G2 - Rapid Chess 2

G2 - Open rapid tournament with rating for rapid ELO FIDE

18th – 19th July 2018

Right of participation:

- players with rapid ELO FIDE < 2100 (or ELO FIDE< 2100 for those, who do not have rapid ELO FIDE)
- players without ELO FIDE and rapid ELO FIDE

System of tournament: Swiss system of 9 rounds

Criteria used for ranking:

1. number of points

2. Buchholz Cut 1
3. Buchholz
4. Sonnenborg-Bergen
5. the greater number of games played with black
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): 3.000 CZK altogether

1. 1.500
2. 1.000
3. 500

Material prizes: players taken fourth – tenth place and 3 best women

Starting fee: 10,5 EUR

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.

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 2018 will pay additional charge of 2 EUR.

Time schedule of the Tournament:

Wednesday 18th July 09.00 - 16.00 registration
Wednesday 18th July
18.00 - 21.30 1st-3rd round
Thursday 19th July
09.00 - 12.30 4th-6th round
Thursday 19th July
13.30 - 17.00 7th-9th round
Thursday 19th July
17.45 - 18.00 presentation of results

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