G1 - Rapid Chess 1

G1 - Open Championship of the Czech Republic in rapid chess with rating for rapid ELO FIDE and ACP TOUR

20th – 21st July 2016

Right of participation: players without age and performance limitations

System of tournament: Swiss system of 9 rounds

Criteria used for ranking:
1. number of points
2. median Buchholz
3. Buchholz
4. number of wins
prizes are distributed according to Hort system (among such number of players corresponding to number of advertised prizes)

Rate of game: 2x 15 min + 10 s / move

Tournament prize fund (financial prizes in CZK, payment in EUR possible): 50.000 CZK altogether

1. 10.000
2. 8.000
3. 6.000
4. 4.000
5. 3.000
6. 2.000
7. 1.500
8.-9. 1.000
10. 500

Special financial prizes:
3 best players with ELO < 2300 1 500, 1 000 and 500
5 best players from the Czech Republic 5 000, 3 000 and 2 000 CZK

Starting fee is given in EUR (payments in CZK and USD possible):

rapid ELO FIDE < 2100 (or ELO FIDE < 2100 for those, who do not have rapid ELO FIDE) or without ELO FIDE 14
rapid ELO FIDE > = 2100 (or ELO FIDE > =  2100 for those, who do not have rapid ELO FIDE) 10
GM,IM,WGM and WIM 0

Discounts: young players up to 18 years of age, seniors over 65 years of age and women have 25% discount, these discounts do not refer to additional charge for late registration and are not added up

Fees for rating of the tournament results for rapid ELO charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic (0,5 EUR for a player) are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration. The organizer pays these fees for players with GM, IM, WGM and WIM titles.

Note: with players, who do not have even ELO national, the seeding coefficient 1000* is used

Notice: All foreign players must have an assigned FIDE identification number (FIDE abbreviation - ID or FID) at the time of the submission of the application form. If they do not have it, they have to apply their national chess federation for it.

Late registrations: Those players whose application will be registered after 15th June 2016 will pay additional charge of 2 EUR.

Time schedule of the Tournament:

Wednesday 20th July 09.00 - 16.00 registration
Wednesday 20th July
18.00 - 21.30 1st-3rd round
Thursday 21st July 09.00 - 12.30 4th-6th round
Thursday 21st July
13.30 - 17.00 7th-9th round
Thursday 21st July
17.30 - 17.45 presentation of results

Place: Registration, presentation of results and all games will take place at the Tipsport arena