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26.9. - 1.10.2017, Lviv (UKR), 16th International Chess Festival “Lviv Tradition 2017”
16th International Chess Festival “Lviv Tradition 2017” Part of the Ukraine Tour Chess Tournament Series 2017 2 Closed Round Robin Title Tournaments for IM, WGM, WIM norms  Dates 2017 26.09 (Tuesday) - 01.10 (Sunday)  Venue Hotel NTON (НТОН) *** (Shevchenka str. 154 B, Lviv, Ukraine) http://www.hotelnton.lviv.ua/index.php/en Chief Organiser Chief Arbiter – Contact & Information IA, IO, FT Prohorov, Olexandr (UKR) /14105578/ mob Tel. +38-097-496 -82-58 (Kyivstar, UKR) mob Tel: +48-790-430-948 (Play, POL) Email: prohorov@chessclub.lviv.ua Skype: Prohorov Olexandr Official web page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lviv-Tradition-RR-Title-Tournaments-GMIM-WGM-WIM-norms-Lviv-Ukraine/1541020026151076 Archiv of past events 2015-2017 http://ukrchess.org.ua/turnir/Archive/Lviv-Traditional/2017/turnir2.html http://www.fide.com/component/content/article/4-tournaments/10084-lviv-tradition-chess-title-tournament.html System Closed International Master Tournament (IM-group) average rating 2230 – 2350 (former category 1-4 FIDE) IM, WGM, WIM norms possible 10-12 players - round robin 9-11 rounds, or 6-7 players – double robin 10-12 rounds Time control 90 minutes with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from first move Default time 30 minutes from the scheduled start of the pertinent round Draw No draw offers before move 30 Mobil Without the permission of the arbiter a player is forbidden to have a mobile phone or other electronic means of communication in the playing venue, unless they are completely switched off. Tie-Break 1. Sonnenborn-Berger, 2. Number of wins, 3. Mutual game. Prizes Cups and medals for 1-2-3 place. Certificates for all players about participation.
Info: Chief Organiser Chief Arbiter – Contact & Information IA, IO, FT Prohorov, Olexandr (UKR) /14105578/ mob Tel. +38-097-496 -82-58 (Kyivstar, UKR) mob Tel: +48-790-430-948 (Play, POL) Email: prohorov@chessclub.lviv.ua Skype: Prohorov Olexandr, prohorov@chessclub.lviv.ua, http://ukrchess.org.ua/turnir/Archive/Lviv-Traditional/2017/turnir2.html

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1. - 8.10.2017, Hradec Kralove (the Cernigov hotel) (CZE), 8th HRADEC KRALOVE OPEN
The tournament is a part of 17th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2017/2018. The city of Hradec Kralove is a regional city with nearly 100 000 inhabitants situated at the confluence of the Labe and Orlice rivers. There are a lot of historical sights, a planetarium and a giant aquarium. 1.-8. 10. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 7. 10. 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://czechtour.net/

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10. - 15.10.2017, Charikot, Dolakha (NEP), 4th Mount Gaurishankar International Open Chess Tournament 2017
It is an open tournament for all.
Info: IA/NI Umesh K.C., Tournament Director. Mobile: +977-9851054329, umeshcha@gmail.com, http://nepal-chess.blogspot.com/p/4th-intl-chess-tmt.html

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13. - 15.10.2017, RAVENNA (Lido Adriano) (ITA), VIII FESTIVAL INT RAVENNA SCACCHI
FESTIVAL WEEK END 13-15- OCT 2017 TOURNEMENT A PRIZE 2.400,00 EUROS TOURNEMENT B PRIZE 1.300,00 EUROS vesus.it
Info: Del Vecchio Gastone, delv246@gmail.com,

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11. - 18.11.2017, Brno (the Bobycentrum hotel) (CZE), 7th BRNO OPEN
The tournament is a part of 17th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2017/2018. The city of Brno is a region capital and the centre of South Moravia. With almost 400 000 inhabitants it is the second largest city in the Czech Republic. 11.-18. 11. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 12. 11. open blitz tournament 17. 11. 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://czechtour.net/

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12. - 21.11.2017, Tbilisi (GEO), Nona Gaprinadshvili Cup
A Open tournament for any player (Fide rating 1801 and more, also Players with FIDE Title: GM, IM, FM, WGM, WIM); B Open tournament for any player (Fide rating 1800 and under and without rating). Total Prize Fund – 45 000 GEL
Info: (+995) 5 55 54 09 91, salosiradze@hotmail.com,

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19. - 25.11.2017, Plzen (the Central hotel) (CZE), 9th PILSEN OPEN
The tournament is a part of 17th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2017/2018. The city of Plzen is a regional city and with its 170 000 inhabitants it is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. It is famous for the production of beer. There are a lot of historic sights and ZOO. 19.-25. 11. FIDE open (prize fund 20 000 CZK) 22. 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://czechtour.net/

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19. - 25.11.2017, Bad Griesbach im Rottal (GER), 20. Senioren-Schach-Open Bad Griesbach
Modus: 7 Runden nach Schweizer System, Bedenkzeit: 40 Züge/2 Std. + 1 Std. für Rest Teilnahmeberechtigt sind Senioren über 50 Jahren Terminplan: Sonntag, 19.11.2017: 13.30 Uhr: Anmeldeschluss 14.00 Uhr Begrüßung 14.30 Uhr: Runde 1 20./21./22./23./24.11./ 14.00 Uhr: Runde 2 - 6 Samstag, 25.11.2017: 08.30 Uhr: Runde 7 15.30 Uhr: Siegerehrung Preise: 1. Preis: 300 Euro; 2. Preis: 200 Euro; 3. Preis: 100 Euro; Sonderpreise für Altersklassen/Wertungszahlen/bester Niederbayer und Sachpreise; Das Turnier wird DWZ und ELO ausgewertet Schirmherr: Jürgen Fundke, Bürgermeister der Stadt Bad Griesbach Veranstaltungsort: Aktiv & Vital Hotel Residenz, Prof. -Baumgartner Str. 1, D-94086 Bad Griesbach, Tel. +49 (0) 85 32 / 70 80, www.feelness-hotel.de
Info: Pressebüro König Josef König Telefon 0049-8561/910771, info@koenig-online.de, http://www.koenig-online.de/schach/gri2017/gri2017.html

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