5. - 16. March 2019
DON GIOVANNI
HOTEL PRAGUE
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Masters — Schedule & Rules

15:00 18:00 21:00
05 Mar
2019
Opening Ceremony
06 Mar
2019
1st Round
07 Mar
2019
2nd Round
08 Mar
2019
3rd Round
09 Mar
2019
4th Round
10 Mar
2019
5th Round
11 Mar
2019
Rest Day
12 Mar
2019
6th Round
13 Mar
2019
7th Round
14 Mar
2019
8th Round
15 Mar
2019
9th Round Closing Ceremony

Regulations

Organizer

  • Nový Bor Chess Club

Dates

  • 5 - 15 March 2019

Accommodation

  • Hotel Don Giovanni Prague, Prague

Playing hall

  • All the games will be played in hotel Don Giovanni, Prague.
  • Every round starts at 15:00

Tournament director

  • Petr Boleslav

Chief arbiter

  • IA Pavel Votruba

Time control

  • 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one

Draws

  • No draw offers before move 30 is completed

Default time

  • 15 minutes

Total prize fund

  • 44.000 EUR

Tiebreak Rules

  • FIDE Laws of Chess will apply
  • Money prizes will be shared
  • In case of a tie for the first place, there shall be a playoff between the top two players which shall be determined as follows:
    • Mutual result(s)
    • SB
    • More number of games with Black
    • Drawing of lots
  • Playoff Regulations
  • The playoff match will take place immediately after the last round finishes.
  • There shall be a pause of 3-5 minutes between the playoff games, unless the Chief Arbiter decides otherwise.
  • Blitz
  • The match will consist of 2 Blitz games, with a time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds increment per move from move 1.
  • Colors shall be determined by the toss of a coin, conducted by the Chief Arbiter. The winner of the toss shall have choice of color.
  • If the score is still level after the blitz game, the players shall play a single decisive “Armaggedon” game.
  • Armaggedon
  • The player with the White pieces shall receive 5 minutes, the opponent with the Black pieces shall receive 4 minutes whereupon, after the 60th move, both players shall receive an increment of 3 seconds for each move from move 61.
  • Colors shall be determined by the toss of a coin, conducted by the Chief Arbiter. The winner of the toss shall have choice of color.
  • In case of a draw the player with the Black pieces is declared the winner.