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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Arad Chess Open from Aug 3 in Romania

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Hi everyone, 

Vados Chess Club Arad is organising the 6th Arad Chess Open from August 3-9, 2013 at the Concert Hall of the Cultural Palace Arad. There will be also U16, U10 and U8 years old tournaments (born after 01.01.1997, 01.01.2003, 01.01.2005) between July 31st and August 3rd 2013.

It is a nine-round open Swiss tournament providing opportunities to qualify for international titles and the FIDE ELO List. The U16 open will be 7 rounds FIDE rated event and U10 and U8 children tournaments (9 rounds) will be valid only for Romanian ratings. The Romanian players taking part in this tournament must be legitimate and have all taxes paid to the Romanian Chess Federation. 
The main tournament - 90/40 moves + 15 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds/move from move 1
U16 – 90 minutes/game/player.
U10, U8 – 61 minutes/game/player.

Byes - Players may take a ½ pt bye in maximum 2 rounds but only in the first seven rounds. The bye request must be announced to the arbiters before the beginning of the previous round in which the player will not play. Entry fee amounts to 40 euro. GM, WGM, IM, WIM don’t have to pay entry fee. More information on the official website.

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