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From 10th to 16th December 2009
In Kurunegala
Sri Lanka

Ethugalpura Chess Challenge
International Rating Chess Championship 2009


With the vision of Chess Federation for bringing International Chess Events to all parts of the country, we have decided to hold the 1st International Rating Chess Championships 2009 in Kurunegala from 10th (arrival) to 16th (Departure) December 2009 with a total prize fund of Rs. 125,000//= cash and another equipment Rs 30,000/ worth.

Venue: Will be informed, but in Kurunegala.

Schedule:
10th December - Arrival
11th to 14th December - Round 1 to 8
15th December - Round 9 and Awarding Ceremony
16th December - Departure

Eligibility: Open for all

Prizes:
Champion - Trophy, Gold Medal & Rs. 25,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & Rs. 15,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 10,000/=
4th to 10th - Rs. 5,000/= each
11th to 15th - a tournament Chess Board and a set each

Best Girls
Champion - Trophy, Gold Medal & Rs. 8,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal, & Rs. 4,000/=
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & Rs. 2,500/=
4th & 5th - a tournament Chess Board and a set each

Best Unrated Player
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 4,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & a tournament Chess Board and a set.
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & a tournament Chess Board and a set.

Best Under 15 Boys & Girls separately
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 4,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.

Best Under 12 Boys & Girls separately
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 4,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.

Best Under 10 Boys & Girls separately

Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 4,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.

Best Player - Rating category 1800 to 2000
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 4,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.

Best Player - Rating category less than 1800
Champion - Gold Medal & Rs. 4,000/=
1st Runner up - Silver Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.
2nd Runner up - Bronze Medal & & a tournament Chess Board and a set.

All amounts are in Sri Lankan Rupees.

All participants will be provided with certificates.

Accommodation: All foreign players with an ELO rating will be provided accommodation with three meals. All foreign unrated players will be given accommodation only.

Travel Grant
GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs, over 2250 ELO will be given a travel grant of Rs. 15,000/=

Entries
Dead line for entries is 8th December 2009 to the undersigned. May hand over the entries with relevant fee to the following regional officials

1. RS Kalugampitiya, (Kandy)
2. Nissanka Abeykoon (Kandy)
3. GC Anuruddha (Kandy)
4. Jagath Ketalawala
5. Verochana Perera (Kurunegala)
6. Gihan Dinesh (Galle)
7. Rajiv Thilakaratne (Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa)

Entry Fee
All title players and rating above 2200 are free.
All Rated players having a rating less than 2200 and above 2000 : Rs. 500/=
All Rated players having a rating less than 2000 and above 1800 : Rs. 1,000/=
All Rated players having a rating below 1800 : Rs. 1,500/=
Unrated players : Rs. 2,500/=
Late fee of Rs. 500/= will be charged for the entries received after 8th of December 2009. This applies even for rated players, whom only are allowed to do registration even via Email

All Inquiries & entries to:

Mr. Luxman Wijesuriya

Chairman, Organizing Committee,
107/6, Piyadasa Sirisena Mawatha,
Colombo 10.
Telephone : 0715397829
Fax : 0112650622
Email - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Be a part of this historical Chess event!

Luxman Wijesuriya
Chairman, Organizing Committee
 
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