Tournament rules

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Conditions and restrictions

Only women who play the 9 rounds of group A or B women who play the 9 rounds of elllobregat Open Chess 2023 in group A or B will be able to participate.

The organization will provide free transportation for all players from the hotel El Castell de Sant Boi to the game room and back.

In addition:

  1. To be in possession of the federation license in force and the detailed ELO requirements. In the case of players with a foreign flag, they must have a FIDE code.
  2. Valid for ELO FIDE BLITZ and ELO FCE BLITZ.
  3. The initial order of strength and the prize ratio will be determined on the basis of the FIDE STANDARD ELO ready November 2023.
  4. Players agree to attend the game rooms with the proper attire and to behave in a correct and sportsmanlike manner.
  5. Smoking and eating will not be allowed in the entire playing area.
  6. It will be the responsibility of each player to verify the correctness of the data that appear in the different registration lists and in the classifications, and in case of finding any error, he/she must communicate it to the Organization. If a player is found to have deliberately provided incorrect information, he/she will be directly expelled.
  7. Cell phones will not be allowed in the gaming area. Any electronic device that could be used to provide any kind of chess aid to the players will not be allowed. The player shall authorize the referee team to check his belongings in case of any doubt in this regard.
  8. Players may not leave the playing area without justification or permission from an umpire while their games are in progress.
  9. Participation in the Women’s Blitz Tournament implies the player’s acceptance that their personal data may be published in the various media that the Organization deems appropriate for better dissemination of the event. Such media include, for example, social networks, registration lists (in print and online in different media), tournament rankings, photographs, etc.

Game room

The tournament will be held in Viladecans. Location to be determined.

How to get there

The precise location will be detailed once the tournament site has been determined.

Date and time

Starting at 11:00 a.m.


Free registration to be confirmed at the game room on November 30 from 5 pm to 10 pm.

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

Three (3) minutes for each player and an increment of two (2) seconds for each move made (3+2).


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


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Data Protection Clause

The registration in the tournament will take place when the main referee validates each of the registration applications that each interested party will register, filling in the data requested in the form that is displayed in:

In accordance with the provisions of the Spanish regulations on data protection in force, as well as Regulation (EU) 2016/679, of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, especially in its Article 6.1, letters b) and f).

Any player who has completed the registration form in EL LLOBREGAT OPEN CHESS, expressly acknowledges that the Organizer of the open, has informed him that the personal data requested, those obtained during the tournament or on the occasion of the preparation and conclusion of the same, as well as others that may be obtained from public records or other sources legally admitted, will be incorporated, managed and processed in a treatment of personal data for the maintenance, development, compliance and control of the relationship of services involving participation in the tournament.

The data controller is the Organizer, before which the persons entitled to do so may exercise their rights of information, access, rectification, limitation, portability, cancellation and opposition recognized in the aforementioned European Regulation, in the Spanish legislation on data protection and its implementing regulations, by writing or email to the home or email address of the Organizer: [email protected].

The registered players, who have provided their personal data, duly informed, expressly consent to its processing and any communication or transfer of such data, including international, which may be made between the Organizer and the sponsors of the tournament, in order to offer and provide players, other services of sporting and cultural order.

For international data transfer, compliance with Article 45 and, where applicable, 46 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 shall be required.

The Organizer declares that all information indicated in Article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 has been duly provided to the registered players.

We also inform you that the data provided may be used for profiling purposes. In no case may this profiling have legal effects or otherwise significantly affect him/her and consequently he/she may object to the adoption of automated individual decisions that could produce legal effects on him/her or significantly affect him/her, when this right is present in accordance with the provisions of Article 22 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

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