Chess tournaments at 3/2019

2.3.2019, Berlin (GER), 2. International Emanuel Lasker Blitz Tournament
In 2018 almost 300 participants and more than 100 players with a fide title attend the blitz chess tournament (report and standing on 2018 event: https://www.schach2019.berlin/de/internationales-blitzturnier/) When? Saturday, 2.3.2019 at 6pm Location? MARITIM Hotel, Stauffenbergstr. 26, 10785 Berlin, Saal Berlin Who? Open tournament max. 300 particpants Time control? 3 minutes + 2 seconds from 1st move Mode? 8 rounds SWISS à 2 games each round with changing colours against same opponent. Prizes: 6.000,00 € in total, guaranteed with 230+ participants 1. bis 10. place: 1.200,00 € / 900,00 € / 700,00 € / 500,00 € / 400,00 € / 300,00 € / 300,00 € / 200,00 € / 100,00 € / 100,00 € Best Woman: 300,00 € / 200,00 € / 100,00 € And many rating and other price categories! Check our website and register online: https://www.schach2019.berlin/en/blitzturnier/
Info: rainer.polzin@berlin.de endrunde@schachfreunde.berlin , rainer.polzin@berlin.de, http://www.schach2019.berlin/en/blitzturnier/

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2.3.2019, Berlin (GER), 2. Youth Rapid Tournament (U25)
When? Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, 9am Where? MARITIM Hotel, Stauffenbergstr. 26, 10785 Berlin, Saal Berlin, Germany Who may participate? Open Tournament with a maximum of 300 participants for children, teenagers and young adults (age limitation: born 1994 or later) Time Control? 15 minutes per game and player Mode? 9 rounds accelerated SWISS Total Prize Money? 1.100,00 €, guaranteed if 100 or more players will participate Prizes? Rank 1 to 5: 200,00 € / 150,00 € / 100,00 € / 75,00 € / 50,00 € / 25,00 € Best players (f/m) born 2001 or later: 75,00 € / 50,00 € + non-cash prizes Best players (f/m) born 2004 or later: 75,00 € / 50,00 € + non-cash prizes Best players (f/m) born 2007 or later: 75,00 € / 50,00 € + non-cash prizes Best female players born 2001 or later: 75,00 € / 50,00 € + non-cash prizes Non-cash prizes in further categories, e.g. beginners and 3 member club teams No double prizes will be awarded Check all details and register online via: https://www.schach2019.berlin/en/jugendschnellschachturnier/
Info: rainer.polzin@berlin.de, rainer.polzin@berlin.de, http://www.schach2019.berlin/en/jugendschnellschachturnier/

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5. - 16.3.2019, Praha (CZE), PRAGUE INTERNATIONAL CHESS FESTIVAL 2019 DON GIOVANNI
A) MASTER TOURNAMENT 5th - 15th March 2019 round-robin GM tournament - in the tournament, among others, Pentala Harikrishna, David Navara, Radoslaw Wojtaszek (names of other participants will be gradually announced ) confirmed their participation B) CHALLENGERS TOURNAMENT 5th - 14th March 2019 round-robin GM tournament - in the tournament, among others, Thai Dai Van Nguyen, Mateusz Bartel (names of other participants will be gradually announced ) confirmed their participation - winner of the tournament will obtain the right of participation in MASTERS TOURNAMENT 2020 C) 9th - 16th March 2019 open master tournament with IM norm - 9 rounds by Swiss system - rating tournament with rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ - participation of players without age and ratings limitations - winner of the tournament will obtain the right of participation in CHALLENGERS TOURNAMENT 2020 - financial prizes in CZK: D, E, F, G) 9th - 16th March 2019 round-robin rating tournaments - D – ELO FIDE 2000 - 2199, E – ELO FIDE 1750 - 1999, F – ELO FIDE 1500 - 1749, G - ELO FIDE < 1500 - 8 - 10 players in the group, 7 – 9 rounds - rating for ELO FIDE and DWZ
Info: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o., Strossova 239, 530 03 Pardubice, the Czech Republic, tel. 466 535 200, mobile phone +420 608 203 007, j.mazuch@avekont.cz, http://praguechessfestival.com/

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