Event Calendar 2011
have received few mails requesting the qualifications for the tournaments
in the CFSL Calendar. I am writing below a brief description.
Provincial and District Youth Chess Champions are for the Age groups
of under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 Years,
Girls and open separately. (Girls may play in the open sections if
they wish. This is a common procedure for all Chess Events) Only the
last year Champion, if he/she is playing in the same age group and
all rated players can pay the finals directly.
Junior National Championships is open for under 20 years players, Open and Girls seperately. This is a final event and may be the eligibility
for Asian Juniors 2011 in Colombo in Jume.
Novices is the preliminary event for National
Chess Championship Cycle. All those who have played in Major Chess
Championships at least once or all players scored more than 50% in
last year Novices cannot play in this event.
4 Major Divisions - the qualification for National B. Players over
novices level and rated below 2000.
4 Women's Qualifying - Open for all girls
except the rated players. Qualification event for Women's National
National B - 40 Qualifiers from 4 Major events and all rated players
above 2000 except the last year Champion and male title players.
Women's National B - 40 Qualifiers from 4 Women';s
Qualifying events and all rated players except the last year
Champion and title players.
Inter Club B Qualifying any team of 6 or 7 players may participate
Women's Inter Club Qualifying
any ladies team of 6 or 7 players may participate.
Club Super League - 8 top teams are already become eligible in
last year. The two best teams in the Inter Club B Finals will
get this event next year and last two teams of super league goes to Inter
Club B next year.
All others are open International Tournaments including Sri Lanka
Asian Zone 3.2 Zonal Event for Open and Girls, Colombo 2011 in late
far only one player from a country is eligible. But, negotiations
are going on to open the event. The winner will get a direct IM title
(if needed number of countries are there)
and qualifications for the World Cup. India is no more in our zone.
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan and Sri Lanka are there.
Asian Juniors and Girls 2010, Colombo in early June
seperate events of Under 20 years for open and Girls.
One player will be official and additional players may participate.
Expecting at least 10 Countries.
Asian Senior and Senior women
60 for open and 55 for women. There was a proposal to
reduce the age limit from 5 years.
detailed prospectus will be sent before the events.
may visit the Chess Federation website www.cfslonline.info also for details.
Homy. Secretary - CFSL