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Olomouc Chess Summer 2018

21st International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2018 / 2018 Series

11th - 18th August 2018, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Placethe Flora hotel, Krapkova 34, Olomouc
OrganizerSportclub Agentura 64 Olomouc and Agency 64 Grygov in cooperation with AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival directorJaroslav Fuksik
Main arbiterIA Jakub Fuksik

Announced tournaments:

A) 11th - 18th August 2018: round-robin GM tournament

  • average rating 2401 – 2475 (former category 7 – 9 FIDE)
  • 10 players in the group
  • 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 *)
  • GM norm, rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 5 000, 3 000, 2 000
  • starting fee in EUR
ELO FIDE > 2500 125
ELO FIDE 2451 – 2500 166,5
ELO FIDE 2401 – 2450 208,5
ELO FIDE 2351 – 2400 250
ELO FIDE 2301 – 2350 333,5*
ELO FIDE < 2300 416,5*

IM discount of 10%

B) 11th - 18th August 2018: round-robin IM tournaments

  • average rating 2251 – 2350 (former category 1-4 FIDE)
  • 10 players in the group
  • 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 *)
  • IM norm, rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 3 000, 2 000, 1 000
  • starting fee in EUR
ELO FIDE > 2350 104
ELO FIDE 2301 – 2350 125
ELO FIDE 2251 – 2300 146
ELO FIDE 2201 – 2250 208,5
ELO FIDE 2101 – 2200 291,5*
ELO FIDE < 2100 375*

FM, WFM and WIM discount of 10%

C) 11th - 18th August 2018: OLOMOUC OPEN

  • rating tournament with rating for FIDE and DWZ
  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 8 000, 6 000, 4 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 500, 500, 500, best woman 500, best player up to 16 years of age 500, prizes for the best players with ELO FIDE 2000-2149, 1850-1999, 1700-1849, 1550-1699, 1400-1549, smaller than 1400 and for the best player without ELO FIDE – in each of these categories 500 (30 000 altogether, fusion of prizes is possible)
  • material prizes for other players, women, seniors over 60 years of age and youngsters up to 16 years of age
  • starting fee in EUR
players accommodated through the organizer other players
GM, IM, WGM and WIM 0 0
ELO FIDE >= 2300 21 33,5
ELO FIDE >= 2200 29 41,5
ELO FIDE >= 2100 33,5 46
ELO FIDE >= 1800 37,5 50
ELO FIDE >= 1500 41,5 54
ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 46 58,5
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 15th July 2018 pay extra 8,5 EUR

D) 11th - 18th August 2018: Open Seniors Tournament

  • participation of players born in 1958 and older
  • rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 3 000, 2 000, 1 000
  • material prizes
  • starting fee 21 EUR
  • 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
  • players registered after 15th July 2018 pay extra 4 EUR

E) 16th August 2018 open tournament in rapid chess

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 1 500, 1 000, 500
  • starting fee in EUR
GM, IM, WGM and WIM0
youngsters up to 18 years of age, players over 65 and women3
other players4
  • 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
  • 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) 14th August 2018 open blitz tournament

    • participation of players without age and performance limitations
    • rating for blitz ELO FIDE
    • financial and material prizes according to the number of participants *
    • starting fee 2 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
    • applications for this tournament are not registered and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

    * Payment in EUR possible

    System

    • A, B tournaments – round system of 9 rounds
    • C, D tournaments – Swiss system of 9 rounds
    • E tournament – Swiss system of 7 rounds
    • F tournament – Swiss system of 11 rounds

    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. Sonnenborg-Bergen, 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

    Rate of the game

    • A, B, C, D tournaments 2x 1,5 h/40 + 30 min. + 30 s/move, waiting time is 1 h in case of late arrival
    • E tournament 2 x 10 min. + 5s/move
    • F tournament 2 x 3 min. + 2s/move

