SCF International Open Tournament in conjunction with 4th World Schools Individual Championships Print
Wednesday, 04 June 2008 14:00

The Singapore Chess Federation, in conjunction with the 4th World Individual Schools Championship to be held in Singapore from 22-31 July 2008, will also organise the SCF International Open Tournament 2008.

Please find details of this parallel event as follows: 

SCF International Open Tournament 2008


1. Organisers

Organized by Singapore Chess Federation from 22nd July 2008 (Arrival) to 31st July 2008 (Departure)

2. Schedule



22nd July

12:00 Arrival of Participants


23rd July

09:00 Technical Meeting at Hotel Royal, Newton Road


23rd July

15:00 Round 1


24th July

15:00 Round 2


25th July

15:00 Round 3


26th July

09:00 Round 4

15:00 Round 5


27th July

09:00 Round 6

15:00 Round 7


28th July

Free Day


29th July

15:00 Round 8


30th July

09:00 Round 9

15:00 Closing Ceremony


31st July

12:00 Departure of Participants

3. Time Control and Format

Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Rate of play will be 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment for every move starting from the first move.

4. Prize Fund : US$ 7,500

1st US$ 2,000; 2nd US$ 1,500; 3rd US$ 1,000; 4th US$ 800; 5th US$ 600; 6th US$400; 7th to 12th US$200 each.

5. Entry Fees to be payable by 15th June 2008 ; thereafter shall be surcharged US$ 50 depending on availability of space.

Rating >2400 free; >2200 US$ 50; >2000 US$ 100; >1800 US$ 150; below 1801 US$ 200.

6. Hotel Bookings:

Players for the Open Tournament are not obliged to stay at the Official Hotels:

However proper booking must be done well in advance and based on availability.

We will not accept any booking on arrival.






Hotel Royal (room & 3 meals)

100 EURO/day

65 EURO per person/day

55 EUR per person/day

Hangout Hotel (room & breakfast)

60 EURO/day

35 EURO per person/day

30 EUR per person/day

7. Playing VenueTeck Ghee Community Club, 861 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, Singapore 569734

8. Entry Fees to be transferred, free of bank charges, to the Singapore Chess Federation:

Bank : DBS Bank Account Number : 001 – 043184 – 6


Bank Address : Shenton Way, Singapore

Account Name : Singapore Chess Federation

Address : 51 Bishan Street 13 #02-01A, SIGC, Singapore 579799


SCF International Open Tournament 2008

22nd to 31st July, Singapore


Official Registration Form



Country :


Name :


FIDE ID: Rating : Title :



Address :



Telephone : Fax : E-mail :



Room Required : Single Twin Triple


If sharing, please indicate with whom:


Arrival Date : Departure Date :





Name of Responding Official (If any) :

Please return this entry form by 15th June 2008 to the following address :


Singapore Chess Federation

51 Bishan Street 13, #02-01A, Singapore Intellectual Games Centre, Singapore 579799


or by Fax to: (65) 6352 9691 (65) 6358 1483


or by E-mail to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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