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26. 12. 2016 - 01. 01. 2017, Litomysl (CZE), Czech Chess Christmas 2016
18th christmas chess FIDE tournament, swiss system of 9 round, rate of game 2 x 1,5h + 30s/move, prize fund 33.000 CZK (1st prize 10.000 CZK = 370 EUR), special conditions for IM, WGM and GM, New Year’s Eve programme.
Info: PRO CLIENT s.r.o., Jaroslav Fuksik, Aksamitova 1, 779 00 Olomouc, Czech Republic, mobile: +420 608 364 664, a64@proclient.cz, http://www.a64.cz/tournaments/litomysl2016/

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27. 12. 2016 - 04. 01. 2017, Krakow (POL), XXVII International Chess Festival “CRACOVIA’2016”
The event will be in 5 groups (A,B,C,D, E) + Blitz + Shogi. Group A - ELO FIDE ≥ 2100, time: 40 moves/1,5h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move; Group B – 1800  ELO  2100;, time: 40 moves/1,5h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move; Group C - ELO < 1800, time: 40 moves/1,5h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move; Group D (children born in 2004 & before) 1 h/round; 1h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move; Group E (children born in 2008 & before) 1 h/round; 1h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move
Info: Jan Kusina Malopolska Chess Association ph/fax +48 12 411-48-01 jan.kusina@gmail.com , jan.kusina@gmail.com, http://www.mzszach.krakow.pl

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27. - 31.12.2016, Krakow (POL), XXVII International Chess Festival “CRACOVIA’2016” - childrens
The event will be in 2 groups (D,E. Group D (children born in 2004 & before) 1 h/round; 1h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move; Group E (children born in 2008 & before) 1 h/round; 1h+0,5h +30sec. increments from one move. All groups are FIDE rating. Excursions: Sweet Old Town, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Sanctuary in Lagiewniki, Women and Krakow.
Info: Jan Kusina Malopolska Chess Association ph/fax +48 12 411-48-01 jan.kusina@gmail.com, jan.kusina@gmail.com, http://www.mzszach.krakow.pl

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1.1.2017, Krakow (POL), XXVII International Chess Festival “CRACOVIA’2016” - blitz
Swiss system, 11 rounds, time 3’ + 2”, Fide rating
Info: Malopolska Chess Association, JAN KUSINA, jan.kusina@gmail.com, http://www.mzszach.krakow.pl

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13. - 20.1.2017, Prague (the Olympik hotel) (CZE), 16th PRAGUE OPEN
The tournament is a part of 16th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2016/2017. The Czech capital Prague is one of the most beautiful European cities with a large historical centre (UNESCO sights). 13.-20.1. A FIDE open (IM norm, prize fund 50 000 CZK) 13.-20.1. B FIDE open - ELO < 2100 (prize fund 10 000 CZK) 15.1. open tournament in rapid chess 18.1. 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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21. - 28.1.2017, Marianske Lazne (the Polonia hotel) (CZE), 16th MARIENBAD OPEN
The tournament is a part of 16th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2016/2017. Marianske Lazne town is the second biggest health resort in the Czech Republic. It is famous not only for its spa springs, but also for its magnificent architecture and large spa parks. 21.-28.1. round robin GM and IM tournaments 21.-28.1. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 22.1. open tournament in rapid chess 26.1. open blitz tournament
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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25.2. - 4.3.2017, Liberec (the Liberec hotel) (CZE), 17th LIBEREC OPEN
The tournament is a part of 16th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2016/2017. The city of Liberec is a regional city situated at the foot of the Jizerske mountains, in the city and its vicinity there is a botanical garden, ZOO, an aqua park and a funfair Babylon, a cableway to Jested (1 012 m). 11.-18.2. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 12.2. open tournament in rapid chess 16.2. 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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