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KAREL JANEČEK Open - Schedule & Rules

27 Feb 2024 17:00-20:00 Registration
28 Feb 2024 10:00-13:00
15:00
Registration
1st Round
29 Feb 2024 15:00 2nd Round
1 Mar 2024 15:00 3th Round
2 Mar 2024 15:00 4th Round
3 Mar 2024 15:00 5th Round
4 Mar 2024 15:00 6th Round
5 Mar 2024 15:00 7th Round
6 Mar 2024 15:00 8th Round
7 Mar 2024 11:00
17:30
9th Round
Closing Ceremony

Regulations

Organizer
  • Nový Bor Chess Club
Dates
  • 27 Feb - 7 Mar 2024
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 11:00.
Tournament director
  • Petr Laušman, Deputy Festival Director
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
  • 1h waiting time in case of late arrival
General Rules
  • Open tournament with no age or elo limitations. The organiser reserves the right to accept a player whose ELO does not meet the requirements of the tournament.
  • 9 rounds by Swiss System
  • Winner of the tournament will obtain the right of participation in  CHALLENGERS TOURNAMENT 2025
Prizes (in CZK)
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CZK 30 000 20 000 15 000 10 000 8 000 6 000 4 000 3 000 2 000 2 000

(100 000 altogether, 15% tax will be deducted from prizes in excess of 10 000 CZK) + material prizes for other players

Město Praha
Karel Janeček
Šachový svaz České republiky
Don Giovanni Hotel Prague
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