Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona - Casino de Barcelona 2012 Print
Thursday, 18 October 2012 07:13
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On Tuesday, October 23rd at 16.00 the Chess Tournament Magistral Casino de Barcelona 2012 will take start. This year the Tournament is organized by the Catalonian Chess Federation and sponsored by the Casino of Barcelona (Group Peralada), Barcelona City Hall and and the Autonomous Government of Catalonia.The Venue of the Tournament is the Casino of Barcelona (Marina Avenue, 19-21 ), the dates are from October 23rd to 31st, 2012 and the games will start at 16.30.
The following ten internationally recognized Grandmasters will participate in this Round Robin Tournamet:

1 GM Oms Pallisse Josep 2506 ESP
2 GM Nielsen Peter Heine 2662 DEN
3 GM Sokolov Ivan 2690 NED
4 IM Fluvia Poyatos Joan 2490 ESP
5 GM Quesada Perez Yuniesky 2604 CUB
6 IM Alonso Rosell Alvar 2540 ESP
7 GM Sjugirov Sanan 2624 RUS
8 GM Cordova Emilio 2574 PER
9 GM Salgado Lopez Ivan 2627 ESP
10 GM Munoz Pantoja Miguel 2460 ESP


TECHNICAL REGULATIONS

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
The Catalonia Chess Federation is organising the tournament, which is being sponsored by the Casino de Barcelona (Peralada Group), the Barcelona City Hall and the Autonomous Government of Catalonia.

PLAYING SYSTEM:
Round Robin

PARTICIPANTS:
10 Players

CATEGORY:
XIV

TOURNAMENT VENUE:
Gran Casino of Barcelona (Carrer Marina, 19-21). Capacity around 125 persons. Free entry.

SCHEDULE:
Round every day at 16:30 h, from the 23rd to the 31st of October of 2012.

Players more than 20 minutes late for round will atomatically lose the game.

TIME CONTROL:
90 minutes + 30 sec increment per move from move one for 40 moves, then 30 minutes + 30 sec increment per move finish (90’/40 + 30’) + 30’’ increment. Draw offers not allowed until the first time control is finished.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTION:
Director Mr. Jordi Parayre i Soguero

CHIEF ARBITER:
Mr. Manuel Navarro

APPEALS COMMITTEE:
Is composed by Mr. Jordi Parayre Soguero (Director), Mr. Antonio López Manzano and Ms. Anna Matnadze (IM).

PR & PRESS MANAGER:
Ms. Anna Matnadze

PRIZE FUND:
1st: 1.500 euros + trophy
2nd: 1.200 euros + trophy
3rd: 900 euros + trophy
4th: 600 euros.
5th: 300 euros.

According to Spanish Tax Law, Organization shall retain 25% of each prize from players not resident in Spain and 15% from players of Spanish Nationality and also from those resident in Spain.

Each participant will have to annotate one of his/her games played in this tournament, which will be published in the next edition of the FCE magazine “El Butlletí d’Escacs”.

TIE-BREAKERS:
The prizes are not divisible. When individual scores are equal, the following order of tie-break systems will be used to designate individual awards:

a) Sonneborn-Berger
b) Most Blacks
c) The greater number of victories
d) Game result between tied players

OTHER:
The tounament hall will be equipped by screens and it will be possible to view the games.

There will be live broadcasting offered by the Catalonian Chess Federation website where it will be possible to follow the games : http://www.escacs.cat/competicio/ciutat-barcelona/en-directe , also ICC will be offering live coverage for the tournament.

Official website for the event: http://www.escacs.cat/competicio/ciutat-barcelona

Anything that is not foreseen and specified in these Regulations, will be covered by FIDE Regulations.

 
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