World Amateur Chess 2013 Begins in Romania with Record Participation
The sponsors of this edition and those who are supporting this chess event are SC Cotnari SA, SC TOTALGAZ SA, Rotary Club Iasi, Antibiotice Iasi, Aqua Carpathica, PALAS, Premium Software, Ness, Anlu and Orange Romania.
The Amateur World Chess Champion will receive the title of FIDE master and 2200 elo rating. The Amateur World Women's Chess Champion will receive the title of FIDE Master and 2050 elo rating. Second place in open, silver medal winner will receive 2100 elo rating and 2050 elo rating bronze medal winner.
The official tournament schedule
April 18 Tuesday 11.00 - Iasi City Hall, Press Conference 1
April 21 Sunday Arrival of participants
April 21 Sunday 20.00-21.00 Technical Meeting
April 22 Monday 14.00-14.30 Press Conference 2 - Palas Congress Hall
April 22 Monday 14.30-15.00 Opening Ceremony - Palas Mall
April 22 Monday 15.30 - First move!
April 22 Monday 15.30-20.00 Round 1
April 23 Tuesday 15.30-20.00 Round 2
April 24 Wednesday 00.09-12.00 Iasi City tour
April 24 Wednesday 15.30-20.00 Round 3
April 25 Thursday 00.09-13.00 Blitz Tournament
April 25 Thursday 15.30-20.00 Round 4
April 26 Friday 15.30-20.00 Round 5
April 27 Saturday 15.30-20.00 Round 6
April 28 Sunday 15.30-20.00 Round 7
April 29 Monday 15.30-20.00 Round 8
April 30 Tuesday 15.30-20.00 Round 9
April 30 Tuesday 21.30 Closing Ceremony
May 1 Wednesday Departure of participants
Awards and honors:
Amateur champion will receive the title of FIDE master and 2200 Elo rating. Amateur world women's champion will receive the title of FIDE Master and 2050 Elo rating. Second place in open, silver medal winner will receive 2100 Elo rating and 2050 Elo rating bronze medal winner.
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