Thursday, 7 December 2017

Are you a passionate chess player? This could just be for you. Register for The Hindu In School Chess Competition 2017 to be held across cities.

GENERAL INFORMATION & RULES

Entry Fee:Rs. 150

Categories:Under 9, 11, 13 and 15 for boys and for girls

  • Spot registrations are allowed
  • Prizes will be distributed at the venue the same day
  • The tournament will be played on Swiss League-basis under the latest FIDE Rules


  • Players must bring their own chess sets, and if available, chess clocks.

  • Every participant will receive a Participation Certificate.

    Winners will receive awards along with Merit Certificates.


    How to Participate
    You may register online at the event website. 
    Students who have completed the online registration should bring a printout of the confirmatory email received from The Hindu along with their school identity card.

    Details of Venues

    TAMILNADU: CHENNAI, PUDUCHERRY, COIMBATORE, MADURAI, TIRUNELVELI, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI, SALEM

    TELENGANA: HYDERABAD,   KARIMNAGAR,   WARANGAL

    ANDHRA PRADESH:  VISAKHAPATNAM,   RAJAHMUNDRY,  VIJAYAWADA,   GUNTUR

     KERALA: TRIVANDRUM, KOCHI, KOZHIKODE

    KARNATAKA: BENGALURU, MYSORE, MANGALURU, SHIMOGA, HUBBALLI

    REST OF INDIA:  NEW DELHI, MUMBAI, KOLKATA

    Schedule of Competitions available now

    KOCHI

    Date: December 9; Saturday

    Venue: Udyan Convention Centre

    Address: Vennala, Kochi

    Time : Registrations begin at 8.30 a.m.

    Contact Details:
    Sandhya Varma – Ph: +91 9847042608

    Sponsors

    Presented By: Thyrocare

    Knowledge Partner: Arrow Publications

    In aegis of: Chess Association Kerala (affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

    Prize distribution at 4.30 p.m.


    KOZHIKODE

    Date: December 9; Saturday

    Venue: Malabar Christian College Auditorium

    Address: Near Government HSS Nadakavu, Kozhikode

    Time : Registrations begin at 8.45 a.m.

    Contact Details

    Nirmaldas, secretary, AKCA – Ph: +91 8921534470; The Hindu -

    04952762201, 04952762202, 04952760763

    Chief guest: Dr. Meharoofraj T.P. (Doctor, writer and musician)

    Sponsors

    Presented By: Thyrocare

    Knowledge Partner: Arrow Publications

    In aegis of: Chess Association Kerala (affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

    Regional Partner: Malabar Christian College

    Snack Partner: Regal Bakes, Gandhi Road, Kozhikode.

    Prize distributionfrom 4 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.


    MYSURU

    Date: December 9; Saturday

    Venue: University Lions Hall

    Address: Behind University Oval Athletic Grounds, Mysuru

    Time : Registrations begin at 9 a.m.

    Contact Details

    Samuel Pushparaj – Ph: +91 9902210678

    Chief Guest: M.S. Thejkumar, the first Grand Master from Karnataka

    (Live Rating 2500).

    Sponsors

    Presented By: Thyrocare

    Knowledge Partner: Arrow Publications

    In aegis of: Mysore District Chess Association (affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

    Venue Partner: Mysore District Chess Association

    Regional Partner: Learners PU College, Mysuru

    Snacks Partner: Sudha Groundnuts

    Prize distributionat 4.30 p.m.


    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

    Date: December 10; Sunday

    Venue: Saraswathi Vidyalaya, Vattiyurkkavu, Thiruvananthapuram

    Time: Registrations begin at 8.30 a.m.

    Contact Details

    D. Sreesagar – Ph: +91 9446394949

    Sponsors

    Presented By: Thyrocare

    Knowledge Partner: Arrow Publications

    In aegis of: Chess Association Kerala (affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

    Venue Partner: Saraswathi Vidyalaya

    Snacks Partner: Cafe Alchemy by Imperial Kitchen

    Prize distributionat 5.45 p.m.


    VISAKHAPATNAM

    Date: December 10; Sunday

    Venue: Swarna Bharathi Indoor Stadium

    Address: Rama Talkies Road, New Resapuvanipalem, Visakhapatnam

    Time: Registrations begin at 8.30 a.m.

    Contact Details

    Vijaya Rama Raju / Chandramouli – Ph: +91 9848834944 / 9985941541

    Sponsors

    Presented By: Thyrocare

    Knowledge Partner: Arrow Publications

    In aegis of: A.P. Chess Association (affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

    Venue Partner: Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation

    Prize distributionat 5 p.m.


    SHIVAMOGGA

    Date: December 10; Sunday

    Venue: C. Bheema Sena Rao National College of Law

    Address: Balraj Urs Road, Shivamogga.

    Time: Registrations begin at 8 a.m.

    Contact Details

    Surendra K. Shetty - Ph: +91 9448279124

    Sponsors

    Presented By: Thyrocare

    Knowledge Partner: Arrow Publications

    In aegis of: Shimoga District Chess Association (affiliated to All India Chess Federation)

    Venue Partner: National College of Law

    Prize distributionat 4.30 p.m.

    For details of other cities visit https://pay.hindu.com/thischess/thischess.html

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