National Day chess tournament today

Fadhil Yunus

The Brunei Chess Federation (BCF) in collaboration with Aman Hills Shopping Centre will organise the 37th National Day Chess Blitz Championship 2021 at the Aman Hills Shopping Centre today.

The tournament will be played according to the Swiss system of 11 rounds and the duration of play is three minutes with an addition of a two-second increment after each move is made.

There will be prizes in the open category for the top eight players as well as the top winners in the under-20, under-16, under-12 junior categories and veteran (aged 50) category.

The top two best schools will also be awarded prizes. To be eligible, there must be a minimum of three players and a teacher in charge.

Meanwhile, the 37th National Day Chess Rapid Championship commenced last Friday with five rounds being played. Four more rounds will be played today.