Invitation

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DATES:

Friday 26 April–Wednesday 1 May 2019.

OPEN FOR:

Players born 1994 or later and with a minimum rating of 2200 ELO. The tournament organization may grant exception, please contact stockholms.schackfrbund@telia.com

PLAYING VENUE:

Stockholm’s Chess Salons in Sodermalm in the centre of Stockholm. The Address is Ringvägen 9.

PRIZES:

10 000 SEK – 6 000 SEK – 4 000 SEK – 3 000 SEK – 3 000 SEK – 2 000 SEK – 2 000 SEK.

NB: Prize money is not shared.

SWISS TOURNAMENT:

9 rounds Swiss. Stockholm Chess Challenge will be a FIDE ELO and norm tournament.

THINKING TIME:

40 moves in 90 minutes, and additional 15 minutes for the rest of the game from move 41. Inc 30 sec from move 1.

NB! Sofia-rules are applied. No draw offer before move 31.

TIE BREAK:

1)  Medium Buchholz 2)   Most black games. 3)  Most wins.

PLAYING SCHEDULE:


Friday 26 April Round 1 at 5:00 PM CET.
NB! Personal notification and payment in the playing venue before 3:00 PM CET.


Saturday 27 April Round 2 at 10:00 AM CET.

Saturday 27 April Round 3 at 5:00 PM CET.


Sunday 28 April Round 4 at 10:00 AM CET.

Sunday 28 April Round 5 at 5:00 PM CET.


Monday 29 April Round 6 at 5:00 PM CET.


Tuesday 30 April Round 7 at 5:00 PM CET.


Wednesday 1 May Round 8 at 10:00 AM CET.

Wednesday 1 May Round 9 at 5:00 PM CET.

Prize ceremony after the last game.

Starting fee: 700 SEK. If you register before April 15th it’s only 500 SEK.

No starting fee for GM and WGM.

NB! Payment in cash at the playing venue Stockholm’s Chess Salons upon notification April 26.

SIGN UP FOR THE TOURNAMENT

Here you can sign up for the tournament.

For GMs

Are you a GM and interested to join Stockholm Chess Challenge 2018? Please contact stockholms.schackfrbund@telia.com

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