Next chess tournaments

1. - 9.7.2017, Klatovy (CZE), XXV Klatovy Open 2017
The traditional 25th Cup of the Town of Klatovy, historic city surrounded by Sumava mountains. Open A,B - Swiss open tournament, 9 rounds 2 h + 30 s per move. The tournament results will be sent to the Czech Chess Federation for calculation of the national and FIDE ELO. Prize fund over 2800 Euro. Starting fees from 16 Euro, for players with ELO FIDE 2300 free. Rich accompanying program(blitz tournament, rapid tournament, soccer, table tennis, volleyball,...)
Info: Ing. Karel Nováček mobile phone: 00420737337955, , karel.novacek@outlook.cz, http://www.sachy-klatovy.cz/index.php/propozice-en-pdf-2017

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1. - 12.7.2017, Batumi (GEO), 3rd International Chess Festival "Batumi Municipality Cup-2017"
Festival Events: 1. Open A-Players with FIDE Rating 2200 and higher, also Players with FIDE Title: GM, IM, FM, WGM, WIM, WFM. 2. Open B-Players with FIDE Rating low than 2200 and any Player who wishes. 3. Open C-Players with FIDE Rating low than 1600 and any Player who wishes. 4. Open Blitz. 5. Boys under age 12 (Date of birth 2005 and after)6. Girls under age 12 7. Boys under age 10 (Date of birth 2007 and after) 8. Girls under age 10 9. Boys under age 08 (Date of birth 2009 and after) 10. Girls under age 08. Prize Fond - 48 650 GEL. July 01-Arrival/Registration. July 02-Round 1 - July 10 -Round 9/Closing Ceremony. July 11 - Blitz. July 12 - Departure. Regulations (full version) on: http://chessbatumi.ge/en/arqivi/news/535-3rd-international-chess-festival-%E2%80%9Cbatumi-municipality-cup-%E2%80%93-2017%E2%80%9D
Info: IA, WFM, FI, Marika Japaridze , marikachess@gmail.com, http://chessbatumi.ge

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1. - 8.7.2017, Vsetín (CZE), 42. SCHACHFESTIVAL VSETIN, TSCHECHIEN
Organisatoren: Schachklub Zbrojovka Vsetin, Kulturhaus Vsetin Spielort: Kulturhaus Vsetín, Svárov 1055, Gross Saal, klimatisiert Einschreibung: Samstag 1.Juli 2017 12:00-15:00, Eröffnungszeremoniell 15:30 Leiter: Radek Zádrapa, tel. +420 736 77 99 44 Turniere: Gesamtpreise 72.500 CZK 1) FIDE Open A: 1. - 8. Juli:. CH-system, 9 Runden, 90 Min/40 Züge+30 Min+30 Sec/Zug, Wartezeit 1 St. 2) FIDE Open B: 1. - 8.Juli: CH-system, 9 Runden, 90 Min+30 Sec/Zug, max ELO 2000, Wartezeit 1St. 3) Rapidturnier der Paare: 2. Juli, 9:30 Einschreibung 8:30 - 9:15, CH-system, 7 Runden; 10 Min+4 Sec/Zug 4) Blitzturnier: 6.Juli, 9:30 Einschreibung 8:30 - 9:15, CH-system, 11 Runden; 4 Min + 2 Sec/ Zug Platzierungskriterium: 1. Punkteanzahl, 2. mittlere Buchholz, 3. Buchholz 4. Anzahl der Siege 5. mittlere ELO vom Gegner.
Info: Leiter: Radek Zádrapa,tel. +420 736779944 e-mail: radek@zadrapa.cz, radek@zadrapa.cz, http://sachy-vsetin.cz/

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9. - 16.7.2017, Aghios Kirykos, Ikaria island (GRE), 40th Ikaros International Chess Tournament 2017
This is the 40th edition of the traditional annual Ikaros Tournament taking place at Ikaria, a picturesque aegean island, ideal for combining chess and vacations. Special conditions for GMs/WGMs and IMs/WIMs.
Info: Mr. Savvas Kyriakou: (++30) 6932-478386, (++30) 22750-22713, ikaroschess@gmail.com, http://www.ikaroschess.gr

