View Full Version : Commonwealth Chess Champs, New Delhi, 2-10 July 2017

Kevin Bonham
13-04-2017, 11:32 AM
Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of FIDE and
Commonwealth Chess Association

Cordially invite your Federation to participate in the Championship to be held at New Delhi, India from 02nd July to 10th July 2017

organized by
Delhi Chess Association

Venue: Hotel Park Plaza, Shahdara, New Delhi, India.

AICF Event Code : 158407 to 158420/DEL/2017

Tournament Schedule

Arrival : 02nd July 2017 at 12.00 hrs

Departure : 10th July 2017 after 2200 hrs

02.07.2017 Inaugural Function 18.00 hrs
02.07.2017 Technical Meeting 20.00 hrs
Open Schedule
03.07.2017 Round 1 15.00 hrs
04.07.2017 Round 2 15.00 hrs
05.07.2017 Round 3 15.00 hrs
06.07.2017 Round 4 09.30 hrs
06.07.2017 Round 5 16.00 hrs
07.07.2017 Round 6 15.00 hrs
08.07.2017 Round 7 15.00 hrs
09.07.2017 Round 8 15.00 hrs
10.07.2017 Round 9 13.00 hrs
10.07.2017 Prize Distribution Function 20.30 hrs
* Women & Senior categories are clubbed along with Open Event {One player will be given one higher prize only, if he/she is eligible under category (Senior & Women)}.


Entries: Each Commonwealth country is eligible to field one man, one woman, One Senior (Above-60), one Junior Girl (Under-20), one Junior Open (Under-20) player and one open and girl entries each in under-8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 as official entrants. Their boarding and lodging will be provided free in star hotel on triple sharing basis.

Other entrants will have to pay for the boarding and lodging at $100 (Single) and $ 60 (Double sharing) per day. Please note that, the entry fee has to be paid by everyone unless qualifying for a free entry under the ‘Entry fee’ section.


Anyone interested please email me at k_bonham@tassie.net.au and I'll send you the full prospectus.

Selections for the open-age male, open-age female and senior positions will presumably be conducted by the ACF if required. Not sure what the process will be yet so suggest anyone interested email Tom Saltmarsh at catowi@internode.on.net and cc: to me. There may well be an announcement in the next ACF Newsletter.

For any enquiries regarding selections for the junior spots contact the AusJCL.