Rules

RULES V INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT
CIUDAD DE PONTEVEDRA



From 8th to 14th August 2017





ORGANIZATION

Technical Direction
Escola Xadrez de Pontevedra

Contributing Entities
Pontevedra Town Hall
Pontevedra Provincial Council
Los Sauces School Pontevedra
Deporte Galego
Zona Informática

Official Websites
imdpontevedra.blogspot.com.es                                            

Main Site
Sport Facilities in Los Sauces School Pontevedra..
            Carretera de Campañó a Cabaleiro
            36.157 - Pontevedra

Transport
The organization offers to the participants a free shuttle bus. It will departure from Bus Station, every day and 30 minutes before starting the rounds and a second stop in Plaza Galicia (Pontevedra city center). The return it will be 10 minutes after each round finished.

Train (connection is required by bus or by taxi service). www.renfe.es
Car. Private parking that it is open to participants.
Radio taxi Pontevedra.  986 86 85 85


Accommodation
The centre has a modern Student Residence. Schools, associations, sport clubs etc.
Please refer to the conditions Campus in
escola@xadrezpontevedra.com  

Hotels, hostels and guesthouses. Refer to official website or consult directly to the event site on this link www.torneociudaddepontevedra.blogspot.com.es


Live streaming of the event




TECHNICAL BASES
Official tournament of International Chess Federation. It is computable to ELO FIDE, FEDA and internationals norms.

Categories
Absolute, U2200 FIDE, U1800 FIDE, U1600 FIDE, U1400 FIDE, U1200 FIDE, NON-ELO FIDE, Veteran ( +60 years old) and Best Galician´s Player (two last years federated in Galicia).

System and chess rhyme
Accelerated Swiss System Tournament to 9 games of 90m + 30s of increasing in each move.

PONTEVEDRA RULE: out of respect for the audience and the persons who sponsoring the tournament, players who were taking up the first ten tables, they must play at least 20 moves and their games could not finish in less an hour.

Tournament schedule
Rounds
1st
8-08
2nd
9-08
3rd
10-08
4th 10-08
5th
11-08
6th
12-08
7th
12-08
8th
13-08
9th
14-08
Hours
17.00
17.00
10.00
17.00
17.00
10:00
17:00
17.00
10.00

* It is allow a maximum delay of 45m over official time of the beginning of the game.

Closing ceremony
Monday 14th at 14:15. Closing the event and awards ceremony.

BYES
Before the start of the tournament, it must be applied for in writing a maximum of 3 byes of 0, 5 points. Players who wish to apply for tournament´s prizes could not apply for byes of 0, 5 points over the course of the last 3 rounds.

Invited players could not apply for byes.

Playoffs
  • System ARPO (Average Recursive Perfomance of Opponents).
  • Bucholz removing the two lowest values.
  • Progressive
During the first round it will be constituted an Appeals committee. Every claim must be applied for in writing to the arbiter before 30 minutes after the round was finished.


Registrations*
Send email to escola@xadrezpontevedra.com or call to (0034) 650 64 53 18.
Players must indicate the name and surnames, DNI, date of birth and FIDE code.
Those players with a FIDE title of GM, MI or ELO upper 2.350 are exempt.
Until 14:00h of 17th July, sending receipt of payment of the tax or bank transfer.

ABANCA IBAN  ES27 2080 3116 0830 4000 4686
35,00€ absolute category
25,00€ sub16, veterans (+60) and members of EXP

Registrations carried out after 14:00 of 17th July:
45,00€ absolute category
35,00€ sub16, veterans (+60) and members EXP or Casino Mercantil and Industrial de Pontevedra.

*Players must be properly federated before the start of the tournament, on the contrary must contact with the organization.



Prizes
All prizes will be subject to the current legislation.

National or Spanish Residents players must facilitate an account bank in order to carry out a transfer of the prize that corresponds.


·         PRIZES



GENERAL

CANDIDATE TO A MASTER U2200

AMATEUR U1800

AMOUNT

1º.  1.500,00€ +Trophy

1º. 500,00€ +Trophy

1º. 300,00€ +Trophy


2º.  1.000,00€

2º. 250,00€

2º. 200,00€


3º.     800,00€

3º. 200,00€

3º. 150,00€


4º.     700,00€

4º. 150,00€

4º. 100,00€


5º.     600,00€

5º. 100,00€

5º. 100,00€


6º.     500,00€




7º.     400,00€




8º.     300,00€




9º.     250,00€




10º.   250,00€




11º.   200.00€




12º.   200,00€




13º.   150,00€




14º.   100,00€




15º    100,00€








SPECIAL PRIZE                 RAMÓN ESCUDEIRO                       150,00€





EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL    U1600, U1400, U1200,
                                                  NON-ELO, VETERAN.                600,00€





SPECIAL PRIZE

BEST GALICIAN              

                     150,00€




10.000,00€





Educational Material
1st
2nd
3rd
U1600
Clock + game + book
Game + book
 Book
U1400
Clock + game + book
Game + book
 Book
U1200
Clock + game + book
Game + book
 Book
NON-ELO
Clock + game + book
Game + book
 Book
VETERAN
Clock + game + book
Game + book
 Book



Prizes cannot be combined, in the case that one player get a prize position with two or more prizes, the player will get the higher valued, and if the value was identical the player will get the prize of the upper part corresponding.

Ramón Escudeiro Tilve Prize to the best attacking game:
·         Organization will designed a jury to elect the winner game.
·         Games will be applied to the tournament direction, which establishes a maximum period of one hour after 8th round was finished.
·         Organization reserves the right to not award the prize, on basis of criteria of the designated jury.




Acceptance

Delegates of each club and registered players, authorize the tournament organization to  information sharing and use of images or the name of the team and their players in communication channels or in advertising and competition memories, if and only if it poses no attacks on their honour  or  reputation, or against their wishes, and  always ensuring that this takes place with legal certainty set in the Civil Code, in the Law on Civil Judgments and in the Organic Law 15/99, of 13th  December, concerning Protection of Personal Data.

Organization reserves the right to modify the basis on the sole condition of publishing the information in the official website of the event www.xadrezpontevedra.com