9th Sparkassen Open Chess Championship of Forchheim
Forchheim ELO-Tournament 2010
For current results, standings, reports, photos and special games click news (german only).
A list of participants as well as the previous year results may be found here.
The Forchheim Chess Open will be held in the Jahn-Halle (Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Str. 10, 91301 Forchheim, not far away from the city centre).
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NEW: The player shall lose the game if he arrives at the
chessboard more than 30 minutes after the beginning of the round
The Open will consist of 5 rounds, based on the Swiss System tournament rules with accelerated pairings (FIDE rules). There is a time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds per move (beginning with the first move): Notation is required up to the end of the game. There will be an ELO and DWZ evaluation!
|Friday, 01.10.2010||6:15 pm: Compulsory attendance of all participants and registration deadline|
6:45 pm: Welcome
7:00 pm: Round 1
|Saturday, 02.10.2010||11:00 am: Round 2|
5:00 pm: Round 3
|Sunday, 03.10.2010||9:00 am: Round 4|
3:00 pm: Round 5
award ceremony 30 minutes after the end of the last game
|Guaranteed Awards||1525 €||1150 €|
|Awards (1st – 4th prize)||500 €/250 €/150 €/100||€250 €/150 €/100 €/50 €|
|Special Award – Best Player with less than||ELO 2200/2100/2000 : 75 € each||DWZ 1800/1600/1400/1200: 50 € each|
|Special Award – Best Juvenile||75 €||U18/U16/U14/U12/U10 50 € each|
|Special Award – Best Female Player||75 €||50 €|
|Special Award – Best Senior Player||75 €||50 €|
|Special Award – Best Resident Player||75 €||50 €|
No double awards! Awardees who are not present at the award ceremony lose their right of award! Players without any official DWZ rating will not be awarded!
Juvenile players are considered as such with their year of birth starting from 1992 (U18 – 1992 / U16 – 1994 / U14 – 1996 / U12 - 1998 / U10 - 2000); senior players until 1950.
Rating awards and special awards will only be distributed with a minimum of 5 participants per rating group. The best resident player is considered to be a player with registered residence in Forchheim, or is to be a registered member of the chess club of Forchheim.
NEW: In case of a tie the opponent rating and a victory evaluation will be decisive.
By bank transfer to the SC Forchheim, account no. 19596, Sparkasse Forchheim, bank code no. 76351040. Please indicate: „A-Open“ (resp. „B-Open“), surname, first names, maybe name of club or you may also pay cash on the first day of the tournament until 6:15 pm.
International Bank Data
IBAN (from EU): DE 14763510400000019596
SWIFT (from abroad): BYLADEMM
You may also register online – via our online registration form or you may contact:Udo Güldner
e-mail address: email@example.com
A-Open: Adults € 30, Juveniles € 20 (after September 15th 2010, resp. payment on tournament day € 40/30; GM/IM are free of charge, if registered by September 15th 2010; afterwards an entry fee of € 10 will be charged).
B-Open: Adults € 25, Juveniles € 15; (after September 15th 2009, resp. payment on tournament day € 35/25).
|2009||GM Michael Prusikin||Markus Lechermann|
|2008||GM Michael Prusikin||Dimitrios Vogiatzis|
|2007||IM Frank Zeller||Florian Walter|
|2006||IM Mihajlo Stojanovic||Dimitrios Vogiatzis|
|2005||FM Harald Golda||Toni Cepo|
|2004||GM Michael Prusikin||Georg Petersammer|
|2003||IM Klaus Klundt||Rodrigo Martin Fernandez|
|2002||IM Lorenz Drabke||Stefanie Dehmel|
Schachversand (Chess Dispatch) Robert Ullrich (stall in the tournament room)
Information may be obtained at Forchheimer Tourismus-Zentrale or: ++49 9191/714-338 (Fax. 714-206)
Gasthaus Roter Ochs - Kirchplatz 3 - 91301 Forchheim - Phone No. ++49 9191/4511, Gasthaus Roter Ochs
Full board is provided.
There is an absolute smoking ban in the tournament room. Mobile phones are to be turned off in the tournament room. The use of electronic aids in the course of the game will cause an immediate tournament disqualification.
FIDE-referee Mr Wolfgang Fiedler and regional referee Mr Udo Güldner.
Tournament Hot Line
In urgent cases you may contact the tournament director via the mobile phone no.: ++49 175-7080539 (the line will be activated one hour before the registration deadline ends).