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Lanta Open 2024

3rd International Chess Festival

special part of CZECH TOUR 2024 Series

28th March – 3rd April 2024, Ko Lanta, Thailand

Place: Lanta Villa Resort, 14 Moo 3 Saladan, Ko Lanta island, Thailand
Organizer: Octopus divers Ltd. In cooperation with AVE CHESS z.s. and Arowana Agency s.r.o.
Festival director and chief arbiter: Petr Lausman

Announced tournaments

28th March – 3rd April 2024: LANTA OPEN

  • open rating tournament with rating for ELO FIDE
  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2x 1,5 h + 30 s/move
  • waiting time is 1 h in case of late arrival
  • starting fee: players accommodated through the organizer 100 EUR, others 143.5 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 included in the starting fee
  • material prizes for all players
  • criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution: 1. number of points, 2. Buchholz Cut 1, 3. Buchholz, 4. Sonnenborn-Berger, 5. greater number of games played with black.

Accommodation

Lanta Villa resort – bungalows ****

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • single rooms with air conditioning, shower and WC, price including breakfast 65 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with air conditioning, shower and WC, price including breakfast 69.5 EUR/room and night

Arowana resort – bungalows *** bricked

(250 m from the playing hall)
  • single rooms with air conditioning, shower and WC, price including breakfast 39 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with air conditioning, shower and WC, price including breakfast 48 EUR/room and night

Arowana resort – bungalows ** wooden

(250 m from the playing hall)
  • single rooms with shower and WC, price including breakfast 26 EUR/room and night
  • double rooms with shower and WC, price including breakfast 30.5 EUR/room and night

Schedule

Thu 28/3 12.00 - 15.00 Registration
16.00 1st round
Fri 29/3 16.00 2nd round
Sat 30/3 16.00 3rd round
Sun 31/3 16.00 4th round
Mon 1/4 16.00 5th round
Tue 2/4 16.00 6th round
Wed 3/4 16.00 7th round
21.00 Solemn conclusion

Other information

  • Complete your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 15th February 2024 on http://www.czechtour.net/applications/ or by e-mail to ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

  • 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.

  • Transport: interested parties will be provided with transport to and from the tournament venue (including transfer from and to the airport) by the Arowana Agency s.r.o. travel agency, Dagmar Jiroutova.
    Approximate price is. 22,000 CZK; the recommended length of stay is at least 14 days (e.g. 25 March – 10 April).
    Please contact: Email: agency@arowana.cz, Tel. 725 374 797.
    Detailed and up-to-date information: Petr Lausman, tel. 777 902 870 or e-mail: ave-kontakt@outlook.cz.

  • Possibilities for spending free time: Thailand is a country where exoticism, quality services and low prices combine. Ko Lanta is one of the most beautiful Thai islands with a length of about 30 km. A Czech guide will be on site. From the offer of the accompanying program: a trip to Phuket, a boat trip, diving, snorkeling, riding elephants, visiting a snake farm, etc. It is ideal to extend your stay by a week after the end of the tournament and use it for the above activities.

  • Payments of the entry fee and accommodation must be sent in advance based on the agreement and issued invoice no later than February 15, 2024.
  • 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 2023 and Winter 2024

4–11 Nov 2023 13th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
11–18 Nov 2023 12th BRNO OPEN
5–12 Jan 2024 22nd PRAGUE OPEN
13–20 Jan 2024 22nd MARIENBAD OPEN
17–24 Feb 2024 12th PILSEN OPEN
28 Mar – 5 Apr 2024 3rd LANTA OPEN (Thailand)

Contact to the organizer

AVE CHESS z.s., Pricna 1892/4, 110 00 Prague, Czech Republic
tel. + 420 - 466 535 200
mobile phone + 420 - 608 203 007
e-mail: ave-kontakt@outlook.cz

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