Sono aperte le iscrizioni al 4th International
Clergy Polish Correspondence Chess Championship,
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To determine the Champion of Poland in correspondence
chess among clergymen
To integrate clergy within common passion chess
To celebrate St Teresa of Avila, patroness of chess
To compete and gain chess raiting benefits
2. Tournament Organizer
The Polish Correspondence Chess Commission of the Polish
Chess Federation supported by the Roman Catholic Diocese
of Drohiczyn is organising the tournament.
3. Period of play
The tournament will start on 2017-09-15 with end date
2018-12-15. Separate announcement will be issued.
This is invitational event and invited players
participate in this event free of charge. Participants
are clergymen from Poland and abroad. The organizer
reserves the right to reject entry without giving a
5. Playing system
This tournament is rated and it is supposed to be a
single round robin event played by ICCF server. In case
of huge number of entries tournament can be
Scheveningen/Swiss type event using pairings close to
Silli system. Maximum games played will not go beyond
6. Time control and rules Standard ICCF rules (Code of
Conduct Guidelines, Tournament Rules, Playing Rules
Server, Playing Rules Guidelines) apply.
They are available at the ICCF website under ICCF Rules
The event will be rated with title norms, if possible.
Time control - an incremental rate of play (initial
time: 10 days per game plus increment: 1 move in 3 days
with duplication after 20 days; 20 days leave per year,
no special leave).
Games are automatically scored as a loss if a player
exceeds his thinking time or violates rule 3b. Before
40th day of reflection time for 1 move player has to
express his wish to continue game (in game window by
using option "Use 40+"), unless server automatically
fixes forfeited game on time.
Linear conditionals can be entered.
This tournament allows claims based on the six piece
7. Tiebreaking Standard tie-breaking will be used to
determine the winner and place of tied players:
· number of wins by each tied player in the tournament,
· points evaluation by the Sonneborn-Berger-System,
· results of the tied players against each other.
In case of Silli-like event tie-breaking will be
adjusted accordingly and provided in separate
8. Prizes Winner will receive title the 4th
International Clergy Champion of Poland in
Other prizes might be awarded, if applicable. Details
will be provided in separate announcement.
Players may enter in the usual way through their
Entries via National Federations should contain player’s
name, date of birth, e-mail address, living place,
qualification background (diocese/ seminary/ order and
the role performed in it), ICCF ID and current rating.
Registration will begin on 2017-05-27 and will close on
2017-08-31 to allow for pairings.
10. Final arrangements
Arbiter of the event and appeals arbiter will be
appointed by the Polish Correspondence Chess Commission
of the Polish Chess Federation.
Interpretation of this regulations belongs to the
organizer. Interpretation of Playing rules belongs to
arbiter (Tournament Director-TD).