11th Avicenna International in Hamadan, Iran Print
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 13:21
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The Chess Association of "Hamadan" province on behalf of I.R.Iran Chess Federation has the honor to invite all players from national federations to participate in the 11th Avicenna International Chess Open Tournament with $10,000 in cash prizes which will be held in Hamadan, Iran, from August  22-29, 2012. Visit the official tournament site and info on Hamadan, one of the oldest centers of civilization (above is photo of stone lion carved by craftsmen of Alexander the Great).

PARTICIPATION:

1.     Participation in the 11th Avicenna International Chess Tournaments open to all.

2.     Each National Chess Federation has right to nominate and send one player as official invited
player.

3.     Organizing Committee shall provide free participation, domestic Transfer (from Tehran to
Hamadan and return) and full board accommodation (with 3 meals per day) in Arian Hotel, for GM title holders.

4.     IM title holders (Rating above 2400) will have accommodation in Arian Hotel (breakfast
only).

REGISTRATION FEE:

Registration is free for GMs and IM players with FIDE ratings of 2400 and above.

For other players, as follows with July 2012 FIDE Ratings of:
Rating
USD

Under 1800 and
unrated

120

1800 to 1999

100

2000 to 2199

80

2200 to 2299

60
2300 to 2399 50
Deadline for Registration is August12, 2012
HOTEL & ACCOMMODATION & PLAYING VENUE:

1.     Accommodation and full board will be provided in Arian Hotel

2.     All GM title holders and players with rating 2400 and above shall be Provided free full board accommodation, from August22 to 29,2012

3.     Every player with rating 2400 to 2499 shall pay USD 35 per day for full board accommodation.

4.     Accommodation fee for other players is USD 45 for each person per day.

5.     A dormitory (6 board rooms) with a good quality is also available for players. The cash for
whole the tournament is 80 USD for each player.

PRIZES:

Ten Thousand U.S.D (10000 USD) in cash, prizes shall be awarded:
Prizes
Tax
Net
1st   Place

USD 2400

15 %

USD 2040

2nd    Place

USD 2000

15 %

USD 1700

3rd    Place

USD 1600

15 %

USD 1360

4th    Place

USD 1300

15 %

USD 1105

5th    Place

USD 1000

15 %

USD 850

6th    Place

USD 700

15 %

USD 595

7th    Place

USD 400

15 %

USD 340

8th    Place

USD 200

15 %

USD 170

9th    Place

USD 200

15 %

USD170
10th    Place

USD 200

15 %

USD 170

Total

USD
10000


Cash prize shall be shared equally among tied players.
TOURNAMENT SYSTEM:

1-    The Avicenna International Chess Open Tournament will be played in 11 rounds using the Swiss
System.

2-    The time control shall be 90 minutes for the whole game with an increment of 30 seconds per move
starting from move1.

3-    The FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply. The tournament will be FIDE rated.

4-    The Swiss Manager program shall be used for pairings.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:

Time
Schedule
Date
Day
14:00
Arrival
Aug.21
Tuesday
09:00

Technical Meeting

Aug. 22
Wednesday
17:00
Round 1
Aug. 22
Wednesday
09:00
Round 2
Aug. 23
Thursday
17:00
Round 3
Aug. 23
Thursday
17:00
Round 4
Aug. 24
Friday
09:00
Round 5
Aug. 25
Saturday
17:00
Round 6
Aug. 25
Saturday
17:00
Round 7
Aug. 26
Sunday
09:00
Round 8
Aug. 27
Monday
17:00
Round 9
Aug. 27
Monday
17:00
Round 10
Aug. 28
Tuesday
08:00
Round 11
Aug. 29
Wednesday
13:30
Closing Ceremony
Aug. 29
Wednesday
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Departure (Before lunch)

Aug. 30
Thursday

INVITATIONS FOR VISAS:

For those who need visas, the Organizing Committee shall issue invitations for them to apply at the I.R.Iran consulate in their countries.

CONTACTS OF ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Hamadan Chess Association

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: +98 811 823 64 00

Mobile: +98 918 812 45 81


 
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