EUROPEAN ONLINE YOUTH INDIVIDUAL & TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 Open U18, U16, U14, U12 / Girls U18, U16, U14, U12

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EUROPEAN ONLINE YOUTH

INDIVIDUAL & TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020

Open U18, U16, U14, U12 / Girls U18, U16, U14, U12

Dates: 18-20 September

 

OFFICIAL REGULATIONS

TERMS & CONDITIONS

ORGANISER: EUROPEAN CHESS UNION (ECU)

  1. PARTICIPATION

1.1 European National federations have the right to nominate players and teams.

Each Federations has the right to nominate up to 3 players per category:

Open U18, U16, U14, U12 and Girls U18, U16, U14, U12

one team in open and one team in girls’ section.

1.2. European Chess Union has the right to accept and direct entries in case a

National federation does not register players or in special cases.

1.4. Each Team, in open or girls section consist of at least 4 players, competing in each of

the 4 age categories in open or girls’ section. In case a federation cannot consist a team

in the open or girls’ section the players can still compete individually and win individual

titles and prizes. A team is composed from minimum 4 to maximum 12 players.

1.5. Each National federation will appoint one captain/representative for the technical

meeting and any communication during the event.

1.6. The registration/ECU entry fee is 30 euros per player to be paid directly by the

National federation to the ECU Bank account.

1.7. By signing in the tournament, the National federation and participants confirm to have

read and accepted these regulations the terms and conditions of this championship.

 

  1. REGISTRATION

2.1. Registrations are made by the National Federation filling the special

registration form and sent it to eocc@europechess.org

2.2. The players are registered and ranked by their FIDE rapid rating. In case

they don’t have then the FIDE Classic or Blitz rating. The tournament will not be

calculated for FIDE rating.

2.3. Entry fees will be paid by National Federation to the ECU Bank account

Bank: Credit Suisse, Postfach 357, CH-6301 Zug

Account number: 1835105-42

Holder: European Chess Union

National Bank Code: 4835

BIC: CRESCHZZXXX

IBAN Code: CH3604835183510542000

2.4. Deadline for registrations is the Friday 4th September 2020

 

  1. SYSTEM OF PLAY – ADDITIONAL RULES

3.1 Swiss System 9 rounds, 25min + 5 sec per player. Players from the same federation

and age group shall not be paired together the last round.

3.2 Each of the 8 categories is played individually with medals winners. The best 4

collective results (one player per age category with the highest score per team) decide

the team winners and medalists in open and girls’ section.

3.3 Tiebreaks (for individual & team rankings)

(a) Results of direct encounters between the tied players (If all the tied players have

met each other, the sum of points from these encounters is used. The player with the

highest score is ranked number 1 and so on. If some but not all have played each other,

the player with a score that could not be equaled by any other player (if all such games

had been played) is ranked number 1 and so on.),

(b) Buchholz Cut 1,

(c) Buchholz,

(d) The greater number of games played with black,

(e) The Greater number of wins.

3.4 Appeals can be submitted by 15 min after the end of each round by the teams

captains and will be examined only by the end of each day, except otherwise decided

by the Appeals committee. The appeal must be accompanied with a fee of 200 euros

according the article B.11.5 of the ECU Tournament rules.

 

  1. VENUE

 

4.1. All the players compete from the approved tournament halls per country.

Tournament halls selected and installed by federations and local organisers.

Each National federation may select up to 3 venues in 3 different cities which will be

approved by the European Chess Union.

4.2. In exceptional cases of urgent state/local restrictions in cities have been already

selected ECU may except few players from the presence in the playing hall.

4.3. National federation are advised to use cable internet for all players.

4.4. A camera monitoring the playing hall shall be placed in each venue

connected with local Arbiters’ Pc/laptop and central Arbiters Panel.

Local arbiters’ Pc/laptop should be accessible by Chief Arbiter by Remote Control

software. Technical guide will be provided.

4.5. The National health protocols shall be followed in each venue.

4.6. ECU will announce the playing server till end of July.

 

5. SCHEDULE

 

Wednesday

 

 

16-Sep

 

 

Arbiters Meeting

 

 

18:00 CEST

Thursday 17-Sep Technical Meeting 18:00 CEST
Friday 18-Sep Opening Ceremony 14:00 CEST
Friday 18-Sep Rounds 1 15:00 CEST
Friday 18-Sep Rounds 2 17:00 CEST
Friday 18-Sep Rounds 3 19:00 CEST

 

  1. FAIR PLAY RULES

6.1 The playing venues will be observed by local licensed FIDE arbiters. The local

arbiters shall be able to communicate in English language.

6.2 No any electronic device allowed in playing hall, except the player’s PC/Laptop.

6.3 Only Arbiters and players are allowed in playing halls during the rounds.

6.4 Anti-cheating Detection software selected by the ECU

6.5 Players will register and compete with their real names.

6.6 Players have to download and install ZOOM Client for Meetings from the link below:

https://zoom.us/download. Players agree to turn on the „Share my Screen” function

(in ZOOM) during all games. If a player is not logged into ZOOM chat at the

published start time of the match or turns OFF the webcam could result in a loss of

the game.

6.7 Streaming from any broadcast platforms including but not limited to Twitch, YouTube

or other international platforms is not permitted from participants during their

tournament games.

6.8 European Chess Union has the right to change the schedule, update the regulations

or decide for any matter that is not mentioned in the current regulations.

6.9 European Chess Union have no any responsibility to technical problems arising to

players during the games but will be able to pair any player for the next round.

6.10 Players may use except the PC/Laptop and classic chess boards during their play

placing only the moves of the game.

  1. TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS

7.1. ECU will appoint the Chief, Deputy Arbiters and one main arbiter per category

(total 8) for the central Arbiter Panel for the tournament days.

7.2 National Chess Federation will appoint the local arbiters in the venues. The costs

for local arbiters are in charge of National federation or/and local organisers.

The local Arbiters refer to the Chief and Deputy Arbiters of the Championship and

are part of the Arbiters team.

7.3 ECU will appoint the 3-members Appeal Committee.

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  1. TITLES – PRIZES – QUALIFIERS

8.1. The first Team in Open Section is the European Online Team Champion 2020

The first Team in Girls Section is the European Online Team Girls Champion 2020.

8.2. The first Team in Open Section and the first Team in Girls section will qualify (free

hotel expenses for the European Youth Team Championship 2021. Team U18 (4

players), U12 (4 players) GU18 (2 players), GU12 (2 players).

8.3. The first 3 Team winners of each section will be awarded with e-medals as all the

players consisting the team.

8.4. The first Winner in each age category (open or girls) is the European Online Youth

Chess Champion 2020 in the respective category

8.5. The first 3 winners of each category will be awarded with e-medals and will consist

the European National Team (24 players) for team matches against the other

continents (Africa, America, Asia).

8.6. The first 6 winners of each category (48 players) will be awarded with a Training Camp

with Top Tainers (two camps U18 and U14). More details will be announced.

8.7. ECU Certificates will be available for all participants