G1 – Rapid Chess

G1 – Open championship of the Czech Republic in rapid chess with rating for ACP TOUR and rapid ELO FIDE

17–18 July 2024

Right of participation: players without age and performance limitations

System of tournament: Swiss system of 9 rounds

Rate of game: 2x 20 min + 10 s / move


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

ELO FIDE >= 2200 12
ELO FIDE 2200–2200 16.5
ELO FIDE < 2000 24.5

Discounts: young players up to 18 years of age, seniors over 65 years of age and women 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 rapid ELO charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic (0,5 EUR for a playerare 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.

Late registrations: Those players whose application will be registered after 30th June 2024 will pay additional charge of 2 EUR.


Tournament prize fund (financial prizes in CZK, including prizes for best players of the Czech Republic, payment in EUR possible): 92.000 CZK altogether

1. 12.000
2. 10.000
3. 8.000
4. 5.000
5. 3.000
6. 2.000
7. 1.000
8. 1.000

Special financial prizes (CZK):
- best players with ELO FIDE < 2200: 1 500, 1 000, 500
- best women: 5 000, 3 000, 1 000 
- best seniors 60+: 5 000, 3 000, 1 000

Criteria used for ranking:
1. number of points
2. Buchholz Cut 1
3. Buchholz
4. Sonnenborn-Berger
5. the greater number of games played with black
prizes are distributed according to Hort system (among such number of players corresponding to number of advertised prizes) in overall ranking


Time schedule of the Tournament:

Wednesday 17 July 14.00–17.00 registration
18.00–21.30 1st–3rd round
Thursday 18 July 9.00–12.30 4th–6th round
13.30–17.00 7th–9th round
17.45–18.00 presentation of results


Complete on-line your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 30th June 2024 on www.czechopen.net/en/contact-and-applications or send them by e-mail to ave-kontakt@outlook.cz.

All foreign players must have an assigned FIDE identification number (abbreviation FIDE 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.

Place: Registration, presentation of results and all games will take place at the IDEON congress centre