Eligibility: All Registered players of Visakhapatnam District are eligible to participate.

Payment of entry fee: Rapid Entry fee ₹200 , Blitz Entry fee ₹100 to be paid to the account details or given google pay no.

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Branch Venkojipalem

Account Holder Name: Vamsi Krishna Rachakonda

Account Number: 4612257050

IFSC Code: KKBK0007704

Google pay no-7032840125

Last date of Registration : 8 pm 05-11-2022. No spot entries will be allowed.

Selections: Top 2 Rapid & Blitz will represent in the State Championship from the district and entry fee of these players will be paid by the District Association.

Those who want to play as special entry should invariably participate in district selections. No special entry will be recommended without participating in district selections under any circumstances. Special entry fee to be paid by the respective players only.

Certificates: Merit certificates will be provided to selected players.

Venue: Dr Lankapalli Bullayya College, Andhra Bank Gate, Block 9, Sports block, ground floor, Behind SwarnaBharathi Indoor Stadium, visakhapatnam.

Schedule: Reporting time 8:30am. 06-11-2022(Sunday)

Food & Accommodation: For District Selections players have to look after their own arrangements.

Registration: ACA Registration Number is mandatory for all players . ( The registration can be done through Players are requested to enroll their registration through In case of difficulty they can contact chief arbiter. However in case if it is not possible for the player to register in they need to send the ACA registration form to the organiser before the last date of registration. ACA form can be obtained from organiser.

Acceptance of entries: All Visakha Chess Association has reserve the right to reject or accept any entry if it feels fit as per the existing rules and regulations.

Rules & Regulations:

Rapid time control: 10+5 sec increment from move one

Blitz time control: 3+2 sec increment from move one

System of Play: Latest FIDE rules applicable.

No of Rounds: 7

Tie-Breaks: 1. Buchholz cut1;2. Buchholz all; 3. Sonneborn Berger; 4. Direct encounter;

5. Number of victories (inclusive of forfeit point)

Appeals Committee: Appeal Committee will be formed during the Players meeting. Protest if any shall be lodged within 15 minutes of the incident with a fee of Rs. 1,000/- 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 including wrist watch to the tournament hall.

Note: Players has to bring there own chess kits.

Further Details And Queries Contact:-

Vamsi Krishna R, FA, NI-7032840125

Wishes & Regards

S Manikanta Rao, Secretary,