TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR A, B AND C EVENTS

  1. Registration for tournament and bank details:

Registrations fees may be paid online on www.gmgoa.com or any other mode as indicated herein below. After making payment, registration by filling the online form is compulsory. Mode of payment made should be indicated in the online form. 

Players may also pay the registration fees through paychess or by Demand Draft favouring “GOA CHESS ASSOCIATION”, payable at Panaji-Goa and to be forwarded to the address given hereunder. Players can also pay the entry fee directly to the following account through NEFT and forward the entry form along with transaction receipt. Please note that cash deposit in account will not be accepted.

Details of Bank Account for payment of entry fee:

  • Name of Bank: BANK OF INDIA
  • Address: Swatantrya Path P.O. 17, Vasco da Gama, Goa, INDIA, 403802
  • Account Name: GOA CHESS ASSOCIATION
  • Type of Account: Current Account
  • Account No : 100020110000387
  • IFSC Code :  BKID0001000
  • MICR Code: 403013026 8)
  • Swift code: BKIDINBBVAS

After online registration or by sending the entries to Goa Chess Association, players should confirm their entries from the list published on website www.gmgoa.com one week before the date of tournament. In case of any discrepancy or non appearance of entry, same be reported by foreign players on email id gmg2india@gmail.com and Indian players on email on goachessassociation@gmail.com along with proof of forwarding the entry/ payment for attention of registration team for necessary rectification.

  1. Entry Form:

It is mandatory to forward the entry form in the given format for accepting the entries along with prescribed entry fee. The organizing Committee has the right to accept or reject any entry without assigning any reason.

  1. a) Indian Players -All India Chess Federation (AICF) Registration for Indian Players:

All Indian players must be registered with AICF for the year 2018-19 before the registration deadline to participate in the tournament. All players are to forward AICF registration ID along with entry. Those who are not registered with AICF, required to do AICF registration online at www.aicf.in before sending their  registration entry.

b)Foreign Players: All Foreign Players participating in this tournament, must have a valid FIDE ID before start of the tournament.

4. a) Tournament Rules for A Category:

System of Play: The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds.

Time Control: 90 Minutes plus 30 second increment from move 1 for the entire game.

Default Time (Walk Over Time): The default time will be 30

Draw Offer : Players can’t make an agreed draw before 30thblack move.

Tie Break: In case of a tie, the latest FIDE Rules shall come in to effect.

Protest if any is to be given in writing within 15 minutes of the occurrence, with a fee of `1,000/- which will be refunded if the protest is upheld by the appeals committee.

4. b) Tournament Rules for B and C Category:

System of Play: The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds.

Time Control: 60 Minutes plus 30 second increment from move 1 for entire game.

Default Time (Walk Over Time): The default time will be 15

Tie Break: In case of a tie, the latest FIDE Rules shall come in to effect.

Protest if any is to be given in writing within 15 minutes of the occurrence, with a fee of `1,000/- which will be refunded if the protest is upheld by the appeals committee.

  1. Accommodation and food For B and C Category: Free lodging and boarding as specified hereinafter shall be alloted for four nights on dormitory/triple sharing basis. Goan players will not be entitled for accommodation however they will e entitled for lunch/dinner during tournament days. If any player requires double sharing accommodation, he/she has to pay Rs. 500/- per day per person in advance along with entry fee, allotment shall be subject to availability.  Food: Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be given to all registered players and registered accompanying persons at the playing venue only.
  1. Those Players who are registered with Goa Chess Association on or before 02.10.2018 will be considered as Goan Players.
  1. No request towards waiver of entry fee or waiver of late fee will be entertained.
  1. Prize Money shall be paid by cheque/ Bank Transfer and subject to tax at source as per Indian Income Tax Act/Rules. One player will be given one (higher) prize only. The Cash prizes will not be shared
  1. Reporting for accommodation :

All the players registered for tournament for category A,B and C has to report to the volunteer at the hotel intimated/ or listed in the tournament website (www:gmgoa.com) on 12th October for A and B category and on 16th October for C category  after 14.00 hrs. The accommodation to the  players will be allotted on receipt of acceptance of registration applications well before arrival and players will be intimated by email/ mobile messages  provided by them in the entry form and also details will be posted on the tournament website www.gmgoa.com. Registered players with accommodation details can directly check into to the hotels by producing the emails and IDs. All players should carry their valid Ids in original.

