THE 10th HDBANK CUP INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2020

REGULATIONS

Viet Nam Chess Federation has the honor of inviting your Federation to participate in the 10th HDBank Cup International Chess tournament 2020 held from March 5th to March 13th, 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

  1. Schedule:

March 05th

12:00

Arrival

19:00

Technical meeting

March 06th

08:30

Opening Ceremony

15:30

Round 1

March 07th

09:30

Round 2

15:30

Round 3

March 08th

09:30

Round 4

March 09th

09:30

Round 5

15:30

Round 6

March 10th

09:30

Round 7

March 11th

09:30

Round 8

March 12th

09:30

Round 9

16:00

Awarding Ceremony

March 13th

before 12:00

Departures

  1. Format:

2.1. This is an individual tournament, opening to all players with FIDE ID number.

2.2. Swiss System of 9 rounds. Pairings will be made with Swiss-manager program.

2.3. The time control is 90 minutes for entire game with an increment of 30 seconds for each move.

2.4. The default time is 30 minutes.

2.5. There are two groups of play: Masters category and Challengers category (ratings based on 1st March 2020 FIDE rating list).

2.4.1. Masters Category: Players rated 2200 and above;

2.4.2. Challengers Category: Players rated below 2200.

  1. Prize fund:

3.1. Seventy thousand US Dollars (US$70,000). Prizes shall be awarded:

3.1.1. Masters Category: 1st $18,000; 2nd $9,000; 3rd $6,000; 4th $4,000; 5th $2,500; 6th $2000; 7th $1500; 8th $1000; 9th $800; 10th $800; 11th $600; 12th $600; 13th to 16th $500; 17th to 20th $300; 21st to 26th $200. Best women: 1st $5,000; 2nd $3,000; 3rd $2,000; 4th $1000; 5th $800; 6th $500; Best U16 $250. Best Seniors >60 $250.

3.1.2. Challengers Category: 1st $1,500; 2nd $1000; 3rd $800; 4th $600; 5th $400; 6th $300. Best women: 1st $500; 2nd $300; 3rd $200. Best U12 $200. Best Seniors >60 $200.

3.2. Cash prizes shall be shared equally among tied players.

3.3. For trophies (top 3 standings), ties will be decided by Tiebreak: Direct Encounter, Buchholz, Greater number of Wins, Greater number of Wins with the Black pieces, Rating perfomance.


 

  1. Entry fee:

For all players based on March 1st, 2020 FIDE Ratings list, the entry fee is as follows:

4.1. Free for GM, IM, WGM and players with FIDE Rating of 2500 and above.

4.2. For Masters category, the entry fee is as follows:

Above 2399

$50

2350 to 2399

$75

2300 to 2349

$100

2250 to 2299

$150

2200 to 2249

$200

4.3. For Challengers category: $50 for players rated from 2000 to 2199 and $75 for others.

  1. 5. Venue:

5.1. Venue: 5 stars Rex Hotel Saigon, 141 Nguyen Hue street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.
website: http://www.rexhotelsaigon.com

5.2. The Grandmasters who have ratings above 2700 and Women Grandmasters who have ratings above 2500 will be offered a free return air ticket and hotel room with 3 meals during the tournament.

5.3. The Grandmasters who have ratings above 2550 and Women Grandmasters who have ratings above 2350 will be provided accommodation with 3 meals on a twin room sharing basis during the tournament.

5.4. Other participants will be responsible for their own accommodation with the cost as follows:

          Single room: US$ 100 per person per night with breakfast only.

          Twin or Triple room: US$ 55 per person per night with breakfast only;

  1. 6. Travel:

Players and accompanying person who stay in official hotel will be picked up from Tan Son Nhat airport (SGN), Ho Chi Minh City and taken to the official Hotel by Organising committee.

  1. 7. Entry deadline:

The registration form is enclosed but no later than February 1st, 2020.

Players who send entry later than the deadline above, will be charged double entry fee.

  1. 8. Visa:

Participants who need visas shall apply for visas at the Viet Nam Embassy in your respective country or get E-visa at https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn (please check List of Countries that allowed E-visa issuing). If you have any problems, please do not hesitate to contact us by the following address:

Contact: Viet Nam Chess Federation

Add: 36 Tran Phu street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Tel/Fax: (84-24) 3823 2471

Email: office@vietnamchess.vn

 

 

 

 

 

Nguyen Thi Anh Thu

Viet Nam Chess Federation, General Secretary


 

 

THE 10th HDBANK CUP

INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT 2020

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REGISTRATION FORM

 

 

Family Name:                              Given Name:

 

FIDE ID:                                        FIDE Rating:                      Title:

 

Country:                                       Passport No.:                       Gender:

 

Address:

 

 

Telephone:                                   Fax:

 

 

E-mail:

 

 

 

If hotel sharing, please indicate with whom:

 

 

 

 

 

Arrival Date & Time:                                             Flight number:

 

Departure Date & Time:                                       Flight number:

 

 

 

Please return this entry form to the following address:

Viet Nam Chess Federation

36 Tran Phu St, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Tel: (84-24) 3823 2471 Fax: (84-24) 3823 2471

Email: office@vietnamchess.vn

 

 

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