P - Open Pairs Blitz Tournament

P - Open pairs blitz tournament

18th July 2017

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. median Buchholz
3. Buchholz
4. Sonnenborn-Berger
5. lot
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
a pair of players out of which one has the title GM,IM,WGM or WIM 2
a pair of players out of which both have the title GM,IM,WGM or WIM 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 18th July 08.30 - 09.30 registration
Tuesday 18th July
10.00 - 13.30 1st-11th round
Tuesday 18th July
14.00 - 14.15 presentation of results

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