Vilnius Chess Club internal rules

  1. Participants of club events must:
    1. respect each other and comply with the Lithuanian laws and also with the standards of good manners, ethics and hygiene;
    2. keep up with the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play;
    3. respect the rules of conduct set up by organizers or the event venue
    4. take care of club inventory: be gentle with chess clocks, make sure that pieces are put back to their starting positions after the game, never damage or embezzle the inventory;
    5. be polite to the staff of the venue hosting the event, protect the property of the venue and the premises provided by it;
    6. trust in the competence of arbiters and organizers on decision making, cooperate on ensuring the smooth running of the event;
    7. ensure the right of other playing participants to the silent environment and the ability to concentrate during the game;
    8. check if their results are being recorded correctly during the tournament;
    9. inform organizers early if they are to forfeit the later stages of the event;
  2. The club reserves the right to reject the participation for the people who are behaving inappropriately, ill-mannered, under influence, also for those who abusively ignore these rules or are unacceptable for any other reason, without providing an explanation.
  3. Klubas pasilieka teisę neleisti dalyvauti ar pašalinti iš renginio asmenis, kurių dalyvavimas varžybose gali pakenkti jų sveikatos būklei.
  4. Should the event be compliant with the rules of FIDE or any other organization, the participants must respect them.
  5. The participants should uphold the club reputation outside its activities too.
  6. Possible disciplinary penalties for breaching these rules:
    • a warning;
    • exclusion from the event;
    • disqualification (timed or indefinite) from the events in the certain venue;
    • disqualifaction (timed or indefinite) from any club events.
  7. Information about the penalty is provided by the event organizer, in case of disqualification – by the head of the club.
  8. Participants agree that the fact of them participating and their image captured by organizers can be used for publicity, marketing and advertising purposes. This use includes the publication of material in the press, the club's website, social networks and other sources of information.
  9. Stored and publicly listed data consists of:
    • name, surname;
    • gender;
    • birth year;
    • nuotraukos iš varžybų;
    • club membership status;
    • participation history;
    • information related to participation in specific events, provided to the competition organizer (e.g. represented city or university faculty).