Fischer & Capablanca Memorial Tournaments
9-17 April

APRIL NORM TOURNAMENTS

2 round robin tournaments with the possibility of achieving GM and IM norms are organized in Heraklion city of Crete, Greece. The playing venue is the marvelous Galaxy Hotel Iraklio ***** and the games are transmitted online by chess24.com

ANNOUNCEMENT 4th “FISCHER MEMORIAL” & 4th “CAPABLANCA MEMORIAL”

GM IM NORM HERAKLION TOURNAMENT, 9-17/4/2018

ORGANIZERS: Heraklio OAA, Heraklion Chess Club, Candia Chess Club. Co-Organizers: Administration of Crete, Municipality of Heraklion.

MODE: 2 Round Robin tournaments with 10 participants each, with possibility of achieving GM or IM norm, average rating over 2381.

TOURNAMENT VENUE: GALAXY HOTEL IRAKLIO (*****) 75 Dimokratias Av, 71306 Heraklion, Crete -Greece

ENTRY FEES

Elo

Entry Fee

2201-2250

800€

2251-2300

750€

2301-2350

700

2351-2400

650€

2401-2450

600

2451-2500

550

+2500

500€

The entry fee is including the accommodation cost and is calculated with the current rating published on the date of confirmation. A confirmation is considered valid only after the deposit of the correspondent entry fee to the following bank account:

Piraeus Bank: IBAN: GR 45 0171 5560 0065 5614 1864 998

ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME: Skakistikos Omilos Leon Candia

SWIFT-BIC CODE: PIRBGRAA

For the invited grandmasters (GM) it is offered full board accommodation and appearance fee upon request.

 

ACCOMMODATION: The entry fee includes accommodation for 8 nights in double room with a rich and fabulous breakfast included in ***** Galaxy Hotel Iraklion which is also the playing venue.

 

SCHEDULE

Deadline of entry fee deposit

Friday, 163-2018

 

Publish of the pairings per round

Friday, 163-2018

19.00

Opening Ceremony

Monday, 94-2018

16.30

Round 1

Monday, 94-2018

17.00

Round 2

Tuesday, 104-2018

17.00

Round 3

Wednesday, 114-2018

17.00

Round 4

Thursday, 124-2018

17.00

Round 5

Friday, 134-2018

17.00

Round 6

Saturday, 144-2018

17.00

Round 7

Sunday, 154-2018

17.00

Round 8

Monday, 164-2018

17.00

Round 9

Tuesday, 174-2018

17.00

Closing Ceremony

Tuesday, 174-2018

20.00

TIME CONTROL: 90 min for 40 moves + 30min + 30sec per move from the first move. It is obligatory writing down the moves during the entire duration of the game. Players arriving 30 minutes or more after the start of a round shall be forfeited.

TIE-BREAKS: 1. Direct Encounter 2. Sonneborn-berger system 3. Koya System 4. Number of wins

 

APPEALS: Appeals may be submitted until 10 minutes after the end of the round. A 3-member Appeals Committee will be responsible for their examination. Members of the AC related to the players involved will be exempted. The composition of the AC will be determined before the start of the tournament by the Chief Arbiter. The appeal fee is set at 100€ and may be deposited to the Tournament Director or the Chief Arbiter. Should the appeal be vindicated, the fee shall be returned to the appellant; otherwise it is withheld by the organizers.

 

ANTI-CHEATING:  During the game it is forbidden the appearance and use of cell phones and any other electronic devices inside the playing venue and the playing hall.

 

INFORMATION: For any additional information you may come in contact with: Tournament director, Klokas Konstantinos: klokas@heraklionchess.com or klokas@soi.gr and +30 693788073.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT 3rd “FISCHER MEMORIAL” & 3rd “CAPABLANCA MEMORIAL”

GM IM NORM HERAKLION TOURNAMENT, 2-10/1/2018

ORGANIZERS: Heraklio OAA, Heraklion Chess Club, Candia Chess Club. Co-Organizers: Administration of Crete, Municipality of Heraklion.

MODE: 2 Round Robin tournaments with 10 participants each, with possibility of achieving GM or IM norm, average rating over 2381.

TOURNAMENT VENUE: GALAXY HOTEL IRAKLIO (*****) 75 Dimokratias Av, 71306 Heraklion, Crete -Greece

ENTRY FEES

Elo

Entry Fee

2201-2250

800€

2251-2300

750€

2301-2350

700

2351-2400

650€

2401-2450

600

2451-2500

550

+2500

500€

The entry fee is including the accommodation cost and is calculated with the current rating published on the date of confirmation. A confirmation is considered valid only after the deposit of the correspondent entry fee to the following bank account:

Piraeus Bank: IBAN: GR 45 0171 5560 0065 5614 1864 998

ACCOUNT HOLDER NAME: Skakistikos Omilos Leon Candia

SWIFT-BIC CODE: PIRBGRAA

For the invited grandmasters (GM) it is offered full board accommodation and appearance fee upon request.

 

ACCOMMODATION: The entry fee includes accommodation for 8 nights in double room with a rich and fabulous breakfast included in ***** Galaxy Hotel Iraklion which is also the playing venue.

 

SCHEDULE

Deadline of entry fee deposit

Friday, 1512-2017

 

Publish of the pairings per round

Friday, 1512-2017

19.00

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, 21-2018

16.30

Round 1

Tuesday, 21-2018

17.00

Round 2

Wednesday, 31-2018

17.00

Round 3

Thursday, 4-1-2018

17.00

Round 4

Friday, 5-1-2018

17.00

Round 5

Saturday, 6-1-2018

17.00

Round 6

Sunday, 7-1-2018

17.00

Round 7

Monday, 8-1-2018

17.00

Round 8

Tuesday, 91-2018

17.00

Round 9

Wednesday, 101-2018

14.00

Closing Ceremony

Wednesday,101-2018

20.00

TIME CONTROL: 90 min for 40 moves + 30min + 30sec per move from the first move. It is obligatory writing down the moves during the entire duration of the game. Players arriving 30 minutes or more after the start of a round shall be forfeited.

TIE-BREAKS: 1. Direct Encounter 2. Sonneborn-berger system 3. Koya System 4. Number of wins

 

APPEALS: Appeals may be submitted until 10 minutes after the end of the round. A 3-member Appeals Committee will be responsible for their examination. Members of the AC related to the players involved will be exempted. The composition of the AC will be determined before the start of the tournament by the Chief Arbiter. The appeal fee is set at 100€ and may be deposited to the Tournament Director or the Chief Arbiter. Should the appeal be vindicated, the fee shall be returned to the appellant; otherwise it is withheld by the organizers.

 

ANTI-CHEATING:  During the game it is forbidden the appearance and use of cell phones and any other electronic devices inside the playing venue and the playing hall.

 

INFORMATION: For any additional information you may come in contact with: Tournament director, Klokas Konstantinos: klokas@heraklionchess.com or klokas@soi.gr and +30 693788073.

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