  1. Transport to venue and back:
    1. On the day of arrival, players has to reach to the allotted hotels on their own.
    2. During the tournament days there will be transport arrangement from the hotel to the venue sharp at time specified as per circular available with the hotels. The players will be dropped back at hotel after completion of the last round of the day in trips on first come first drop basis.
    3. The players who wants to visit the venue for registration or otherwise, there are regular mini busses plying from Panaji city to venue at Bambolim/university, from KTC bus stand Panaji. Rickshaws and taxis are available at KTC bus stand and other rickshaw stands to hotels which are around Panaji.
    4. On the last day of the tournament, players will be dropped at Panaji city bus stand so that they can proceed towards their destination. The Players who are in hurry to catch flights/trains or busses, may make their own arrangements in advance for their drop from the venue to their desired destination.
  1. Weather: In Goa, month of October falls just after the monsoon season, and may experience few showers. Generally the minimum/maximum temperature will be around 28/32 Degree Celsius.  Generally  in October Goan beaches are  opened for tourist but Venturing into sea may be avoided for safety.
  1. Food: Food will be free to all registered players. Indian style breakfast will be provided at the hotel/venue. Lunch/Dinner shall be basic Indian veg. meal. Location of lunch and dinner for B and C category shall be at Venue. For A category players it will be at venue or hotel depending upon their round timings. The timings will be specified in the circular available at hotel/co-ordinators.
  1. Location of venue: The Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium is located close to GPS point 15.27.27 N and 73.50.27 E and nearer from Goa Medical College and Hotel International Centre, off NH 66. One can also reach to the venue  from Panaji City via D B Marg distance of  around 3 km. There are mini buses plying from city to University/Goa Medical College(venue). Rickshaws and taxis are available from Panaji city to venue. One can take two wheeler pilot driven taxis which are also available on hire for self driving.
  2. Those Players who are registered with Goa Chess Association on or before 02.10.2018 will be considered as Goan Players.
  3.  No request towards waiver of entry fee or waiver of late fee will be entertained.
  4. Prize Money shall be paid by cheque/ Bank Transfer and subject to tax at source as per Indian Income Tax Act/Rules. One player will be given one (higher) prize only. Cash prizes will not be shared.
  5. All entries should be registered online on www.gmgoa.com.
  6. Contact numbers, emails and addresses for communication:

Foreign players wishing to take part in the CATEGORY “A” tournament please contact following persons preferably by email on:  gmg2india@gmail.com:

Mr Gopakumar+91 9868624216, gmg2india@gmail.com, gopakumarchess@gmail.com

Mr Arvind Mhamal +91+919422386547, gmg2india@gmail.com, a.mhamal@gmail.com;

Mr Sanjay Belurkar +919326129147, belurkar@hotmail.com;

Mrs Roopa Belurkar, roopabelurkar@rediffmail.com;

Mr Kishor Bandekar + 91 9822104771, bandekarkm@gmail.com;

  1. For registration of all other Indian/Goan players :

Ms Priyanka Nagvekar +91 9764300879(from 9.30am to 5.30pm), Mr Arvind Mhamal +919422386547 (Registration);  Mr  Vishwas Pilankar +91 9370278159;  Mr Pravin Barde +91 9923649655 (co-ordinator for Bardez, Pernem, Bicholim, Sattari Mapusa); Mr Sanjay Kavlekar +91 9823258711 (co-ordinator for Cancona, Salcete, Quepem, Sanguem) ;Mr. Swapnil Hoble +919881776689 (co-ordinator for Mormugao Taluka) ;Mr Wilson Cruz +919766109574 (Co-ordinator for Ponda Taluka); Ms Priyanka Nagvekar  +91 97643008798; Mr Deepak Narvekar +91 9422847166 –Transport and accommodation; Mr Kishor Bandekar + 91 9822104771 Email: goachessassociation@gmail.com

Web site: event website: www.gmgoa.com , GCA website www.Goachess.com

16. Addresses/contacts/emails:

Registered Office:

GOA CHESS ASSOCIATION

Reg. No.39/78 – 22-12-1978

Reg. Office at F-4, Fourth Floor, 

Chase International, Behind Lapaz Hotel, Vasco Da Gama, Goa-403802

Email:goachessassociation@gmail.com

Event website: gmgoa.com,

GCA website:goachess.com

Address of the Venue:

Dr.Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, University Campus, Talegao, North Goa, Goa, India 403 206.

 

(Close to Panaji City (3Km) and can be approached from NH 66 from Goa Medical College, Bambolim.)

Address of Organising Secretary of Goa Chess Association

Mr. Kishor M Bandekar

1st Floor, Gabmar Apartment

P.P. Mahatme & Co. Opposite Axis Bank,

Vasco Da Gama, South Goa, Goa.

India  403802, : bandekarkm@gmail.com

+91832-2513370/ mbl +919689928627

 

Postal Address for sending entries

Mr. Kishor M Bandekar

1st Floor, Gabmar Apartment

P.P. Mahatme & Co. Opposite Axis Bank,

Vasco Da Gama, South Goa, Goa,

India  403802, : bandekarkm@gmail.com

+91832-2513370/ mbl +919689928627