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    Commonwealth Chess Champs, New Delhi, 25 Jun - 4 July

    Commonwealth Chess Championships 2018
    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 25th June to 4th July 2018
    organized by
    Delhi Chess Association
    Venue: The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, 1, Central Business District, Near Yamuna Sports Complex, Maharaja Surajmal Marg, Delhi-32, INDIA
    AICF Event Code : 181891 to 181898 & 181900 to 181906/ DEL/2018
    Tournament Schedule
    Arrival : 25th Jun 2018 after 12.00 hrs
    Departure : 4th July 2018 before 1200 hrs
    25.06.2018 Inaugural Function 18.00 hrs
    25.06.2018 Technical Meeting 20.00 hrs
    Open Schedule
    26.06.2018 Round 1 15.00 hrs
    27.06.2018 Round 2 15.00 hrs
    28.06.2018 Round 3 15.00 hrs
    29.06.2018 Round 4 09.30 hrs
    29.06.2018 Round 5 16.00 hrs
    30.06.2018 Round 6 15.00 hrs
    01.07.2018 Round 7 15.00 hrs
    02.07.2018 Round 8 15.00 hrs
    03.07.2018 Round 9 14.00 hrs
    03.07.2018 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)}.
    Age Category Schedule (Open & Girls : U-8, U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16, U-18 & U-20)
    26.06.2018 Round 1 09.30 hrs
    27.06.2018 Round 2 09.30 hrs
    28.06.2018 Round 3 09.30 hrs
    29.06.2018 Rest Day
    30.06.2018 Round 4 09.30 hrs
    01.07.2018 Round 5 09.30 hrs
    02.07.2018 Round 6 09.30 hrs
    03.07.2018 Round 7 08.30 hrs
    03.07.2018 Prize Distribution Function 20.30 hrs

    (I have a full prospectus that I can email on request - Kevin)

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    Monster of the deep Kevin Bonham's Avatar
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    There is a call for applications for selection in the current Newsletter, but you have to be quick! Applications close June 5.

    As some people may not be subscribed I also reproduce it below (but without links):

    SELECTION NOTICE - Commonwealth Championships

    25 June to 4 July 2018 New Delhi, India


    The ACF is conducting selections to send 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.


    Players potentially interested in being selected should contact Selections Director Tom Saltmarsh at catowi@internode.on.net by 5 June 2018. Please also copy all applications to ACF Vice-President Kevin Bonham at k_bonham@tassie.net.au. The quick selections method (average of May 2018 ACF and FIDE ratings) will be used.


    Selected players will be entitled to free board and lodging (on at triple share basis), but will have to pay an entry and registration fee.


    Players who have not recently applied must supply all relevant information in Section 5.4 of the ACF Selections By-Laws. Players who have applied for other events recently will be asked to confirm their details. Applicants are also requested to advise whether they wish to participate regardless of whether selected.


    All applicants must retain a copy of all emails they send and are responsible for ensuring that their email has been sent and received by the 5 June 2018 deadline. If an application has not been acknowledged within two days, please call Tom on 0499 996 559.


    All players participating in the Championship must be registered with the organisers by 5 June 2018. A late fee is payable for entries after that date, but no entries will be permitted after 24 June 2018.


    Tournament details and regulations can be found here:


    -Tom Saltmarsh
    ACF Selections Director

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