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International chess festival “M.Chigorin Memorial” 2019

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(some little changes are still possible)

 

The venue is “Azimut” hotel (Lermontovskiy pr., 43/1, St. Petersburg, Russia)

 

 1. Classic chess tournament – Russian Cup Stage, October 4th - October13th.

 

The schedule:                                           

round 1

05.10 at 17:00

round 2

06.10 at 17:00

round 3

07.10 at 17:00

round 4

08.10 at 17:00

round 5

09.10 at 17:00

round 6

10.10 at 17:00

round 7

11.10 at 17:00

round 8

12.10 at 17:00

round 9

13.10at 12:00

Closing ceremony

13.10 at 19:00

 

Entries are accepted from 11:00 till 20:00 on October 4th, from 10:00 till 12:45 on October 5th at the playing hall. There will be an additional pairing for the players registered on October 5th from 12:45 till 16:45.

The application form should be filled in till October, 1th. There is an organization fee (200 RUR) for players who don't send it on time.    

Time control: 90 minutes 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 andless, notrated

6000 RUR

 

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

- women;

- players born before 31.12.1959;

- players born after 01.01.2003;

- international masters.

 

Prize fund 1690000 RUR.

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

310000

Women

St. Petersburg players

2

230000

1

30000

1

35000

3

170000

2

20000

2

25000

4

125000

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

5000

 

 

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

10000

20

10000

2

10000

2

6000

21

8000

3

5000

3

4000

22

8000

 

 

   

23

8000

 

 

 

 

24

8000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total:

1370000

 

 

Total:

320000

             

 

 

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

- Buchholz;

- Buchholz (-1);

- Sum of wins;

- Result of a personal meeting.

 

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 31.12.1959, best juniors – born after 01.01.2003, gentlemen - born 1960-1974.

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 2018 regulations.

 

2.      Blitz tournament – October 4th, 17:00.

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

Entry fees: 500 rubles, entries are accepted from 10:00 till 16:45 on October 4th.

 

 Prizefund 155000 RUR

Main prizes

Special prizes

1 place

30000

Best St. Petersburg player:

2 place

24000

1 place

3000

3 place

18000

 

 

4 place

14000

 

 

5 place

12000

Best woman:

6 place

10000

1 place

3000

7 place

8000

 

 

8 place

6000

 Best Senior:

 

9 place

5000

1 place

3000

10 place

4000

Best Junior:

11 place

3000

1 place

3000

12 place

3000

 

 

13 place

2000

 

 

14 place

2000

 

 

15 place

2000

 

 

Total

143000

Total

12000

 

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 31.12.1959, best junior – born after 01.01.2003.

3.      Accommodation.

Organizers offer accommodation at: «A-Hotel Fontanka» 3* (https://azimuthotels.com/Russia/a-hotel-fontanka-saint-petersburg/) and «Azimut Hotel» 4* (https://azimuthotels.com/Russia/azimut-hotel-saint-petersburg/) at the following prices (the price is per room per day, check-in from 14:00, check-out before 12:00, breakfast included):

Single standard («A-Hotel Fontanka») – 1950 RUR

Double standard  («A-Hotel Fontanka») – 2700 RUR (per room per day)

SMART Single standard («Azimut») – 2750 RUR

SMART Double standard  («Azimut») – 3500 RUR (per room per day)

The number of rooms for this offer is limited!

More information: 

+7 (981) 790 87 48 whatsApp /telegram,  spbchessfederation@yahoo.com (Daniil Nedostup)

Partners

St. Petersburg Chess Federation

Russian Chess Federation