GM/IM Norm Heraklion

The metropolitan city of Heraklion is currently the biggest city of the island and already a famous chess destination!

There are 2 GM norm tournaments and 1 IM norm tournament scheduled for the period 29/4 to 7/5/2019.

Hurry up to catch up the A M A Z I N G offer 50% by the 15th of December!

Here goes the regulations: 

GM IM NORM HERAKLION TOURNAMENT, 29/4 – 7/5/2019

ORGANIZERS: Heraklio OAA, Heraklion Chess Club, Candia Chess Club. Co-Organizers: Administration of Crete, Municipality of Heraklion.

TOURNAMENT VENUE: GALAXY HOTEL IRAKLIO (*****) 75 Dimokratias Av, 71306 Heraklion, Crete -Greece

ENTRY FEES

GM NORM TOURNAMENT  ENTRY FEES (INCLUDES ACCOMMODATION)                         

EloEntry Fee
2201-22501000€
2251-2300950€
2301-2350900€
2351-2400850€
2401-2450800€
2451-2500750€
+2500700€

IM NORM TOURNAMENT (INCLUDES ACCOMMODATION)

EloEntry Fee
2051-21001000€
2101-2150950€
2151-2200900€
2201-2250850€
2251-2300800€
2301-2350750€
2351-2400700€
+2400650€

ACCOMMODATION: The entry fee includes accommodation for 9 nights in single room with arich and fabulous breakfast included in ***** Galaxy Hotel Iraklionwhich is also the playing venue.

1 accompanying person is coming for free!

Early registration 50% discount up to 15th of December 2018

Early registration 25% discount up to 15th of January 2019.

The entry fee is including the accommodation cost and is calculated with the current rating published on the date of confirmation.

A confirmation is considered valid only after the deposit of the correspondent entry fee to thefollowing bank account:

Piraeus Bank, IBAN GR96 0172 7510 0057 5109 1778 649
Account Holder: Leon Candia Chess Club
SWIFT-BIC CODE: PIRBGRAA
25th August str., No 39, Heraklion 712 02

For the invited grandmasters (GM) it is offered accommodation and appearance fee upon request.

  SCHEDULE
Deadline of entry fee depositFriday, 5-4-2019 
Publish of the pairings per roundFriday, 5-4-201919.00
Opening CeremonyMonday, 29-4-201916.30
Round 1Monday, 29-4-201917.00
Round 2Tuesday, 30-4-201917.00
Round 3Wednesday, 1-5-201917.00
Round 4Thursday, 2-5-201917.00
Round 5Friday, 3-5-201917.00
Round 6Saturday, 4-5-201917.00
Round 7Sunday, 5-5-201917.00
Round 8Monday, 6-5-201917.00
Round 9Tuesday, 7-5-201914.00  
Closing CeremonyTuesday, 75-201920.00
   
   

TIME CONTROL: 90 min for 40 moves + 30min + 30sec per move from the first move. It is obligatory writing down the moves during the entire duration of the game. Players arriving 30 minutes or more after the start of a round shall be forfeited.

TIE-BREAKS: 1. Direct Encounter 2. Sonneborn-berger system 3. Koya System 4. Number of wins

APPEALS: Appeals may be submitted until 10 minutes after the end of the round. A 3-member Appeals Committee will be responsible for their examination. Members of the AC related to the players involved will be exempted. The composition of the AC will be determined before the start of the tournament by the Chief Arbiter. The appeal fee is set at 100€ and may be deposited to the Tournament Director or the Chief Arbiter. Should the appeal be vindicated, the fee shall be returned to the appellant; otherwise it is withheld by the organizers.

ANTI-CHEATING:  During the game it is forbidden the appearance and use of cell phones and any other electronic devices inside the playing venue and the playing hall.

INFORMATION: For any additional information you may come in contact with: Tournament director, Kostas Klokas : klokas@heraklionchess.com or and +30 6937880733.