1. CZECH TOUR
  2. Summer Prague Open
  3. Regulations

Summer Prague Open 2020

7th International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2020 / 2021 Series

8th – 15th August 2020 Praha, the Czech Republic

Placethe Olympik hotel ****, Sokolovska 138, Praha 8
OrganizerAVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival directorMichal Horacek
Main arbiterIA Rastislav Diviak (SVK)

Announced tournaments

A) 8th – 15th August 2020: SUMMER PRAGUE OPEN A

  • open master tournament with IM norm, rating for 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
  • financial prizes in CZK: 15 000, 10 000, 8 000, 6 000, 4 000, 2 000, 1 000, 1 000, best woman 1 000, best senior 60+ 1 000, best youngster U16 1 000 (50 000 CZK altogether, from prizes in excess of 10 000 15% tax will be deducted)
  • material prizes for other players
  • starting fee in EUR
players accommodated through the organizerothers
GM, IM, WGM and WIM00
ELO FIDE >= 22003252
ELO FIDE >= 20004060
ELO FIDE >= 18005272
ELO FIDE >= 15006080
ELO FIDE < 1 500 and without ELO FIDE80100

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 26th July 2020 pay extra 8 EUR

B) 8th – 15th August 2020: SUMMER PRAGUE OPEN B

  • open rating tournament with rating for FIDE and DWZ
  • players with ELO FIDE < 2000 and players without ELO FIDE
  • Swiss 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: 2 000, 1 500, 1 000, 1 000, 500, 500, best woman 500, best senior 60+ 500, best youngster U12 500, best player with ELO FIDE 1650-1799, 1500-1649, 1300-1499, and < 1300 500 (10 000 altogether)
  • material prizes for other players
  • starting fee in EUR
players accommodated through the organizerothers
ELO FIDE 1500 - 19993252
ELO FIDE < 1 500 and without ELO FIDE4060

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.
  • players registered after 26th July 2020 pay extra 8 EUR

C) 11th August 2020: 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
  • financial prizes in CZK: 1 500, 1 000, 500
  • material prizes for other players
  • starting fee in EUR
  • youngsters up to 18 years of age, players over 65 and women5
    other players 6,5
  • 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 in advance and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

D) 13th August 2020: open blitz tournament

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • rating for blitz ELO FIDE
  • Swiss system of 11 rounds, 2 x 3 min. + 2s/move
  • financial prizes according to the number of participants *
  • 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.
  • applications for this tournament are not registered in advance and it is possible to register for it only on the day of launching of the tournament

* Payment in EUR possible

Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution (tournaments A, B, C and D)

1. number of points, 2. Buchholz Cut 1, 3. Buchholz, 4. Sonnenborg-Bergen, 5. greater number of games played with black. Prizes in tournaments A and B are distributed according to Hort system among such number of players which corresponds to the number of advertised prizes; prizes in tournaments C and D are not divided

Accommodation

The Olympik Congress hotel ****

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • double rooms, type „standard room“, four-star hotel facilities, price including breakfast and WiFi connection 50 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 42 EUR/room and night is charged
  • triple rooms, type „standard room“, four-star hotel facilities, price including breakfast and WiFi connection 68 EUR/room and night
  • 1 600 CZK – worth of the voucher from the capital city of Prague for selected theaters, museums, monuments, etc. for accommodated players and accompanying persons

Parking place

  • The parking place is situated directly next to the Olympik hotel, the price for participants of our festival is 6 EUR / day.

Time schedule

Friday 7th August 18:00 - 20:00 Registration A, B
Saturday8th August10:00 - 14:00Registration A, B
16:001st round A, B
Sunday 9th August 9:00 2nd round A, B
16:00 3rd round A, B
Monday10th August16:004th round A, B
Tuesday11th August8:30 - 9:15Registration C
9:30 - 13:30Tournament C
16:005th round A, B
Wednesday12th August16:006th round A, B
Thursday13th August9:15 - 9:45Registration D
10:00 - 13:00Tournament D
16:007th round A, B
Friday14th August16:008th round A, B
Saturday15th August9:009th round A, B
15:30Solemn conclusion

Transport connection

The hotel is situated near the city centre (4 metro stations) at a distance of ca. 100 m from the metro station, line B “Invalidovna”

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.

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: ave-kontakt@outlook.cz or j.mazuch@avekont.cz


Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 26th July 2020 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/ or by e-mail ave-kontakt@outlook.cz.

By participating in the tournament, the player gives the organizer the right to take photos and videos with his person and to use them.

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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