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Hradec Kralove Open 2017

6th International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2017/2018 Series

1st - 8th October 2017, Hradec Kralove, the Czech Republic

Placethe Cernigov hotel, Riegrovo namesti 1494, Hradec Kralove
OrganizerAVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival directorJiri Petruzalek
Main arbiterPetr Lausman

Announced tournaments

A) 1st - 8th October 2017 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
  • 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, prizes for the best players with ELO FIDE 2000-2149, 1850-1999, 1700-1849, 1550-1699, 1400-1549, smaller than 1400 and for the best player without ELO FIDE – in each of these categories 500 (30 000 altogether, fusion of prizes is possible)
  • material prizes for other players, women, seniors over 60 years of age and youngsters up to 16 years of age
  • starting fee in EUR:
  players accommodated through the organizer other players 
GM, IM, WGM a WIM 0 0
ELO FIDE >= 2300 20 32
ELO FIDE >= 2200 28 40
ELO FIDE >= 2100 32 44
ELO FIDE >= 1800 36 48
ELO FIDE >= 1500 40 52
ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 44 56

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 21st September 2017 pay extra 8 EUR

B) 7th October 2017 open blitz tournament

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • playing system according to the number of participants, 2 x 3 min. + 2s / move
  • financial and material prizes according to the number of participants
  • starting fee 2 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.
  • 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 (tournaments A and B):

1. number of points, 2. median Buchholz, 3. Buchholz, 4. number of wins, prizes are distributed according to Hort system among such number of players which corresponds to number of advertised prizes

Accommodation

Cernigov hotel ***

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • double rooms with a shower, WC and WiFi connection - price including breakfast 52 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 36 EUR/room and night is charged

AMAS hostel *

(at a distance of 1,5 km from the playing hall, there is a WiFi connection in some rooms)
  • double rooms, shower and WC on the floor, new furnishings - price 12 EUR/person and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 14 EUR/ night is charged
  • 3,4-bed rooms, shower and WC on the floor, modest furnishings - price 10 EUR/person and night

Board meals

at the Cernigov hotel according to your choice

Time schedule

Sunday 1st October 10.00 – 14.00 registration A
16.00 1st round A
Monday 2nd October 16.00 2nd round A
Tuesday 3rd October 16.00 3rd round A
Wednesday 4th October 09.00 4th round A
16.00 5th round A
Thursday 5th October 16.00 6th round A
Friday 6th October 16.00 7th round A
Saturday 7th October 09.15 - 09.45 registration B
10.00 - 13.00 tournament B
16.00 8th round A
Sunday 8th October 09.00 9th round A
14.00 solemn conclusion

Possibility of spending free time

Hradec Kralove is a regional city with nearly 100.000 inhabitants situated at the confluence of the Labe and Orlice rivers. There are a lot of historical sights, planetarium and a giant aquarium.

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.

Festivals arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals 2017 / 2018 Series

13. - 30. 7. 2017 28th CZECH OPEN (Pardubice)
4. - 11. 8. 2017 4th SUMMER PRAGUE OPEN
12. - 19. 8. 2017 20th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER
5. - 13. 9. 2017 16th SUNNY BEACH OPEN (Bulgaria)
23. - 30. 9. 2017 11th HIGHLANDS OPEN (Trebic)
1. - 8. 10. 2017 8th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
11. - 18. 11. 2017 7th BRNO OPEN
19. - 25. 11. 2017 9th PILSNER OPEN
12. - 19. 1. 2018 17th PRAGUE OPEN
20. - 27. 1. 2018 17th MARIENBAD OPEN
24. 2. - 3. 3. 2018 18th LIBEREC OPEN
  • Prize fund of the whole CZECH TOUR 2017 / 18 Series is 25 000 CZK (7 000, 5 000, 4 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 1 000, 1 000, 500, 500), prizes can be obtained in the form of bonus in the next year of series only, criteria used for ranking: the highest total of points gained in individual tournaments (7 best results from all tournaments for individuals played with rating min. 2 x 1,5h + 30s/move are counted), best place in one of included tournaments, lot
  • 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 except for Sunny Beach Open are counted)

Interesting things:

http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren

Contact to the organizer

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


Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 21st September 2017 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/

All foreign players must have an assigned FIDE identification number (abbreviation FIDE ID or FID) at the time of the submission of the application form. If they do not have it, they have to apply their national chess federation for it.


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