KNYCCC FINALS 2020
Chess Kenya Federation has the honor to invite the following participants selected during the Regional Qualifiers to participate in the Kenya National Youth Chess Championship 2020 (Under 8, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 16 & Under 18 for Boys & Girl's categories) which is going to be held at Sheikh Khalifa Secondary School, Mombasa County.
FIDE Age-Group Categories For 2020.
Under 08 - players born on or after January 1, 2012
Under 10 - players born on or after January 1, 2010
Under 12 - players born on or after January 1, 2008
Under 14 - players born on or after January 1, 2006
Under 16 - players born on or after January 1, 2004
Under 18 - players born on or after January 1, 2002
Winners of each of the 12 categories will be declared National Champion 2020. They will be selected to represent Kenya to continental and world events. Medals and Merit Certificates will be given to top 3 players of each category.
Additional players will be merged and re-ranked as Additional category according to criteria (a), (c) and (d) irrespective to the group they were merged. All players will be given certificates of participation.
Criteria: Following is the order of tie break:
(a) The greater number of wins (forfeit included)
(b) Direct encounter
(c) Buchholz Cut 1
(e) Sonneborn Berger