11. - 22. February 2020
DON GIOVANNI
HOTEL PRAGUE
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Masters — Schedule & Rules

14:00 15:00 18:00 20:00
11 Feb
2020
Opening Ceremony
12 Feb
2020
1st Round
13 Feb
2020
2nd Round
14 Feb
2020
3rd Round
15 Feb
2020
4th Round
16 Feb
2020
5th Round
17 Feb
2020
Rest Day
18 Feb
2020
6th Round
19 Feb
2020
7th Round
20 Feb
2020
8th Round
21 Feb
2020
9th Round Closing Ceremony

Regulations

Organizer

  • Nový Bor Chess Club

Dates

  • 11 - 21 February 2020

Accommodation

  • Hotel Don Giovanni Prague, Prague

Playing hall

  • All the games will be played in hotel Don Giovanni, Prague.
  • Every round with the exception of the last round starts at 15:00. The last round starts at 14:00.

Tournament director

Chief arbiter

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.