CHESS
Rules & Regulations

Eligibility

To be eligible to compete in HWUM public speaking contest, a contestant must:

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  1. Be a student of HWUM 2019/2020.

  2. Each contestant must be physically present to compete.

 

Rules

  1. Houses will send a group of 4 players to compete. A substitute is allowed
    in case a participant is unable to attend.

  2. The seat number (1-4) of the players must be decided among
    themselves beforehand.

  3. All 4 groups will face off in a round-robin contest of 4v4 games. (Total of
    3 matches for each house). The games are arranged by seat number.

  4. A team scores 2 points if they win a match (by getting the superior point
    tally over 4 games), 1 point if it is drawn, and 0 points for a loss.

  5. The time control is 15+0.

  6. Contestants are required to download and use the Chess Clock app for
    time control.

  7. After 3 rounds, the two teams with the highest score advance to the
    finals; the other two teams face off in the 3 rd place playoff. In case of an
    equal score, the tiebreak will be the number of games won.

  8. Both the finals and 3 rd place playoff will again be a 4v4 competition with
    15+0 time control. If a winner cannot be decided from the 4 games, then
    the teams will repeat the match with 5+0 time control

  9. Stay back for group photos.

Participant List
Participant List will be posted one week before the tournament
Results
Champion
1st Runner Up
2nd Runner Up
3rd Runner Up