2. Regulations

Lanta Open 2014

2nd International Chess Tournament

special part of CZECH TOUR 2013/2014 Series

Ko Lanta Island, Thailand 27th March - 2nd April 2014

PlaceLanta Villa Resort, 14 Moo 3 Saladan, Ko Lanta Island, Thailand
OrganizerOctopus divers Ltd. in cooperation with AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. and Blue Water Travel s.r.o.
Tournament director and main arbiterPetr Lausman
  • Right of participation: without limitations
  • Rating of tournament: open tournament with rating for ELO FIDE
  • System of tournament: Swiss system of 7 rounds
  • Rate of game:2x 1,5 h + 30s/move, waiting time is 1 h in case of late arrival
  • Material prizes
  • Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution: 1. number of points, 2. median Buchholz, 3. Buchholz, 4. number of wins
  • Participation charge including starting fee: 84,0 EUR
  • Participation charge for accompanying people: 42,0 EUR


Lanta Villa Resort - bungalows ****

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • double rooms with one’s own WC and shower, four-star hotel facilities
  • price including breakfast 46,0 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 40,0 EUR/room and night is charged

bungalows ***

(the playing hall in the vicinity)
  • double rooms with one’s own WC and shower, three-star hotel facilities
  • price without breakfast 13,5 EUR/bed and night

Time schedule

Thursday 27th March 12.00 – 15.00 registration
17.00 1st round
Friday 28th March 17.00 2nd round
Saturday 29th March 17.00 3rd round
Sunday 30th March 17.00 4th round
Monday 31st March 17.00 5th round
Tuesday 1st April 17.00 6th round
Wednesday 2nd April 17.00 7th round
22.00 final ceremony

Possibility of spending free time

Thailand is a country, where exotica, quality services and low prices are combined. Ko Lanta is one of the most beautiful Thai islands, its length is abt. 30 km. There will be a Czech guide on the spot. From the offer of the accompanying programme: a trip to Phuket, ship trips, diving, snorkeling, an elephant riding, a visit to the snakes farm etc.

Starting fee, accommodation and transport

must be paid in advance according to an agreement and an invoice.


we can arrange transport from Prague to the venue for the tournament and back for those interested at the total price of ca. 900 EUR; estimated date of departure 25.3., arrival date 10.4.

Obligatory applications together with accommodation orders should be sent by 15th December 2013 to the following address:

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

Interesting things:


Festivals arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals 2013/2014 Series

15.-21.5. 2013 4th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
11.-28.7. 2013 24th CZECH OPEN (Pardubice)
31.7.-8.8. 2013 16th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER
31.8.-8.9. 2013 12th SUNNY BEACH OPEN (Sunny Beach, Bulgaria)
21.-28.9. 2013 9th HIGHLANDS OPEN
26.10.-2.11. 2013 14th LIBEREC OPEN
16.-23.11. 2013 4th BRNO OPEN
24.-30.11. 2013 5th PILSEN OPEN
10.-17.1. 2014 13th PRAGUE OPEN
18.-25.1. 2014 13th MARIENBAD OPEN
27.3.-2.4. 2014 2nd LANTA OPEN (Ko Lanta island, Thailand)
  • Prize fund of the whole CZECH TOUR 2013/14 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, 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 and Lanta Open are counted)

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