XXXIV Balaton International Chess Festival Balatonlelle GM, IM, OPEN
14-22 June 2016
Tournament venue: Local Community Centre, 2-4 Kossuth Lajos u. 8638 Balatonlelle
GM and IM round robin tournaments: with 10 participants 9-round, time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes + 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move.
Playing schedule in the open group: a 9-round Swiss system open tournament, time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes + 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move. FIDE rules are valid at the tournament.
I. 150000 HUF
II. 75000 HUF
III. 40000 HUF
IV. 25000 HUF
V. 15000 HUF
VI. 10000 HUF
The prizes are guaranteed upon the entry of minimum 60 participants and everyone may only win one prize. The prizes are taxable.
Category prizes (upon the entry of minimum 5 participants):
Best player Below 2000 Rating points: HUF 10000
Best player Below 1800 Rating points: HUF 10000
Best female player: HUF 10000
Best player over 60 years of age: HUF 10000
Rating points 2201-2400: EUR 20
Rating points under 2200: EUR 27
Without Rating points: EUR 33
FIDE Registration Prize: EUR 5
GMs, IMs WGMs, WIMs and players with a Rating over 2400 do not pay any entry fee.
Players may only participate at the tournaments in the possession of a tournament licence valid for 2016. Foreign players have to have a valid FRD fee (FRD fee is EURO 5,-).
Accommodation and board: Szent István Hotel, 6 Szent István u. 8638 Balatonlelle
Single room: 15 EURO/night/person + tourist tax (from the age of 18)
Double room: 13 EURO/night/person + tourist tax (from the age of 18)
Triple room: 10 EURO/night/person + tourist tax (from the age of 18)
Hotel reservation: 31 May 2016
Entry deadline: 1:00 p.m. on 14 June 2016
Round 1: at 3:00 p. m. on 14 June 2016
Rounds 2-8: at 3:00 p. m. every day
Round 9: at 10:00 a. m. on 22 June 2016
Entry and further information:
Tournament organiser: Chief arbiter: IA RIGÓ János: +36/20/468-1398,
The organisers preserve the right to modifications!