CHESS SUMMER

OLOMOUC 2002

OLOMOUC CHESS SUMMER 2002
 
OPEN OLOMOUC - Open championship of Moravia and Silesia
 
5th International chess tournament held within the frame of Series
 
CZECH TOUR 2002/2003
 
1. - 8.8. 2002 Olomouc, Czech Republic
 
Place of doings: the Sigma hotel, Olomouc, Czech Republic
 
Organizer: Agency 64 Grygov in cooperation with AVE-KONTAKT, s.r.o.
 
System: Swiss system of 9 rounds, results will be included into FIDE
 
Criteria used for ranking and prizes distribution: 1. number of points, 2. Progressive score, 3. Buchholz, 4. average ELO of rivals, 5. lot, prizes are distributed according to Hort system between such number of players which corresponds to number of advertised prizes
 
Rating: 40 moves per 2 hours and an hour for each player to finish the game
 
Tournament prize fund: 45 000 CZK total
Financial prizes in CZK (payments in DEM or USD possible): 1. prize - 10 000, 2.- 7 000, 3.- 5 000, 4.- 3 000, 5. 2 000, 6.1 000, 7.-8. 500, best woman player - 500, best young player up to 16 years of age - 500, prizes in the total value of 15 000 CZK are dedicated for the best players from Moravia and Silesia
 
Accommodation:
The Sigma hotel*** (the playing hall is situated here)
2-bed rooms with a shower, WC, phone and satellite
Boarding school SOU zemedelskι garni**(at a distance of 1 km from the playing hall)
2-bed rooms, shower, WC and a kitchenette are common for 2 rooms
Boarding school SOU stavebni garni* (at a distance of 2 km from the playing hall)
2-bed rooms, shower and WC common for 1 floor
 
Basic price 120 EUR includes accommodation at the Sigma hotel*** (1 bed in a 2-bed room/7 nights), breakfast and starting fee
- additional charge for detached room at the Sigma hotel + 35 EUR
- discount for non-playing accompanying persons - 20 EUR
- discount when accommodated at Boarding School zemedelske garni without breakfast - 40 EUR
- discount when accommodated at Boarding School stavebni garni without breakfast - 65 EUR
- discount for FM, WFM and players with ELO over 2300 - 10 EUR
- discount for accommodated IM and WIM - 20%, non-accommodated IM and WIM do not pay starting fee
Starting fee for non-accommodated players: 30 EUR
Board-meals: at the Sigma hotel according to your choice, lunch and dinner prices range from 2 to 5 EUR
 
Late registration: players whose application will be registered after 30.6. 2002 will pay additional charge 8 EUR
 
Time schedule:
Wednesday 31.7. 16.00-22.00 registration
Thursday 1.8. 09.00-13.00 registration
15.00-21.00 1. round
Friday 2.8. 15.00-21.00 2. round
Saturday 3.8. 15.00-21.00 3. round
Sunday 4.8. 09.00-15.00 4. round
16.00-22.00 5. round
Monday 5.8. 15.00-21.00 6. round
Tuesday 6.8. 15.00-21.00 7. round
Wednesday 7.8. 15.00-21.00 8. round
Thursday 8.8. 08.00-14.00 9. round
15.30-16.00 solemn conclusion
 
Other information:
- at the same time there will be also round-robin tournaments with possibility to fulfil IM norms (31.7.-8.8. 2002) and open international tournament of youngsters in the categories up to 18, 16, 14, 12 and 10 years of age (1.-8.8. 2002) at the Sigma hotel, more detailed information will be found at the internet address below or will be sent by AVE-KONTAKT on demand
- tournament links up well with Pardubice CZECH OPEN and it is possible to book accommodation in the period between the tournaments
Starting fee and accommodation payments will be collected during the registration in cash in EUR, CZK or USD.
Obligatory registration forms together with accommodation order should be sent by 30.6. 2002 to the following address:
AVE-KONTAKT, Sukova 1556, 530 02 Pardubice, Czech Republic
phone/fax +420-40-65 35 200, e-mail: j.mazuch@avekont.cz, http://www.proclient.cz/czechtour
In 4th Year of Olomouc Chess Summer 2001 270 players from 27 countries participated, where 222 players started in open tournament, out of which 89 players (c. 40%) had ELO FIDE.
 
Other tournaments arranged by AVE-KONTAKT agency within the frame of Series CZECH TOUR International Chess Festivals 2002/2003:
11.-28.7. 2002 13th Chess festival CZECH OPEN (Pardubice)
20.-27.9. 2002 2nd OPEN ZNOJMO
17.-24.10. 2002 3rd OPEN CZECH MOUNTAINS (Bedrichov town in the Jizerske mountains)
17.-24.1. 2003 2nd OPEN PRAHA
25.1.-1.2. 2003 2nd OPEN MARIANSKE LAZNE
- prize fund of the whole series CZECH TOUR 2002/2003 20.000 CZK (7000, 5000, 3000, 2000, 1000, 1000, 500, 500), criteria used for ranking: the highest total of points gained in individual tournaments (from the festival CZECH OPEN the highest point result gained in tournaments A,B,C,D or J is counted), best places in one of included tournaments, lot
- 5% discount on accommodation prize and starting fee in 2nd start in the tournament held within the frame of CZECH TOUR 2002/2003, or 10% in 3rd start, 15% in 4th start and 20% in 5th start, on the understanding that participation at the festival CZECH OPEN 2002 is counted as 1 start as long as the player took place in at least one of tournaments A,B,C,D or J
 
Obligatory registration form OPEN OLOMOUC 2002
First name: ............................................. Family name: .………………..........................…………
Address: .......................................................................................................…...........………….….
State: ......................................................Team: ........................…………...................…………….
Date of birth: ..........................................Title/EC: .......…………...............................……………
ELO FIDE: .............................................ELO national:.........................………….....……………..
Selected accommodation variant (including dates of arrival and departure), accompanying persons: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Date: ......................................................................Signature: ...................................………………