SCHEDULE

 

ORGANIZERS: Municipality of  Kantanos – Selino, Chania Chess Academy - SAMARIA
CO - ORGANIZERS: Region of Chania, Greek Chess Federation
TOURNAMENT VENUE: Paleochora Community Centre
MODE: 9 rounds, Swiss System, two Groups: A group ELO > 1800, B group ELO < 1900. Players with rating between 1800 and 1900 can choose the group.
FIDE title norms are possible!
TIMETABLE: Registration confirmations until 11:00 a.m. Saturday 13 July 2019. Paring for the first round 15.00 p.m. Saturday 13 July 2019  
Opening Ceremony Saturday 13 July 2019, starting at 17:00
Closing Ceremony   Saturday  20 July 2019,  starting at 16:30

Round 1

Saturday

13 July

17.30

Round 2

Sunday

14 July

10.00

Round 3

Sunday

14 July

17.30

Round 4

Monday

15 July

17.30

Round 5

Tuesday

16 July

17.30

Round 6

Wednesday

17 July

17.30

Round 7

Thursday

18 July

17.30

Round 8

Friday

19 July

17.30

Round 9

Wednesday

20 July

10.00

Attention! Any player who arrives more than one hour after the scheduled start of a round shall lose the game by forfeit                               
TIME CONTROL: 90 min for 40 moves + 15 min for all game + 30sec per move from the first move.

ENTRY FEE: for the Open will be inversely related to grade:
Free - Players with ELO up 2400 + titled players (GM, WGM, IM)
20 € for players with ELO 2300-2399,  
30 € for players with ELO 2200-2299,
40 € for players under 18 years old,
40 € for veteran players > 60 years old
60 € for all the other players of the A’ Group
40 € for all the players of the B’ Group
Players with ELO between 1700 – 1800 can join the A’ group, with extra entry fee of 20 €

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Spiridakis Ioannis - Naoum Giorgos.
MAIN ARBITER: Serntedakis Athanasios

TIE BREAKS:
1).        The result between the two players
2).        Buchholz
3).        Median Buchholz
4).        Sonnenborn-Berger


PRIZES: Total Prize Fund 8.000 Euro

A Group

Special prizes

B Group

1st  Winner: 1.800 €

1st under 2.300 ELO (men+woman):cup

1st Winner: 300 €

2nd  Winner: 1.200 €

1st under 2.100 ELO (men+woman):cup

2nd Winner: 200 €

3rd  Winner: 800 €

1st under 1.600 ELO (men+woman):cup

3rd Winner: 100 €

4th  Winner: 400 €

1st under 1.400 ELO  (men+woman):cup

 

5th  – 6th place: 2Χ350 €

1st under 1.200 ELO (men+woman):cup

1st Woman: 150 €

7th – 10th  place: 4Χ200 €

1st 4 member team: Cup, medals

2nd Woman: 100 €

1st Woman: 350 €

1st Local player: cup

3rd Woman: 50 €

2nd Woman: 200 €

1st Veteran +60 years old: cup

 

3rd  Woman: 100 €

2nd – 3rd each category: medal

 

* For equally matched players, the prices will be shared by the Hort system (50% of the prices are shared equally and the other 50% are shared according the tie breaks)   
* If a player wins two Special categories prices, he takes the bigger one

RESIDENCE AND HOTEL INFORMATION: For the room reservations you can visit the official web site of Paleohora Association of rooms and apartments to let.
www.paleochora-rooms.gr
and the list of Paleochora hotels:.
http://www.kantanouselinou.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=355&lang=el
Indicative Hotel prices per person per night: Double room: 25 €, Triple room: 20 €, Single room: 50 €
REGISTRATION: Please fill in the Registration form and send it to the following e-mail:
chaniachessacademy@gmail.com, anellia@icloud.com, tsarouxask@cha.forthnet.gr



For more information you can call:
Tsarouha Anelia +30 6974811469 or Koukouraki Elisavet +30 6977545304 
ENTRY FEE DEPOSIT DETAILS:
Participants must pay the entry fee tax (with the name of the player) into the following bank account:
National Bank of Greece  - account number 494/296016-82,
IBAN GR4801104940000049429601682, BIC (SWIFT Code) - ETHNGRAA
Account owner – Chania Chess Academy

Please, send your entry fee deposit bank paper receiption with your name, scanned by e-mail
Terminal date of deposit is since 20th of June. After 20th of June, there will be a 5 € increment in entry fees.

HOSPITALITY CONDITIONS
( minus 100 ELO units for women due to FIDE Rating)

2600 +

8 days (7 nights) residence in single room

Full Board

2500 – 2599

8 days (7 nights) residence in double room

Full Board

2450 - 2499

8 days (7 nights) residence in double room

Breakfast

2400 - 2449

50%  discount at the hotel prices  

Attention! The hospital conditions are available for limited number of players and there will be a strict priority list!
TRAVEL INFORMATION: The nearest airport to Paleochora is Chania airport (CHQ)

There will be a bus from the organizers for those players who are travelling by ship at 13th of July 2019 at 07.00 o’clock at the morning, leaving directly from Souda port to Paleochora. The ticket price is 5 Euro per person. Please, if you wish to use it, fill in the necessary information at the registration form.

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