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List of Registered and Confirmed Players to join in Negros International Open Chess Championship – October 11-19, 2017. Registration for open is until October 11. 8am in the morning. For Challenger October 12. 8am in the morning.

   Open Category Confirmed Players

  1. GM Nigel Short from England – Fide Rating 2698
  2. GM Karen Grigoryan from Armenia – Fide Rating 2586
  3. GM Tuan Minh Tran from Vietnam – Fide Rating 2547
  4. GM Srinath Narayanan from India – Fide Rating 2511
  5. GM Duc Hua Nguyen from Vietnam – Fide Rating 2499
  6. GM Rogelio Antonio Jr. – Fide Rating 2438
  7. GM Darwin Laylo – Fide Rating 2421
  8. IM Minh Thang Tran from Vietnam – Fide Rating 2352*
  9. IM Oliver Dimakiling – Fide Rating 2435*
  10. IM Ronald Dableo – Fide Rating 2419*
  11. IM Chito Garma – Fide Rating 2325*
  12. IM Kim Steven Yap – Fide Rating 2361
  13. IM Joel Pimentel Jr. – Fide Rating 2282
  14. IM Richelieu Salcedo – Fide Rating 2249*
  15. WIM Jan Jodilyn Fronda – Fide Rating 2170
  16. WIM Marie Antoinette San Diego – Fide Rating 2130
  17. FM Sander Severino – Fide Rating 2358
  18. FM Roel Abelgas – Fide Rating 2301*
  19. NM David Elorta – Fide Rating 2313*
  20. NM Rustum Tolentino – Fide Rating 2323*
  21. NM Merben Roque – Fide Rating 2309
  22. NM John Marvin Miciano – Fide Rating 2212*
  23. NM Emmanuel Emperado – Fide Rating 2232*
  24. NM Elwin Retanal – Fide Rating 2175
  25. NM Rolzon Roullo – Fide Rating 1840
  26. NM Rommel Ganzon – Fide Rating 2296*
  27. NM Alfred Acaling III
  28. NM Leonardo AlidaniFide Rating 1878*
  29. NM Winston Joseph Silva
  30. Ted Ian Montoyo – Fide Rating 2297
  31. Jayson B. Salubre – Fide Rating 2282*
  32. Daniel Quizon – Fide Rating 2129*
  33. Theseus Benitez
  34. Douglas Diego Perez
  35. Michael Joseph Pagaran
  36. Mark Mangubat Fide Rating 1799
  37. Rey Jomar Magallanes – Fide Rating 2068
  38. John Mark Castillo
  39. Xavier John Verdun – Fide Rating 2147
  40. Marcelo Lagura III – Fide Rating 1882
  41. Eden Agape Tumbos Fide Rating 1790
  42. Kevin Mirano – Fide Rating 2048
  43. Edsel Montoya – Fide Rating 2262
  44. Chris Aldritz Pondoyo Fide Rating 1718
  45. Danny Maersk Mangao
  46. Michael Concio Jr. Fide Rating 1688*
  47. Ellan Asuela Fide Rating 2275*
  48. Marvin Ting – Fide Rating 1970
  49. Alfin Santizo*
  50. Diosdado S. Gelig
  51. Jerish John Velarde
  52. Alfredo Rapanot*
  53.   Ildefonso Datu*
  54. Jagadeesh Siddharth from Singapore*
  55. George Recio

  Open Category Waiting for Confirmation

  1. NM Carlo Magno Rosaupan – Fide Rating 2044
  2. Allerie Somosot
  3. Egay De La Pena
  4. NM Rodrigo Atutobo – Fide Rating 2312
  5. Raymond Salcedo – Fide Rating 2333

