J - 7 Rounds Rating Tournament

J - open rating tournament with rating for FIDE and DWZ

12th - 17th July 2019

Right of participation: players without age and performance limitations

System of tournament: Swiss system of 7 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 8 top players)

Rate of game: 2 x 1,5 h + 30 s / move

Waiting time in case of late coming is 1 h

Tournament prize fund (financial prizes in CZK, payment in EUR possible): 20.000 CZK altogether

1. 7.000
2. 5.000
3. 3.000
4. 2.000
5.-6. 1.000
7.-8. 500

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

players with ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 37,5
players with ELO FIDE >= 1500 29,0
GM,IM,WGM and WIM 0,0

Discounts: young players up to 18 years of age, seniors over 65 years of age and women players 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 ELO charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic (2,5 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 2019 will pay additional charge of 2,5 EUR.

Time schedule of the Tournament:

Friday 12th July 12.30 - 14.30 registration
Friday 12th July 16.00 1st round
Saturday 13th July 16.00 2nd round
Sunday 14th July 09.00 3rd round
Sunday 14th July 16.00 4th round
Monday 15th July 16.00 5th round
Tuesday 16th July 16.00 6th round
Wednesday 17th July 09.00 7th round
Wednesday 17th July 14.30 presentation of results

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