J - 7 Rounds Rating Tournament

J - open rating tournament with rating for FIDE

15th - 20th July 2016

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. median Buchholz
3. Buchholz
4. number of wins
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 without ELO FIDE 32
players with ELO FIDE 24
GM,IM,WGM and WIM 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 2016 will pay additional charge of 2 EUR.

Time schedule of the Tournament:

Friday 15th July 12.30 - 14.30 registration
Friday 15th July 16.00 1st round
Saturday 16th July 16.00 2nd round
Sunday 17th July 09.00 3rd round
Sunday 17th July 16.00 4th round
Monday 18th July 16.00 5th round
Tuesday 19th July 16.00 6th round
Wednesday 20th July 09.00 7th round
Wednesday 20th July 14.30 presentation of results

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