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13. - 30.7.2017, Pardubice (Tipsport Arena) (CZE), CZECH OPEN 2017
The tournament is a part of 17th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2017/2018. 28th International Chess and Games Festival, 4 main events and over 20 other chess tournaments! Tournaments in bridge, go, draughts, backgammon, renju, gomoku, combining of Rubik cube, mancala games, shogi, ZATRE and other games will take place within the frame of the festival. Playing halls, place of registration, accommodation and secretariat: Tipsport Arena, Sukova trida 1735, Pardubice, connection from the railway station by trolleybus No. 3 and by bus No. 10,16 and 17 (4th stop). Refreshments: Tipsport Arena – at the festival party tent, Restaurant & pub Evropa - special festival menu. Internet: during the whole festival wireless Internet access available free of charge at the Tipsport Arena. Accompanying programme: games analysis in the festival party tent, small football tournament, bowling tournament, table tennis tournament, crossword puzzles and Sudoku competitions, trips, social evenings at the swimming pool etc. On-line broadcast: http://www.czechopen.net/en/live-games/ Interesting things: http://www.facebook.com/czechopenen Complete on-line your obligatory applications together with accommodation orders by 15th June 2017 on http://www.czechopen.net/en/contact-and-applications/
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.czechopen.net/en/

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14. - 23.7.2017, Poti (GEO), 12th Poti International Chess festival
12th Poti International Chess Festival Poti, Georgia. July 13-22, 2017. Regulations Organizers: Local Management of Poti. Georgian Chess Federation. Poti Chess Club “Nana” 1.Festival Events 1.1Open A (participants: ELO higher than 1801 and Fide title Players) 1.2Open B (participants: ELO lower than 2100) 1.3Open C (participants: ELO lower than 1800) 1.4Open D (participants: ELO lower than 1400) 1.51st Open Blitz 1.62nd Open Blitz 1.7 Boys under 10 (Date of birth 2007 and after) 1.8 Girls under 10 (Date of birth 2007 and after) 1.9 Boys under 8 (Date of birth 2009 and after) 1.10 Girls under 8 (Date of birth 2009 and after) 2.System and Rate of Play 2.1 Time Control: - Open A - Playing time: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one. - Open B, Open C, Open D, U10, U8 B&G - 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move. 2.2 Festival tournaments system: 9 rounds played in the Swiss system. 2.3 Pairings will be carried out with the computer program – SwissManager. 3.Festival Schedule Open A, B, C & D U8, U10 B&G July 13 Registration 10:00-20:00 10:00-20:00 July 14 Registration 09:00-14:00 09:00-10:00 1st Round 16:00 11:00 July 15 2nd Round 11:00 11:00 July 16 3rd Round 11:00 11:00 Blitz 17:00 July 17 4rd Round 11:00 11:00 July 18 5th Round 11:00 11:00 July 19 6th Round 11:00 11:00 Blitz 17:00 July 20 7th Round 11:00 11:00 Football Tournament 17:00 July 21 8th Round 11:00 11:00 July 22 9th Round 11:00 11:00 Closing Ceremony 18:00 18:00 4. Tie-Break System and Trophies 4.1 In case of equal points the order of players will be determined by the following tie-break procedures: 1. Buchholz cut-1, the highest number wins; 2. Buchholz, the highest number wins; 3. The greater number of victories; 4. Progressive score; 4.2 Winners will be awarded cups, Medals, diplomas and money prizes. 