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Litomysl Open 2020/21

21st International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2021 Series

26th December 2020 - 1st January 2021, Litomysl, the Czech Republic

Place: Youth home of VOSP and SPS (Domov mladeze Vyssi odborne skoly pedagogicke a Stredni pedagogicke skoly, Strakovska 1071, Litomysl
Organizer: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival director: Petr Lausman
Chief arbiter: NA Milan Jenc

Announced tournaments

A) 26th December 2020 - 1st January 2021: LITOMYSL 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 and WIM 0 0
ELO FIDE >= 2200 32 52
ELO FIDE >= 2000 36 56
ELO FIDE >= 1800 40 60
ELO FIDE >= 1500 44 64
ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 48 68
  • 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 13th December 2020 pay extra 8 EUR
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 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

B) 31st December 2020 New Year's Eve blitz tournament

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • the tournament is not rated for blitz ELO FIDE
  • playing system according to the number of participants, 2 x 3 min. + 2s / move
  • starting fee 2 EUR
  • financial and material prizes according to the number of participants
  • 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. Sonnenborg-Bergen, 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 the tournament B are not divided

Accommodation

Youth home of VOSP and SPS ***

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • single rooms with shower and WC, price 28 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with shower and WC, price 36 EUR/room and night
  • single rooms, shower and WC for 2 rooms, price 22 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms, shower and WC for 2 rooms, price 15.5 EUR/bed and night
  • triple rooms, shower and WC for 2 rooms, price 39.5 EUR/room and night

Meals of the Czech Cuisine will be served in form of breakfast, lunch and dinner during the festival. Price of breakfast is 60 CZK, soup + main dish costs 100 CZK.

Schedule

Sat 26/12 10.00 - 15.00 registration A
16.00 1st round A
Sun 27/12 9.00 2nd round A
16.00 3rd round A
Mon 28/12 16.00 4th round A
Tue 29/12 9.00 5th round A
16.00 6th round A
Wed 30/12 16.00 7th round A
Thu 31/12 14.00 8th round A
20.00 New Year's Eve with blitz tournament
Fri 1/1 10.00 9th round A
15.00 Solemn conclusion

Other information

  • Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 13th December 2020 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/ or by e-mail to ave-kontakt@outlook.cz
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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 2021 Series

26 Dec 2020 – 1 Jan 2021 21st LITOMYSL OPEN
15-22 Jan 2021 20th PRAGUE OPEN
23-30 Jan 2021 20th MARIENBAD OPEN
27 Feb - 6 Mar 2021 21st LIBEREC OPEN

Contact to the organizer

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

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