6th Leiden Chess Tournament
Sunday, 24 June 2012 09:16
After a succesfull start (2007) the 6th Leiden Chess Tournament is being organized. The organization is in hands of the Stichting Denksportpromotie Nederland, a foundation for mindsports. The tournament is sponsored by donations to the foundation (about 10 sponsors).
The tournament will take place in the Leiden Denksportcentrum, from July 6 – 15, 2012.
The opening for LCT 2012 will take place in Leiden on July 5th. The schedule is Swiss nine rounds, according to FIDE rules (two bye’s possible in the first six rounds). For both groups A and B KNSB rating points and obtained FIDE ratings will be forwarded to the FIDE organization.
The total amount (prizes) will be > € 5500 euro (at minimum of 120 players),
first prize will be: A-group € 1750 euro and B-groep € 500 euro.
Group A (> 1900 ELO) and group B (< 1950 ELO):
payment before July 1st € 50,00 and after July 1st € 55 at the playinghall
FIDE titles with a rating over 2350 are paying no entree fee
Payment entree fee see button ‘Programma‘
Moves according to FIDE schedule.
Registration (international) by e-mail:
More information and tournament site: www.leidenchess.nl