Severin Autumn Chess Festival 4th to 6th of October 2013

DROBETA TURNU-SEVERIN, ROMANIA

Oltenia Chess Club is pleased to invite you to attend the 1st Edition of Severin Autumn Chess Festival. The festival is organized with Drobeta Turnu-Severin Local City Council support and in cooperation with Pro Logos Foundation between 4th and 6th of October 2013 at Continental Hotel in Drobeta Turnu-Severin. The chess festival includes one Blitz Tournament and one Rapid Chess Tournament – 9 rounds Swiss System. The tournaments are open to all chess players.Both tournaments are submitted for FIDE rating.

Sponsor: Soft Net Consulting Media partner: Piaţa Severineană

 

Blitz Tournament (total prizes 2980 lei)

 

Time control: 3 minutes + 2 seconds/move

Round Schedule:

  • 04.10.2013 18:00 – 19:00 registration
  • 04.10.2013 19:00 – 22:00 rounds 1-9
  • 06.10.2013 15:30 – prize awarding (will be held together for both tournaments)

 

 

Prizes Blitz

Special Prizes Blitz

1st place

700 lei

local players < 2200 ELO

50 lei

2nd place

500 lei

local players < 2200 ELO

50 lei

3rd place

400 lei

players ELO < 2200 ELO

50 lei

4th place

300 lei

players ELO < 2000 ELO

50 lei

5th place

200 lei

players ELO < 1800 ELO

50 lei

6th place

100 lei

players ELO < 1600 ELO

50 lei

7th place

80 lei

boys U-16

50 lei

8th place

70 lei

boys U-12

50 lei

9th place

60 lei

girls

50 lei

10th place

50 lei

women

70 lei

 

Rapid Chess Tournament (total prizes 11300 lei)

 

Time control: 15 minutes + 12 seconds/move

Round Schedule:

  • 05.10.2013 9:00 – 10:00 registration
  • 05.10.2013 10:00 – 14:00 rounds 1,2,3
  • 05.10.2013 17:00 – 21:00 rounds 4,5,6
  • 06.10.2013 11:00 – 15:00 rounds 7,8,9
  • 06.10.2013 15:30 – prize awarding

 

Prizes Rapid Chess

Special Prizes Rapid Chess

1st place

2500 lei

local players < 2200 ELO

200 lei

2nd place

1800 lei

local players < 2200 ELO

150 lei

3rd place

1300 lei

players ELO < 2200 ELO

200 lei

4th place

1000 lei

players ELO < 2000 ELO

200 lei

5th place

800 lei

players ELO < 1800 ELO

200 lei

6th place

600 lei

players ELO < 1600 ELO

200 lei

7th place

500 lei

boys U-16

150 lei

8th place

400 lei

boys U-12

150 lei

9th place

300 lei

girls

150 lei

10th place

200 lei

women

300 lei

 

All prizes are tax free and are guaranteed irrespective of the number of registered players. In case of equality, the prizes of Rapid Chess tournament are divided according to the Hort system. The prizes for the Blitz tournament and the special prizes of each tournament will not be divided. The prizes may not be accumulated (each player is entitled to win one prize at most).

The closing ceremony and prize awarding takes place 30 minutes after the finish of the final round of Rapid Chess Tournament on 6th of October 2013.

Entry fee

 

  • the entry fee is 70 lei for participation in both tournaments (Blitz and Rapid Chess) or alternatively 20 lei for participation in Blitz tournament and 60 lei for participation in Rapid Chess tournament (if one player wishes to play only one of the two tournaments)

  • GM, WGM, IM and WIM chess players have no obligation to pay for the entry fee
  • the entry fee for junior players  is 50 lei for participation in both tournaments (Blitz and Rapid Chess)

 

Accommodation

 

The prices per person per day at Continental Hotel are:

  • one bed in double room: 45 lei (meal not included)

  • one bed in single room: 80 lei (meal not included)

There is no obligation for players to take the accommodation at Continental Hotel.

Due to a limited number of rooms available at Continental Hotel, the players are kindly invited to make room reservation to the organizers in advance (45 double rooms are available).

GM chess players have accommodation free of charge for 2 nights at Continental Hotel.

For further information on the tournament organizational issues, please contact:
George Jiroveanu tel.: +40 (0)749080193, +40(0)725218512 e-mail: gejiro@yahoo.com