Yugam 2021 – South India’s largest techno-cultural magnum opus of Kumaraguru is back to swirl its charm this new normal, virtually!
Yugam 2021 International Virtual Open Chess tournament
Dr. N Mahalingam Chess Academy for the first time will be conducting a virtual tournament with a Total Prize fund of INR 1,00,000. The tournament is a part of the Founder’s day celebrations which is held in memory of DR. N .Mahalingam ayya. It will take place on a sunday 21st March 2021 between 7 PM to 9 PM IST. The tournament will be conducted on Playchess.com and will require the players to have a free playchess account along with a Laptop or desktop. Players will not be able to take part in the tournament using a handheld mobile or tablet. The games of the tournament will be streamed live on youtube with International Master Sagar Shah delivering commentary
South India’s largest techno-cultural magnum opus of Kumaraguru is back to swirl its charm this new normal, virtually!
Yugam is the place where ultimate opportunities meet enchanting minds. The Yugam-2021 is at the doorstep and it proves no situation can halt Yugam. The Yugam, which is one of the biggest techno-cultural sports fests in South India was inaugurated in 2013. Since then, every year Yugam never fails to bring joy, pleasure, excitement, enthusiasm, and nevertheless, it also brings in knowledge, understanding, hope, and rich culture among students from all over India.
With over 15,000 participants from 150+ colleges every year, Yugam enables a huge platform for the students to showcase their incredible talents. The Yugam is the result of months of ideations, preparations, sacrifices, sleepless nights of the Kumaraguru students.
Date: Sunday 21st March 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. IST
Time control: 3 mins + 0 sec increment
Number of rounds: 9
Total Prize fund: ₹100000
Venue: ChessBase India webroom (No software installation required, the tournament can be played only via desktop or laptop browser. Mobile or Tablet device is not allowed)
Chief Arbiter: IA Vivek Sohani
1. Buchholz Cut 1
4. Direct encounter
5. The greater number of wins including forfeits
Details of the online tournament:
|11th – 25th||600 each|
Rating Category: 1600-1899
Rating Category: 1300-1599
Rating Category: 1000-1299
Age group – Under-9, Under-12 and Under-15