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Information 2017

International chess festival “M.Chigorin Memorial” 2017

Information

(some little changes are still possible)

 

The venue is “Park” hotel (metro station “Krestovsky ostrov”, Severnaya doroga 12, St. Petersburg, Russia)

There is a free bus from the metro station to the hotel.

 

 1.      Classic chess tournament – Russian Cup Stage, October 20-29.

 

The schedule:                                           

round 1

21.10 at 17:00

round 2

22.10 at 17:00

round 3

23.10 в 17:00

round 4

24.10 at 17:00

round 5

25.10 at 17:00

round 6

26.10 at 17:00

round 7

27.10 at 17:00

round 8

28.10 at 17:00

round 9

29.10 at 12:00

Closing ceremony

29.10 at 19:00

 

Entries are accepted from 11:00 till 20:00 on October 20, from 10:00 till 12:45 on October 21 at the playing hall. There will be an additional pairing for the players registered on October 21 from 12:45 till 16:45.

The application form should be filled in till October, 17. There is an organization fee (200 RUR) for players who don't send it on time.   

 

Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves, 30 minutes for the rest of the game and 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

Players who are late for the game for 30 minutes get loss by default. No draw offer can be made before move 41.

 

Entry fees:

 

ELO>2500, GM, WGM

free

2401-2500

2000 RUR

2201-2400

3000 RUR

2001-2200

4000 RUR

2000 and less, not rated

5500 RUR

 

There is a 20% discount for the following players with ELO:

- women;

- players born before 31.12.1957;

- players born after 01.01.2001;

- international masters.

 

 

 

Prize fund 1650000 RUR.

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

300000

Women

St. Petersburg players

2

220000

1

30000

1

35000

3

160000

2

20000

2

25000

4

120000

3

12000

3

15000

5

100000

4

8000

4

10000

6

80000

   

5

5000

7

60000

 

 

 

 

8

50000

Juniors

Seniors

9

40000

1

15000

1

12000

10

30000

2

10000

2

8000

11

25000

3

6000

   

12

20000

 

 

 

 

13

16000

Gentleman

ELO <2400

14

16000

1

12000

1

20000

15

12000

2

8000

2

12000

16

12000

   

3

8000

17

12000

 

 

 

 

18

10000

ELO<2200

ELO <2000

19

10000

1

15000

1

8000

20

10000

2

10000

 

 

21

8000

3

5000

Without ELO

22

8000

 

 

1

6000

23

8000

 

 

 

 

24

8000

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

Total:

1335000

 

 

Total:

315000

 

 

In case of a tie, the final standing is determined by: 

- Buchholz;

- Buchholz (-1);

- Berger.

 

In case of a tie the main prizes are shared by the Hort system, prizes less than 1000 rubles are not paid out. Special prizes are not shared. A player can get one prize with one exception: "women" and main prizes are cumulative.

The best seniors prizes can be awarded to a player born before 31.12.1957, best juniors – born after 01.01.2001, gentlemen - born 1958-1972.

Players who were not able to get their prizes at the closing ceremony can only get 50% of the prize afterwards.

The winners get Cup Russia points according to the Russian Cup 2017 regulations.

 

2.      Blitz tournament – October 20, 17:00.

13 rounds Swiss. Time control: 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment per move.

Entry fees: 500 rubles (under 14, over 60 and women – 400 rubles), entries are accepted from 10:00 till 16:45 on October 20.

 

 Prize fund 170000 RUR

 

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

35000

Best St. Petersburg player:

2

25000

1 place

4000

3

20000

 

 

4

15000

 

 

5

12000

Best woman

6

10000

1 place

4000

7

8000

 

 

8

6000

 Best Senior

 

9

5000

1 place

4000

10

4000

Best Junior

11

3000

 1 place

 4000

12

3000

 

 

13

2000

 

 

14

2000

 

 

15

2000

 

 

16

2000

 

 

Total:

154000

Total:

16000

 

 

In case of a tie, the final standing is determined by:

- Buchholz;

- Median-Buchholz;

- Berger.

 

In case of a tie the prizes are not shared. A player can only get one prize. The prizes are not paid out after the closing ceremony is over.

 

The best senior prize can be awarded to a player, born before 31.12.1957, best junior – born after 01.01.2001.

 

 

3.      Accommodation.

Several grandmasters can get special conditions on agreement with organizers, Russian Cup 2017 regulations are taken into account.

All players are obliged to have medical insurance.

 

Organizers offer the following accommodation at discount prices:

Hotel «Park» (breakfast included, per night per person):

Single room standard – 2500 RUR

Double room standard – 1400 RUR

Single room comfort – 2900 RUR

Double room comfort – 1700 RUR

 

Hotel website: www.otelpark.ru

 

The number of rooms for this offer is limited!

 

More information: 

+7 (921) 441 8 144, spbchessfederation@yahoo.com (Daniil Nedostup)

 

 

Partners

St. Petersburg Chess Federation

Russian Chess Federation 

Hotel "Park"