Regulations - group C

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Registrations and registrations

The tournament is open to all players with a valid FIDE license and who have an ELO of less than 1,700 points on the November 2024 list.

Valid for ELO FCE and FIDE.

Dates and Schedules

ROUND DAY DATE TIME
1
Saturday
30/11/2024
16:00 CET
2
Sunday
01/12/2024
16:00 CET
3
Monday
02/12/2024
16:00 CET
4
Tuesday
03/12/2024
16:00 CET
5
Wednesday
04/12/2024
16:00 CET
6
Thursday
05/12/2024
16:00 CET
7
Friday
06/12/2024
16:00 CET
8
Saturday
07/12/2024
16:00 CET
9
Sunday
08/12/2024
10:00 CET
Awards Ceremony
Sunday
08/12/2024
17:00 CET

Game system

Swiss System to 9 rounds. The pairings will be made by means of the Swiss Manager program, being the main referee responsible for them.

Pace of play

90 minutes for the whole game plus 30 seconds increment from move 1.

Waiting time

The tolerance time is set at 1 hour.

Ties

The tie-breakers will be valid both for classification purposes and for the awarding of trophies and cash prizes. Therefore, neither trophies nor cash prizes will be divisible among players who would have tied on points.

The tie-breaking system for Open B will be as follows and in the following order:

  1. Buchholz FIDE minus worst result (37) (0,1,N 4,0,N)
  2. Buchholz FIDE total (37) (0,0,N 4,0,N)
  3. Sonnenborg Berger (52) (0,0,N 4,0,N,N,N)
  4. Particular Result (11)
  5. Average recursive performance of rivals (55) (0,0,1000)

For the purpose of calculating the Buchholz systems, the “virtual opponent” will be applied in unplayed games.

Registration fees

  • General: 40 ¤ (30 ¤ if paid before 20/08/2024)

Methods of payment

The payment platform available on this page.

The Organization of elllobregat Open Chess Tnmt reserves the right of admission, and may reject any application for registration that it deems appropriate.

Awards

General awards

POSITION QUANTITY
1
150 €
2
150 €
3
150 €

* Trophies may consist of cups, medals, diplomas or scholarships, as decided by the sponsors. Both cash prizes and trophies will be sent by the organization to the address provided by each winning player, within ninety days after the end of the Open.

How to get to Sant Boi from Barcelona

The journey time from Plaza de España to Sant Boi is 18 minutes and the line is Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat. The arcade is located 600 meters (5 minutes walking distance from Sant Boi station.

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