Jebel Hafeet 1st International Open in Al Ain, UAE Print
Friday, 10 August 2012 13:27

The Al Ain Chess Club has the honor to invite all chess players to participate in the Jebel Hafeet 1st International championship 2012 scheduled 23-30 August 2012 at the Al Ain Chess Club in Al Ain, UAE. Download regulations.

The Tournament is open to all chess players. FIDE Rules apply including requirement for players to record moves. Tournament will be submitted for FIDE rating.

Time Controls: 90 Minutes with 30 Seconds increment per move

Tournament System: 9 Round Swiss System (Accelerated till round 5)


Opening Ceremony 17:00 Thursday 23 August 2012

First Round 17:30 Thursday 23 August 2012

Second Round 17:30 Friday 24 August 2012

Third Round 10:00 Saturday 25 August 2012

Fourth Round 17:30 Saturday 25 August 2012

Fifth Round 17:30 Sunday 26 August 2012

Sixth Round 17:30 Monday 27 August 2012

Seventh Round 17:30 Tuesday 28 August 2012

Eighth Round 17:30 Wednesday 29 August 2012

Ninth Round 17:30 Thursday 30 August 2012

Closing Ceremony 21:30 Thursday 30 August 2012

Prizes (Total 10000 Dirhams):

1st Cup+GoldMedal+2000 Dirhams

2nd Silver Medal+1500Dirhams

3rd Bronze Medal+1250Dirhams

4th 1000Dirhams

5th 750 Dirhams

6th 600 Dirhams

Best Woman GoldMedal+500 Dirhams

Best Local Man 400 Dirhams

Best Local Woman 400 Dirhams

Best U 14 Boy 250 Dirhams

Best U 14 Girl 250 Dirhams

Best U12 Boy 200 Dirhams

Best U12 Girl 200 Dirhams

Best U10 Boy 150 Dirhams

Best U10 Girl 150 Dirhams

Best U8 Boy 100 Dirhams

Best U8 Girl 100 Dirhams

Alain Best Boy 100 Dirhams

Alain Best Girl 100 Dirhams

Prizes will not be shared among tied players but determined by tie break.

It is not allowed to make draw agreement before 30 Moves!

The default time is 30 Minutes after start of the round!

Tie Break System: 1- Direct Encounter; 2 - Buchholz Cut 1; 3- Buchholz Cut 2; 3- Sum
of Buchholz 4- Sonneborn-Berger 5- Progressive Score.

Chief Arbiter: IA Saeed Al Taher

Tournament Director: Tariq Al-Taher

Send registration information by Fax to 03-7633362; E-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; or by SMS to 050-6649280 till 20:00 of Wednesday 22 August 2012


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