1. The Tournament is open to Tamil Nadu Players only. 2. The Latest FIDE Rules in force shall apply and the Swiss system will be followed. 3. Time Control: Each Half an hour. 4. The first round will commence at .10.00 AM on 19th April 2019. The number of rounds and the round-wise schedule will be announced at the tournament venue. 5. All the participants must be registered with TNSCA as player. TNSCA Player’s Registration fee is Rs. 150/- for the year 2019-2020.Participants should send their duly filled TNSCA Player’s registration number with the entry form. Those who have already paid must show the proof thereof. 6. Tiruvallur DCA Registration fee is Rs.100/- for the year 2019-2020 (for Tiruvallur District players). 7. Players are requested to bring their own International chess sets (and chess clock if, any). 8. Tiebreak: Buchholz tiebreak system will be applied. In case of tie, prizes will not be shared. 9. The Chief Arbiter's ' decisions' shall be final and binding on all players concerned. 10. Age proof Certificate must be produced for Children’s category prizes. 11. Entries close at 5.00 P.M on 15th April 2019 No entry will be entertained after 5 P.M on 15th April 2019 Strictly no Spot Entries. 12. The TNSCA /Tiruvallur DCA / organizer Rajam Chess Academy reserves the right to admit / reject any entry without assigning any reason thereof. 13. Participation certificates will be awarded to all participants.