SportAccord World Mind Games 2013 Print
Monday, 15 July 2013 06:45

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Players are invited to send in their contract, along with a copy of a passport with validity for more than six months, by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by not later than Friday 26th July 2013 for this year’s third edition of the Sport Accord World Mind Games. The selection has been based on the average of the player’s three ratings for classical, blitz and rapid. 

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Reserves are also requested to send in a signed contract by the above date.

1. The list for men is as follows :

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No more than two players from each country with exceptions made only for World Champions 2012 and 2013 for Blitz and Rapid.

2. The women’s list is as follows :

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3. The events will be the following :

· Rapid Events
· 16 male players – 16 female players (separate event for male/female)
· two days with seven rounds Swiss events;
· time control 20 mins each side plus 10 secs increment

· Blitz Events
· 16 male players – 16 female players (separate event for male/female)
· Three days with double round robin events (10 games per day);
· time control 3 mins each side plus 2 secs increment

· Basque Events
· 16 male players – 16 female players (separate event for male/female)
· two days with five rounds Swiss events;
· each player plays two games simultaneously per round with white and black pieces
· time control 20 mins each side plus 10 secs increment per game

4. Schedule: 

10th December 2013 Arrival of players and officials
12th December 2013 Rapid event (rounds 1-4)
13th December 2013 Rapid event (rounds 5-7)
14th December 2013 Blitz event (rounds 1-10)
15th December 2013 Blitz event (rounds 11-20)
16th December 2013 Blitz event (rounds 21-30)
17th December 2013 Basque event (rounds 1-3 Women), (rounds 1-3 Men)
18th December 2013 Basque event (rounds 4-5 Women), (rounds 4-5 Men)
19th December 2013 Departure


5. Prizes

For each event the following prizes will be awarded.

Place Men Place Women
1 $18.000 1 $10.000
2 $15.000 2 $9.000
3 $12.000 3 $8.000
4 $9.000 4 $7.000
5 $7.000 5 $6.000
6 $6.000 6 $5.000
7 $5.000 7 $4.000
8 $4.000 8 $3.000
9 $3.000 9 $2.000
10 $2.000 10 $1.000
11 $1.000 11 $500
12 $1.000 12 $500
13 $1.000 13 $500
14 $1.000 14 $500
15 $1.000 15 $500
16 $1.000 16 $500
Total $87.000 Total $58.000

Tie break will be used only for final medal positions but money prizes will be split equally.

Air fares will be organised by BODA (Beijing Olympic Development Agency) and accommodation will also be covered on a full board basis by the organisers.

All queries should be addressed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
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