be entertained after 5 pm on Feb 11, 2021. (No spot entry will be entertained)


The participant should be a resident/domicile of Chandigarh.


Studying in any educational institution located in Chandigarh.


Working in Chandigarh.




No age limits



  1. Reporting time for the first round is09:00 A.M on Feb 12th, 2022. First round will start at 9:30 AM.
  2. Top four men and top 4 women will be selected to represent Chandigarh in the forthcoming MPL Senior National Chess Championship-2022 at Kanpur from 25 Feb to 03 Mar 2022 and MPL National Women Chess Championship-2022 at Bhubaneswar from 25 Feb to 02 Mar 2022.
  3. All participants must be registered with AICF.
  4. The organising committee reserves its right to accept or reject any entry received after due date.
  5. Mere submission of entry does not confirm the eligibility of a participant.
  6. Entry once paid is non-refundable.
  7. Parents and accompanying persons are not allowed inside tournament hall at all times.
  8. By enrolling for the events, the players have to abide by all the terms and conditions of the championship for participation.
  9. All players, parents and accompanying persons should follow COVID 19 protocol guidelines. No one is allowed without mask at the venue.

Rules & Regulations

  1. The tournament will be played under Swiss System.
  2. of rounds and detail schedule will be decided before the start of the first round.
  3. If a player is absent in any round without informing his withdrawal from the tournament will be automatically assumed.
  4. Default Time: Default time for arriving to the chessboard is 15 minutes.
  5. Time Control: The rate of play shall be 60 minutes with an increment of 15 seconds per move from move number one.
  6. Tie Break: Following is the order of tie-break:

(a) Buchholz

(b) Sonneborn Berger

(c) Direct encounter

(d) The greater number of wins (forfeit included)

(e) The greater number of wins by black

  1. Protest: In all cases of disputes and/or Interpretation of the rules the decision of the organising committee (Chandigarh Chess Association) will be final and binding on all players. Protest, if any, against the decision of the organising committee shall be made in writing with a protest fee of Rs. 1000/- within 15 min of the occurrence of the incident. The amount shall be refunded if appeal is upheld by the committee.
  2. The organising committee reserves its right to change or alter the rules, if necessary, without prior intimation.
  3. All participants are expected to maintain silence and discipline in Tournament Hall.
  4. No friendly games or analysis of games is allowed inside the tournament hall.
  5. International Chess Sets will be used.


  1. Vipnesh Bhardwaj – 9814615100
  2. Naveen Bansal – 9417148610


Dr. Vipnesh Bhardwaj

Hony. Secretary


(Chandigarh Chess Association)

The New Public School, Sector 18 B Chandigarh

Dr. Vipnesh Bhardwaj, Naveen Bansal

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