K - Problem solving competition

K - Open Championship of the Czech Republic in problem solving competition

15th-16th July 2017

Right of participation: solvers without age and performance limitations

Competition system: competition will be realized alike the world championship with the possibility to obtain the international solving rating

Criteria used for ranking: for complete solution of chess problem the solver gets 5 points (i.e. max. 90 points for 18 problems), in case of equality of points shorter used time is decisive

Financial prizes (financial prizes in CZK, payment in EUR possible): 6.000 CZK altogether

1. 3.000
2. 2.000
3. 1.000

Starting fee: 8 EUR

Discounts: discount of 25% for youngsters up to 18 years of age, seniors over 65 years and women

Free start: GM, IM, WGM and WIM in practical chess or solving, participants with the solving rating > 2400

Late registrations: Those players whose application will be registered after 15th June 2017 will pay additional charge of 2 EUR.

Time schedule:

Saturday 15th July 14.00 - 15.00 registration
Saturday 15th July 16.00 - 16.20 1st round  - 3 twomovers
Saturday 15th July 16.35 - 17.35 2nd round - 3 threemovers
Saturday 15th July 17.50 - 19.30 3rd round  - 3 studies
Sunday 16th July 09.30 - 10.20 4th round  - 3 helpmates
Sunday 16th July 10.35 - 11.55 5th round  - 3 moremovers
Sunday 16th July 12.10 - 13.00 6th round  - 3 selfmates
Sunday 16th July 14.00 - 14.30 presentation of results

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