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Shaastra, IIT Madras


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IIT Madras Chennai, India

Contact info

094444 07541


094444 07541

About Partner

Shaastra is the annual technical festival of IIT Madras. It is the largest technical fest of its kind in India and has the distinction of being the first ISO 9001:2008 certified student-organized event in the world.


Age Eligibility:

Under 09 Born on or after 1.1.2010

Under 12 Born on or after 1.1.2007

Under 15 Born on or after 1.1.2004


Saturday 23rd Feb:

 9:30am      Inaugration

10:30am     Round 1

12 Noon      Round 2

2:00pm       Round 3

3:30pn        Round 4

5:00pm       Round 5


Sunday 24th Feb:

 9:30am     Round 6

10:30am     Round 7

12 Noon      Round 8

2:00pm       Round 9

3:30pn        Round 10

5:30pm       Prize Distribution Ceremony

Tournament Details

1. Tournament will be played with 10 rounds Swiss System

2 Time Control 20 minutes +5 seconds increment per move from the move number 1

3 The latest FIDE Rapid Chess rules will be applicable with suitable tie break system

4 Appeals committee-Protects,if any against the decision of the chief Arbiter must be lodged within 15 minutes of incident, with protest fee of Rs 300/-

5 Organisers reserve the right to accept  or reject any entry without stating any reason thereof>E

Entry Fees:

Free entry for accomodations for GM's, IM's, WGM's, WIM's

Rs 1250/- for rated and unrated players.Total entry may be restricted to 400

Other players have to make their own arrangements for stay

Specisl entry fee Rs 700/- for IIT Madras Students,Faculty and Staff

10% Discount on entry fee foe chess academics with more than 20 entries