VMCG-Schachfestival in 4****Hotel-Seminaris Lueneburg
Date: A-, B- and C- Open 1 July 2016 through 8 July 2016
Organisationsteam: IM Jonathan Carlstedt +49 (0) 176 48350910; Martin Becker +49 (0) 151 12756011 or via mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue 4****Hotel Seminaris, Soltauer Straße 3, 21335 Lüneburg
Registration: On-line at www.vmcg-schachfestival.de or by sending an e-mail to the organizers.
Entry fee: A-Open (open to all): 65€; B-Open (offen for players from 1200 to 1800): 55€; C-Open (open to players up to 1400): 45€ Kids and Teens (1996 and younger): 15€ less (on each entry fee) Participation in 2 tournaments 25€ less (once); w/hotel 20€ less (once). GM/IM/ female players are free.
During the tournament we will offer coffee, tea and water for free. In case you want to donate 5 Euro for this extra service you are very welcome! Payment made after 16 May 2016 15€ more (for each tournament). Its possible to play A-Open and B- or C- Open!
Rate of play: A-Open: 9 round swiss system, 40 moves in 90 minutes, 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 sec per move from move 1. B- and C-Open: 7 rounds. Time control B-Open like A-Open. C-Open 90 minutes for the game + 30 Sec per move from move 1. The A- and B-Open will be Elo and DWZ rated. The C-Open will only be DWZ rated. Tolerance: 30 Minuten after the official start of the round.
Game Schedule: A-Open: 9 rounds 1 July 2016. through 8 July 2016. Each round starts 4:00 p.m. except round 2 2 July 2016 10:00 a.m., round 3 2 July 2016 4:00 p.m. A Open registration 1 July 2016 til 3:15 p.m. B- and C-Open: 7 rounds 1 July 2016 + 3 July 2016 through 8 July 2016. Each round starts 10:p.m.. 2 July 2016 is a free day for all players of the B- and C-Open, every players gets 2h free entry for the indoor swimming SaLü and may participate in the rapid tournament at 11.00 a.m.. B- / C- Open registration 1 July til 9:15 a.m.. Award ceremony will begin at the end of the last rounds of each Open.
Prizes Open: A-Open: 1000/750/500/300/200/100 (guaranteed with a minimum of 70 players, when female players count as well ) For rating- and special prizes have a look at our website. Prizes: min. 3900€. B-Open: 500/300/200/100 (guaranteed with a minimum of 20 players ). Prizes 1100€. C-Open: 300/200/100 (guaranteed with a minimum of 15 players ). Prizes 600€.
Accomodation: Seminaris Discount Prices for Open and Senior Open Players (book with the organizers): Single room (w/breakfast): € 77.00 per person, per night (instead of the normal € 114) Double room (w/breakfast): € 56.50 per person, per night (instead of the normal €72) Family Suite (3 people + breakfast): €46.50 per person, per night (not otherwise on offer) These discounted prices are available from 29 June 2016 through 9 July 2016. . 2h Gratis use of swimming pool or the health spa SaLü (directly connected to the hotel with whirlpool, thermal bath, and more).
Payment: Carlstedt & Becker GbR IBAN: DE66 2406 0300 8523 8791 00 BIC: GENODEF1NBU
For more details check out our website www.vmcg-schachfestival.de