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    Fourth Asian Schools Chess Festival

    I have been asked by Luxman Wijesuriya to post the following

    The 4th Asian Schools Chess Festival will be held in
    Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8th to 15th December 2008.

    Categories for Open & Girls under 7, 9, 11, 13 & 15

    2. Participation

    2.1 Invited Players - Each National Federation can enter one (1) player in each of the under 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15 (open and girls) categories, totalling a maximum of ten (10) invited players.

    2.2 Additional Players - Additional (extra) players can also be registered.

    2.3 In order to ensure proper tournament standards, all invited players and all additional (extra) players must submit their registration through their national federations not later than Thursday, the 20th November 2008 (registration deadline).

    2.4 The players should be below the respective age group on or before 1st January 2008.

    3. Entry Fees

    3.1 An Entry Fee of US$ 75 is required for each Invited Player. Their National Federation must send this amount to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

    3.2 For each Additional (extra) player, an Entry Fee of US$ 150 is required. Their National Federation must also send this amount directly to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

    4. Registration and Travel conditions

    4.1 Entry forms must be filled from the National Federations and returned to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka not later than Thursday, the 20th November 2008. This date is the registration deadline.

    4.2 The complete registration form must include the surname/s, first name/s, FIDE ID number, FIDE rating and title, and passport number of each player and each accompanying person. It must also include the name and telephone/e-mail/fax number of the Delegation chief and of the person in charge in the Federation. A copy of the passport of all participants should be send along with the entry form.

    4.3 All travel expenses must be paid by the participants or their National Federation.

    4.4 Every player (Invited or Additional) and every accompanying person has to pay to the Organizing Committee the amount of Euro 100 as Registration Fee at the moment of their registration (not later than Thursday, the 20th November 2008). This payment is obligatory for all and its prepayment represents a confirmation for their participation.

    4.5 The above amount of Euro 100 includes registration badges and bus transport from the airport to the official hotel (8th December) with return on the departure day (15th December).

    4.6 At the moment of registration (not later than 20th November) the above amount of Euro 100 must be transferred, free of bank charges, to the following bank account of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka :Bank Account: BANK: Nations Trust BankACCOUNT NUMBER: 502100005228.BANK ADDRESS: Mt. Lavinia, Sri Lanka. ACCOUNT NAME: Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

    4.7 Players will not be paired until all payments of their federation have been fulfilled.

    4.8 Players will not be paired if they don’t arrive at the Official Hotel at least one hour before the Technical Meeting.

    5. Hotel - Playing Venue

    5.1 Accommodation and full board will be provided in Grand Oriental Hotel, a 3-star hotel in Colombo leased by the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

    5.2 All participants and all accompanying persons are obliged to lodge at Grand Oriental Hotel. Bookings of this Hotel for the event should be done through the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka only.

    5.3 All Invited players, one player per country in each category and a manager is entitled for free Board and lodging for 7 days starting from 8th December 2008 at the Official Hotel. No replacement from other categories can be made in case of if there is no official player in one category. All additional players and all other accompanying persons should pay the cost for board and Lodging (with breakfast, lunch & dinner) per person per day as given below:

    Type of Room Amount per person
    Triple sharing Euros 30
    Double or Twin sharing Euros 35
    Single Euros 50

    5.4 Hotel payments for ALL players and accompanying persons must be made on arrival in Sri Lanka or in advance to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka. No future payments of hotel bills will be accepted.

    5.5 Penalty for Late Entries: After 20th November 2008, all applications will be subject to a penalty of Euros 100 to be paid to the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka.

    5.6 The playing venue : Grant Oriental Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    6. Playing Schedule8th December 2008 :

    Arrival of Delegations 9th December 2008:
    Technical Meeting – 0900 hour; Opening Ceremony and Round 1 – 1500 hour; 10th December 2008:
    Round 2 – 0900 hour; Round 3 – 1600 hour11th December 2008:
    Round 4 – 0900 hour;
    Round 5 - 1600 hour 12th December 2008 :
    Round 6 – 0900 hour; 13th December 2008:
    Round 7 – 0900 hour;
    Round 8 - 1600 hour 14th December 2008 :
    Round 9 – 0900 hour;
    Closing Ceremony - 1530 hour 15th December 2008: Departure

    7. Format

    7.1 The Championships will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds.

    7.2 Rate of play will be 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment for every move played.

    8. Prizes

    8.1 Medals will be awarded to the top 3 players in each category. Additional prizes will also be awarded depending on the number of participants in each category.

    8.2 In each category, subject to number of participants, team medals may be awarded to the top 3 countries taking into consideration the final ranking (after tie-break) of the 2 best results from each country. Countries with less than 2 players will not be considered for these team medals.

    9. Tournament BulletinOne bulletin per round will be entitled for a contingent. Extra sets will be on sale.

    10. Contact of the Organising Committee Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya, Secretary, Organising Committee, Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, 107/6, Piyadasa Sirisena Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka. Telephone : 009411 2650666 Mobile : 009471 5397829 Fax: 009411 2650622 E-mail: godigamu@yahoo.com

    In case of Emergency, please feel free to contact:Mr. Malinda Seneviratne, Chairman, Tournament Committee, CFSL - 009411 236821711. Visa Information Visa is on arrival for most of the countries. However, Participants needing visa are requested to contact the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka before 20th November 2008. Invitations for visas will only be provided after the payment of registration fee and who are accommodated in the official hotel.

    12. Any matter not mentioned in the Regulations above shall be decided upon, if necessary, after consultation with the Asia Continental President.

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    Fourth Asian Schools Chess Festival

    4th ASIAN SCHOOLS CHESS FESTIVAL
    Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8th to 15th December 2008

    Registration Form by Player
    (Please submit separate entry forms for each player or accompanying person)


    Federation :
    Name of Player :
    Open 15 13 11 9 7
    Girls 15 13 11 9 7
    Title ID Number Passport No. Validity
    FIDE Rating ID Number Passport No. Validity
    Nationality Place & Date of Birth Rooming: Single Twin Triple


    Name of Accompanying person (1) Male Female
    Passport No. Validity
    Nationality Place & Date of Birth Rooming: Single Twin Triple


    Name of Accompanying person (2) Male Female Passport No. Validity
    Nationality Place & Date of Birth Rooming: Single Twin Triple


    Flight Details
    Arrival Date : Arrival Time :
    Arriving From : Flight No. :

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    Fourth Asian Schools Chess Festival

    4th ASIAN SCHOOLS CHESS FESTIVAL
    Colombo, Sri Lanka, 8th to 15th December 2008


    Registration Form by Federation



    Federation :
    Address :Telephone : Fax : E-mail :


    CATEGORY INVITED EXTRAS TOTAL
    Girls U15
    Girls U13
    Girls U11
    Girls U-9
    Girls U-7
    Open U15
    Open U13
    Open U11
    Open U-9
    Open U-7
    Accompanying Person


    Name of Responding Official :
    Please return this entry form by 20th November 2008 to the following address :Chess Federation of Sri Lanka,107/6, Piyadasa Sirisena Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka.or by Fax to: 009411 2650622

    or by E-mail to: godigamu@yahoo.com

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