Sunday, December 25, 2011


1.      The tournament is organized by the Thomson CCMC and the games shall be played according to the FIDE Laws of Chess for Rapid Chess (G/25). Players may choose to play in the SENIORS (no age limit) or  JUNIORS (Aged 12 and below) section.

2.      ELIGIBILITY : This tournament is open to members only. Players paying the entry fee shall be made members of the Chess Club and are entitled 1 year membership with immediate effect.

3.      VENUE : Thomson Community Club Hall, 194 Upper Thomson Road Singapore 574339

4.      PAIRING : Swiss System of  7 Rounds,  time control  25 minutes each side to finish.

5.      SCHEDULE: 15th January Sunday 10.00 am to 5.50 pm . Please report  by  9.30am. Walkover time for Round 1 is  25 minutes.  Prize  Giving Ceremony  at 6.30pm.

6.    PRIZES : A minimum of 5 prizes shall be given for each section. Tie breaks will resolve the placing of each prize winner. Merit prizes may be added if number of entries exceed 60.

  1. ENTRY FEE  : $10 for children aged 12 (as at 1st Jan 2012) and below, $18 for all others. Membership is complete only if you possess a valid PAssion Ezlink Card. PAssion Ezlink Card membership for those aged 18 to below 60 is at $12 for 5 years. Those aged below 18 or are 60 and  above pay $10 for 5 years membership.

8.      CLOSING DATE: There will be a limit of 100  first-paid entries received. All entries are to be submitted with entry fee and reach Thomson  CC  by , January 11  Wednesday  10pm. All cheque payments are to be crossed and made payable to “ Thomson CCMC”. DO NOT SEND CASH. 

9.      TIE BREAK :  The System of Tie Break shall be announced before the start of the Tournament. The Tournament Director’s decision on matters on the tournament shall be FINAL.

  1. The Organising Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry without assigning a reason. Rejected entries shall be fully refunded.

 For drivers, free parking is available Sunday  at Shunfu Blk 309-314 at the back of the CC. Enter via Shunfu Road along Marymount Road.


  1. hi, i want to join the tourney, how should i proceed if i am not a Singaporean? i am coming from P.I., can you help me?

  2. This tournament requires the individual to own a PA Passioncard. You must therefore have a FIN card to apply for one. You can then apply at

    or do it personally at Thomson CC.

  3. I will pay a visit to the tournment on 15th Jan. I will like to know your club and your members.

  4. Thanks, you are most welcome :-)