Stiavnica Chess Festival Print
Thursday, 10 May 2012 02:36
The Stiavnica Chess Festival, incorporating the International Championship of Slovakia, is scheduled to take place on 7th-15th July 2012 at the Cultural and public centre in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia.

Program of the festival:

- International Championship of Slovakia:
International OPEN A (price fund 6.510,- €), 7th – 15th July 2012
International Bughouse Championship (price fund 500 €, entry fee 4 € for player), 11th July 2012
more information about bughouse championship at web page www.livechess.sk

- Additional tournaments:
International OPEN B (price fund 1.000,- €), 7th – 15th July 2012
Štiavnica Blitz Championship (price fund 250 €, Entry fee 3 €), 12th July 2012
Total price fund: 8.260,- €

- Stiavnica's live chess, a duel between two TOP Grandmasters:
● Simultaneous chess match with Grandmasters at town square – 14th July 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
● Blindfold game with live chessmen at town square – 14th July 2012 at 9:00 p.m.
● Rich accompanying program at town square – 14th July 2012

Tournament Hall: Cultural and public centre (before Catholic High School (Gymnazium)), Street: Kammerhofská 1 (town centre), Banská Štiavnica (near Hotel Grand-Matej)

Tournament director: Milan Maroš Main Arbiter: Rastislav Diviak

Applications: Milan Maroš, E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it mobile: +421 903 882296


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Applications are accepted only with payment (Entry fee, accommodation, cattering). Applications should be send no later then 10th June 2012. After this deadline the payment will be increased by 4 € and the organizer will not be able to guarantee acceptation. In the Application, it is necessary to state: name, surname, birth date and rating. It must be stated whether you are requesting meals and accommodation (arrival and departure dates).

Programme: Saturday 7th 1000 a.m. – 230 p.m. Presentation 315 p.m. Opening 320 p.m. 1. Round A, B
Sunday 8th. 300 p.m. 2. Round A, B
Monday 9th. 930 a.m. – 1200 p.m. football tournament 300 p.m. 3. Round A, B
Tuesday 10th 930 a.m. – 1200 p.m. football tournament 300 p.m. 4. Round A, B
Wednesday 11th 900 a.m. Bughouse chess 300 p.m. 5. Round A, B
Thursday 12th 900 a.m. Blitz tournament 300 p.m. 6. Round A, B
Friday 13th 300 p.m. 7. Round A, B
Saturday 14th 900 a.m. 8. Round A, B 500 p.m. simultaneous game 900 p.m. Live chess
Sunday 15th 900 a.m. 9. Round A, B cca 300 p.m. results, closing ceremony, program change possible!

Other Information: Waiting period in Tournaments A and B is 1 Hour (FIDE rules 6.6 a).

When points are equal, ranking is decided by (Tournaments A and B): 1.modified Buchholz (only real points, without lowest ranked opponent), 2.Rating performance 3.full Buchholz 4.more wins 5.lot

Leisure time: points of interest/ tourist hotspots: beautiful countryside surrounding Štiavnické vrchy, swimming in lakes, many historic landmarks, football tournament for chess players.

OPEN "A"

System: 9 round Swiss system, this tournament is International Championship of Slovakia (individual and women), results will be reported to FIDE for rating and norm inclusion.
Play tempo: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 seconds bonus, then 30 minutes + 30 seconds for game Date: 7th – 15th July 2012

Entry fee: GM, IM – conditions on agreement with the tournament director, FM, WGM, WIM, WFM – no entry fee

For entry fee is important Fide rating list on the date 1st May 2012 FIDE > 2350 11,-€; FIDE 2350 – 2200 22,-€; FIDE 2199 – 2000 33,-€; FIDE < 2000; without FIDE 100,-€
Reduction: Seniors (born 1951 and before), Juniors (born 1992 and later), Women, Discount 25% for entry fee;
Applications received with payment before 10th May 2012, Discount of 10% for entry fee
Discount cumulation is possible (but discount of 25% can be used only once)

Prizes: Total prize fund 6.510,- €, prizes over 166 € will be taxed (19%)
1. 1.000 € 2. 900 € 3. 800 € 4. 165 € 5. 160 € 6. 150 € 7. 140 € 8. 130 € 9. 120 € 10. 110 € 11.-15. 100 € (4175 €)
Categories: 1. 50 € 2. 40 € 3. 30 € (together 360 €) – Seniors (born 1951 and before), Juniors (born 1992 and later), Women
Bonus for players from V4 countries (Czech republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia): 1. 150 € 2. 125 € 3. 100 € (together 375 €)
Bonus for Slovak players (together 1600 €):

Men: 1. 160 € 2. 150 € 3. 140 € - without medals
Individual Championship of Slovakia: 1. 160 € 2. 150 € 3. 140 € + medals 4. 130 € 5. 120 €;
Women (Slovak Championship): 1. 160 € 2. 150 € 3. 140 € + medals
prices are indivisible, parallel prices are possible

OPEN "B"

System: 9 round Swiss system, results will be reported to FIDE for rating inclusion
Play tempo: 90 minutes for game + 30 seconds bonus for every move Date: 7th – 15th July 2012

Entry fee: FIDE >= 2300 70,- €; FIDE 2299 – 2000 20,-€, FIDE < 2000 or without FIDE 25,- €

For entry fee is important Fide rating list on the date 1st May 2012
Reduction: Seniors (born 1951 and before), Juniors (born 1992 and later), Women, Discount 25% for entry fee;
Applications received with payment before 10th May 2012, Discount of 10% for entry fee
Discount cumulation is possible (but discount of 25% can be used only once)

Prizes: Total prize fund 1.000,- €
1. 160 € 2. 150 € 3. 140 € 4. 120 € 5. 100 € 6. 70 € 7. 50 € 8. 30 € 9. 25 € 10. 20 € (865 €)
Categories: 1. 20 € 2. 15 € 3. 10 € (135 €) – Seniors (born 1951 and before), Juniors (born 1992 and later), Women
prices are indivisible, parallel prices are possible






 
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