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Regulations of CZECH TOUR 2007/2008 Series

7th International Chess Festivals Series (subject to small alternation)

Main organizerAVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Series directorDr. Jan Mazuch
Main refereeOtto Gutdeutsch (AUT)

5.-6.5. and 12.5. 2007 7th ZNOJMO OPEN (Monastery of Louka)

Znojmo is a historical town situated in the vine-growing area near the national park of Podyji.

5.5.Finals of the Czech Cup in Active Chess
5.5.The Znojmo Little Queen – active chess for girls up to 14 years of age
5.5.Evening Blitz Tournament of Individuals
5.-6.5.The Znojmo Queen – Open Women’s Czech Championship in Active Chess
6.5.Championship of the Czech Republic in Team Blitz Chess
12.5.Open Local Championship of South Moravian Chess Federation in Active Chess for individuals – Ing. Turek’s Memorial Competition
12.5.Open Tournament of Youngsters up to 10, 12 and 14 years in active chess

FIDE open will not be held in the town of Znojmo this year.

Accommodation

Youth’s Home SPgS* (at a distance of 1,5 km from the playing hall)
type of the roomshowerWCbreakfastprice
4-bed roomon the floorfor 2 rooms (4 + 2)no10 EUR/bed and night
2- bed roomon the floorfor 2 rooms (4 + 2)no10 EUR/bed and night

12.-29. 7. 2007 18th CZECH OPEN (Pardubice, CEZ Arena and Ideon)

Festival of chess, bridge and other games – other information in detailed regulations

1.-9. 8. 2007 10th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER (the Sigma hotel)

The city of Olomouc is a region capital with a lot of historic sights (UNESCO sights), in the vicinity there is Svaty Kopecek Hill, ZOO, open-air museum, caves, castles and chateaux.

1. 8.open tournament in active chess
1.-9. 8.round robin GM tournament
1.-9. 8.round robin IM tournaments
1.-9. 8.round robin FIDE tournament
2.-9. 8.FIDE open (rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO, prize fund 60 000 CZK)
2.-9. 8.open seniors tournament
7. 8.open blitz tournament

Accommodation

The Sigma hotel *** (the playing hall is situated here)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomin the roomyes42 EUR/room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes29 EUR/room and night
Boarding school SOU zemedelske garni** (at a distance of 1 km from the playing hall)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomfor two roomsno10 EUR/bed and night
Boarding school SOU stavebni garni* (at a distance of 2 km from the playing hall)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomon the floorno6,5 EUR/bed and night

22.-30.9. 2007 4th HIGHLANDS OPEN (Zdar nad Sazavou, the Jehla hotel)

Zdar nad Sazavou is situated in the picturesque region of Bohemian-Moravian Highland, there is a baroque church (UNESCO sights) and a wide offer of sport activities.

22.-29.9FIDE open (rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO, prize fund 20 000 CZK)
22.-30.9.Final qualification for the Men Championship of the Czech Republic
23. 9.open tournament in active chess
28. 9.open blitz tournament

Accommodation

The Jehla hotel ***/* (the playing hall is situated here)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
3-bed roomin the roomyes42 EUR/room and night
2-bed roomin the roomyes29 EUR/ room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes20 EUR/ room and night
3-bed roomon the floorno7 EUR/bed and night
2-bed roomon the floorno8 EUR/ bed and night
1-bed roomon the floorno10 EUR/ bed and night

13.-20. 10. 2007 1st SOUTH BOHEMIA OPEN (Cesky Krumlov, the Vltava hotel)

Cesky Krumlov is one of the most beautiful Czech cities with a large historical centre (UNESCO sights).

13.-20. 10.FIDE open (rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO, prize fund 30 000 CZK)
16. 10.open tournament in active chess
18. 10.open blitz tournament

Accommodation

The Vltava hotel *** (the playing hall is situated here)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomin the roomyes39 EUR/room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes25 EUR/ room and night
The Krumlov hostel * (at a distance of 2 km from the playing hall)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
3,4-bed roomon the floorno8 EUR/bed and night

10.-17. 11. 2007 8th LIBEREC OPEN (the Liberec hotel)

Liberec is a regional city situated at the foot of the Jizerske mountains, in the city and its vicinity there is a botanical garden, ZOO, an aqua park and a funfair Babylon, cableway to Jested (1 012 m).