Challenger’s Confirmed Players

1. FM Nelson Villanueva – Fide Rating 2162*
2
. NM Carlito Lavega – Fide Rating 2059
3
. Glesit Marie Tatoy
4. Christopher Khalil Kis-ing
5. Jethro Aquino
6. Hans Reyes
7. Ric Raymund Dela Pena
8. Eugene Manlapao
9. Kevin Arquero*
10. Jeshua Solquillo
11. Fernando Estales
12. Lorenzo Falcis
13. Yves, Robles
14. Jan Francis Mirano
15. Arfed Bautista
16. Joseph Navarra
17. Dr. Alan Tenerife
18. Jose Charles Montalvo
19. Elaine Gabrido
20. Henry Taglucop
21. Diego Claro
22. Prince Brian Baloya
23. Julio Trunio Jr.
24. Spencer De Guzman
25. Jomar Funo-an
26. Mark Jay Bacojo*
27. Kylen Joy Mordido*
28. Justine Mordido*
29. Jinky Catulay
30. Kenneth Allen Ballo-allo Jr.
31. Kyra Isabel Pacheo
32.
Mahmood Shah, Mukhriez Shah from Malaysia – Fide Rating 1690*
33 Jerich Cajeras – Fide Rating  2083
34. Angelyn Biñan*
35. Adelaide Joie Lim*
36. Lennon Hart Salgados – Fide Rating 2132*
37. Christian Morales*
38. Jazon Samillano
39. Mico Villanueva
40. Patrick Jay Dohinog
41. Juan Samson Guillermo Cantela*
42. Lorenzo Aaron Cantela*
43. John Marx Anastacio*
44. Carl Zirex Sato*
45. Lou Anton Rivera*
46. Jerome Angelo Aragones*
47.
Josevito Tapulgo*
48. Jim Warren Julom
49. Jenaica Betty Lynn Julom
50. Ronnie Villa*
51. Darry Bernardo*
52. Dale Bernardo*
53. Jose Edmundo Gaitan
54. Antonio Chavez Jr.*
55.
Romelio Asoque*
56. Aera Kerl Charm Sinining*
57. Aeron Keife Charles Sinining*
58. Christian Emmanuel Trinidad*
59. Adelardo K. Pagente*
60. Zillard Eslabra
61. Jannica Freyan Maric Llena

  Challenger’s Cup Waiting for Confirmation

  1. Tupaz Jordaine
  2. Jamon Cajeras
  3. Melchie Tomias
  4. Eric Abanco
  5. Leo Lofranco
  6. Jofre Arnel Sena
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2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship

2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship
October 11-19 2017, Bacolod City, Philippines

The Piaya Network Broadcasting Corporation / A&V Negros Chess Club Inc. has the honor to invite all Chess Federations affiliated with FIDE to participate in the 2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship, October 11-19, 2017 at Bacolod City, Philippines.

A.OPEN CATEGORY:
CHAMPION – USD 3,000 + A & V Trophy + A & V Medal
2ND PLACE – USD 2,500 + A & VTrophy + A & V Medal
3RD PLACE – USD 2,000 + A & V Trophy + A & V Medal
4TH PLACE – USD 1,500 + A & V Medal
5TH PLACE – USD 1,000 + A & V Medal
6TH PLACE – USD 800 + A & V Medal
7TH PLACE – USD 700 + A & V Medal
8TH PLACE – USD 500 + A & V Medal
9TH PLACE – USD 400 + A & V Medal
10TH PLACE – USD 300 + A & V Medal
Best Lady Performer – USD 200 + A & V Medal
Five (5) Best Filipino Players not included in TOP 10 @ USD 200 each.

B.CHALLENGER’S CUP
CHAMPION – Php 25,000 + A & V Trophy + A & V Medal
2ND PLACE – 20,000 + A & V Trophy + A & V Medal
3RD PLACE – 15,000 + A & V Trophy + A & V Medal
4TH PLACE – 10,000 + A & V Medal
5TH PLACE – 5,000 + A & V Medal
Best 3 Juniors @ 3,000 each – 9,000 + A & V Medal (20 and Under)
Best Lady Performer – 3,000 + A & V Medal
Best 14 and Under @ 3000 + A & V Medal

1.ORGANIZATION
This event is organized by A&V Negros Chess Club Inc. in cooperation with National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) under the auspices of FIDE

Mrs. Leah N. Aguirre- Overall Organizer
leah.avnegroschess@gmail.com
Mobile number: +63 920 962 4397

Jose Dante T. Albao – Tournament Director
albao.avnegroschess@gmail.com
Mobile Number: +63 933 276 0249

Red A. Dumuk – Executive Director, NCFP
redumuk@gmail.co

Leo L. Romitman –Assistant Tournament Director
IA Gene Poliarco – Chief Arbiter
IA Patrick Lee – Deputy Chief Arbiter
FA Felix Poloyapoy – Encoder
NA Alex Dinoy- Arbiter
NA Edilberto Velarde – Arbiter
Jessie C. Sanchez – Asst. Arbiter
Jonato J. Guanzon – Asst. Arbiter
Jorge O. Paguio – Asst. Arbiter
Edilberto Uy – Asst. Arbiter
Samson Labrador – Asst. Arbiter
Michael Ocido – Asst. Arbiter

Rosemarie G. Albao – Secretariat/Recorder/Documents

2. PARTICIPATION

The 2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship is open to all chess players

