Details are as follows:
Date: November 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th 2023
Venue: Cascadia Hotel
The tournament will be FIDE Rated.
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 17th November, 2023 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 November 18th 5:00pm
Round 2 – Sunday November 19th 9:30am
Round 3 – Sunday November 19th 3:30pm
Round 4 – Saturday November 25th 9:30am
Round 5 – Saturday November 25th 3:30pm
Round 6 – Sunday November 26th 9:00am
Round 7 – Sunday November 26th 3:00pm
Pairings will be shown on Chess-Results.
The tournament will be played as a seven (7) 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Players defaulting 2 games will be withdrawn from the tournament.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.