I   CHESS  INTERNATIONAL  OPEN 

"VILA  DE  POBLENOU"

 

BASES

1. PLAYING HALL

Centre Cívic Can Felipa, C/. de Pallars, 277
Barcelona 08005 - Espanya

2. DATES

16 - 24 August

3. SCHEDULE

The games will start at 16.00 p.m. Any player who has not presented himself within an hour from the start of the round will forfait that game also a player who has not presented himself by the first round without any justification will be eliminated from the tournament. The player which, for any reason, has to miss a round must notify it to an arbiter the previous round.

4. PAIRING SYSTEM 

Swiss 9 rounds. The pairing will be mode by a computer program (Figaro).

5. TIME CONTROL 

Two hours for player to make 40 moves plus a third hour to finish the game (flag).

6. PARTICIPANTS

All player with invalid catalan (Fcde), spanish (Feda) and International (Fide) license are allowed to play also the tournament is aproved for the catalan master, International Master and Grandmaster . In the initial ranking the order will be Fide, Fcde and Feda. A player  that posseses both Fide and Feda ratings so paired by this Fide elos. All other regional or national rankings unless the organizing comitee decides otherwise.

7. ARBITER 

The main arbiter will be Mr. Tomas Ros.

8. PLAYING COMITE 

Before the end of the first round the players will elect their 5 representants in the playing comitee 2 of which will be in the reserve only taking part in the comitee in case any of the regulars is involved in the problem the comitee is judjing, the other members of the playing comitee will be the main arbiter the director of the tournament and his assistant.

9. INSCRIPTION FEES

Senior: 4.500 ptes.
Minor 16: 2.500 ptes.
Veterans: 2.500 ptes.
Elo >2300: Free
The players who pay their fees before the 31st. of July will have a 1000 ptas. discount in case of being seniors and a 500 ptas. discount for minor 16 and veterans.

Inscriptions: Phones: 654 505 607 Carles Godesard - 687 686 752 Fina García -656 162 746 Jordi Moreno,  or in the internet sending a mail to: atcolon@fide.org or filling the inscription page at the tournament web page.
Inscriptions will be closed the 14st. of August at 22.00 p.m.

10. HOW TO PAY THE INSCRIPTION FEE: 

Something it´s total amount to this account (La Caixa)  2100 0591 44 0200114679 or to the alternative  (Caixa de Girona) 2030 0140 21 3300001675 account in both cases you must send a fax to the number  93 266 41 28  with your name, surname, birthdate, phone number and a copy of the transference recipt.

11. TIE-BREAKING METHODS:

The final tie-breaking method may be one of these: Brazilian Bucholz, Medium Bucholz or Progressive Score. It will be decided by luck the last round.

12. INSCRIPTION RIGHTS: 

The fee must be payed before the end of the first round.

13. CLOSING CEREMONY: 

On Saturday 25st. of July a blitz tournament will be held. The prize giving ceremony  will be at 12.30 followed vy a cocktail.

14. BASES CONFIRMITY: 

The participation in the tournament implies the acceptacion of the bases. Any problem not discused in this bases will be dealt with using Fide, Feda and Fide rules.

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