3.SCHEDULE

Open Category Schedule of Games

10th October Arrival of Players (After 1200 hour): (Absent players shall not be paired for Round 1)
11th October 09:00–10:30–Technical Meeting & Opening Ceremony, Round 1 will commence afterwards
12th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 2
13th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 3
14th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 4
15th October 14:00 – Break
16th October 1400 – 09:00am – 01:00pm – Round 5 and 03:00pm to 07:pm – Round 6
17th October 1400 – 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 7
18th October 09:00 – 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 8
19th October 16:00 – 09:00am – 01:00pm – Round 9  Closing Ceremony / Awarding at 03:00pm
20th October Departure

4.TRAVEL
Air  and Boat Travel expenses shall be borne by the participants

5.VENUE
Playing Venue shall be held at the Osborne Hall, Mandalagan Street., Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines

6. HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation will be available at 3 or 4 Star Hotels
All foreign players are advise to stay at the official hotel which will be posted later.
Room rates (Inclusive of breakfast)
Single room; $____ USD, Double room $____ USD (per person) Triple room – $___ USD

7. TIME CONTROL AND FORMAT

The time limit is 90 minutes for the whole game plus 30 second increment per move starting from move 1. And It will be a 9-round Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Swiss Manager shall be used for pairing.

CHALLENGER SECTION (Below 2150 FIDE )

12th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 1
13th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 2
14th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 3
15th October – Break
16th October 09:00am – 01:00pm – Round 4 and 03:00pm to 07:pm – Round 5
17th October 09:00am – 01:00pm – Round 6 and 03:00pm to 07:pm – Round 7
18th October 12:00nn – 04:00pm – Round 8
19th October 09:00am – 01:00pm – Round 9 Closing Ceremony / Awarding at 03:00pm
20th October Departure

8. PRIZES

Open Group: 1st prize 150,000 Philippine pesos, with additional prizes for 2-10 ranks and 5 best Filipino players
Challenger: 1st prize 25,000 Philippine pesos, with additional prizes for 2-5 ranks. Cash and Certificates for 3 Best Juniors,  Best Lady Player and Best 14 and Under.

9. REGISTRATION AND ENTRY FEES

Prizes. 2017 Negros International Open Chess Championship, the prizes are for 1-10 ranks and 5 best Filipinos not included in the top 10 and best lady performer in Open Category. Cash and Certificates for best 3 juniors, best lady performer and best 14 and under in Challenger’s Cup. Open Category 1st prize will be 150,000 Philippine pesos and the Challenger has prizes for 1-5 with 1st prize 25,000 Philippine . (Please note: All prizes are in Philippine pesos)
Accommodation. Players are required to budget for their own board and lodgings, as well as transportation needs. Special room rates has been negotiated at _________ as follows
Superior Room, Single/Twin, Philippine pesos______ net / room / night
Deluxe Room, Single/Twin, Philippine pesos ______ net / room / night
The above rates are inclusive of service charge, VAT, breakfast and complimentary internet.
For accommodation reservations please see the online registration form
1 Euro = approx. ______ Philippine pesos, 1 USD = approx. ____Philippine pesos (February 2017)

10. ENTRY FEES

Open: 5,000 Philippine pesos (Early bird registration before September 1,2017 is 4,000Philippine pesos)
Challenger: 2,750 Philippine pesos (Early bird registration before September 1,2017is 2,000 Philippine pesos)

11. PAYMENT

Players who wish to join the tournament shall pay to the A&V Negros Chess Club Inc.thru the Organizing Committee, under the following account:

Account Name: Antonio Ivan Aguirre
Peso Account Number: 1779-1809-28
Dollar Account Number:
Bank Name: Bank of Philippine Islands
Swift Code:

Registration:

The deadline for early bird registration is September 1,2017. After this date, the normal registration charge will apply.
Registrations may be decline by the discretion of the organizer.
Please complete the online registration form. The organizer will confirm your registration by e-mail. If you do not get a reply within a week, please send a reminder.

Conditions for Titled Players.
Tournament fees are waived for GMs, WGMs, IMs, WIMs with a Fide Rating of 2500 and above. (Official FIDE Rating as of July 2017).
The first 15 GMs to register will get complimentary accommodation (room & breakfast in twin sharing with another GM for 9 nights).

Complimentary room reservation is confirmed after organizer has received the following:
1.Online registration form
2.Deposit transfer of 3,000 Philippine pesos (approximately 50 Euros)
Deposits will be fully returned after check-in. Please contact organizer for inquiries.
Other information. Tournament results and parings will be updated daily to http://www.chess-results.com.

