54th Akiba Rubinstein Chess Festival 2018 Tournament Rules
-Lower Silesian Chess Federation
-The Spa Theater – Center for Culture and Promotion
Partner: Polonia Wroclaw Chess Club
Sponsor: of the women’s tournament – PROBIT company
OPEN A – tournament with the FIDE rating above 1800.
OPEN B – senior tournament: men from 60 years, women from 50 years.
OPEN C – tournament of players with the FIDE rating up to 2000 and without the FIDE ranking
OPEN D – tournament for children under 14 years
OPEN E – tournament for children under 10 years
OPEN F – tournament for people without a chess category
PROBIT OPEN (OPEN K) – women’s tournament for players with FIDE rating over 1400 or 2nd Polish category
The system of games:
OPEN A, B, K – 9 Swiss system, 9 rounds, rate of play: 90 min / 40 move. + 30 min + 30 s / move.
OPEN C, D, E, F – Swiss system, 9 rounds, rate of play: 90 min + 30 s / move.
Groups A, B, C, D, E, K will be reported for the FIDE ranking.
Teatr Zdrojowy, Polanica-Zdrój, ul. Parkowa 2
The tournament office will be open on 17.08.2018 from 14:00 at the Spa Theater.
Festival website: www.rubinstein.dzszach.pl
17.08.2018 technical briefing 20:00
18-26.08.2018, 9:30 rounds I-IX of group C, D, E, F
18-26.08.2018 15:00 rounds I-IX of group A, B, K
26.08.2018 14:00 C, D, E, F
26.08.2018 20:00, closing ceremony A, B, K
FIDE 1800-1899 ranking – PLN 170
FIDE 1900-1999 ranking – PLN 160
FIDE 2000-2199 ranking – PLN 150
FIDE ranking from PLN 2200 – PLN 130
The organizer has the right to allow no more than 10 players with the FIDE rating from 1600 to 1799 according to the FIDE list of 1.08.2018 to participate in OPEN A. The entry fee for those players is 200 PLN.
OPEN B – PLN 120, players born before 1940, exempt from entry fee
OPEN C (FIDE ranking up to 2000) – PLN 150
OPEN D and E – PLN 70 , OPEN F – PLN 40
OPEN K – PLN 150
The entry fee includes classification and ranking fees for PZSzach and FIDE registration fees.
Players with titles GM, IM, WGM, WIM exempt from entry fee. In order to set detailed terms, please contact the organizer.
KS Polanica-Zdrój players are exempt from the entry fee.
The entry fee may be paid into the account of the Lower Silesian Chess Association
Raiffaisen Bank IBAN: PL11175000120000000038703099 until 12.08.2018.
The entry fee payable in cash on the tournament office is higher by PLN 10.
applications until 12.08.2018
Lower Silesian Chess Federation, 50-529 Wrocław, ul. Borowska 1-3, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OPEN A (from 1800 FIDE) – 1st place PLN 4 000
OPEN B (senior tournament) – 1st place PLN 1 500
OPEN C (up to 2000 FIDE) – 1st place PLN 2 000
OPEN D, E, F – material or financial awards, gifts and diplomas for all participants
OPEN K – 1st place PLN PLN 2 000 (prize found min. PLN 6 000)
10% of participants receive prizes in each group.
The current FIDE rules apply.
The playerr may be late for a 30-minute round.
In all groups, it is forbidden to accept draw proposals before 30 moves, without permission of the arbiter.
Players or guardians are responsible for the playing ability. Players are insured at their own expense.
During the festival, accompanying events will take place: blitz and rapid chess tournaments, cultural and sports events.
The final interpretation of the tournament regulation belongs to the organizer.
The organizer reserves the right to change this tournament regulation. Participation in the tournament is tantamount to consent to the processing of players personal data for the needs of the tournament: publication of results, reporting of DZSzach and PZSzach, as well as consent for the free recording and dissemination of the image in the form of photographs for documentary purposes.