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Friday, 28 Aug 2020 13:55
FIDE announces Online Olympiad for People with Disabilities


 

The International Chess Federation is pleased to announce the FIDE Online Olympiad for People with disabilities, to be held between November 20 and December 3, 2020. 

This is a team competition, played on four boards, where at least one of the players has to be a woman. 

The event will consist of two stages. The first one is a 7 round Swiss System, from which the best 4 teams will qualify to play a double-round semifinal (November 29-30). The two best teams will advance to the finals, while the two others will compete for third prize. 

The time control in all stages is 25 minutes + 10 seconds. 

Each member Federation is entitled to register between one and four teams, depending on the number of players with disabilities that are members of that federation. Please note that all participants have to be previously registered in the directory of players with disabilities at the DIS website.

Up to 50 players: 1 team 

Between 50 and 75 players: 2 teams 

Between 76 and 100 players: 3 teams 

101 or more players: 4 teams

Registration should be done by October 20, 2020, using the online form at the website of the FIDE Commission for the Disabled: dis.fide.com

Tournament regulations (pdf)

Complete schedule:

October 10-15

 

Zoom meeting with Captains by Chief Arbiter and OC

November 10-15

 

Zoom meeting with Captains by Chief Arbiter and OC

 

 

 

November 20

CET 15:00

Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

November 21

CET 15:00

Round 1

November 22

CET 15:00

Round 2

November 23

CET 15:00

Round 3

November 24

CET 15:00

Round 4

November 25

CET 15:00

Round 5

November 26

CET 15:00

Round 6

November 27

CET 15:00

Round 7

 

 

 

November 28

 

REST DAY

November 29

CET 15:00

Round 1 Semi-final

November 30

CET 15:00

Round 2 Semi-final

November 30

 

Tie-Break (if necessary)

 

 

 

December 1

CET 15:00

Round 1 Final and for 3 places

December 2

CET 15:00

Round 2 Final and for 3 places

December 2

 

Tie-Break (if necessary)

 

 

 

December 3

CET 15:00

Closing Ceremony