IMPORTANT: 9th round shall start at 02:00 PM on 5th August
LIVE: Board one, 9th round 02:00 pm – 5th August 2015
Many thanks to Mr. Syed Zarrar Ali Shah for this electronic board!!
1st August 2015
IMPORTANT: Please do not bring your mobile phone/ any electronic device with you to playing arena which are not allowed even in switched off mode.
Latest updates (29-07-2015)
Seeing the tough competition and excitement regarding the event, Mr. Syed Zarrar Ali Shah has announced an additional cash prize of Rs.35000/ to be awarded to Punjab Champion 2015. The Champion shall be honored to have lunch with Mr. Syed Zarrar Ali at his home where he will receive the additional cash prize.
HOW TO GET FIDE ID:
Players who are registered in Punjab Chess Championship and do not have FIDE ID Number (FIN) are required to please visit the link given below and follow the instructions to get their FIN;
As per Fide “Regulations for Registration & Licensing of Players” a player without FIN can not participate in FIDE rated tournaments. Please apply for your FIN before 25-07-2015. Players with incomplete FIDE profile in any manner may ask for correction/ addition.
All the players are also requested to please check their FIN against their names in the below players list, in case of inaccuracy please contact the organizers.
Last updated – 19-07-2015
Mr. Syed Zarrar Ali has appointed Mr. Waqar Ahmad Madni as director of the tournament who will be responsible for administrative and organizational matters. While Syed Zarrar Ali Shah will be responsible for only cash prizes and venue expenses. He has also endowed him with 17 clocks and 15 sets in person.
It is to inform you that the Punjab Chess Championship 2015 is going to be held as planned. Some people having ambidextrous intention tried to create misunderstanding among the organizers which was timely interrupted. The organizers are in full coordination and working hard to make this event monumental.
Players who have not paid the CFP annual registration fee are advised to pay the fee to the bank account given below not later than 17-07-2015 to avoid any inconvenience.
Updated – 14-07-2015
To produce greater number of Fide rated players from the event, president Chess Association of Punjab, Mr. Syed Zarrar Ali has decided to increase the number of Fide rated players in the event regardless of jurisdiction. All Fide rated players (even above 2199 Elo) are allowed to take part. Players from other provinces shall not be considered for final standing though they may earn the cash prize/s. Now the time control shall be 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move one. First round shall start at 01:00 PM on 1st August. Two rounds each shall be played in next four days (09 am to 01 pm & 03 pm to 07 pm), except last round which will start at 02:00 pm.
Punjab Chess Championship 2015:
From July 01, 2015 all players are required to pay annual registration fee of Rs.1500/ (15$) to Chess Federation of Pakistan. No player shall be allowed to take part in any Fide rated tournament unless he/she is register with Chess Federation of Pakistan. Therefore, All the players who are register for Punjab Chess C’ship 2015 or 2nd PAKCHESS Fide rated Chess Tournament 2015 are required to pay the fee not later than 17-07-2015. In case of nonpayment the player shall be replaced by the first one in waiting list. After making the payment, please send the receipt at “[email protected]”. After this please check your registration status in players list which must be “OK”.
President of Chess Association of Punjab Mr. Zarrar Ali has announced first ever FIDE rated Punjab Chess Championship 2015 with biggest ever prize fund of Rs. 335,000/ (3350$). The Championship shall be held from 1-5 August 2015. The venue shall be Smart Hotel, Liberty Market Lahore. It will be a 9 round swiss league event with a time control of 90 Min plus 30 sec increment from move one. Total number of players is confined to 66. CFP registration is mandatory.
- Fide Tournament Code: 118224
- System of Play: The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 9 rounds.
- Time control: 90 Minutes + 30 sec per move from move number 1.
