Strongest Hungarian open tournament in 2016

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IM attilaturzo
Feb 29, 2016, 10:46 AM |
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Dear Players, I would like to invite you to play in the strongest Hungarian open tournament in 2016!



35th Zalakaros Chess Festival


27
th May – 04th June 2016

 

Zalakaros, Hungary

  

Under the main patronage of:

Mr. Ferenc Novák, Mayor of Zalakaros

And Mr. Tamás Seszták,

President of the Hungarian Chess Federation

 

Main sponsors:

Hungarian Chess Federation
and
the City Council of Zalakaros

Organizers:

Hungarian Chess Federation

Zalakaros City

 


Venues of the Tournaments:

Hotel Karos Spa (Zalakaros, Alma str. 1.)

Móra Ferenc Primary School (Zalakaros, Liget str. 28.)

 

Rules and regulations


According to Swiss System in 9 rounds and to the rules of FIDE.

 

The rounds begin at 3 pm except the last one, which begins at 10.00 am.

 

Rate of play:

(90 min./ 40 moves + 30min. /all) + 30 sec/ move

Default time at the start of all rounds is 30 minutes.

 

Appeals:

Protests against the decisions of the Chief Arbiter must be submitted by the player in written form to the Chairman of the Appeals Committee within one hour after completion of the playing session. The protest must be accompanied with the sum of 50 EUR (~ 15 000 HUF) as a deposit. The decisions of the appeals committee are final.

Chief Arbiter:

Mr. Lajos Györkös IA

Tie-breaking system: Bucholz, progressziv, TPR

Prizes are not shared and subject to tax ( 15% deducted).

Payments of prizes will be done exclusively through bank transfer.

  

Gyula Sax Memorial

only for players above 2300 ELO

 

Venue: Hotel Karos Spa (Zalakaros, Alma str. 1.)

Prize fund: 4 500 000 HUF


1.

1 400 000 HUF

2.

800 000 HUF

3.

500 000 HUF

4.

350 000 HUF

5.

250 000 HUF

6.

200 000 HUF

7-10.

150 000 HUF

11-14.

100 000 HUF

Best women: 1st 200. 000 HUF 2nd 100 000 HUF 3rd 75 000 HUF.

Conditions:

The first 10 Grandmasters over rating 2600 to register will be provided with free accommodation.



International Open

Group B


for participants below 2400 ELO points

Venue: Móra Ferenc Primary School (Zalakaros, Liget str. 28.) 

 

1.

200 000 HUF

2.

150 000 HUF

3.

100 000 HUF

4.

70 000 HUF

5.

50 000 HUF

6-10.

40 000 HUF



Rating prizes:

Below 2000 ELO :

1.

30 000 HUF

2.

20 000 HUF

3.

10 000 HUF



2001 –2200 ELO

1.

40 000 HUF

2.

30 000 HUF

3.

20 000 HUF





Group C for participants below 1800 ELO points

Venue: Móra Ferenc Primary School (Zalakaros, Liget str. 28.)

 

Prize: 1st . 30 000 HUF 2nd. 20 000 HUF 3rd. 15 000 HUF

4th. 10 000 HUF 



 Entry fee

Gyula Sax Memorial:

under 2450 ELO: 10 000 HUF

No entry fee for players holding GM, WGM

Group B:

under 2000 ELO: 10 000 HUF

2001-2100 ELO: 8 000 HUF

2101-2200 ELO: 6 000 HUF

2200-2300 ELO : 4 000 HUF

Over 2300 no entry fee

 

Group C :

4 000 HUF for all players

 

Registration deadline: 25thApril 2016 

+ 3000 HUF surcharge for registrating made only at the venue.

All players, even who sent their entries earlier must register themselves at the Chief Arbiter in the tournament hall before pairing of R1.

(Latest up to 13.30 on 27th May.) 

Opening Ceremony


27rd May 2016 (14:00) at Hotel Karos Spa

 

For further information, please contact

Mr Tamás Horváth (IM)

Tournament Director

Tel.: +36-20-9-777-003
E-mail:
mssz@zalaszam.hu

 

Accommodation requests:
Tourism Association of Zalakaros
H-8749, Zalakaros, Gyógyfürdőtér 1.
Tel./Fax: +36/93/340421