10.-17. 11.FIDE open (rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO, prize fund 30 000 CZK)
11. 11.open tournament in active chess
15. 11.open blitz tournament

Accommodation

The Liberec hotel *** (the playing hall is situated here)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomin the roomyes39 EUR/room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes27 EUR/room and night
The Kosicka hostel* (Postovni street, at a distance of 4 km from the playing hall, direct connection by tram to the playing hall)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2,3,4-bed roomon the floorno6 EUR/bed and night

11.-18. 1. 2008 7th PRAGUE OPEN (TOP HOTEL Praha)

The Czech capital Prague is one of the most beautiful European cities with a large historical centre (UNESCO sights).

11.-18.1.A FIDE open (IM norm, rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO, prize fund 50 000 CZK)
11.-18.1.B FIDE open (rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO,prize fund 6 000 CZK)
12.1.open tournament in active chess
16.1.open blitz tournament

Accommodation

TOP HOTEL Praha **** (the playing hall is situated here)
type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed room executivein the roomyes96 EUR/room and night
1-bed room executivein the roomyes69 EUR/ room and night
2-bed room standardin the roomyes73 EUR/ room and night
1-bed room standardin the roomyes54 EUR/ room and night
2-bed room garniin the roomyes46 EUR/ room and night
1-bed room garniin the roomyes33 EUR/ room and night

19.-27. 1. 2008 7th MARIENBAD OPEN (the Evropa hotel)

Marianske Lazne town is the second biggest health resort in the Czech Republic. It is famous not only for its spa springs, but also for its magnificent architecture and large spa parks.

19.-26.1.FIDE open (rating for FIDE, players irrespective of ELO, prize fund 20 000 CZK)
19.-27.1.round robin GM tournament
19.-27.1.round robin IM tournament
20. 1.open tournament in active chess
24. 1.open blitz tournament

Accommodation

The Westend hotel****

100 m from the playing hall, luxurious accommodation and full spa services under one roof, including dinner and 3 medical spa procedures daily.

type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomin the roomyes107 EUR/room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes65 EUR/ room and night
Hotel Evropa ***/*

The playing hall is situated here.

type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomin the roomyes52 EUR/ room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes31 EUR/ room and night
2-bed roomon the flooryes26 EUR/ room and night
1-bed roomon the flooryes18 EUR/ room and night
Hotel Kossuth ***/*

At a distance of 500 m from the playing hall.

type of the roomshower + WCbreakfastprice
2-bed roomin the roomyes52 EUR/ room and night
1-bed roomin the roomyes31 EUR/ room and night
2-bed roomon the floorno18 EUR/ room and night
1-bed roomon the floorno12 EUR/ room and night

Prize fund of the whole series

  • 25 000 CZK (7 000, 5 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 1 000, 500, 500, best seniors from 60 years of age up – 2000, 1000, 1 000, 500, 500)
  • prizes can be obtained in the form of bonus at the next year of series only

Criteria used for ranking

The highest total of points gained in individual tournaments (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

Starting fees in FIDE opens

  • GM, IM, WGM and WIM have start free in all tournaments
  • other players pay starting fee in EUR according to the following table
tournamentPraha APraha Bother tournaments except CZECH OPEN
ELO FIDE >= 2 30030 EUR30 EUR25 EUR
ELO FIDE >= 2 20040 EUR30 EUR30 EUR
ELO FIDE >= 2 10045 EUR30 EUR35 EUR
ELO FIDE < 2 10060 EUR30 EUR40 EUR
without ELO FIDE60 EUR40 EUR45 EUR

Players accommodated through the organizer have 10 EUR discounts on all above given prices.

Other discounts on starting fee (they are counted from the sum of money after deduction from the above given discount):

  • 25 % for FM, youth players up to 18 years of age, players over 65 years of age and women
  • 20 % at the joint registration of 10 and more players (it does not apply to CZECH OPEN)

Discounts when taking part in more than one tournament

5% discount on accommodation price and starting fee in 2nd start in the other tournament held within the frame of this year CZECH TOUR Series, or 10% in 3rd start, 15% in 4th start, 20% in 5th start, 25% in 6th start and 30% in the 7th start (starts from all tournaments for individuals played with rating min. 2 x 1,5h + 30s/move are counted)

Detailed regulations of individual festivals and other information should be obtained at the address

AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Sukova 1556
530 02 Pardubice
Czech Republic
tel./fax + 420 - 466 535 200
mobile phone +420 – 608 203 007
e-mail: j.mazuch@avekont.cz
web: http://www.czechtour.net

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