Hersonissos, the land of experiences…
ORGANIZERS: Heraklion Chess Club, Heraklio OAA, Hersonissos Chess Academy, Candia Chess Club.
Co-Organizers: Municipality of Hersonissos, Administration of Crete.
MODE: 2 Groups Swiss FIDE system 9 (nine) rounds:
- Group A: Open section
- Group B: Up to 14 years old and with no more than 1100 rating
Playing venue: Lyttos Beach Hotel (****) Hersonissos Crete, Greece
Situated next to a beautiful golden coast, on one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, Crete, and within a 20 kilometer distance from the airport of Heraklion (code: HER), a colorful garden of more than 500 palm trees, fragrant flowers and plants, awaits for you to create your new holiday memories. In the famous holiday destination of Hersonissos, the hotel can easily be compared to a heavenly scenery.
|Confirmation of participation||Tuesday, 14-5-2019|
|Pairings 1st round||Tuesday, 14-5-2019||22.00|
|Opening Ceremony||Wednesday, 15-5-2019||15.30|
|Round 1||Wednesday, 15-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 2||Thursday, 16-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 3||Friday, 17-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 4||Saturday, 18-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 5||Sunday, 19-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 6||Monday, 20-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 7||Tuesday, 21-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 8||Wednesday, 22-5-2019||16.00|
|Round 9||Thursday, 23-5-2019||15.00|
|Closing Ceremony||Thursday, 23-5-209||20.30|
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.
PARTICIPATION & FEES: Entry fees should be given in cash by latest 15th of May or can be earlier deposited to the following 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
GROUP A: General entry fee 100€. For players of Greek Chess Federation the entry fee is 50€, For players of the Cretan Chess Clubs the entry fee is 40€. For Players carrying the titles of GM, WGM, IM, WIM no entry fee is required.
GROUP B (under 14 & U1100 rating): Participation Fee 25€.
|4th to 8th winner||250€ (50€ Χ 5)|
|1st female woman||200€|
|2nd female woman||100€|
|3rd female woman||50€|
|1st < 2000 ELO||250€|
|1st < 1600 ELO||250€|
In case of a tie the prize fund are split equally.
Cups and medals will be given to the first three places in both groups and to all special categories.
TIE BREAKS: For the prize funds in case of a tie the money prizes are split equally. For the rest of the prizes the tie breaks are: 1. Result between tied players (if they have played all with each other) 2. buchholz 3. Number of wins 4. Sonnenborn-berger.
A player qualifying for more than one prize receives the highest.
EXCLUSIONS – APPEALS: Exclusions from a round are allowed with an on time notice to the tournament director (10’ after the end of the previous round) and once it can be given half a point if the exclusion is within the first 5 rounds. In case a player doesn’t show up on a particular round he/she is forfeited from the tournament. 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 to carry cell phones and/or any other electronic devices inside the playing venue and the playing hall.
ACCOMODATION: Organizers has managed to secure the following prices for the chess players and accompanying persons in this excellent luxury resort Lyttos Beach Hotel Hersonissos Crete in all inclusive basis
COST PER PERSON IN ALL INCLUSIVE BASIS
|7 nights all inclusive||8 nights all inclusive||9 nights all inclusive|
|Family Room (4 persons)||349€||399€||449€|
Reservations are valid upon deposit in the following 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
Live Games: The first 20 boards of the tournament will be transmitted live through tournament’s website: http://www.hersonissoschess.com
INFORMATION: For reservations or anyadditional information and subscription to the tournament you may contact IOKostas Klokas firstname.lastname@example.org, +306937880733.