21-29 July 2009
Mytilene Chess Club, Lesvos Prefecture, The Ministry of Aegean and the Precinct of Northern Aegean announce the 7th International Open Lesvos Chess Tournament 2009
FIDE rated Swiss System in 9 rounds. All FIDE and Greek Chess Federation regulations are in force. For the pairings the Swiss Manager programme will be used. The Tournament will be evaluated for Greek and international ELO.
The games will take place at «Heliotrope» (www.heliotrope.gr) hotel 4km from Mytilene.
1. At hotel «Heliotrope» 4* (tel. +302251045857)
35€ per person a day (in a double room with breakfast).
28€ per person a day (in a triple room with breakfast).
25€ per person a day (in a quadruple room with breakfast).
55€ per person a day (in a single room with breakfast).
For lunch or dinner there will be an additional cost of 10€.
2. At rental rooms “Ta Pefka” (close to “Heliotrope”) 27€ per person per day, in fully air-conditioning rooms without breakfast.
1st round: Tuesday 21 July 16:00
2nd round: Wednesday 22 July 17:00
3rd round: Thursday 23 July 17:00
4th round: Friday 24 July 17:00
5th round: Saturday 25 July 09:30
6th round: Saturday 25 July 17:30
7th round: Sunday 26 July 17:00
8th round: Monday 27 July 17:00
9th round: Tuesday 28 July 09:30
Closing Ceremony: Tuesday 28 July 13:30
Postponements are in no case allowed. In order for an exception to be made the administrator of the games must be informed before the completion of the previous round. Time limit: 90 minutes + 30” incitement for every move starting from move 1. The recording of the moves is obligatory throughout the game.
Tie break Criteria:
b. Sum of Progressive Scores
c. Tournament Performance Ratings
d. Drawing of lots
Appeals against an arbiter’s decision must be submitted in written form not later than thirty minutes after the end of the round. Appeals must be accompanied by a 50€ fee which is returnable if the appeal is successful. The Appeals Committee consisting of a Chairman, two members and two reserve members will be appointed by the Administrator before the start of the first round. The decisions of the committee will be final.
1st Place 600€ + cup
2nd Place 450€ + cup
3rd Place 300€ + cup
4th Place 150€ + cup
1st Woman 200€ + cup
1st local 100€ + cup
Medals will be awarded to Categories u18, u16, u12, u10, u8
In case of a tie, prizes are divided equally
No player can receive more than one prizes
Entry Fee 25€ (20€ for players under 18)
No Entry Fee for players with national or international ELO>2400 and GM, IM, WGM, WIM.
Fees must be paid at the playing Hall before the start of the first round.
Participation is open to all players (100 participants at the maximum according to strict priority)
After the start of the first round participations are left to the discretion of the administrator.
For more information and registrations you may contact:
Siametis Dimitris tel.6979922727 email: email@example.com
All bookings and entries are confirmed only after a 50% deposit of the total cost, free of any bank chargers to the following bank account (up to Thursday July 10 at the latest)
BANK: NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE
BANK ACCOUNT: 84151501750
BANK LOCATION: MYTILENE
ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME: AIVALIOTIS MICHAEL