4.3In age tournaments: best results U7 and U9 girls and boys will be awarded cups and diplomas. 5.Prize fund – 45 000 GEL Prizes will be distributed in GEL and taxed according to the Georgian Legislation. Tournament Categories 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Open A Man 6000 3800 2900 2000 1500 1150 1000 800 450 250 Women 1250 750 450 ELO 2300< 500 Open B Man 2000 1400 900 600 300 Women 430 ELO 1950< 420 Senior 60+ (Women 50+) 250 Open C Man 1000 700 400 200 100 Women 330 ELO 1600< 320 Senior 60+ (Women 50+) 250 U12 300 Open D Man 700 400 250 Women 230 U12 220 1st Blitz Man 400 300 200 Women 130 ELO 2000< 120 U16 110 U12 90 2nd Blitz Man 400 300 200 Women 130 ELO 2000< 120 U16 110 U12 90 Boys under age 10 450 350 250 150 100 Girls under age 10 400 300 200 150 100 Boys under age 8 400 300 200 100 50 Girls under age 8 350 250 150 100 50 In case of a tie money prizes will not be shared. 5.1 Coaches’ contest: By the results of their pupils in the tournaments U8, U10 B&G categories will be rewarded with the following prize money. - Prizes in each category: I place 250 GEL II place 200 GEL III place 160 GEL IV place 130 GEL V place 110 GEL 6.Entry fee Open A, B, C & D Fide Rating ELO 2501>, GM, WGM, IM, WIM 0 ELO 2401-2500 (Open A) 30 USD ELO 2301-2400 (Open A) 40 USD ELO 2201-2300 (Open A) 50 USD ELO 2101-2200 (Open A) 60 USD ELO 2001-2100 (Open A) 70 USD ELO 1801-2000 (Open A) 120 USD Open B, C & D 50 USD Blitz 10 USD Tournaments under 8, 10 B&G - 35 USD 7.Accommodation 7.1 ACCOMMODATION CONDITIONS for GMs and IMs, with ELO Rating (1st July 2017) 1 2700 + single room Full Board Travel expenses 400 $ 2 2650 - 2699 single room Breakfast Travel expenses 300 $ 3 2600 - 2649 double room Breakfast Travel expenses 200 $ 4 2550 - 2599 double room Travel expenses 100 $ 5 2500 - 2549 double room ACCOMMODATION CONDITIONS for WGMs and WIMs, with ELO Rating (1st July 2017) 1 2550 + single room Full Board Travel expenses 400 $ 2 2500 - 2549 single room Breakfast Travel expenses 300 $ 3 2450 - 2499 double room Breakfast Travel expenses 200 $ 4 2400 - 2449 double room Travel expenses 100 $ 5 2350 - 2399 double room 7.2 Prices Per day with breakfast Hotel “Green Park” **** Phone: +995 0493220808 Hotel “Paliastom” Phone: +995 0493278202 Hotel “Ankori” Phone: +995 0493223100 DOUBLE (1 person) 25 USD 15 USD 20 USD 8.Venue 8.1 Open A - Poti chess Club (Chanturia st. 2); 8.2 All other tournaments - Hall “Monopol” (Marjanishvili st.); 8.3 Secretariat of all tournaments - Hall “Monopol” (Marjanishvili st.); Tournament Director – IO, IA Dato Kodua - Head of the Chess Club of Poti “Nana” Contact numbers: +995 593 399 264; +995 593 600 911 E-mail: chesspoti@yahoo.com www.chesspoti.ge http://aleksandria-cup.chesspoti.ge/english/index_en.html
Info: IO Kodua Dato chesspoti@yahoo.com, chesspoti@yahoo.com, http://aleksandria-cup.chesspoti.ge/english/index_en.html

