27. February - 7. March 2024
PRAGUE
INTERNATIONAL
CHESS
FESTIVAL
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25/02 - 07/03/2025

Schedule

The Regulations of the festival (pdf)

  Masters Challengers Future Open Rating tournaments Live Comentary
MON
26 Feb
2024
19:00
(Opening)
19:00
(Opening)
19:00
(Opening)
     
TUE
27 Feb
2024
15:00
(Round 1)
15:00
(Round 1)
15:00
(Round 1)
    IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
WED
28 Feb
2024
15:00
(Round 2)
15:00
(Round 2)
15:00
(Round 2)
15:00
(Round 1)
15:00
(Round 1)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
THU
29 Feb
2024
15:00
(Round 3)
15:00
(Round 3)
15:00
(Round 3)
15:00
(Round 2)
15:00
(Round 2)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
FRI
1 Mar
2024
15:00
(Round 4)
15:00
(Round 4)
15:00
(Round 4)
15:00
(Round 3)
15:00
(Round 3)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
SAT
2 Mar
2024
15:00
(Round 5)
15:00
(Round 5)
15:00
(Round 5)
15:00
(Round 4)
15:00
(Round 4)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
SUN
3 Mar
2024
Rest day Rest day Rest day 15:00
(Round 5)
15:00
(Round 5)
 
MON
4 Mar
2024
15:00
(Round 6)
15:00
(Round 6)
15:00
(Round 6)
15:00
(Round 6)
15:00
(Round 6)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
TUE
5 Mar
2024
15:00
(Round 7)
15:00
(Round 7)
15:00
(Round 7)
15:00
(Round 7)
15:00
(Round 7)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
WED
6 Mar
2024
15:00
(Round 8)
15:00
(Round 8)
15:00
(Round 8)
15:00
(Round 8)
15:00
(Round 8)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
THU
7 Mar
2024
11:00 (Round 9)
17:30 (Closing C)
11:00 (Round 9)
17:30 (Closing C)
11:00 (Round 9)
17:30 (Closing C)
11:00 (Round 9)
17:30 (Closing C)
11:00 (Round 9)
17:30 (Closing C)
IM Sagar Shah
Amruta Mokal

(hotel Don Giovannni, live stream)
   

SIDE TOURNAMENTS AND EVENTS

 
WED
28 FEB 
2024
Viswanathan Anand autograph session (14:00)
Don Giovanni hotel Prague
 

Vishy Anand makes the first move of the second round of the Masters (15:00)
Don Giovanni hotel Prague

 
THU
29 Feb
2024

Children's day (09:00 am - 13:00 pm)
A set of competitions focused on practical chess skill,
knowledge of chess history as well as on imagination and dexterity.

 

Solving competition 
registration at 8:45am - 9:00am
competition 9:15am - 11:30am
right of participation without limitations 
material prizes for players 
starting fee: 5 EUR

 
FRI
1 Mar
2024

Open tournament Basque chess
registration at 8:15am - 8:45am
1st – 7th round 9:00 - 13:30
right of participation without limitations
7 rounds by Swiss system, 2 x 10 min/5 sec per move
financial prizes in CZK: 1 000, 700, 500, material prizes for other players
starting fee: 7 EUR

 

K CERO INVEST REAL ESTATE & FINANCIAL RAPID TOURNAMENT
7 rounds, 2 x 20 min + 10s/move
Presentation, opening ceremony 8:30 - 08:55
1st - 4th round 9:00 - 13:00

 
SAT
2 Mar
2024

Open rapid tournament
registration at 8:00am - 8:45am
1st – 7th round 9:00 - 13:30
right of participation without limitations
7 rounds by Swiss system, 2 x 10 min/5 sec per move
rating for ELO FIDE
financial prizes in CZK: 3 000, 2 000, 1 500, 1 000, 500, material prizes for other players
starting fee: 8.5 EUR

 

K CERO INVEST REAL ESTATE & FINANCIAL RAPID TOURNAMENT
5th - 7th round 9:00 - 12:00
Closing ceremony 12:30

 
SUN
3 Mar
2024

Open blitz tournament
registration at 8:30am - 9:15am
1st – 11th round 9:30 - 13:00
right of participation without limitations, rating for ELO FIDE
11 rounds by Swiss system, 2 x 3 min/2 sec per move
financial prizes in CZK: 1 500, 1000, 700, 500, 300, material prizes for other players
starting fee: 6.5 EUR

 
MON
4 Mar
2024

Open tournament 960 Chess
registration at 8:15am - 8:45am
1st – 7th round 9:00 - 13:30
right of participation without limitations
7 rounds by Swiss system, 2 x 10 min/5 sec per move
financial prizes in CZK: 1 000, 700, 500, material prizes for other players
starting fee: 7 EUR

 
TUE
5 Mar
2024

Open pair blitz tournament
registration at 8:45am - 9:15am
1st – 11th round 9:30 - 13:00
right of participation without limitations
11 rounds by Swiss system, 2 x 3 min/2 sec per move
financial prizes in CZK: 2 000, 1 500, 1 000, 500, material prizes for other players
starting fee: 13 EUR/pair

 

The Final of the Czech Republic for school teams in Mathesso
1st - 4th round 09:21 - 13:21
What is Mathesso

 
WED
6 Mar
2024

Open tournament Bughouse
registration at 8:15am - 8:45am
1st – 7th round 9:00 - 13:30
right of participation without limitations
- playing system will be set on site, 2 x 2 min/2 sec per move (Bronstein)
financial prizes in CZK: 1 500, 1 000, 500 (for pair), material prizes for other players
starting fee: 13 EUR / pair

 

The Final of the Czech Republic for school teams in Mathesso
5th - 7th round 09:21 - 13:21
Closing ceremony 13:21
What is Mathesso

 
   
Město Praha
Karel Janeček
Šachový svaz České republiky
Don Giovanni Hotel Prague
Czech Inn Hotels
Decision 21
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European Chess Union
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