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Sunny Beach Open 2017

16th International Chess Tournament - Kesarovski - Stanchev Memorial

special part of CZECH TOUR 2017 / 2018 Series and BLACK SEA GRAND PRIX

5th – 13th September 2017, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Placethe Continental Park hotel ***, Sunny Beach 8240, Bulgaria
OrganizerZhivko Zhekov in cooperation with AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Tournament directorZhivko Zhekov
Main arbiterIA Rumen Angelov

Announced tournaments:

A) 5th – 13th September 2017 Open tournament with IM norm and rating for FIDE

  • participation of players with ELO FIDE >= 2300
  • Swiss system of 9 rounds, 2x 1,5 h + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in the total amount of 6 400 BGN (ca.3 300 EUR)
  • the prizes are guaranteed if there are at least 25 players in this group
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
ELO FIDE >= 2300 60 120
ELO FIDE < 2300 120 180

discounts on starting fee 15 EUR for youth players up to 18 years of age and players over 60 years of age

B) 5th – 13th September 2017 Open rating tournament with rating for FIDE

  • participation of players with ELO FIDE 2000 - 2299
  • Swiss system of 9 rounds, 2x 1,5 h + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in the total amount of 4 600 BGN (ca.2 350 EUR)
  • the prizes are guaranteed if there are at least 60 players in this group
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
ELO FIDE 2000 - 2299 60 120
ELO FIDE < 2000 120 180

discounts on starting fee 15 EUR for youth players up to 18 years of age and players over 60 years of age

C) 5th – 13th September 2017 Open tournament with rating for FIDE

  • participation of players with ELO FIDE < 2000 or without ELO FIDE
  • Swiss system of 9 rounds, 2x 1,5 h + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in the total amount of 4 600 BGN (ca.2 350 EUR)
  • the prizes are guaranteed if there are at least 80 players in this group
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
ELO FIDE < 2000 or without ELO FIDE 60 120

discounts on starting fee 15 EUR for youth players up to 18 years of age and players over 60 years of age

D) 6th – 12th September 2017 Seniors tournament with rating for FIDE

  • participation of seniors born 5th September 1957 and sooner
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2x 1,5 h + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in the total amount of 1 200 BGN (ca.600 EUR)
  • the prizes are guaranteed if there are at least 30 players in this group
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
45 90

E) 6th – 12th September 2017 Youth tournament U14 with rating for FIDE

  • participation of children born after 1st January 2003
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2x 1,5 h + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in the total amount of 2 000 BGN (ca. 1 000 EUR)
  • the prizes are guaranteed if there are at least 50 players in this group
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
45 90

Accommodation

Continental Park hotel ***

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • 2-bed rooms with a shower and WC, four-star hotel facilities price including breakfast 54 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 40 EUR/room and night is charged
  • 2-bed rooms with a shower and WC, three-star hotel facilities price including breakfast 36 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 28 EUR/room and night is charged
  • 2-bed rooms with a shower and WC, two-star hotel facilities price including breakfast 34 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 25 EUR/room and night is charged

Board-meals at the Continental Park hotel: lunches (smorgasbord) per 7 EUR

Time schedule

Tuesday 5th September 09.00 – 12.00 registration A, B, C, D, E
15.00 1st round A, B, C
Wednesday 6th September 09.30 1st round D, E
15.30 2nd round A, B, C
Thursday 7th September 09.30 2nd round D, E
15.30 3rd round A, B, C
Friday 8th September 09.30 3rd round D, E
15.30 4th round A, B, C
Saturday 9th September 09.30 4th round D, E
15.30 5th round A, B, C
Sunday 10th September 09.30 5th round D, E
15.30 6th round A, B, C
Monday 11th September 09.30 6th round D, E
15.30 7th round A, B, C
Tuesday 12th September 09.00 7th round D, E
14.00 final ceremony D, E
15.30 8th round A, B, C
Wednesday 13th September 09.00 9th round A, B, C
14.00 final ceremony A, B, C

Possibility of spending free time

Sunny beach is the most popular coast of Bulgaria. There are a lot of sand beaches, water amusements, restaurants, karaoke-bars, shops etc.

Starting fee and accommodation payments will be collected during the registration in cash in EUR

(at the amount given in these regulations). Debit and credit cards will not be accepted.

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 10th August 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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