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Official Announcement

Organizers: Chess Academy of Chalkida “Palamedes of Evia”

Venue: Hotel Paliria (****) – 2 El. Venizelou Str., Chalkida (www.paliria-hotel.gr)




Monday 9/8 (17:00) Opening Ceremony
Monday 9/8 (17:30) Round 1
Tuesday 10/8 (17:30) Round 2
Wednesday 11/8 (17:30) Round 3
Thursday 12/8 (17:30) Round 4
Friday 13/8 (17:30) Round 5
Saturday 14/8 (17:30) Round 6
Sunday 15/8 (17:30) Round 7
Monday 16/8 (17:30) Round 8
Tuesday 17/8 (14:30) Round 9
Tuesday 17/8 (21:00) Closing Ceremony


Swiss System 9 rounds, FIDE rated tournament, FIDE time-control (90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes until the end of the game plus increment of 30 seconds per move from move 1).

A player who has not arrived one hour after the start of the round is forfeited.

A player who gets, without explicitly justifiable reasons, forfeited in one game is considered as withdrawn from the tournament and is excluded from the subsequent rounds.

Every player has the right to ask to be excluded from a round once during the tournament. The player must notify the chief arbiter and the tournament director before the end of the previous round and should justify his request.

Tie-break criteria:

Direct encounter; if all the tied players have met each other then the sum of points from these encounters. Otherwise, the following order of tie-break criteria apply:

a. average rating of opponents,

b. sum of progressive scores,

c. Buchholz,

d. Sonneborn-Berger. In all cases, FIDE rules apply.

Prizes (in euros): 25.000

General Standings:

1st: 3.500, 2nd: 2.500, 3rd: 2.000, 4th: 1.500, 5th: 1.000, 6th: 700, 7th: 600, 8th: 500, 9th: 400, 10th: 300 , 11th: 250, 12th: 250, 13th: 250, 14th: 250, 15th: 250.


Rating Performance minus Rating:

1st: 500, 2nd: 350, 3rd: 200


Female Players:

1st: 1300, 2nd: 900, 3rd: 600, 4th: 400, 5th: 300, 6th: 250 7th: 200 8th: 200


Players with rating 2101 – 2300:

1st: 600, 2nd: 450, 3rd: 350


Players with rating 1801 -2100:

1st: 400, 2nd: 300, 3rd: 200


Players with rating 1800:

1st: 350, 2nd: 250, 3rd: 200


Players under 20 years of age:

1st: 600, 2nd: 450, 3rd: 300


Female players under 20 years of age:

1st: 200 2nd: 100


Players under 16 years of age:

1st: 350, 2nd: 250, 3rd: 200


Trophies will be awarded to the first 3 winners according to the general standings. Medals will be awarded to the first 6 winners according to the general standings, to the first 6 female players, and to the 3 first winners of the categories of players below 20 years of age, players below 16 years of age and female players below 20 years of age. Trophies will also be awarded to the first male and female Greek players.


In case of a tie, cash prizes are divided equally (regardless of the tie-break criteria). If a player is entitled to more than one cash prizes, he/she receives all of them.

Registration - Entry Fee:

Deadline for registrations: Wednesday 4th,of August 2010. Every registration must be confirmed with the Tournament Director, Mr. Giorgios Tsounis and must be accompanied by the deposit of the entry fee that is set at 60 Euros for all (GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs are excluded from paying the entry fee). The entry fee can be deposited to the bank account: ALPHA BANK 200-002101-300221, Swift Code: CRBAGRAA, IBAN: GR30 0140 2000 2000 0231 0026 230.


Conditions for titled players:

For a limited number of titled players the organisation committee will provide special conditions. For more information participants can contact the tournament director Mr. Giorgos Tsounis.

Contact info:

Mr. Giorgos Tsounis (Tournament Director)

Tel: (++30) 22210-85735, (++30) 22210-85736, (++30) 6932-274274,

Fax: (++30) 22210-85737

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For additional information, news and updates regarding the tournament the participants can also visit the website of Chess Academy of Chalkida “Palamedes of Evia” at: http://www.skakistikiakadimia.gr

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