Q1,Q2,Q3 - Open blitz tournaments series

Q1,Q2,Q3 - Open blitz tournaments series with rating for blitz ELO FIDE

25th-27th July 2017

Right of participation: players without age and performance limitations

System of tournament: 3 separate tournaments, Swiss system of 11 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 3 top players)

Rate of game: 2x 3 min + 2 s / move

Tournament prize fund (financial prizes in CZK, payment in EUR possible): 3.000 CZK for each tournament

1. 1.500
2. 1.000
3. 500

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

players without GM,IM,WGM or WIM title 2
GM,IM,WGM or WIM 0

Fees for rating of the tournament results for blitz ELO charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic (0,5 EUR for a player and a tournamentare not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration.

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.

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

Time schedule of the Tournaments:

Q1 Tournament

Tuesday 25th July 09.00 - 09.30 registration
Tuesday 25th July 10.00 - 13.00 1st-11th round
Tuesday 25th July 13.30 - 13.45 presentation of results

Q2 Tournament

Tuesday 26th July 09.00 - 09.30 registration
Tuesday 26th July 10.00 - 13.00 1st-11th round
Tuesday 26th  July 13.30 - 13.45 presentation of results

Q3 Tournament

Tuesday 27th July 09.00 - 09.30 registration
Tuesday 27th July 10.00 - 13.00 1st-11th round
Tuesday 27th July 13.30 - 13.45 presentation of results

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