P - Open Pairs Blitz Tournament

P - Open pairs blitz tournament

17th July 2018

Right of participation: pairs without age and performance limitations

System of tournament: Swiss system of 11 rounds, before the tournament each pair will assign players for 1st and 2nd chessboard

Criteria used for ranking:
1. total of points gained on individual chessboards (so called olympic system)

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 3 top pairs)

Rate of game: 5 minutes for a game and a player

Tournament prize fund (financial prizes in CZK, payment in EUR possible): 3.000 CZK altogether

1. 1.500
2. 1.000
3. 500

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

a pair of players without GM,IM,WGM or WIM title 4,0
a pair of players out of which one has the title GM,IM,WGM or WIM 2,0
a pair of players out of which both have the title GM,IM,WGM or WIM 0,0

Applications for this tournament are not registered and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

Time schedule of the Tournament:

Tuesday 17th July 08.30 - 09.30 registration
Tuesday 17th July
10.00 - 13.30 1st-11th round
Tuesday 17th July
14.00 - 14.15 presentation of results

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