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Hradec Kralove Open 2021

11th International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2021 Series

6th – 13th November 2021, Hradec Kralove, the Czech Republic

Place: the Cernigov hotel, Riegrovo namesti 1494, Hradec Kralove
Organizer: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival director: Michal Horacek
Chief arbiter: FA Petr Lausman

Announced tournaments

6th – 13th November 2021 HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN

  • open rating tournament with rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 9 rounds, 2 x 1,5h + 30s / move
  • waiting time is 1 h in case of late arrival
  • starting fee in EUR:
  players accommodated through the organizer other players 
GM, IM, WGM a WIM 0 0
ELO FIDE >= 2200 32 52
ELO FIDE >= 2000 40 60
ELO FIDE >= 1800 44 64
ELO FIDE >= 1500 48 68
ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 56 76
  • discounts on starting fee: 25 % for FM, youth players up to 18 years of age, players over 65 years of age and women
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 2.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration. The organizer pays these fees for players with GM, IM, WGM and WIM titles
  • players registered after 26th October 2021 pay extra 8 EUR
  • financial prizes in CZK (payment in EUR possible): 8 000, 6 000, 4 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 500, 500, best woman 500, best senior over 60 years of age 500, best player up to 16 years of age 500, best player up to 12 years of age 500, prizes for the best players with ELO FIDE 1950-2099, 1800-1949, 1650-1799, 1500-1649, 1350-1499 and smaller than 1350 – in each of these categories 500 (30 000 altogether, fusion of prizes is possible)
  • material prizes for other players

B) 7th November 2021: open tournament in rapid chess

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2 x 10 min + 5s/move
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • starting fee: youngsters up to 18 years of age, players over 65 and women 5 EUR, other players 6.5 EUR
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 0.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration
  • financial prizes in CZK: 1 500, 1 000, 500
  • material prizes for other players
  • applications for this tournament are not registered and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

C) 11th November 2021 open blitz tournament

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 11 rounds, 2 x 3 min. + 2s/move
  • rating for blitz ELO FIDE
  • starting fee 3.5 EUR
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 0.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration.
  • financial prizes in CZK: 700, 500, 300
  • material prizes for other players
  • applications for this tournament are not registered and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution

  • 1. number of points, 2. Buchholz Cut 1, 3. Buchholz, 4. Sonnenborn-Berger, 5. the greater number of games played with black
  • Prizes in the tournament A are distributed according to Hort system among such number of players which corresponds to the number of advertised prizes; prizes in tournaments B and C are not divided

Accommodation

Cernigov hotel ***

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • single rooms with a shower and WC - price including breakfast 38 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with a shower and WC - price including breakfast 54 EUR/room and night

Schedule

Sat 6/11 10.00 - 15.00 Registration A
16.00 1st round A
Sun 7/11 8.30 - 9.15 Registration B
9.30 - 13.30 Tournament B
17.00 2nd round A
Mon 8/11 16.00 3rd round A
Tue 9/11 9.00 4th round A
16.00 5th round A
Wed 10/11 16.00 6th round A
Thu 11/11 9.15 - 9.45 Registration C
10.00 - 13.00 Tournament C
16.00 7th round A
Fri 12/11 16.00 8th round A
Sat 13/11 9.00 9th round A
14.00 Solemn conclusion

Other information

  • Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 26th October 2021 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/ or by e-mail to ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

  • Throughout the festival, hygiene measures will be taken in accordance with the regulations of the Czech government, public health office and the national sport agency. The exact wording will be continuously updated on the website.

  • Starting fee and accommodation payments will be collected during the registration in cash in EUR (at the amount given in these regulations), CZK (in the rate 25:1 compared to prices given in these regulations) or USD or by debit and credit cards: Eurocard/Master Card, Maestro, VISA, VISA Electron, JCB or Diners Club
  • Discount on starting fee and accommodation price - 5% discount in 2nd start in the tournament held within the frame of this year CZECH TOUR Series, or 10% in 3rd start, 15% in 4th start etc. (only starts from all tournaments for individuals played with rating min. 2 x 1,5h + 30s/move are counted)
  • By participating in the tournament, the player gives the organizer the right to take photos and videos with his person and to use them.
  • Interesting things, photos: http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren

Festivals arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals Series Autumn 2021 and Winter 2022

6–13 Nov 2021 11th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
20–28 Nov 2021 10th BRNO OPEN
7–14 Jan 2022 20th PRAGUE OPEN
15–22 Jan 2022 20th MARIENBAD OPEN
5–12 Feb 2022 21st LIBEREC OPEN

Contact to the organizer

AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o., Strossova 239, 530 03 Pardubice, the Czech Republic
tel. + 420 - 466 535 200
mobile phone + 420 - 608 203 007
e-mail: ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

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