1. CZECH TOUR
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Marienbad Open 2022

20th International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2022 Series

15th — 22nd January 2022 Marianske Lazne, the Czech Republic

Place: the Continental hotel, Hlavni trida 230/88, Marianske Lazne
Organizer: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival director: Michal Horacek
Chief arbiter: IA Martin Dobrotka (SVK)

Announced tournaments

A) 15th — 22nd January 2022: round-robin GM tournament

  • GM norm, rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • 10 players in the group, average rating >= 2400
  • participation of players with ELO FIDE >= 2350 (the organizer reserves the right to accept a player whose ELO does not meet requirements of the tournament, starting fee is marked with *)
  • round system of 9 rounds, 2x 1,5 h/40 + 30 min + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in CZK: 5 000, 3 000, 2 000
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
ELO FIDE >= 2500 160 180
ELO FIDE >= 2450 200 220
ELO FIDE >= 2400 240 260
ELO FIDE >= 2350 280 300
ELO FIDE < 2350 400* 420*

IM discount of 10%

B) 15th — 22nd January 2022: round-robin IM tournaments

  • IM norm, rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • 10 players in the group, average rating >= 2250
  • participation of players with ELO FIDE >= 2200 (the organizer reserves the right to accept a player whose ELO does not meet requirements of the tournament, starting fee is marked with *)
  • round system of 9 rounds, 2x 1,5 h/40 + 30 min + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in CZK: 3 000, 2 000, 1 000
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
ELO FIDE >= 2350 100 120
ELO FIDE >= 2300 120 140
ELO FIDE >= 2250 160 180
ELO FIDE >= 2200 200 220
ELO FIDE < 2200 320* 340*

FM, WFM and WIM discount of 10%

C) 15th — 22nd January 2022: MARIENBAD OPEN

  • rating tournament with rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • swiss system of 9 rounds, 2x 1,5 h/40 + 30 min + 30 s/move
  • waiting time 1 h in case of late arrival
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
GM, IM, WGM and WIM 0 0
ELO FIDE >= 2200 32 52
ELO FIDE >= 2000 40 60
ELO FIDE >= 1800 44 64
ELO FIDE >= 1500 48 68
ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 56 76
  • discounts on starting fee: 25 % for FM, youth players up to 18 years of age, players over 65 years of age and women
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 2.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration. The organizer pays these fees for players with GM, IM, WGM and WIM titles
  • players registered after 3rd January 2022 pay extra 8 EUR
  • financial prizes in CZK: 7 000, 5 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 1 000, 500, 500 (20 000 altogether)
  • material prizes for other players

D) 15th — 22nd January 2022: Open Seniors Tournament 50+

  • rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • participation of players born in 1972 and older
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizer other players
48 68
  • discounts on starting fee: 25 % for FM, players over 65 years of age and women
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 2.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration. The organizer pays these fees for players with GM, IM, WGM and WIM titles
  • players registered after 3rd January 2022 pay extra 8 EUR
  • financial prizes in CZK: 3 000, 2 000, 1 500, 1 000 and 500, best players born in 1956 and older 700, 500 and 300, best woman 500 (10 000 altogether)
  • material prizes for other players

E) 16th January 2022: open tournament in rapid chess

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2 x 10 min + 5s/move
  • starting fee: youngsters up to 18 years of age, players over 65 and women 5 EUR, other players 6.5 EUR
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 0.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration
  • financial prizes in CZK: 1 500, 1 000, 500
  • material prizes for other players
  • applications for this tournament are not registered and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

F) 20th January 2022: open blitz tournament

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • Swiss system of 11 rounds, 2 x 3 min. + 2s/move
  • starting fee 3.5 EUR
  • fees for rating of the tournament results for ELO in the amount of 0.5 EUR per player charged according to the economic directive of the Chess Federation of the Czech Republic are not included in the starting fee and will be paid by participants during the registration.
  • financial prizes in CZK: 700, 500, 300
  • material prizes for other players
  • applications for this tournament are not registered and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution

  • A, B tournaments - 1. number of points, 2. S.-B., 3. mutual game, 4. lot, prizes are divided equally among players with the same number of points
  • C, D, E and F tournaments - 1. number of points, 2. Buchholz Cut 1, 3. Buchholz, 4. Sonnenborn-Berger, 5. the greater number of games played with black
  • Prizes in tournaments C and D are distributed according to Hort system among such number of players which corresponds to the number of advertised prizes; prizes in tournaments E and F are not divided

