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Information 2018

 

Information

about international chess festival

«St.Petersburg summer – 2018»

 (some changes are still possible)

  1. Time and venue

The festival is held from August  14 (arrival day) till August 27 (departure day)  2018 (Memorial V. Korchnoi 14.08-24.08.2018; Russian Children's Cup tournament 14.08 - 24.08.2018; Russian Rapid Grand-Prix stage 24.08-27.08.2018),  at Park Hotel Krestovskiy (Severnaya doroga 12).

The application forms are accepted till 13.08.2018.

The program:

15.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 1 

17:00 Tournament  A open round 1

 

16.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 2

17:00 Tournament  A open round 2 

 

17.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 3

17:00 Tournament  A open round3 

 

18.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 4

17:00 Tournament  A open round 4 

 

19.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 5

17:00 Tournament  A open round 5

 

20.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 6

17:00 Tournament  A open round 6

 

21.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 7 

17:00 Tournament  A open round 7

 

22.08

11:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 8

17:00 Tournament  A open round 8

 

 23.08

10:00 Tournaments В Children's Cup Russia round 9

15:30 Tournaments  B Closing ceremony

17:00 Tournament  A open round 9

22:00 Tournament  A Closing ceremony

24.08

10:00 Tournament D Problem solving contest

 12:00 Tournament  E Chess960

18:00 Tournament F blitz

25.08

11:00  Tournament G Lecture and simultaneous exhibition

 15:00 Tournament C Rapid rounds 1-5

 

26.08

10:30 Tournament C Rapid rounds 6-11

 18:30 Tournament C Closing ceremony

 

 

Attention! Players non representing Russia willing to play tournaments A, B, С or G who don't  have FIDE ID  number, have to register  via their national chess federation and get the ID number before the tournament. 

 

1.1. Tournament A – “V. Korchnoi Memorial”

1.1.1.  Prize fund– 680000 RUR:

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

130000

Women

St. Petersburg players

2

100000

1

16000

1

18000

3

75000

2

12000

2

12000

4

55000

3

8000

3

8000

5

40000

Juniors

 Seniors

 

6

30000

 1

 8000

1

8000

7

25000

under 2200

under 2000

8

20000

1

10000

1

8000

9

17000

2

6000

2

6000

10

14000

3

5000

 

 

11

12000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

10000

 

 

   

13

8000

   

 

 

14

7000

   

 

 

15

6000

     

 

16

6000

 

 

   

Total:

555000

Total:

65000

Total:

60000

 

1.1.2.  The tournament is open, the entry fees are:

ELO>2500, GM, WGM

Free

2401-2500

1500 RUR

2201-2400

3000 RUR

2001-2200

4000 RUR

ELO<2000, not rated

5000 RUR

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1.1.3.  The tournament is held from August 15 to 23 August, the registration is open on August 14 from 16:00 till 20:00 and August 15 from 11:00 till 13:45.

1.1.4. More detailed information will be available in tournament's regulations.

1.1.5. In case of equal number of points the tie-breaks are: Buchholz, cut Buchholz, number of wins, result of a personal match.

1.1.6. 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.

1.1.7. There is a 20% discount for entry fee for the following players with ELO:

- women;

- players born before 31.12.1958;

- players born after 01.01.2002;

- international masters.

 

1.2.   Tournaments B – Children's Cup Russia.

1.2.1.  According to tournament's regulations there are 8 tournaments (boys and girls under 9, 11, 13, 15 y.o.). The entry fee is 2000 RUR.

1.2.2. The tournaments are held from August 15 to 23 August, the registration is open on August 14 from 14:00 till 21:00.

1.2.2.  Attention! The number of players is limited. The participation is guarateed only when the entry fee is paid. If you are not from Russia, please contact us. 

1.2.3. The pairings for round 1 is supposed to be ready by 10:30 on August 15, all the participants must be present at their boards at 11:00 for round 1. The additional pairings will be made after the start of the round for the players without an opponent.

1.2.4.   The tournaments are 9 round Swiss, time control is 60 minutes + 30 seconds per move for tournaments under 9, for others (under 11, 13, 15 y.o.) 90 minutes + 30 second per move.

1.2.5.   The tournaments are FIDE rated.

1.2.6.  More information will be available in the tournament regulations.

 

 

1.3. Tournament  C – Russian Rapid Grand Prix

1.3.1.  The tournament is open, entry fee is 1500 RUR, for players born in 1958 or earlier, 2004 and later, and for female players - 1000 RUR.

