National Swiss Championship 2022

The winners (Male and Female) will be considered National Champions (Absolute and Women) for 2022.

Details are as follows:
Date: October 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th 2022
Venue: Cascadia Hotel, Conference Room #1

The tournament will be FIDE Rated.
Registration: $150

Payments can be made directly to the TTCA’s  First Citizen’s Account:
Account number: 2016302
Bank: First Citizens Bank
Address: 1 Woodbrook Place

Registration will be taken online up to 14th October, 2022 no later than 9 pm and NOT on the day of the tournament.

Time Control: 90 mins plus 30-sec increment

Default time is 30 minutes for each round

Round 1 – Saturday October 15th 10:00am
Round 2 – Saturday October 15th 4:00pm
Round 3 – Sunday October 16th 3:00pm
Round 4 – Saturday October 22nd 10:00am
Round 5 – Saturday October 22nd 4:00pm
Round 6 – Sunday October 23rd 3:00pm
Round 7 – Saturday October 29th 10:00am
Round 8 – Saturday October 29th 4:00pm
Round 9 – Sunday October 30th 3:00pm

Pairings will be shown on Chess-Results.
The tournament will be played as a seven (9) round Swiss tournament,

Players defaulting 2 games will be withdrawn from the tournament.

1st Place – $2000
2nd Place – $1400
3rd Place – $1000
4th Place – $800 
5th Place – $500 

1st Place – $1500
2nd Place – $1000
3rd Place – $700
4th Place – $500
5th Place – $300 

Tie Breaks: TBD

Flash photography may only be taken in the first 5 minutes of each round unless specified otherwise by the Chief Arbiter. Only the players, media and arbiters shall be allowed access to the playing area unless specified otherwise by the Chief Arbiter.

As long as a game is in progress, a player may talk only to an Arbiter or to his opponent as permitted by the laws of Chess

Appeals procedure: Any protest against the Chief Arbiter decisions must be submitted in writing to the chair of the Appeals Committee within 15 minutes after the completion of the playing session. The protest must be lodged by the player and it has to be accompanied by a sum of $100 as a deposit from the signatory. If the appeal is refused, the deposit will be forfeited. The Appeal Committee’s decisions are final.

Keelan Hunte


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