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15.7. - 5.8.2017, Prague (CZE), 27th INTERNATIONAL CHESS HOLIDAY
3x 1 week. Tournaments for strong and weak chessplayers, both men and women of all ages. All-play-all tournaments. Closed groups and each one consists of 10 players.9 rounds 90 min/40 moves + 30 min till the end of the game with the time bonus of 10s/move from the 41st move. Rapid chess tournament for chessplayers-holidaymakers 12-15 rounds 1 hour for a whole game. Blitz tournament. A rich programme for chessplayers and non-chessplayers. Accommodation and the chess tournaments under the same roof at Amarilis Hotel.
Info: Jindra Kollerová 00 420 777 677 899, jindra.kollerova@mybox.cz, http://www.schach-prag.cz

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22. - 30.7.2017, Elsinor (DEN), Xtracon Chess Open 2017
Xtracon Chess Open 2017 From Saturday 22th July to Sunday 30th July 2017. 10 rounds FIDE Swiss in 9 days. The tournament is open to all players. Playing venue: Konventum Helsingør, Gl. Hellebækvej 70, 3000 Helsingør (Elsinore), Denmark Schedule: Opening ceremony: Saturday 22th July at 1 pm. Round 1: Saturday 22th July at 2 pm. Round 2-3: Sunday 23th July at 10 am and 5 pm. Round 4-9: Monday 24th July to Saturday 29th July at 1 pm. Round 10: Sunday 30th July at 10 am. Prize ceremony at 4.30 pm. Rate of play: 90 min. for 40 moves + 30 min. for the rest of the game + 30 sec. Increment for every move played starting from the first move. Other regulations: You are allowed to be 1 hour late for your game. Further delay means that you lose your game. Sign up: Use the form in the bottom of this page. Participants: Follow this link to see who has signed up. Sign in: Saturday 22th July between 10.45 am and 11.30 am at the main entrance hall at the playing venue. Please notice! If your registration AND your payment are already handled, and both are acknowledged by a green check mark on the tournament webpage www.xtraconchessopen.dk before sign in starts, it is not necessary that you turn up for the sign in. Prizes (in DKK): Main Prizes: 1. 20.000,- 2. 17.000,- 3. 14.000,- 4. 11.000,- 5. 8.000,- 6. 6.000,- 7. 4.000,- 8. 3.000,- 9. - 13. 2.000,- 14. - 20. 1.000,- Rating prizes: To a total amount of min. 30.000 DKK. All ties for prices will be decided by tiebreak: Entry fee (in DKK): Normal price If payment before 1st July 2017 Elo No Elo Elo No Elo GM, IM, WGM, WIM 0 0 0 0 FM, WFM 800 700 700 Juniors (born 1997 or later) 800 900 700 800 Seniors (born 1952 or before) 800 900 700 800 All other participants 1050 1100 950 1000
Info: Lars-Henrik Bech Hansen, organiser@xtraconchessopen.dk, HttP://xtraconchessopen.dk

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22. - 30.7.2017, Escaldes-Engordany (AND), 35th Andorra Chess Open
35th Andorra Chess Open Hotel Panorama | Escaldes-Engordany Chess, Nature & Tourism
Info: Andorra Chess Federation +376824465, open@escacsandorra.com, http://open.escacsandorra.com

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29.7. - 6.8.2017, Bodenmais (GER), Arber-Chessfestival Bodenmais Int. Open and Senior
Bavarian Forest chess + nature hikes in nationalpark und much more ...
Info: Michael Mueller SC Bayerwald Regen/Zwiesel, sc-bayerwald@t-online.de, http://www.arberschachopen.com/1.html

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30.7. - 6.8.2017, Tabor (CZE), OPEN Tabor 2017
Open tournament, time control 2 x 1,5 h / 40 + 30 min. + 30 s / move, Swiss - 9 rounds. Playing hall and accomodation in hotel Palcat.
Info: , zdenek.havluj@quick.cz, http://www.sokolta.cz

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4. - 11.8.2017, Prague (hotel Olympik) (CZE), 4th SUMMER PRAGUE OPEN
The tournament is a part of 17th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2017/2018. The Czech capital Prague is one of the most beautiful European cities with a large historical centre (UNESCO sights). 4.-11. 8. A FIDE open (IM norm, prize fund 50 000 CZK) 4.-11. 8. B FIDE open – ELO<2100 (prize fund 10 000 CZK) 5. 8. open tournament in rapid chess 9. 8. 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. - 15.8.2017, Wrocław (POL), Wroclaw OPEN 2017

Info: biuro@festiwalszachowy.wroclaw.pl , biuro@festiwalszachowy.wroclaw.pl, http://festiwalszachowy.wroclaw.pl/wroclaw-open/

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12. - 19.8.2017, Olomouc (the Flora hotel) (CZE), 20th OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER
The tournament is a part of 17th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2017/2018. The city of Olomouc is a region capital with a lot of historic sights (UNESCO sights), in the vicinity there is Svaty Kopecek Hill, ZOO, open-air museum, caves, castles and chateaux. 12.-19. 8. round robin GM and IM tournaments 12.-19. 8. open seniors tournament 60+ (prize fund 6 000 CZK) 12.-19. 8. FIDE open (prize fund 30 000 CZK) 15. 8. open blitz tournament 17. 8. 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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20. - 27.8.2017, Split (CRO), Split Open
7th International open chess tournament. Split, Croatia Prize fund: 6.500 euros
Info: Mateo Ivić +385(0)91 6400 589, splitchessopen@gmail.com, http://www.splitchessopen.com/

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