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Brno Open 2022

11th International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2022 Series

12th – 19th November 2022, Brno, Czech Republic

Place: Cosmopolitan Bobycentrum hotel ****, Sportovni 559, Brno
Organizer: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival director: Michal Horacek
Chief arbiter: FA Petr Lausman

Announced tournaments

A) 12th — 19th November 2022: round-robin IM tournament

  • 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 125 146
ELO FIDE >= 2300 146 167
ELO FIDE >= 2250 187.5 208.5
ELO FIDE >= 2200 229 250
ELO FIDE < 2200 354* 375*

FM, WFM and WIM discount of 10%

B) 12th – 19th November 2022 BRNO OPEN

  • open rating tournament with rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 9 rounds, 2 x 1,5h / 40 + 30 min + 30s / move
  • waiting time is 1 h in case of late arrival
  • starting fee in EUR:
  players accommodated through the organizer other players 
GM, IM, WGM a WIM 0 0
ELO FIDE >= 2200 37.5 58.5
ELO FIDE >= 2000 46 67
ELO FIDE >= 1800 54 75
ELO FIDE >= 1500 58.5 79.5
ELO FIDE < 1500 and without ELO FIDE 62.5 83.5
  • 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 1st November 2022 pay extra 8.5 EUR
  • financial prizes in CZK (payment in EUR possible): 8 000, 6 000, 4 000, 3 000, 2 000, 1 000, 500, 500, best woman 500, best senior over 60 years of age 500, best player up to 16 years of age 500, best player up to 12 years of age 500, prizes for the best players with ELO FIDE 1950-2099, 1800-1949, 1650-1799, 1500-1649, 1350-1499 and smaller than 1350 – in each of these categories 500 (30 000 altogether, fusion of prizes is possible)
  • material prizes for other players

C) 13th November 2022: open tournament in rapid chess

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2 x 10 min + 5s/move
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • 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

D) 15th November 2022 open blitz tournament

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 11 rounds, 2 x 3 min. + 2s/move
  • rating for rapid ELO FIDE
  • starting fee 4.5 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 tournament: 1. number of points, 2. S.-B., 3. mutual game, 4. Lot
  • B, C and D 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 tournament A are divided equally among first 3 players with the same number of points; in tournament B are distributed according to Hort system among such number of players which corresponds to the number of advertised prizes; in tournaments C and D are not divided

Accommodation

The Cosmopolitan Bobycentrum hotel ****

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • single rooms with a shower and WC - price including breakfast 56.5 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with a shower and WC - price including breakfast 66.5 EUR/room and night

Accommodated persons over the age of 18 pay the municipal fee in the amount of 21 CZK (~ 0.9 EUR) / night upon arrival at the reception.

Schedule

Sat 12/11 10.00 - 16.00 Registration A, B
16.15 Drawing lots A
17.00 1st round A, B
Sun 13/11 8.30–9.15 Registration C
9.30–13.30 Tournament C
16.00 2nd round A, B
Mon 14/11 16.00 3rd round A, B
Tue 15/11 9.15–9.45 Registration D
10.00–13.00 Tournament D
16.00 4th round A, B
Wed 16/11 16.00 5th round A, B
Thu 17/11 9.00 6th round A, B
16.00 7th round A, B
Fri 18/11 16.00 8th round A, B
Sat 19/11 9.00 9th round A, B
15.00 Solemn conclusion

Other information

  • Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 1st November 2022 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/ or by e-mail to ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

  • 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
  • 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 within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals Series Autumn 2022 and Winter 2023

5–12 Nov 2022 12th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
12–19 Nov 2022 11th BRNO OPEN
6–13 Jan 2023 21st PRAGUE OPEN
14–21 Jan 2023 21st MARIENBAD OPEN
24 Feb – 3 Mar 2023 22nd LIBEREC OPEN
4–11 Mar 2023 11th PILSEN 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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