Stavanger Chess Club and Sandnes Chess Club in cooperation with Altibox Norway Chess invite national and international chess players to:
Totak Prize fund of NOK 65.000
( 1stprize NOK 20.000!)
Venue: Clarion Energy Hotel Stavanger
Date: Friday 7thof June to Sunday 9thof June
The tournament will be played as a 7 round tournament. The 3 first rounds will be played with rapid time control on Friday 7thof June.
4 standard games will be played on Saturday 8thof June and Sunday 9thof June. The tournament will be FIDE-ratet and be part of the Norwegian Grand Prix circuit 2018-19.
The tournament will be played in three separate groups; an open group A, group B for players with maximum FIDE rating of 1799 (as per 1stof July 2018) and group C for players with a maximum FIDE rating of 1399 (as per 1stof July 2018).
In addition to the Norway Chess Open tournament 7th– 9thof June 2019, a separate blitz tournament, Norway Chess Open Blitz 2019, will be held at Monday 10thof June.
The tournament will be held at Clarion Energy Hotel, in which also the Altibox Norway Chess tournament for the world elite will be played. The hotel is easily accessible from the airport and city center by public transportation.
7 round FIDE Dutch Swiss
Round 1-3: 15 min + 10 sec pr move
Round 4-7: 90 min + 30 sec pr move
Group A is open for all players, Group B is for players with FIDE lower than 1800 (as per 1stof July 2018).
Group C is for players with FIDE lower than 1400 (as per 1stof July 2018).
Online registration via “Turneringsservice”
Online registration closes on Thursday 6thof June 23:49
You might also send an e-mail to Stig Jerlow Jacobsen, e-mail: [email protected]
|GM, IM, WGM and WIM||FM and WFM||General fee||Youth (under 20 years and students)|
Payment of participation directly to Stavanger SK’s bank account number:
– by Thursday 6thJune.
|Friday 7th of June||Saturday 8th of June||Sunday 9th of June|
|15:30-17:00 Registration||1000 Round 4||1000 Round 6|
|18:00 Round 1||1500 Round 5||1500 Round 7|
|19:00 Round 2|
|20:00 Round 3|
PRICES – total prize fund of NOK 65.0001)
|1) Conditional on at least 125 players||Group A||Group B||Group C|
|1. prize||NOK 20.000||NOK 5.000||NOK 4.000|
|2. prize||NOK 10.000||NOK 2.500||NOK 2.000|
|3. Prize||NOK 5.000||NOK 1.250||NOK 1.000|
|4. Prize||NOK 2.500|
|5. Prize||NOK 1.500|
|Best player in subcategory 1
FIDE < 2200, 1600 and 1200 respectively
|NOK 2.000||NOK 1.500||NOK 1.500|
|Second best player in subcategory 1
FIDE < 2200, 1600 and 1200
|NOK 1.000||NOK 750||NOK 750|
|Best player in subcategory 2 FIDE < 2000||NOK 2.000|
|Second best player in subcategory 2
FIDE < 2000
Prizes will be split if even numbers of points, although only between the first 5 players (group A) and first 3 players (group B and C).Open