1st Grand Europe Chess Open Tournaments in Golden Sands, Bulgaria (04 - 12.06. 2012)

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1st Grand Europe Open

Golden Sands, Bulgaria: 04 - 12.06.2012



Under the patronage of Mr. Silvio Danailov
President of the European Chess Union
President of the Bulgarian Chess Federation

Place:

Golden Sands, Country Club Dalas

Organizer:


Chess Club Bankya

President of the organizing committee is Prof., Ph. D. Nikolay Nedkov, Vice-president of the Bulgarian Chess Federation; members: Mr. Vladimir Sakotic - Executive Director of the European Chess Union and Mr. Nikolay Velchev - Executive Director of the Bulgarian Chess Federation.

 

Rate of play:

Open 9 rounds
System - FIDE Swiss
Time control - 90 min. with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one.
Valid for ELO FIDE and GM/IM Norms

 

Shedule:

Registration June 04 till 13.00 h
Round 1 Monday June 04 at 15.00 h
Round 2 Tuesday June 05 at 15.00 h
Round 3 Wednesday June 06 at 15.00 h
Round 4 Thursday June 07 at 15.00 h
Round 5 Friday June 08 at 15.00 h
Round 6 Saturday June 09 at 15.00 h
Round 7 Sunday June 10 at 15.00 h
Round 8 Monday June 11 at 15.00 h
Round 9 Tuesday June 12 at 09.00 h

 

Prizegiving - Tuesday June 12 at 15.00

Entry fee:

All players who have paid for accommodation packages can take part in the tournament with no entry fee.
Those who do not wish to use the accommodation packages shall pay entry fee 120 EUR.

 

Accomodation:

The organizers offers the following packages in a hotel Mimoza ****:

8 nights with half board - breakfast and dinner for one bed in double room: 290 EUR
8 nights with half board - breakfast and dinner in single room: 350 EUR

The given rates are preferential, included entry fee for the tournament, community tax, VAT and transfer from the Varna airport.

Bank details for payments:
Bank: Eurobank EFG Bulgaria AD
Adress: Sofia 1048, 14 Tsar Osvoboditel Bld.
BIC: BPBIBGSF
IBAN: BG21BPBI79401471173101
Holder: Chess Club Bankya
Holder address: 2, Kiril i Metodij str., Zheravna Hotel, 1320 Bankya, Bulgaria

 

Prize fund: 50 300 EUR (95 prizes!)

All prizes are guaranteed and don’t depend on the number of players

 

Main prizes
1.) 6 000 EUR
2.) 5 000 EUR
3.) 4 000 EUR
4.) 3 000 EUR
5.) 2 000 EUR
6.) 1500 EUR
7.) 1 200 EUR
8.) 1 000 EUR
9.) 900 EUR
10.)700 EUR
11.)600 EUR
12.)500 EUR
13.)300 EUR
14.)300 EUR
15.)300 EUR
16)300 EUR
17).300 EUR
18.)300 EUR
19.)300 EUR
20.)300 EUR
21.)200 EUR
22.)200 EUR
23.)200 EUR
24.) 200 EUR
25.)200 EUR
26.)100 EUR
27.)100 EUR
28.)100 EUR
29.)100 EUR
30.)100 EUR

Special Prizes:

ELO FIDE 2400 - 2499:
1.) 1 000 EUR
2.)700 EUR
3.)500 EUR
4.)300 EUR
5.)200 EUR
6.)100 EUR

ELO FIDE 2300 – 2399:
1.) 800 EUR
2.)600 EUR
3.)400 EUR
4.)300 EUR
5.)200 EUR
6.)100 EUR

ELO FIDE 2200 – 2299:
1.)700 EUR
2.)500 EUR
3.)400 EUR
4.)250 EUR
5.)150 EUR
6.)100 EUR

ELO FIDE 2050 – 2199:
1.)700 EUR
2.)500 EUR
3.)400 EUR
4.)250 EUR
5.)150 EUR
6.)100 EUR


ELO FIDE 1900 – 2049:
1.)600 EUR
2.)400 EUR
3.)300 EUR
4.)250 EUR
5.)150 EUR
6.)100 EUR

ELO FIDE 0 - 1899:
1.)500 EUR
2.)400 EUR
3.)300 EUR
4.) 200 EUR
5.)150 EUR
6.)100 EUR

Women:
1.) 800 EUR
2.) 550 EUR
3.) 400 EUR
4.) 250 EUR
5.) 150 EUR
6.) 100 EUR

Veterans:
1.) 500 EUR
2.) 400 EUR
3.) 250 EUR
4.) 200 EUR
5.) 150 EUR
6.) 100 EUR

Boys:
U16
1.)400 EUR
2.)300 EUR
3.)200 EUR
4.)150 EUR
U12
1.)300 EUR
2.)200 EUR
3.)150 EUR
4.)100 EUR


Girls:
U16
1.)300 EUR
2.)200 EUR
3.)150 EUR
4.)100 EUR
U12
1.)300 EUR
2.)200 EUR
3.)150 EUR
4.)100 EUR

In case of identical final scores the prizes will not be shared.

Tie - breaks:

1. Buchholz Median
2. Buchholz
3. Number of victories
4. Progress
5. Berger

Each participant takes only one prize!

Visas:

Players, who need assistance with their visas are asked to sent scanned copy of the passport before April 29, 2012 in order that the Bulgarian Chess Federation can help through Visa Invitation.
Impportant: The Schengen visa is valid for Bulgaria.



