Each team's place in the order of classification shall be
decided by the number of game points it has scored.
If any teams finish with equal game points, the tie-breaking
procedures, in sequence proceeding from (a) to (b) to (c) to (d) to the extent
- by the sum of the game scores of all the team's opponents;
- by the number of match points won;
- by the sum of the game scores of all the opponents defeated plus one half of
the game scores of all the opponents with which a tied result was achieved;
- by the sum of game scores of all the team's opponents, excluding the two
opponents who scored the highest number of game points and the two opponents who
scored the lowest number of game points.
Challenge Trophy - The winning city in the Asian Cities Chess
Championship shall be awarded custody of the Dubai Cup.
This Challenge Trophy is property of FIDE and shall be insured
by the federation to which it was awarded. Should it be lost, a replacement is
to be made of the same design.
The Challenge Trophy is to be competed for at each successive
championship. It cannot be acquired in perpetuity and must be returned to the
FIDE President or his nominee on demand.
Prizes and Souvenirs - The organizers should award suitable
prizes and souvenirs to at least the top three teams.
The FIDE Continental President for Asia, after consultations
with the organizing federation, shall nominate the Chief Arbiter and other
Before the beginning of the tournament an Appeals Committee
shall be selected.
The committee shall consist of a chairman nominated by the
organizing federation, the Chief Arbiter and five representatives from five
different federations elected by the team captains. Likewise they shall elect
two reserves who shall serve on the committee whenever the occasion warrants it.
The Appeals Committee shall decide on protests submitted
against decisions of the Chief Arbiter.
The protest shall be submitted in writing to the Chairman with
an accompanying fee of SFr.100 or its equivalent in local currency. Requests to
the Appeals Committee by the organizers may be made without payment.
The Chief Arbiter and one or more of his assistants, as far as
they are involved in the case under discussion, shall be invited to the meeting
of the Appeals Committee in order to explain what has happened and give reasons
for the decision(s) they made. They shall have no right to vote.
No member of the Appeals Committee shall have the right to vote
on any matter concerning his own federation. However, every member is entitled
to participate in the discussions.
If the protest is rejected by the Appeals Committee, the
protest fee paid shall be forfeited to FIDE. If upheld, the fee shall be
The decision of the Appeals Committee is final, binding and
takes effect immediately.
The Appeals Committee shall keep a record of all proceedings
and submit a final report to the Continental President at the end of the
Qualification for Rating
(GA '94) An unrated player who scored at least 4.5 points and
at least 50% in the games he played, shall be awarded a FIDE rating of 2200, or
his performance rating if this is higher.
On completion of the tournament, the Chief Arbiter and the
Appeals Committee Chairman shall deliver to the FIDE Continental President an
official written report on the course of the tournament with supporting
documents, if appropriate. Copies of these reports are to be extended to the
organizing federation and the FIDE Secretariat.
Within two weeks after the closing ceremony, the organizing
federation shall submit a rating report to FIDE.
Within four weeks after the closing ceremony, the organizing
federation shall present the FIDE Continental President for Asia with a general
report on the proceedings, with copy to FIDE Secretariat.