    Accommodation

    The Flora hotel ****/***

    (the playing hall is situated here)
    • luxurious double rooms, type „superior“, four-star hotel facilities, WiFi connection
    • price including breakfast 81,5 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 64,5 EUR/room and night is charged
    • luxurious double rooms, type „comfort“, three plus-star hotel facilities, WiFi connection
    • price including breakfast 66,5 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 48 EUR/room and night is charged
    • double rooms, type „standard“, three-star hotel facilities, WiFi connection
    • price including breakfast 58,5 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 41,5 EUR/room and night is charged

    Youth home of Technical and business secondary school*

    (at a distance of 1,5 km from the playing hall, public transport connection)
    • 2,3-bed rooms, shower and WC on the floor
    • price 10,5 EUR/person and night

    Board-meals:

    at the Flora hotel according to your choice

    Time schedule

    Friday 10th August 16.00 – 19.00 chess afternoon in the Horni square in Olomouc simultaneous games with IM
    20.30 – 22.00 registration A,B,C,D
    Saturday 11th August 10.00 – 14.00 registration A,B,C,D
    15.00 drawing lots A,B
    16.00 1st round A,B,C,D
    Sunday 12th August 09.00 2nd round A,B,C,D
    16.00 3rd round A,B,C,D
    Monday 13th August 16.00 4th round A,B,C,D
    Tuesday 14th August 09.15 - 09.45 registration F
    09.30 - 13.30 tournament F
    16.00 5th round A,B,C,D
    Wednesday 15th August 16.00 6th round A,B,C,D
    Thursday 16th August 08.30 - 09.15 registration E
    09.30 - 13.30 1st - 7th round E
    16.00 7th round A,B,C,D
    Friday 17th August 16.00 8th round A,B,C,D
    Saturday 18th August 09.00 9th round A,B,C,D
    15.30 solemn conclusion A,B,C,D

    Possibilities of spending free time:

    the city of Olomouc is a regional capital with more than 100 000 inhabitants, with the wide opportunities of social and cultural self-realization. In the city and in the vicinity there is vast range of sights: historical centre (the Holy Trinity Column is the sight of UNESCO), Svaty Kopecek Hill, open-air museum, caves, ZOO, castles and chateaux etc.

    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 24:1 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.

    Festivals arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals 2018/2019 Series

    12. - 29. 7. 2018 29th CZECH OPEN (Pardubice)
    3. - 10. 8. 2018 5th PRAGUE SUMMER OPEN
    11. - 18. 8. 2018 20th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER
    6. - 15. 9. 2018 17th SUNNY BEACH OPEN (Bulgaria)
    22. - 29. 9. 2018 12th HIGHLANDS OPEN (Trebic)
    30. 9. - 7. 10. 2018 9th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
    10. - 17. 11. 2018 8th BRNO OPEN
    18. - 24. 11. 2018 10th PILSNER OPEN
    26. 12. 2018 – 1. 1. 2019 1st LITOMYSL OPEN
    11. - 18. 1. 2019 18th PRAGUE OPEN
    19. - 26. 1. 2019 18th MARIENBAD OPEN
    23. 2. - 2. 3. 2019 19th LIBEREC OPEN
    • Prize fund of the whole CZECH TOUR 2018 / 19 Series is 25 000 CZK (7 000, 5 000, 4 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 1 000, 1 000, 500, 500), prizes can be obtained in the form of bonus in the next year of series only, criteria used for ranking: the highest total of points gained in individual tournaments (7 best results from all tournaments for individuals played with rating min. 2 x 1,5h + 30s/move are counted), best place in one of included tournaments, lot
    • 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 except for Sunny Beach Open are counted)

    Interesting things:

    http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren

    Contact to the organizer

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


    Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 15th July 2018 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/

    All foreign players must have an assigned FIDE identification number (abbreviation FIDE ID or FID) at the time of the submission of the application form. If they do not have it, they have to apply their national chess federation for it.


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