International Open Women Chess Tournament Maia Chiburdanidze Cup Print
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International Open Women Chess Tournament Maia Chiburdanidze Cup

04.06-14.06.2009
Tbilisi, Chess Palace
(Georgia, 0179 Tbilisi, M.Kostava str. 37a).

Please download Regulations of the championship in PDF format.
Please download Registration form.
REGULATION

1. ORGANIZERS

- Georgian Chess Federation
- Fund of Chess Development
www.gcf.org.ge (under construction at the moment)

Director Tournament: Vice President Zurab Mikadze

Chief Arbiter:
International Arbiter Evgeni (Tuga) Melikset-Begi (GEO)

2. PARTICIPATION

The Tournament is open for all woman players. Each player must herself cover all her expenses: entry fee, ransportation, accommodation and board.

3. SYSTEM, RATE OF PLAY

FIDE Rules, Swiss in 9 rounds.
90 min for all moves, increment 30 sec.

Will be used Varlam Vepkvishvili's Swiss Pairing Program "VARLAM".

4. TIE-BREAK

- Progress
- The sum of opponents' ratings, without lowest rating. In unplayed games and unrated opponents cases the rating will be considered conditionally as 1400.

5. QUALIFICATION

Rated event for July 2009 FIDE Rating List with any title norms.

(GEL-Georgian Lari. 1 USD = 1.67 GEL):

g or 2449> Free
m,wg or 2300–2449: 20 GEL
wm or 2200-2299: 25 GEL
wf or 2100-2199: 30 GEL
2000-2099: 35 GEL
1800-1999: 40 GEL
1401-1799: 45 GEL
without rating: 50 GEL

7. TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Round

Date

Time

Registration

4 June

10.00–18.00

Registration

5 June

10.00–14.30

Open

5 June

14.30

I

5 June

15.00

II

6 June

15.00

III

7 June

15.00

IV

8 June

15.00

V

9 June

15.00

VI

10 June

15.00

VII

11 June

15.00

VIII

12 June

15.00

IX

13 June

11.00

Close

13 June

16.00

Departure

14 June


8. PRIZES (Prize Fund 28 000 GEL, approximately 16 800 USD)

All prizes are chargeable with 12% according to actual financial regulation of Georgia.

Rating Rating Seniors
Rank Lari 1900-2199 un-1899 till 1959 y.
1) 5000 700 500 300
2) 4000 500 400 200
3) 3000 300 250 100
4) 2500 250 200
5) 2000 150 150
6) 1500
7) 1300
8) 1100
9) 1000
10) 800
11) 600
12) 500
13) 300
14) 250
15) 150

To winner will be awarded Maia Chiburdanidze Cup.

Prizes will not shared. Each winner will get her only maximal one prize according to final rank, after using tie-break systems, by the following priority:

a) Seniors
b) unrated and under 1900
c) Rating 1900-2199
d) General prize

9. APPEALS COMMITTEE

Before the start of the tournament, an Appeals Committee will be elected.

10. ACCOMMODATION

By April FIDE Rating List the first 10 top rated foreigner players with Elo 2450 and more, who will send filled Registration Form N: 1" till 4th April, will be provided with free hotel room with 2-times food. On 6th April to him will be sent Invitation. Players and accompanying persons who need accommodation in Hotel rooms or in private rooms please let us know.

11. REGISTRATION (Registration Forms are attached)

Registration Forms to the contact person:
The Rating Officer, Int.Arbiter, FM Varlam Vepkhvishvili
E-mail:
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone:
(995)32-997736 - Fed
(995)32-960199 - Res
(995)99-771974 - Mob

12. VISA

For representatives of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova,Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, also for countries of European Union, Great Britain and USA don't need VISA. For representatives of all other federations available to receive VISA in Tbilisi and Batumi airports, or on Georgian border.
 
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