Tournament Rules and Guidelines
If you are organizing a chess tournament, please follow below instructions
Download the event rules and regulations and read it carefully.(Annexure A)
Download Bid form from here.
After remitting the tournament fee to BUDCA, please send the signed Bid form and proposed tournament prospectus to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bid form should be sent to BUDCA, 40 days before the event for General tournaments and 55 days before for any FIDE rated tournaments.
Upon receipt of your bid form and payment, BUDCA will accept your request for the tournament.
Once the final prospectus is uploaded to BUDCA website, your tournament prospectus can be shared on public domain.
BUDCA ANNEXURE – A
Please be informed that, these are not just rules and regulations. BUDCA is helping organizers to set a standard in the execution of the tournament and make sure we help each other to take Karnataka Chess to whole new level.
Venue should be well ventilated and illuminated.
Public transportation should be near to the venue.
Venue should be spacious enough to accommodate players comfortably.
Venue playing area should be proportionate to number of players registered and should not be over crowded.
Playing hall should have drinking water facility
There should be adequate number of rest-rooms available in the venue
Restaurants/lodges should be in easily reachable distance from the venue
Organizer should encourage eco-friendly tournament
Two or more General tournaments can be organized by different organizers in a city on the same date, provided tournament venues are located at least 20 kilometres apart.
Qualified arbiters should be appointed to run the tournament
Chess Sets and Clocks should be provided to all the players
All the playing tables should be covered with table cloths
All the pairings should be done using FIDE/AICF approved pairing software
Tournament schedule should strictly follow the time lines mentioned in the prospectus with no deviation