All the players desirous to participate in Nationals must be registered with Delhi Chess Association for the year 2016-17.

As per the guidelines of All India Chess Federation, players must wear uniform kitting to participate in Nationals. So players (Official/Special Entries) desirous to participate in Nationals are to forward their willingness to Delhi Chess Association through email ( 21 days before the event to make necessary kitting as well as forwarding the entries to Organising Committee.

Players not intimating in stipulated time frame will not be recommended to play in Nationals.

Players have to forward their willingness to participate in the Nationals along with details of DCA Registration and AICF Registration for the current year. For age group events, player has to forward attested copy of DOB certificate also. 

All official players participating in Nationals will be provided kitting free of charge. They also granted TA/DA and Entry Fee as per DCA regulations.  

All Special Entries have to bear the cost of kitting of Rs. 1000/- as well as other expenditures.

Necessary disciplinary action will be initiated to those players who confirm his/her willingness to play the Nationals and later withdraw from the event without intimation to Delhi Chess Association. Such intimation must reach Delhi Chess Association minimum two days before the event.

Prior permission must be taken from Delhi Chess Association for withdrawal from the Championship, which is in progress and all the players must attend the prize distribution ceremony. Necessary disciplinary action will be initiated against players who not comply with these regulations.