20th IPCA WORLD INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
(for the physically disabled)
Spain / Torrevieja, 17th – 27th October 2021
1. Organizers: IPCA (International Physically Disabled Chess Association), Spanish Chess
Federation (FEDA), Chess School “TORREvieja”, Chess Club “Dama Negra”.
Organizing Committee Members: FM Svetlana Gerasimova – IPCA President, IM Andrei
Gurbanov – 1
st IPCA Vice President, Patricia Claros Aguilar – President of the Chess Club
“Dama Negra”, Alexandr Nazarov – Director of the Chess School “TORREvieja”.
2. Championship Manager: Alexandr Nazarov, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Arbiters: IA, IO Olexandr Prohorov (ID 14105578) – Chief arbiter,
AA Aarón Bendayan Claros (ID 3803392) – arbiter (DNI 54637760H).
4. Venue and date
The championship will be held in “Hotel Servigroup La Zenia****s”, Torrevieja, Spain,
– 27th October 2021 (17th October – arrival day, 27th October – departure day).
The physically disabled chess players – men, women and juniors (boys, girls) 2001 year of
birth and younger (including players in wheelchairs) with the disability group in the player’s
country but not less than 50% physical disability.
All players must submit the appropriate Medical Certificate of disability for the IPCA
Medical Committee before the competition.
6. Anti-COVID-19 rules
Before travelling to Spain the participants should get to know the valid anti-COVID-19
conditions for the entry to Spain on the website https://spth.gob.es The anti-COVID-19
rules for the entry to Spain applied in time of publication the Regulations, (Attachment No.
1). In the hotel and in the playing hall there will be applied the anti-COVID-19 conditions. The
anti-COVID-19 rules during participation in the chess competition, (Attachment No. 2).
7. Playing system and time control
Swiss system in 9 rounds according to FIDE rules of Chess. Pairing by program
Time control: 90 minutes per game plus bonus 30 seconds per each move.
8. Additional scoring system
In case of equal number of points will be used the following additional scoring system:
1) Median Buchholz, 2) Buchholz, 3) Direct result.
17th October Sunday 12:00 – 20:00 Arrival, registration, accommodation of participants 20:00 Technical meeting
18th October Monday 14:00 Opening ceremony 15:00 – 19:00 1 st round
19th October Tuesday 15:00 – 19:00 2nd round
20th October Wednesday 15:00 – 19:00 3rd round
21st October Thursday 15:00 – 19:00 4th round
22nd October Friday 15:00 – 19:00 5th round 20:00 – 22:00 27th IPCA Congress
23rd October Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 Blitz tournament for youth 15:00 – 19:00 6th round
24th October Sunday 15:00 – 19:00 7th round
25th October Monday 15:00 – 19:00 8th round
26th October Tuesday 10:00 – 14:00 9th round – 18:30 – 20:00 Closing ceremony
27th October Wednesday 6:00 – 11:00 Departure of participants
10. Prizes in championship
1st place – 700 EUR Women prizes:
2nd place – 500 EUR 1 st place – 300 EUR
3rd place – 300 EUR 2 nd place – 200 EUR
4th place – 200 EUR 3rd place – 100 EUR
5th place – 150 EUR
6th place – 100 EUR
Cups, medals and diplomas in followings categories: the general classification, women, men
and women in wheelchairs and boy-juniors and girl-juniors. Awarding in the categories will be
take place with participation at least 5 players.
Winner among men, women and players in wheelchairs obtain the right of participation
in IPCA team at the FIDE World Chess Olympiad 2022.
11. Registration to the championship and visas
Registration to the 20th
IPCA World Individual Chess Championship 2021 on website:
http://ipcachess.org until 15th September 2021.
Participants of the championship are responsible for obtain of the visas to Spain if it is
needed. For assistance with Visa arrangement please contact Alexandr Nazarov, e-mail:
For the visa you should provide the following information from Passport:
1) Surname and Name(s), 2) Citizenship, 3) Date of birth, 4) Passport number, 5) Passport
expiry date, 6) Position (player, assistant, coach or another accompanying person).
12. Accommodation and meals
Accommodation in double / single rooms and meals in hotel:
“Hotel Servigroup La Zenia****s” in Torrevieja, Spain,
Full board from dinner on 17st October to breakfast on 27th October 2021.
13. Transport: There will be arranged the transport from Alicante airport to hotel and back.
For participation of player or accompanying person – 650 EUR per person (Payment
includes accommodation in double room and full board).
Accommodation in double room with the sea view and full board – 710 EUR per person,
Accommodation in single room and full board – 890 EUR per person,
Accommodation in single room with the sea view and full board – 950 EUR per person,
Transport of participants from airport to hotel and back – 50 EUR per person.
The participation costs should be paid on the Bank account of the organizer not later
than 15th September 2021.
Payment by bank transfer must be made after the final registration on the site.
Account holder Aleksandr Nazarov
IBAN ES72 2038 6012 4160 00599890
SWIFT / BIC CAHMESMMXXX
15. Additional information
The 20th IPCA World Individual Chess Championship 2021 will be played according to the
FIDE rules in force since 01.01.2018 and the Chess rules for the physically disabled people.
The player who arrives at the round with a delay of more than 30 minutes after the start of
the round, loses the game.
The decisions of the Chief arbiter during the competition are final.
In all matters not included in that Regulations decides the organizer of the championship.
For the capacity of the player to participation in the championship, as well as for his
insurance are responsible the delegating organizations.
The representatives of the IPCA National Federations who have got a mandate to
represent their countries will participate in the 27th IPCA Congress in Torrevieja,
Spain on 22nd October 2021, 9.00 – 12.00.
Patricia Claros Aguilar
President of the Club “Dama Negra”
ATTACHMENT No. 1
THE ANTI-COVID-19 RULES FOR THE ENTRY TO SPAIN
The anti-Covid conditions for the entry to Spain
All citizens arriving in Spain (regardless of age) before departure must fill out a special
form on the website https://spth.gob.es and confirm that in case of symptoms of
respiratory infection, the citizen undertakes to observe in the self-isolation regime and will
inform the competent medical organizations about the disease by phone. After filling out
the application, a QR code will be generated, which must be presented to the employees
of the Spanish competent authorities upon arrival at Spanish airports in electronic form
(paper questionnaires are not allowed). For the convenience of citizens, it is possible to
install the «Spain Travel Health» application on a mobile device (available in the Apple
Store and Google Store) and fill out a form in this application.
From the 7th June 2021, at the check-in at the departure airport, it is allowed to provide:
– RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction);
– TMA (Transcription-mediated Amplification);
– antibody test;
– other tests based on equivalent molecular methods, such as RT-LAMP.
The test must be performed no earlier than 48 hours before the arrival time in Spain.