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REGULATIONS

1. OPEN Karpos 2014 chess tournament is traditional open chess tournament for any interested chess player no mater of the rating, title or category in organization by the municipality Karpos, one of the municipalities in the capital city of Republic of Macedonia, Skopje in collaboration with Chess Club Gambit Asseco SEE. ( http://gambit.com.mk )

2. Schedule of the tournament will be from 29.03.2014 till 05.04.2014, as follows:
March 29 (Saturday) Official Opening will be at 16:00 and beginning of first round will be at 17:30
March 30 (Sunday) 2nd round will start at 9:30 and 3rd round will start at 17:30.
March 31 (Monday) 4th round – 17:30
April 01 (Tuesday) 5th round – 17:30
April 02 (Wednesday) 6th round – 17:30
April 03 (Thursday) 7th round – 17:30
April 04 (Friday) 8th round – 17:30
April 05 (Saturday) 9th round – 9:30
April 05 (Saturday) - Closing Ceremony will be half hour after the finishing of the last round.

3. Registration of players will be possible until 16:00 hours on 29th of March 2014.

4. The Tournament will be played according to the rules of Swiss System in 9 rounds. Players will have 90 minutes for 40 moves and 30 minutes till the end of the game with 30 sec. for a move, timed from the first move. Electronic clocks will be used to measure time.

5. Entry fee will be 40 EUR. Players with rating greater than 2450 will be released for entry fee. Organizer keeps the right for releasing other players for entry fee (wild card).

6. Players will be ranked according their score (number of points won). In case of a tie, the following extra rating will apply.
Buchholz -1
Performance
Acceleration

7. Prizes to the total amount of 25,000 EUR will be distributed as follows:

1) 5,000 EUR
2) 3,500 EUR
3) 2,200 EUR
4) 1,500 EUR
5) 1,200 EUR
6) 1,000 EUR
7) 800 EUR
8) 700 EUR
9) 600 EUR
10) 500 EUR
11) 400 EUR
12) 400 EUR
13) 300 EUR
14) 300 EUR
15) 200 EUR
16) 200 EUR
17) 200 EUR
18) 150 EUR
19) 150 EUR
20) 150 EUR

Hort system will be used for sharing prizes in case of tie until 10th place (including 10th). Other prices are not divisible

Special prizes will be granted for best ranked player in categories as follows:

The best ranked women players:
1) 500 EUR
2) 300 EUR
3) 200 EUR

Players between 2201 – 2450 rating points (total for the category 2700 EUR)
1) 800 EUR
2) 500 EUR
3) 400 EUR
4) 300 EUR
5) 250 EUR
6) 200 EUR
7) 150 EUR
8) 100 EUR

Players between 2001- 2200 rating points
1) 300 EUR
2) 200 EUR
3) 100 EUR

Players till 2000 rating points
1) 200 EUR
2) 150 EUR
3) 100 EUR

The Best ranked Macedonian players:
1) 300 EUR
2) 200 EUR
3) 100 EUR

Special prizes also will be granted to:
The best unrewarded veteran player over 60 years old - 100 EUR
The best unrewarded player under 18 years old - 100 EUR

All Special prizes are not divisible.

8. No player may win more than one prize. Player will win the higher one, and ordered by priority as listed in the regulations.

9. Players must have arrived in the tournament hall no later than 30 minutes after the start of the play.

10. Tournament will be held at the *****Hotel Aleksandar Palace http://www.aleksandarpalace.com.mk/ and special prices for accommodation in this hotel during the tournament will be 80EUR for single room and 50 EUR per person for double room with breakfast.

11. Recommended Accommodation which is near the playing place will be with prices as follows:
Single room is 40 EUR per person with breakfast
Double room is 25 EUR per person with breakfast
Additionally, meal (lunch or dinner) would be 9 EUR each (it can be arranged latter with hotels)

Recommended hotels are:
Hotel Royal, http://www.a-skopje.com/hotel-royal-skopje
Hotel Imperial, http://www.imperial.com.mk/hotel.htm
Hotel Residence Inn, http://www.hotelresidenceinn.mk
Hotel Skopje, http://www.hotelskopje.mk

12. Reservations in the hotels mentioned above like others additional recommendations and conditions for accommodation can be reached on this contact:
Marjan Mitkov
mob tel.: +38975475051+38975475051
mail: contact@gambit.com.mk
mail: kreativdizajn@yahoo.com
Chess Club Gambit Asseco SEE

 


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