1.3.2.  Prize fund – 520000 RUR

 

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

100000

Women

St. Petersburg players

2

75000

1

15000

1

12000

3

55000

2

10000

2

8000

4

45000

3

5000

3

4000

5

35000

4

3000

 

 

6

25000

 

 

Seniors

7

20000

Juniors under 19

1

6000

8

15000

1

10000

2

4000

9

10000

2

7000

3

2000

10

8000

3

4000

 

 

11

6000

 Girls under 19

 

 

 

 

12

5000

1

10000

   

13

4000

2

7000

 

 

14

3000

3

4000

 

 

15

3000

     

 

Итого:

409000

Итого:

75000

Итого:

36000

 

In case of equal number of points the tie-breaks are: Buchholz, cut Buchholz, number of wins, result of a personal match.

The prizes are not shared in case of equal number of points. One player can get one main prize and one special prize, with the exception of pries for players from St. Petersburg (in this case bigger prize is awarded). 

Prizes «under 19» are meant for players born in 2000 or later, «seniors» - male players born in 1958 or earlier and female players born in 1963 or earlier.

1.3.3. The tournament is 11 rounds Swiss, time control is 15 minutes +10 seconds per move.

1.3.4.  The rounds start on August 25 at 15:00, 16:20, 17:30, 18:40, 19:50, on August 26  – 10:30, 11:40, 12:50, 14:30, 15:40, 16:50. The closing ceremony is on August 26 at 18:30. If a player doesn't get his/her prize at the closing ceremony, the prize is reduced to  50%.

1.3.5.  The registration is open on August 24 from 12:00 till 20:00, on August 25 from 10:00 till 14:45. The players registered later by decision on Organizer can be included in additional pairing or get "0" in the 1st round.

1.3.6.  The tournament is FIDE rated.

 

 

 

1.4.   Tournament D – problem solving contest

1.4.1.  The tournament is open, entry fee is 300 RUR.

1.4.2.  The guaranteed prize fund is 6000 RUR

             1. 3000 2. 2000 3. 1000

1.4.3.  The tournament is held on August 24 from 10:00, the registration is open from 09:30 till 09:55.

 

1.5.   Tournament E – Chess960

1.5.1.  The tournament is open, the entry fee is 700 RUR.

1.5.2.  The guaranteed prize fund is 20000 RUR

           1. 7000 2. 5000 3. 3000 4. 2000, women: 1. 2000 2. 1000 (in case of at least 5 women playing).

1.5.3.   The tournament is held on August 24 from 12:00, the registration is from 11:00 till 11:55. The tournament is 7 or 9 rounds Swiss (depends on the number of players), the time control is 10 minutes + 3 seconds per move.

1.6.4.  In case of equal number of points the tie-breaks are: Buchholz, median Buchholz, Berger.

 

1.6.   Tournament F – blitz

1.6.1.  The tournament is open, entry fee is 500 RUR.

1.6.2.  The guaranteed prize fund is 60000 RUR.

          1. 15000 2. 10000 3. 7000 4. 5000 5. 4000 6. 3000 7. 3000 8.2000, women: 1. 4000 2. 3000, seniors 60+ 1. 2000, juniors under 15 – 1.2000.

1.6.3.  The tournament is held on August 24 from 18:00, the registration is on August 24 from 17:00  till 17:50. The tournament is 11 rounds Swiss, time control is 3 minutes +2 seconds per move.

1.6.4. In case of equal number of points the tie-breaks are: Buchholz, median Buchholz, Berger.

1.6.5.  The tournament is FIDE rated.

 

 

1.7.   Simultaneous exhibition and lecture by GM (Tournament G)

1.7.1.  The simul is open for players with ELO less than 2100, the entry fee is 500 RUR (200 RUR for B tournaments' participants). The number of players is limited, please sign up in advance. The lecture for participants of simul is free, for others — 100 RUR.

1.7.2.  The event starts at 11:00 on August  25.

 

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    2. Accommodation

2.1.    Organizers offer accommodation at: Park Hotel Krestovskiy"  (http://otelpark.ru/) at the following prices (the price is per person per day, check-in from 14:00, check-out before 12:00):

  • Single standard – 3100 RUR

  • Double standard – 1700 RUR
  • Single comfort – 3500 RUR
  • Double comfort  - 2000 RUR

 

The offer is limited!  

 

2.2.   The additional information: +7 921 441 8 144 or at spbchessfederation@yahoo.com – Daniil Nedostup.

Partners

St. Petersburg Chess Federation

Russian Chess Federation 

Hotel "Park"