Accommodation

The Continental hotel ****

(the playing hall is situated in the hotel, swimming pool and sauna for accommodated persons free of charge)
  • single rooms STANDARD with a shower and WC, price including breakfast 50 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms STANDARD with a shower and WC, price including breakfast 62 EUR/room and night
  • single rooms DELUXE with a shower and WC, price including breakfast 60 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms DELUXE with a shower and WC, price including breakfast 76 EUR/room and night
  • triple rooms with a shower and WC, price including breakfast 80 EUR/room and night
  • 4-bed family rooms with a shower and WC, price including breakfast 96 EUR/room and night

Apartments Central Park ***

(1 km from the playing hall, apartments with a kitchenette, breakfast available at the Continental hotel for a symbolic price 2 EUR)
  • single rooms with a kitchenette, shower and WC shared for 2 rooms, price without breakfast 28 EUR/room and night, price including breakfast 30 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with a kitchenette, shower and WC shared for 2 rooms, price without breakfast 36 EUR/room and night, price including breakfast 40 EUR/room and night
  • 2-bed studios with a kitchenette, shower and WC, price without breakfast 40 EUR/room and night, price including breakfast 44 EUR/room and night
  • triple rooms with a kitchenette, shower and WC, price without breakfast 54 EUR/room and night, price including breakfast 60 EUR/room and night
  • 4-bed rooms with a kitchenette, shower and WC, price without breakfast 64 EUR/room and night, price including breakfast 72 EUR/room and night

The Devin hotel ***+

(250 m from the playing hall, full spa services under one roof)
  • single rooms with a shower and WC, price including half board and 2 medical spa procedures daily, 52 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with a shower and WC, price including half board and 2 medical spa procedures daily, 88 EUR/room and night

Schedule

Fri 14/1 17.00—21.00 Registration A, B, C, D
Sat 15/1 10.00—14.00 Registration A, B, C, D
15.00 Drawing lots A, B
16.00 1st round A, B, C, D
Sun 16/1 8.30—9.15 Registration E
9.30—13.30 Tournament E
17.00 2nd round A, B, C, D
Mon 17/1 16.00 3rd round A, B, C, D
Tue 18/1 9.00 4th round A, B, C, D
16.00 5th round A, B, C, D
Wed 19/1 16.00 6th round A, B, C, D
Thu 20/1 9.15—9.45 Registration F
10.00—13.00 Tournament F
16.00 7th round A, B, C, D
Fri 21/1 16.00 8th round A, B, C, D
Sat 22/1 9.00 9th round A, B, C, D
15.30 solemn conclusion

Other information

  • Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 3rd January 2022 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/ or by e-mail to ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

  • Throughout the festival, hygiene measures will be taken in accordance with the regulations of the Czech government, public health office and the national sport agency. The exact wording will be continuously updated on the website.

  • Starting fee and accommodation payments will be collected during the registration in cash in EUR (at the amount given in these regulations), CZK (in the rate 25:1 compared to prices given in these regulations) or USD or by debit and credit cards: Eurocard/Master Card, Maestro, VISA, VISA Electron, JCB or Diners Club
  • Discount on starting fee and accommodation price - 5% discount in 2nd start in the tournament held within the frame of this year CZECH TOUR Series, or 10% in 3rd start, 15% in 4th start etc. (only starts from all tournaments for individuals played with rating min. 2 x 1,5h + 30s/move are counted)
  • By participating in the tournament, the player gives the organizer the right to take photos and videos with his person and to use them.
  • Interesting things, photos: http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren

Festivals arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals Series Autumn 2021 and Winter 2022

6–13 Nov 2021 11th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
20–28 Nov 2021 10th BRNO OPEN
7–14 Jan 2022 20th PRAGUE OPEN
15–22 Jan 2022 20th MARIENBAD OPEN
5–12 Feb 2022 21st LIBEREC OPEN

Contact to the organizer

AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o., Strossova 239, 530 03 Pardubice, the Czech Republic
tel. + 420 - 466 535 200
mobile phone + 420 - 608 203 007
e-mail: ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

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