Liechtenstein Open 2012 Print
Monday, 12 March 2012 18:05

The 30th International Chess Open in the Principality of Liechtenstein will take place on 11-19th May, 2012, at the Gemeindesaal Triesen. Patronage of honour by S.D. Erbprinz Alois von und zu Liechtenstein.

The organizing committee invites all chessfriends from all over the world to participate in our traditional tournament and to enjoy memorable holidays in the Principality of Liechtenstein.

Prize Fund
1st place CHF 2'000
2nd place CHF 1'500
3rd place CHF 1'200
4th place CHF 1'000
5th place CHF 800
6th place CHF 700
7th place CHF 600
8th place CHF 500
9th place CHF 400
10th place (until 10th Hort-System) CHF 300
11th to 20th place (ranking) CHF 200

Special Prize
best result by woman, best result by junior player (born after 1994) and senior
best result by a player rated below ELO 2000, 1900,
1800 and 1700.

Registration fee: CHF 120,- (women and juniors: CHF 80,- No fee for GM and IM, FM and CM the half)

Senior - OPEN
Special OPEN for seniors (1952) with 9 rounds and same time and rating.

Prize Fund Senior
1st place CHF 800
2nd place CHF 600
3rd place CHF 400
4th place CHF 300
5th place CHF 200
6th to 10th place CHF 100

Special Prize
Best result by woman and participant over 75 years.
Best result by a player rated below ELO 2000, 1800 and 1600.

Registration fee: CHF 80,-

Swiss-OPEN with 9 rounds.
Time: 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 min. + 30 sec. at the first move. ELO-Rating for FIDE and national lists. Chief Arbiter: IA Albert Baumberger

Friday, 11 May 2012 1.30 pm Registration
3.00 pm Opening ceremony
3.30 pm Round 1
12th may to 18 May 2.30 pm Round 2 to 8
Saturday, 19 May 9.00 am Round 9 (final)
4.00 pm Awards ceremony

Comfort-hotels in Triesen or other loodging.
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From Zürich-Airport: take the train to Sargans or Buchs, and then by Bus or Taxi.

until 10th May 2012 to: Liechtensteiner Schachverband FL-9490 Vaduz, Postbox 222 Tel. 00423-2324940 or eMail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
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