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26.10. - 2.11.2019, Hradec Kralove, the Cernigov hotel (CZE), 10th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
The tournament is a part of 19th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2019/2020. Excellent playing conditions (light, place for a game) in the congress hall – calm, relaxed tournament with abt. 100 participants – super prices for the hotel accommodation 26. 10.-2. 11. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 27. 10. open blitz tournament 30. 10. open tournament in rapid chess Interesting things: http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren
Info: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. Strossova 239 530 03 Pardubice Czech Republic Tel. +420-466 535 200 mobile phone +420-608 203 007, j.mazuch@avekont.cz, http://www.czechtour.net/

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3. - 9.11.2019, Brno, the Bobycentrum hotel (CZE), 9th BRNO OPEN
The tournament is a part of 19th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2019/2020. – beautiful playing rooms in the area of Bobycentrum – abt. 100 players in the select premises – a lot of places of interest in the biggest Moravian city 3.-9. 11. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 6. 11. open blitz tournament Interesting things: http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren
Info: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. Strossova 239 530 03 Pardubice Czech Republic Tel. +420-466 535 200 mobile phone +420-608 203 007, j.mazuch@avekont.cz, http://www.czechtour.net/

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15. - 17.11.2019, The Hague / Den Haag (NED), 16th The Hague Weekend Tournament
Weekend tournament, 6 rounds, two rating groups (A: > 1700; B: < 1801). Bye possible in rounds 1-4. First prize group A EUR 500, group B EUR 250; also rating prizes. Fee EUR 25, GM and IM free.
Info: Paul Koppens + 31 6 23253980, info@haagsweekendtoernooi.nl, http://haagsweekendtoernooi.nl/indexEN.htm

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26. 12. 2019 - 01. 01. 2020, Litomysl, Youth home of VOSP and SPS (CZE), 20th LITOMYSL OPEN
The tournament is a part of 19th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2019/2020. – unique connection of Christmas celebration, New Year’s Eve and New Year with chess friends in the historic town (UNESCO) – cheap accommodation and refreshment – tournament is a follow-up to the Czech Chess Christmas 26. 12.-1. 1. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 31. 12. open New Year’s Eve blitz tournament Interesting things: http://www.facebook.com/czechtouren
Info: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. Strossova 239 530 03 Pardubice Czech Republic Tel. +420-466 535 200 mobile phone +420-608 203 007, j.mazuch@avekont.cz, http://www.czechtour.net/

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27. 12. 2019 - 04. 01. 2020, Krakow (POL), XXX International Chess Festival “CRACOVIA’2019”
The event will be in 5 groups: A Group ≥ 2100 ELO FIDE, B Group 1800  ELO  2100; C Group  1800 ELO; D Group for children born before 2007 year, E Group for children born before 2011 year WGM/GM without entry fee. Groups: A, B, C, D, E and Blitz are FIDE rating. Excursions: Obwarzanek–specialties from Krakow, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Unusual city - Nowa Huta, Olympic Krakow Krakow airport (Krakow-Balice) has many low-cost airlines! Welcome! A rich tourist program!
Info: Jan Kusina Malopolska Chess Association, jan.kusina@gmail.com, http://www.mzszach.krakow.pl

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27. - 31.12.2019, Krakow (POL), XXX International Chess Festival “CRACOVIA’2019” children
The event will be in 2 groups: D Group for children born before 2007 year, E Group for children born before 2011 year All groups are FIDE rating. Excursions: Obwarzanek–specialties from Krakow, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Unusual city - Nowa Huta, Olympic Krakow Krakow airport (Krakow-Balice) has many low-cost airlines! Welcome! A rich tourist program!
Info: Jan Kusina Malopolska Chess Association, jan.kusina@gmail.com, http://www.mzszach.krakow.pl

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27. - 31.12.2019, 15-181 Bialystok, 42 Pułku Piechoty 6 Street, tel. (POL), 38. INTERNATIONAL CHESS MEMORIAL OF LUDWIK ZAMENHOF
PLACE Hotel Podlasie & Lipcowy Ogrod Restaurant 15-181 Bialystok, 42 Pułku Piechoty 6 Street, tel. no.: +48 85 675 66 11, www.hotelpodlasie.pl. TOURNAMENT GROUPS Open A Open B Open C Open D ELO >2000 ELO 1600-2000 ELO <1600 i bez ELO ELO <1300 i bez ELO  The FIDE ranking of 01.12.2019 applies; in groups A, B and C the classic chess ranking, in group D the rapid chess ranking.  The organizer has the right to admit no more than 10 competitors with a lower ranking in open A (from 1900 to 1999) and in open B. These competitors pay 50% more entry fee. ENTRY FEE  The payment should be made by 15.12.2019 to the MUKS Stoczek 45 Bialystok account Bank Pekao SA Oddział Białystok, Rynek Kościuszki 7 Street IBAN No.: PL 13 1240 5211 1111 0000 4927 1898, Code BIC – PKOPPLPW  Persons who have not paid for their entry fee on time will be removed from the start list.  Title of the payment: name and surname, tournament group Open A Open B Open C Open D 180 PLN 150 PLN 120 PLN 90 PLN  The entry fee includes the classification and a rating fee.  The entry fee is not refundable. NOTIFICATIONS Entries to the tournament should be sent by 15.12.2019 to leszeg@wp.pl or on the tournament services: 3 open A http://www.chessarbiter.com/turnieje/2019/ti_5277/ open B http://www.chessarbiter.com/turnieje/2019/ti_5246/ open C http://www.chessarbiter.com/turnieje/2019/ti_5247/ open D http://www.chessarbiter.com/turnieje/2019/ti_5248/ Players entered after the deadline may be admitted to the tournament on condition that there are free places and that the entry fee is increased by 50%. AWARDS Cash-awards pool – 50 000 PLN Nagroda Open A Open B Open C Open D 1 place 6000 3000 1500 1000 2 place 4000 2000 1000 800 3 place 3000 1500 750 700 4 place 2000 1000 600 600 5 place 1500 800 500 500 6 place 1200 600 400 400 7 place 1000 500 300 300 8 place 800 400 200 200 9 place 600 300 150 150 10 place 500 250 150 150 11 place 400 200 100 100 12 place 300 200 100 100 Woman – 1 place 600 300 200 200 Woman – 2 place 400 200 100 100 Junior U-18 300 200 100 100 Junior U-14 300 200 100 100 Junior U-10 300 200 100 100 Senior 60+ 300 200 100 100 ELO 2201-2300 300 ELO 2101-2200 300 ELO do 2100 300 ELO 1801-1900 200 ELO 1701-1800 200 ELO do 1700 200 ELO 1301-1400 100 ELO 1201-1300 100 ELO 1101-1200 100 100 ELO 1001-1100 100 100 without ELO 100 100  Cash awards will be paid in PLN.  The amount of awards is given in gross amounts.  Prizes up to 2000 PLN are exempt from tax. Tax on other prizes is 10%.  Prizes are not divided.
Info: MUKS Stoczek 45 Bialystok 15-757 Bialystok, Łagodna 10 Street, tel. no.: 85 664 46 82, fax: 85 654 00 49, , leszeg@wp.pl, http://www.stoczek45.pl/zamenhof.html

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