Tournament Regulations

1. Organizer: Chess Club Bankya
President of the organizing committee is Prof., Ph. D. Nikolay Nedkov, Vice-president of the Bulgarian Chess Federation; members: Mr. Vladimir Sakotic - Executive Director of the European Chess Union and Mr. Nikolay Velchev - Executive Director of the Bulgarian Chess Federation.

2. Venue and dates:
The tournament shall be held in the European Chess House and hotel Mimoza, Golden Sands resort from June 4th to June 12th 2012.

3. System and rate of play:
The tournament will be organized in 9-round Swiss system. Pairings will be managed with the help of Swiss Manager pairing software.
The rate of play will be 90 min with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one. No time control on the move 40th!!!
FIDE Laws of Chess are valid in this tournament.

4. Any player who arrives at the chessboard more than 30 minutes after the scheduled start of the round shall lose the game.

5. Shedule:
Registration June 04 till 13.00 h
Opening ceremony June 04 at 15.00 h
Round 1 Monday June 04 at 15.30 h
Round 2 Tuesday June 05 at 15.00 h
Round 3 Wednesday June 06 at 15.00 h
Round 4 Thursday June 07 at 15.00 h
Round 5 Friday June 08 at 15.00 h
Round 6 Saturday June 09 at 15.00 h
Round 7 Sunday June 10 at 15.00 h
Round 8 Monday June 11 at 15.00 h
Round 9 Tuesday June 12 at 09.00 h
Prizegiving - Tuesday June 12 at 15.00

6. Prizes - prize fund: 50 300 € (95 prizes!)
Main prizes:

1) 6.000 €
2) 5.000 €
3) 4.000 €
4) 3.000 €
5) 2.000 €
6) 1.500 €
7) 1.200 €
8) 1.000 €
9) 900 €
10) 700 €
11) 600 €
12) 500 €
13) 300 €
14) 300 €
15) 300 €
16) 300 €
17) 300 €
18) 300 €
19) 300 €
20) 300 €
21) 200 €
22) 200 €
23) 200 €
24) 200 €
25) 200 €
26) 100 €
27) 100 €
28) 100 €
29) 100 €
30) 100 €


Special Prizes:


ELO FIDE
2400 - 2499:
1) 1000 €
2) 700 €
3) 500 €
4) 300 €
5) 200 €
6) 100 €

ELO FIDE
2300 – 2399:
1) 800 €
2) 600 €
3) 400 €
4) 300 €
5) 200 €
6) 100 €

ELO FIDE
2200 – 2299:
1) 700 €
2) 500 €
3) 400 €
4) 250 €
5) 150 €
6) 100 €

ELO FIDE
2050 – 2199:
1) 700 €
2) 500 €
3) 400 €
4) 250 €
5) 150 €
6) 100 €

ELO FIDE
1900 – 2049:
1) 600 €
2) 400 €
3) 300 €
4) 250 €
5) 150 €
6) 100 €

ELO FIDE
0 - 1899:
1) 500 €
2) 400 €
3) 300 €
4) 200 €
5) 150 €
6) 100 €

Women:
1) 800 €
2) 550 €
3) 400 €
4) 250 €
5) 150 €
6) 100 €




Veterans:
1) 500 €
2) 400 €
3) 250 €
4) 200 €
5) 150 €
6) 100 €




Boys:
U16
1) 400 €
2) 300 €
3) 200 €
4) 150 €
U12
1) 300 €
2) 200 €
3) 150 €
4) 100 €

Girls:
U16
1) 300 €
2) 200 €
3) 150 €
4) 100 €
U12
1) 300 €
2) 200 €
3) 150 €
4) 100 €

In case of identical final scores the prizes will not be shared.
Each participant takes only one (higher) prize!

Tie - breaks:
1. Buchholz Median (7 games, -1,-1), 2. Buchholz 3. Number of victories
4. Progress, 5. Berger

7. Arbiters:
Chief Arbiter – Vladimir Sakotic, IA, IO
Deputy chief arbiter – Nikolay Velchev, IA, IO
Deputy chief arbiter – GM Ventzislav Inkiov, IA

Deputy chief arbiter – Georgi Zhivkov, FA
Deputy chief arbiter – Nikolay Yordanov, FA
Deputy chief arbiter – Hristo Velchev, FA
ADeputy chief arbiter – Ruzka Genova, FA
Deputy chief arbiter – Diana Vladimirova, NA


8. Appeal’s committee
An appeal against a decision of the Chief Arbiter can be submitted in writing not later than 1 hour after the end of the round. The appeals should be accompanied with a deposit fee of 50 BGN. In case the appeal is accepted the deposit will be returned to the player. In case the appeal is rejected the amount will be in a favour of the Organizers.
Appeal’s committee: Margarita Voiska (Chairman), Sasa Jevtic, Plamen Molov (Members), Christina Foisor, Svetla Yordanova (Reserve members)

9. Medical Care
During the rounds there will be Medical Services according to the FIDE Tournament Regulations.

10. Discipline
- All mobile phones must be in switch off mode in the playing hall. Penalty is lost of the game.
- Smoking is absolutely forbidden in the playing hall.
- Analysing is not allowed in the playing hall.
- Flashes may be used only in the first ten minutes of each round.
- Only players and arbiters shall be allowed to enter the actual playing area, except with the expressed permission of the Chief Arbiter.
- Players are not allowed to enter the closed area of the top boards if they don’t play there themselves.
- As long as the game is in progress a player may talk only to an arbiter or with his opponent as permitted by the Laws of Chess.
We assume that all the players have read the Tournament Regulations and are obliged to obey them.
The English text of these Tournament Regulations is the authentic version.

Chief Arbiter:
Vladimir Sakotic
 
 

 

 

 

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