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Chess9030 Championship

Chess9030 Championship

Description of previous Championship tournaments on chess9030.com


Once a year the “Chess9030 Championship” will be played to determine the Champion.

This event is performed in 2 stages: Candidates Swiss and a Match Championship

1. Candidates Swiss

This tournament shall determine the contenders for the Match Championship. The winner and runner up of the Candidates earns the right to a match for the “Chess9030 Championship”

  • Format: Swiss System, 6 rounds (Depending on the number of participants could be more rounds)
  • Eligibility: Tournament Winners – Hall of Fame
  • No adjournament: All games must be played by the end of the 2-weeks period. Not played games will be adjudicated by the TD.
  • Tiebreaks: Forfeits, Direct Encounter, Black Performance, Sonnenborg-Berger, Number of Wins.
  • Prizes: 1st place: Pass to the Match Championship; 2nd place: Pass to the Match Championship; 3rd place: Three month membership extension donated by ICC; Best U2000, U1800 and U1600: 1 month extension each. (A single player can not get more than one prize).

2. Match Championship

The winner and runner up of the Candidates Swiss will play a 8-game match. As soon as a player achieve more than 50% of score points, the match ends and that player is awarded “2015 Chess9030 Champion”.

  • All regulations contained in the Handbook apply
  • If the score is tied after the 8 games two more games will be played and so on till the tie is broken.
  • Prizes: Champion: One Year membership extension donated by ICC; Runner-Up: Six month membership extension donated by ICC.

Championship Calendar
February Entries
March – May Candidates Swiss
August – November Final Match
December Tiebreaks (if needed)