Event Code: ACA/11/2022

Organized by All Visakha Chess Association

On behalf of Andhra Chess Association

Co-Organizer: Arya Vysya Yuvajana Sangam,Visakhapatnam.


Eligibility: Players born on or after 01-01-2011 are eligible to participate upon recommendation from respective affiliated district chess association of Andhra Chess Association.

Date of Birth Certificates: Birth certificates registered under respective government authorities before one year from the date of birth are valid. School certificates will not be considered as date of birth certificates. (AICF rules are strictly followed in this regard.}


Normal Entry: Each affiliated district chess association is entitled for 2 entries in each category

(Open& Girls). Normal entry fee: 300/- (to be paid either by player or respective district association)

Special Entry: On payment of Rs. 1000/- subject to recommendation of affiliated district chess association

In case of no selections taken place in any district, player of such district should pay Rs. 500/-.

(Payment of entry fee: Entry fee to be paid to 70328 40125, 93478 74213 G pay/Phone pay.)

Schedule: From 20-08-2022 to 21-08-2022. Round timings decided by the Chief Arbiter.

Accommodation: Free dormitory type of accommodation will be provided by the State selection organizer to all Normal entry players. Accompanying persons and special entry players have to    look after their own arrangements.

Registration: ACA Registration Number is mandatory for all players.(The registration can be done through apchess.org. Players are requested to enroll their registration through apchess.org. 

in case of difficulty they can contact Mr Uday Kumar, Joint Secretary, ACA for assistance. However incase if it’s not possible for the player to register in apchess.org they need to send the ACA registration form to the organizer before the last date of registration. ACA form can be downloaded from the website www.apchess.org downloads. Contact No: +91 77990 30719

Acceptance of Entries: Andhra Chess Association has reserved the right to reject or accept any entry feels fit as per the existing rules and regulations of Andhra Chess Association.

Rules   &   Regulations:   Championship will be organized separately for   Open and Girls

System of Play: Swiss league and latest FIDE rules shall applicable.

Number of Rounds: Will be decided by the chief Arbiter depending on number of participants. 

Time Control: Will be decided by the Chief Arbiter.

Default Time: Will be decided by the Chief Arbiter. 

Tie-Breaks : 

1 Buchholz Cut1;

2 Buchholz all;

3 Sonneborn Berger;

4 Direct encounter;

5 Greater number of victories (inclusive of forfeit).

Appeals Committee: Appeal Committee will be formed during the Players meeting. Protest if any shall be l lodged within 15 minutes of the incident with a fee of Rs. 1000/- to the Chief Arbiter .The protest fee will be refunded if the Appeal is upheld

Electronic Devices: Players are strictly forbidden to bring any electronic devices and also wrist watch to the tournament hall.

Selection: Selected players will be provided Merit certificates. All other players will be provided Participation certificates. Top 2 of the championship in both categories will represent Andhra Pradesh for National. Player’s will be provided Two T-shirts and they must ware those t-shirt during the playing schedule of Nationals. Selected Players will be provided free dormitory accommodation and boarding by the organizing committee of Nationals.

Special Entries to Nationals: Any player who wants to participate in the National age group 5hould get enrolled In the respective age group State Championship confirmed list before the due date of the State Championship • in any case player will not be recommended for national age group without getting enrolled In the State Championship. (Note: If any selected player of the respective district is not able to participated in the state championship he {or) she has to pay Rs. 1,000/· to the State Organizer before the due date of National championship. He/she will not be considered as Normal entry irrespective of district selection in case of non participation in the state championship.

Chief Arbiter: Vamsi Krishna R FA NI

DY Chief Arbiter: AVS Vijay Kumar, SNA

VENUE : Arya Vysya Yuvajana Sangam, beside 1 town police station, Visakhapatnam.

Individual Accommodation at the Hotel: Those who want individual accommodation can contact and reserve their accommodation at Hotel Jaipur & Hotel Rajadhani, Dabagardens, Near Jyothi Theatre.

Contact Details :9494189420 / 9866l47891 (Discounted price Non A/c 500 & A/c 1000 for Hotel Jaipur and Non A/c. 700 & A/c. 1200 for hotel Rajadhani). You can negotiate directly to the hotels and all payments to be made to the hotel itself. Check- out time is 24 hours from check in.

Reporting Time: 9 AM FIRST ROUND at 10:30AM

Important note: Special entry Players are requested to bring their own chess clock. Each District should send 2 chess clocks in working condition through their Normal entry players. .Organizing committee will provide only chess sets during play)

DRESS CODE: Those who want T-Shirts (normal Rs. 350/ - and special Rs. 500/ -) Contact Mr. Rajeev, +919246181858.

Organizing Committee: 

Ramana Babu B      Vijaya Kumar A V S    Vamsi Krishna R FA NI

   9618974244          93478 74213          7032840125 

Tournament Organizer  Tournament Director Chief-Arbiter

V Balakrishna Rao       V Srikanth                S Manikanta Rao

   President, AVCA.         CAO,AVCA.           Secretary, AVCA.

Under the guidance  of Andhra Chess Association:

K V V Sarma                       Bheema Rao S

President ,ACA.                 Secretary, AC