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      XI INTERNATIONAL CHESS OPEN DE SANTS, HOSTAFRANCS & LA BORDETA
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       XI INTERNATIONAL CHESS OPEN 

General Information

1. The tournament will be hold in 79 Sants st, Barcelona (Auditori del Centre Cνvic de les Cotxeres de Sants) and other halls near of this hall. Swiss FIDE System at ten rounds.

2. There are two groups ("A" and "B"): The "A" will be for all players with running license; "B" will be for players up-to-1999 rating. Playing in group B is volunteer, as an up-to-1999 player can choose to play in group "A" or "B".
FIDE rating will be taking into account, otherwise, FEDA rating, and finally, Catalan rating. Local & National ratings will be validated by the organization. Rating rules for Catalan Circuit are applicables.

3. Organization reserves the right to cancel a registration.

4. Pairings will be established with "Swiss Manager".

5. Tournament will start at 21th Agust to 30th Agust.

6. Rounds will be played at 16.30h, except last round at 9’30h. Any player who arrives at the chessboard more than one hour after the scheduled start of the session shall lose the game.

7. The time control will be 1:30 hours + 30 seconds for 40 moves and half hour + 30 seconds to guillotine.

8. Entry Fees:

Group A

General:..........................…………………...…......38 €
 >2150 FIDE Rating .........…....…………………..33 €
 <16 and >65.........................….……………...…...33 €
 +2350 FIDE Rating with invitation...................….free

Discount for paying before 08-12-2009: 3€

Group B

General:.........................…......…28 €
<16 and >65.................................23 €

Discount for paying before 08-12-2009: 3€

Rapidchess AJEDREZND

General................................................................................................

20 €

<16 and >65.........................................................................................

15 €

Discount for player Open: 5 €

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9. Registration:

A) Telephone: +0034 93 291 87 01 (Cotxeres de Sants) 9.30h to 14h. except 1th at 9th august
B) Filling registration in www.cotxeres-casinet/open/formo.htm
C) E-mail: toniayza@secretariat.org

The players with rating under 2000 must indicate in wich group (A or B) they want to participate.

10. Limit date is 08-21-2008at 14h. (+1 GMT).

11. Missing of the 1st round without justification will be penalised with the expulsion from the tournament. This penalisation will be applied for those players who miss two rounds, too.

Those players who have to miss a round must communicate it to arbiters during the previous round. Byes with half point are not availables.

•  Prizes: ill be delivered according with the final standings. Prizes aren

TOURNAMENT A

1.     2.500 € i Trophy            10.   225 € 19.   110 €
2.     1.500 € i Trophy 11.   200 € 20.   100 €
3.     1.000 € i Trophy 12.   180 € 21.   100 €
4.        700 € 13.   170 € 22.   100 €
5.        600 € 14.   160 € 23.   100 €
6.        500 €            15.   150 € 24.   100 €
7.        400 € 16.   140 € 25.   100 €
8.        300 € 17.   130 €
9.        250 € 18.   120 €

PRIZES FOR SECTIONS ELO TOURNAMENT A

ELO

1r

2n

3r

4t

2300-2399

200 €

150 €

100 €

80 €

60 €

2150-2299

175 €

125 €

80 €

70 €

50 €

2000-2149

150 €

100 €

70 €

60 €

40 €

1850-1999

125 €

75 €

60 €

1000-1849

100 €

75 €

60 €

PRIZES FOR SECTIONS ELO  TOURNAMENT B

ELO          
General  1.   300 €** 3.   130 € 5.   80 €  7.   70 €   9.  60 €
  2.   200 € 4.   100 €  6.   75 € 8.   65 € 10.  50 €
           
1000-1849  1.   100 € 2.   75 € 3.   60 € 4.   40 €  5.    30 € 
 

** Special Prize "Bali Group": an invitation to participate in 8th Benidorm International Chess Festival 2009, with full board single room accommodation in Bali Great Hotel. The winner of this special prize gets a full INVITATION to take part in any tournament in the festival (Great Stars Tournament excepted). Should the player be unable to attend the Festival, he or she will not be entitled to any compensation.

There will be applied the retention that marks Estate.

Trophy at 3 firsts in each section ELO.

PRIZES FOR AGE SECTIONS

TOURNAMENT A

- Trophy best sub-10 (born 1998 and years afther)
- Trophy best sub-12 (born 1996-1997)
- 2 Trophys best sub-14 (born 1994-1995)
- 2 Trophys best sub-16 (born 1992-1993)
- 2 Trophys best Senior + 60 age born in 1948 and before years without International title.


TOURNAMENT B

- 3 Trophys best sub-10 (born 1998 and years afther)
- 3 Trophys best sub-12 (born 1996-1997)
- 2 Trophys best sub-14 (born 1994-1995)
- 2 Trophys best sub-16 (born 1992-1993)
- 2 Trophys best Senior + 60 age born in 1948 and before years without International title.

Teams Chanpionship
Trophy for champion & second in the tournaments A & B

Beauty Prize (Trophy Tiendas de la Estación)
Trophy at the more bauty game in the tournament

Cash prizes w 't accumulables, execept age prizes ones, that can be accumulables with rating sections & generals. Age prizes can only be win according to age.

For players distributions in different Rating sections, FIDE rating will be taken into account; otherwise, Catalan Rating, and finally FEDA rating. Local & National ratings will be validated by organization. Players can only win prizes available in their own Rating Section, can not apply for superior section prize. The special rules for prizes in Catalan Circuit are applicable in this tournament.

13. Tie-Breacks:
For prizes in the general section, the first 8 players tied in the provisional standings for Group A will play two-game blitz playoffs at the rate of all the moves in 5 minutes add-on 3 seconds for each move from the first, and one Armageddon game in case of a tie.

For the rest of standings and for the Blitz's ranking, the tie-breacks will be:

     -Median Bucholz FIDE
     -Total Bucholz FIDE
     -Progressive

Players who get achieve a prize both in final standing and in his Rating Section must choose just one of them. Once the provisional Final Standing is established, they must communicate to the organization their choice; otherwise, it willl be supposed they choose their Rating Section prize.
The Blitz Games will be played on Sunday at 5pm.

Disabled players will can to choice to play or not the blitz tie break games. If not, he can take the prize before the blitz games tiebreak according the previous standings.

14. The player who opts to Beauty Prize must give the game to the organization.

15. Tournament Director will be Mr. Alex Sulleva.

16. Arbiter's decisions shall be appealed to Appeal Comitee. This Comitee will be consist of Tournament Director, and three players chosen among total of participants. Comitee's decisions will be definetely and unappealed.

17. For mobile phones use, are applicable the FIDE rules

18. Tournament will valid for GM, IM-Norms and for FIDE, FEDA and FCE rating.

19. Any point unexpected in these rules, will be solved applying FIDE General Rules for open tournaments.

20. The players will have to his disposition the official leaves of claim of the FCE.

21. Take part in this tournament involves total aceptation of these rules.


They collaborate
GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA  GELATS DINO  POLIESPORTIU MUNICIPAL L'ESPANYA INDUSTRIAL  DIPUTACIÓ DE BARCELONA  LAS TIENDAS DE LA ESTACIÓN  F.C.E.  GRAU&BARRAU  I.C.C.
They recommend    
MUNDO DEPORTIVO  AJEDREZND  GRUPO BALI XXIX OPEN BENASQUE
Organizers
    CATALUNYA ESCACS CLUB  COMTAL ESCACS CLUB    LA CADENA  ESCACS CLUB

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