2009 World Open Chess Tournament Regulations PDF Print E-mail

 

37th Annual World Open.  9 round Swiss, 40/2, SD/1 (4-day option, rds 1-2 G/75, 3-day option, rds 1-5 G/45). 

Under 900/Unr Section plays separate 3-day schedule only, G/45.

 

Bring set, board, clock if possible- none supplied!

 

Ratings:  JULY OFFICIAL USCF LIST USED; FIDE ratings are not used for US players.  Unofficial uschess.org ratings based on 4 or more games are usually used if otherwise unrated.  Unofficial ratings are not used if you have an official rating.  

Unofficial uschess.org ratings based on 4 or more games are usually used if otherwise unrated. 


Unofficial ratings are not used if you have an official rating.

 

Special rules: 1) Players must submit to a search for electronic devices if requested by Director.  2) In round 4 or after, players with scores over 80% and their opponents may not use unauthorized headphones, earphones, or cellphones, or go to a different floor of the building without Director permission. 3) As in all CCA tournaments, writing your move before playing it is allowed, unless you are using an electronic scoresheet.

 
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