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Sunny Beach Open 2018

17th International Chess Tournament - Kesarovski - Stanchev Memorial

special part of CZECH TOUR 2018 / 2019 Series and BLACK SEA GRAND PRIX

6th – 15th September 2018, 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) 6th – 15th September 2018 Open tournament with IM norm and rating for FIDE

  • participation of players with ELO FIDE >= 2000
  • 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 10 800 BGN (ca. 5 500 EUR): 2 200, 1 700, 1 200, 800, 700, 600, prizes for the best players with ELO FIDE <= 2250: 900, 800, 700, 500, 400, 300
  • 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 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

B) 6th – 15th September 2018 Open rating 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.2 300 EUR): 1 100, 900, 800, 600, 400, 400, 150, 150, 100
  • 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

C) 7th – 14th September 2018 Seniors tournament with rating for FIDE

  • participation of seniors born 6th September 1958 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): 350, 280, 250, 150, 100, 70
  • 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

D) 7th – 14th September 2018 Youth tournament U14 with rating for FIDE

  • participation of children born after 1st January 2004
  • 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): 350, 280, 250, 150, 100, 70
  • 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

Accommodation

Continental Park hotel ***

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • 2-bed rooms with a shower and WC, three-star hotel facilities price including breakfast 40 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 30 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 8 EUR

Time schedule

Thursday 6th September 09.00 – 12.00 registration A, B, C, D
15.30 1st round A, B
Friday 7th September 09.30 1st round C, D
15.30 2nd round A, B
Saturday 8th September 09.30 2nd round C, D
15.30 3rd round A, B
Sunday 9th September
rapid and blitz tournament
Monday 10th September 09.30 3rd round C, D
15.30 4th round A, B
Tuesday 11th September 09.30 4th round C, D
15.30 5th round A, B
Wednesday 12th September 09.30 5th round C, D
15.30 6th round A, B
Thursday 13th September 09.30 6th round C, D
15.30 7th round A, B
Friday 14th September 09.30 7th round C, D
14.00 final ceremony C, D
15.30 8th round A, B
Saturday 15th September 09.30 9th round A, B
14.00 final ceremony A, B

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 2018/2019 Series

12. - 29. 7. 2018 29th CZECH OPEN (Pardubice)
3. - 10. 8. 2018 5th PRAGUE SUMMER OPEN
11. - 18. 8. 2018 20th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER
6. - 15. 9. 2018 17th SUNNY BEACH OPEN (Bulgaria)
22. - 29. 9. 2018 12th HIGHLANDS OPEN (Trebic)
30. 9. - 7. 10. 2018 9th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
10. - 17. 11. 2018 8th BRNO OPEN
18. - 24. 11. 2018 10th PILSNER OPEN
26. 12. 2018 – 1. 1. 2019 1st LITOMYSL OPEN
11. - 18. 1. 2019 18th PRAGUE OPEN
19. - 26. 1. 2019 18th MARIENBAD OPEN
23. 2. - 2. 3. 2019 19th LIBEREC OPEN
  • Prize fund of the whole CZECH TOUR 2018 / 19 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

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 2018 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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