- Registration: CLOSED
|Punjab Champion 2015||Rs. 100,000/ (1000$) plus trophy|
|Runner up||Rs. 50,000/ (500$) plus shield|
|Second Runner up||Rs. 25,000/ (250$) plus shield|
|4th||Rs. 15,000/ (150$)|
|5th||Rs. 10,000/ (100$)|
|6th to 10th||Rs. 8,000/ (80$)|
|11th to 15th||Rs. 6,000/ (60$)|
|16th to 25th||Rs. 5,000/ (50$)|
|26th to 30||Rs. 3,000/ (30$)|
- Chief Arbiter: Mr. Waqar Ahmad Madni NA ([email protected])
- Deputy Chief Arbiter:
|Opening Ceremony||01-08-2015||12:45 PM|
|Round 01||01-08-2015||01: 00 PM|
|Round 02||02-08-2015||09:00 AM|
|Round 03||02-08-2015||03:00 PM|
|Round 04||03-08-2015||09:00 AM|
|Round 05||03-08-2015||03:00 PM|
|Round 06||04-08-2015||09:00 AM|
|Round 07||04-08-2015||03:00 PM|
|Round 08||05-08-2015||09:00 AM|
|Round 09||05-08-2015||02:00 PM|
|Closing Ceremony||05-08-2015||06:30 PM|
- The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 09 rounds.
- 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move one
- All participants shall receive customized certificate of participation
- Swiss Manager pairing software shall be used
- Ties shall be broken by Buchholz
- All players are required to record their moves.
- Mobile phone must me switched off in the playing hall.
- Players arriving 60 minutes or more after the start of a round shall lose, unless the arbiter decides otherwise.
For any inquiry/ further information please contact;
Mr. Waqar Ahmad Madni at [email protected]
|No.||FIDE ID||NAME||FIDE RATING||CITY||STATUS|
|01||7801270||Waqas Ahmad Ch.||1483||Pakpattan||OK|
|05||7801750||Dr. Murtaza Ali||Faisalabad||OK|
|06||7802030||Iftikhar Ali Malik||Gujranwala||OK|
|08||7801106||Khalid Mahmood Ashraf||Lahore||OK|
|09||7801203||Agha Faisal Khan||Sargodha||OK|
|10||7801068||Mobeen Ud, Din||Lahore||OK|
|15||7801742||Ahmad Sunair Nadeem||Sheikhupura||OK|
|19||7802170||Muhammad Shafique Jnr.||Gujranwala||OK|
|21||7800150||CM Anwar Qureshi||2234||Hyderabad||OK|
|22||7802005||Waqar Ahmad NM||Lahore||OK|
|26||7802013||Umair Ahmad Khan||Islamabad||OK|
|27||7802021||Muhammad Haroon Rafique||Vehari||OK|
|28||7802056||Nazir Ahmad Multani||Multan||OK|
|34||7802269||Muhammad Faisal Mughal||Gujranwala||OK|
|35||7802072||Muhammad Ejaz Butt||Gujranwala||OK|
|36||7802242||Syed Muhammad Ali||Gujranwala||OK|
|38||7802250||Muhammad Iqbal Khilji||Gujranwala||OK|
|40||7802110||Tahir Abdul Qaiyum Khan||Lahore||OK|
|42||7800932||Ehtesham ul Haq||1641||Lahore||OK|
|43||7802145||Muhammad Shahid Mehmood||Chiniot||OK|
|44||7800444||Haroon Ahmad Khan||Okara||OK|
|45||7801041||Asad Ullah Khan||1514||Sheikhupura||OK|
|46||7801998||Mahboob A Khan||Sialkot||OK|
|47||7802200||Mian Muhammad Azam||Sahiwal||OK|
|48||7802048||Tanveer Ahmad Mushtaq||Lahore||OK|
|50||7801262||Aqib Javaid Butt||1425||Lahore||OK|
|51||7801190||Muhammad Haider Ullah Khan||1368||Sheikhupura||OK|
|57||7801866||Mansoor Ahmad Nasir||Chiniot||OK|
|58||7801351||Muhammad Rizwan Durrani||Lahore||OK|
|59||7802226||Dr. Muhammad Yaqoob Khan||D G Khan||OK|
|60||7802277||Muhammad Naeem Khan||Lahore||OK|
|61||7802218||Hakeem Gulam Abbas||Sahiwal||OK|
|62||7801076||Syed Ahmad Ali||2354||Lahore||OK|
*From July 01, 2015 all players are required to pay annual registration fee of Rs.1500/ (15$) to Chess Federation of Pakistan. No player shall be allowed to take part in any Fide rated tournament unless he/she is register with Chess Federation of Pakistan.