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Group A: open for all chess players
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Group B: for chess players below 1900 Elo
Starting rank 
Group C: for chess playes below 1600 Elo
Starting rank 

For the admission to the tournaments and the start ranking the latest FIDE rating list is used in the tournaments A and B and the Austrian rating list is used in tournament C. Players without rating will be ranked by the chief arbiter.

FIDE rating in tournament A and B!

Download:
Stockerau_Open_2024_ger.pdf
Stockerau_Open_2024_eng.pdf
Schedule:
Registration deadline and attendance check:
  Thursday 09.05.2024 09:45 a.m.
1st round Thursday 09.05.2024 10:00 a.m.
2nd round Thursday 09.05.2024 04:30 p.m.
3rd round Friday 10.05.2024 06:30 p.m.
4th round Saturday 11.05.2024 03:00 p.m.
5th round Sunday 12.05.2024 10:00 a.m.
Award ceremony afterwards, but not before 03:00 p.m.
Venue:

Tournament-proven Veranstaltungszentrum Z2000 - Bräuhaus, Sparkassaplatz 2, 2000 Stockerau, Austria (=> photo)

Only 7 minutes walk to the Stockerau railway station.

Parking spaces around the Z2000. Cheap exit tickets for the Z2000 parking garage can be bought at the buffet. Barrier-free access from the parking garage by lift!

Stockerau is close to Vienna (only 18km to the Vienna city boundaries).

Fees:
Tournament A and B: 40 €
Tournament C: 35 €
Youths U18 (A, B, C): 25 €
GM, WGM, IM, WIM: free

Extra Fees:
Tournament A:
< 1900 Elo: + 10 € (U18: no extra fee)
< 1800 Elo: + 20 € (U18: + 10 €)
< 1700 Elo: + 30 € (U18: + 20 €)

Tournament B:
< 1600 Elo: + 10 € (U18: no extra fee)
< 1500 Elo: + 20 € (U18: + 10 €)
< 1400 Elo: + 30 € (U18: + 20 €)

Registration on first day: + 10 €
Change of group on first day: + 20 €

Payment on site before the tournament opening.

Registration:

Dieter Amberger
email: dieter.amberger@gmx.at
phone: +43 (0)681 1023 1477

The organiser reserves the right to reject registrations.

In tournament A and B only players with a valid FIDE-ID can participate. In tournament C only players with a valid Austrian P-number or valid FIDE-ID can participate. You can apply for a FIDE-ID at the chess federation in your country. To apply for a P-number at the Austrian Chess Federation visit http://chess-results.com/AnAbMeldungen.aspx in advance.

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Prizes:

Tournament A: 400 € / 250 € / 150 € / 100 € / 70 € / 50 €

Tournament B: 220 € / 150 € / 110 € / 80 € / 60 € / 40 €

Tournament C: 150 € / 120 € / 90 € / 70 € / 50 € / 35 €

Category prizes in tournament A, B and C:
best woman / best senior S50 / best youth U18: 35 € each

The following applies to all cash prizes:
The prizes will not be split (ranking according to tie-break system)

No double prizes: The higher prize will be paid. Any remaining prize will be given to the next player in the same category.

Prizes are paid only to players present at the award ceremony.

Category prizes are paid, if there are at least 3 players in a category.

Tournament mode:

5 rounds Swiss System (pairing program: Swiss-Manager)

Tie-Breaks: BH, median BH, SB, greater number of wins

Time control: 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min rest + 30 sec/move increment from move 1

FIDE regulations, ÖSB- and NÖSV-TUWO apply.

Additional provisions: The default time is 30 minutes. A draw can be offered anytime during the game.

The tournaments A and B will be registered for FIDE rating and Austrian Elo rating. Tournament C will be registered for the Austrian Elo rating.

Provision to FIDE § 11.3: Electronic devices can be taken along to the playing venue, provided they are completely switched off.

Arbiters: IA Ing. Peter Stadler
NA Ing. Dieter Amberger
RA Paul Zapfel
RA Alexander Spritzendorfer
Accomodation: City Hotel ****
www.cityhotel-stockerau.at
+43 (0)2266 62930
info@cityhotel-stockerau.at
Hauptstraße 49, 2000 Stockerau, Austria