Chess tournaments at 1/2019

1.1.2019, Krakow (POL), XXIX International Chess Festival “CRACOVIA’2018” blitz
Swiss system, 11 rounds, time 3’ + 2”, Fide rating Krakow, Galaxy hotel, 22a Gesia str.
Info: Jan Kusina Malopolska Chess Association ph/fax +48 12 411-48-01 mob. +48 695 210 120 , jan.kusina@gmail.com, http://www.mzszach.krakow.pl

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3. - 11.1.2019, Belgrade (SER), 5th ChessAmateur Belgrade - 2019 January
The fifth international tournament is held from January 3 (arrival day) till January 11 (departure day) 2019, at the address: Belgrade, Kranjca St.17a, hotel “Hotel Balasevich”. The official site of this hotel: www.centarbalasevic.rs THE TOTAL PRIZE FUND OF THE TOURNAMENT OF CHESS AMATEURS IS 30 000 EURO 1ST PRIZE – 4.000 EURO + CUP OF ARCHIBALD
Info: Olena Jobava, +380 98 007-69-30, elenasobella@gmail.com, http://chessamateur.ru/en/

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11. - 18.1.2019, Prague (the Olympik hotel) (CZE), 18th PRAGUE OPEN
The tournament is a part of 18th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2018/2019. – select air-conditioned congress hall – almost 400 players from more than 40 countries – great accommodation price – one of the most beautiful cities in the world (UNESCO) 11.-18. 1. A FIDE open (IM norm, prize fund 50 000 CZK) 11.-18. 1. B FIDE open – ELO < 2100 (prize fund 10 000 CZK) 13. 1. open tournament in rapid chess 16. 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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19. - 26.1.2019, Marien Bad (the Polonia hotel) (CZE), 18th MARIENBAD OPEN
The tournament is a part of 18th International Chess Festivals Series CZECH TOUR 2018/2019. – charming spa town in the middle of witnter – wide offer of accommodation and services in different price levels – 200 players in various kinds of tournaments (GM, IM, seniors, open) 19.-26. 1. round robin GM and IM tournaments 19.-26. 1. FIDE open (prize fund 20 000 CZK) 19.-26. 1. open seniors tournament 50+ (prize fund 10 000 CZK) 20. 1. open tournament in rapid chess 24. 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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25. - 31.1.2019, Nova Gorica (SLO), 24. hit open 2019
A tournament: 1) expenses compensation: 5.000 €, 1st place: 1.000 € 2) players with rating higher than 1500 3) Swiss Accelerated System 4) 9 rounds, 90 min + 30 s/move, possible 2x bye except in the last 2 rounds 5) possible to get IM and GM norms B tournament: 1) players with rating lower than 1599 2) Swiss Accelerated System 3) 9 rounds, 60 min + 30 s/move, possible 2x bye except in the last 2 rounds 4) expenses compensation: 200 €, prasctical prizes
Info: Matjaz Loviscek President of Chess Club Nova Gorica (Slovenia) Tournament director of 24th hit open 2019 Mobile: +386 51 308 853, hit.open@yahoo.com, http://www.sah-zveza.si/rez/1901/24.hit_open_2019.pdf

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