M – Fischerandom Chess

M – Open championship of the Czech Republic of Fischerandom chess, Vladimir Novak´s memorial tournament

16 July 2024

Right of participation: players without age and performance limitations

Playing rules: The arbiter draws position of pieces before the start of each game and the position is for the given round the same for all players. Detailed rules and system of pieces shuffle can be found at following pages.

System of tournament: Swiss system of 7 rounds

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


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

players without GM,IM,WGM and WIM title 8.5

Discounts: young players up to 18 years of age, seniors over 65 years of age and women have 25% discount, these discounts are not added up


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

1. 1.500
2. 1.000
3. 500

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


Time schedule of the Tournament:

Tuesday 16 July 8.00–8.30 registration
9.00–12.00 1st-3rd round
13.00–17.30 4th–7th round
18.00–18.30 presentation of results


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

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