12. TOURNAMENT REGULATION

The FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply. Draws are not allowed before the completion of Black’s 30th move unless by the repetition of position rule or stalemate.

13. VISA INFORMATION

For foreign players that needs Philippine Visa to enter the country shall apply at the Philippine embassies in their respective countries. Participants from countries which do not have Philippine embassies may contact the A&V Negros Chess Club Inc. for assistance in sufficient time.

14. THE RIGHT OF REFUSAL

The organizers reserve the right not to accept any entry without giving reasons.

15. APPEALS COMMITTEE

The Appeals Committee shall consist of 5 (five) persons representing different participating countries, which will be selected and determined at the technical meeting.

16. PROTEST

Any Protest about the Arbiter’s decision shall be submitted in writing to the Appeals Committee within 30 minutes from the game being protested. A USD 100 protest fee shall be required, which amount can be refunded if the protest is upheld by the appeals Committee.

17. OTHER MATTERS

All rules and regulations can be modified with the end view of making the tournament fair and successful.

Signed:

Jose Dante T. Albao
Tournament Director
albao.avnegroschess@gmail.com

Mrs. Leah N. Aguirre
Overall Organizer
leah.avnegroschess@gmail.com

NEGROS CHESS FESTIVAL 2017

 

A&V NEGROS CHESS CLUB, INC.

NEGROS CHESS FESTIVAL 2017

VENUE: The District North Point Ayala Mall, Talisay City

2017 Piaya Network Broadcasting Corporation Negros Closed Chess Championship. Major sponsors: Piaya Network, First Community Bank, Inc., Cris Angelo “Nene” Samson, Antonio Ivan Aguirre and Hugo Villanueva. May 27-31, 2017

Tournament Format: Elimination Round Time Control is 25 minutes + 5 Secs Increment just incase for the tie 1-1 then, Armageddon – 5 Minutes for the White Piece and 4 Minutes for the Black Piece but when the game is drawn black win. Top 8 Players will play Round Robin with Modified Sofia Point Systems. 3 for win, 1 for draw and 0 for loss.

DAY 1:  May 27, 2017 (OPENING – First Elimination Round)

Round 1:    10:00 AM – 1st Phase – KNOCK-OUT BEST OF 3  –  32 Participants

(Eliminated  –  16 players  X  Php 400.00 each –              6,400.00

DAY 2:  May 27, 2017 (2nd Elimination Round)

Round 2:     02:30 PM – 2nd Phase – KNOCK-OUT BEST OF 3  –  16 Participants

(Eliminated  –  8 players  X  Php 600.00 each – 4,800.00

Round 1 – May 28 – 08:30am – 12:30am , Round 2 – 03:00pm – 07:00pm

Round 3 – May 29 – 08:30am – 12:30am , Round 4 – 03:00pm – 07:00pm

Round 5 – May 30 – 08:30am – 12:30am , Round 6 – 03:00pm – 07:00pm

Round 7 – May 31 – 08:30am – 12:30am

03:00pm – 05:30pm – Awarding Ceremony

Guaranteed Prizes & Awards:

CHAMPION Php 15,000 + Trophy + Medal + Free Regs Fee in the Negros International Open on October 11-19, 2017 + Trip to Europe early 2018.

2ND PLACE 13,000 + Trophy + Medal + Free Regs Fee in the Negros International Open on October 11-19, 2017
3RD PLACE 10,000 + Trophy + Medal + Free Regs Fee in the Negros International Open on October 11-19, 2017
4TH PLACE 8,000 + Medal
5TH PLACE 6,000 + Medal
6TH PLACE 5,000 + Medal
7TH PLACE 4,000 + Medal
8TH PLACE 3,000 + Medal

Registration By Invitation

16 & UNDER MIXED CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
May 30-31, 2017

Guaranteed Prizes & Awards:

CHAMPION Php 5,000 + Trophy + Medal
2ND PLACE 4,000 + Trophy + Medal
3RD PLACE 3,000 + Trophy + Medal
4TH PLACE 2,000 + Medal
5TH PLACE 1,000 + Medal
6TH – 10TH PLACE 700 each + Medal
SPECIAL AWARDS
Best Female Performer 500 + Medal
Best 14 & Under 500 + Medal
Best 12 & Under 500 + Medal
Best 10 & Under 500 + Medal
Best 8 & Under 500 + Medal

Registration Fee – Php 250.00

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