Last updated on 6th May at 04:00 AM.
REPORTING TIME: 08:30 AM
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Chess Federation of Pakistan (CFP) has announced 30th National Chess C’ship 2016 which is going to be held from 5th (arrival)-12th (departure) May 2016. Chess Federation of Pakistan is organizing this mega event in collaboration with Sindh Chess Association at Karachi Gymkhana, club road Karachi. The C’ship will be 11 rounds swiss league event with a time control of 90+30. The C’ship shall be rated by World Chess Federation (FIDE) and will be governed by the latest FIDE laws of Chess. Top five players of the C’ship shall represent Pakistan in 42nd World Chess Olympiad to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from 01-14 September 2016.
Provincial teams will consist of 06 players plus 01 manager entitled to free Accommodation, free entry and TA/ DA. 04 additional players from each province shall be entitled to free Accommodation and free entry only.
Open entry fee is Rs.15000/, although open entrants, officially recommended by respective provincial association/ Department, shall be charged Rs.5000/. Last date for the entry is 26th April 2016. CFP registration is mandatory for all the participants.
Arrival of the teams are on 5th May at 01:00 pm, opening ceremony will be one the same day at 3:30 pm, while managers/ technical meeting will be at 5:30 pm. First round will start at 09:30 am on 6th May. Details of cash prizes will be announced during opening ceremony.
For registration/ further information please contact your provincial association/ department or directly to the Tournament Director, Mr. Wasif Nisar at “[email protected]”