2. Novy Bor Open
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Novy Bor Open 2013

4th International Chess Festival

part of CZECH TOUR 2012/2013 Series

Novy Bor 9th-16th February 2013, Czech Republic

Placethe Prazak Grandhotel, Dvorakova 525, Novy Bor
OrganizerAVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.
Festival directorJiri Petruzalek
Main refereePetr Lausman

Announced tournaments

A) 9th – 16th February 2013: NOVY BOR OPEN

  • open rating tournament with rating for ELO FIDE
  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 9 rounds, 2 x 1,5h + 30s / move, waiting time is 1 h in case of late arrival
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 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, prizes for the best players with ELO FIDE 2100-2199, 2000-2099, 1900-1999, 1800-1899, 1700-1799, smaller than 1700 and for the best players without ELO FIDE – in each of these categories 500 (30 000 altogether, fusion of prizes is possible)
  • starting fee in EUR:
players accommodated through the organizerother players
GM, IM, WGM and WIM00
ELO FIDE >= 230021,033,5
ELO FIDE >= 220029,542,0
ELO FIDE >= 210033,546,0
ELO FIDE >= 180037,550,0
ELO FIDE < 180042,054,5
without ELO FIDE46,058,5

discounts on starting fee:

  • 25 % for FM, youth players up to 18 years of age, players over 65 years of age and women
  • 10 % at the joint registration of 10 and more players
  • 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 24th January 2013 pay extra 8,5 EUR

B) 10th February 2013: open tournament in rapid chess

  • participation of players without age and performance limitations
  • Swiss system of 7 rounds, 2 x 10 min + 5s/move.
  • financial prizes in CZK*: 700, 500, 300
  • material prizes for other players
  • starting fee in EUR:
GM, IM, WGM and WIM0,0
youngsters up to 18 years of age, players over 65 and women 3,5
other players4,5

* Payment in EUR possible

Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution

1. number of points, 2. median Buchholz, 3. Buchholz, 4. number of wins. Prizes are distributed according to Hort system among such number of players which corresponds to number of advertised prizes


The Prazak Grandhotel ***

(the playing hall is situated here)
  • 2-bed rooms with a shower and WC, newly reconstructed, WiFi connection - price including breakfast 54,5 EUR/room and night, if only 1 person occupies the room, 39,5 EUR/room and night is charged

“ZS U Lesa” hostel*

(at a distance of 1 km from the playing hall)
  • 2-bed rooms, shower and WC for two rooms - price 12,0 EUR/person and night

Time schedule

Saturday 9th February 10.00 – 14.00 registration A
16.00 1st round A
Sunday 10th February 08.30 – 09.15 registration B
09.30 – 13.30 1st –7th round B
16.00 2nd round A
Monday 11th February 16.00 3rd round A
Tuesday 12th February 16.00 4th round A
Wednesday 13th February 09.00 5th round A
16.00 6th round A
Thursday 14th February 10.00 blitz tournament
16.00 7th round A
Friday 15th February 16.00 8th round A
Saturday 16th February 09.00 9th round A
14.00 solemn conclusion

Possibility of spending free time

The town of Novy Bor is located at the foot of the Lusatian Mountains. There are a lot of possibilities of trips and skiing - cross-country skiing and shorter downhills (Polevsko, Luz). There is a glass museum, gallery and a lot of glass workshops – participants themselves will be able to make something from glass.

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.

Obligatory applications into FIDE tournament A together with accommodation orders should be sent by 24th January 2013 to the following address:

(Registration for the tournament in rapid chess and blitz tournament will be accepted only on the day of the launching of the given tournament.)

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

Interesting things:


Festivals arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals 2012/2013 Series

12.-19.5. 2012 3rd HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
12.-29.7. 2012 23rd CZECH OPEN (Pardubice)
1.-9.8. 2012 15th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER
1.-9.9. 2012 11th SUNNY BEACH OPEN (Sunny Beach, Bulgaria)
20.-27.10. 2012 13th LIBEREC OPEN
10.-17.11. 2012 3rd BRNO OPEN
18.-24.11. 2012 4th PILSEN OPEN
9.-16.1. 2013 12th PRAGUE OPEN
18.-26.1. 2013 12th MARIENBAD OPEN
9.-16.2. 2013 4th NOVY BOR OPEN
  • Prize fund of the whole CZECH TOUR 2012/13 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, 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 except for Sunny Beach Open are counted)

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