Internationales Blitzturnier
When? Saturday, 28th of April 2018, from 4pm
Where? Room MARITIM
Who? Open tournament for up to 300 participants, FIDE ELO rated
Time Control: 3 minutes plus 2 seconds increment each move beginning with move 1
Mode: Eight rounds Swiss, two games with alternating colours each round. The four best players qualify for the semifinals. Semifinals/Final tiebreaker after two games: One sudden death game. The player with the better qualification rank gets to choose their colour. Black advances on draw. 5 minutes for white, 4 minutes for black
Prize money: 10.000,00 €, guaranteed in case of at least 200 participants
Prizes:
  • Ranks 1 to 10: 2.000,00 € / 1.200,00 € / 1.000,00 € / 700,00 € /600,00 € / 500,00 € / 400,00 € / 300,00 € / 200,00 € / 100,00 €
  • Best teams (four players starting for the same club): 400,00 € / 300,00 € / 200,00 €
  • Players with DWZ < 2000: 300,00 € / 200,00 € / 100,00 €
  • Players under 20: 200,00 € / 100,00 € plus drei Sachpreise
  • Best players from Berlin/Brandenburg: 300,00 € / 200,00 € / 100,00 €

Further prizes to be announced

Registration: The registration becomes effective only with paying the entry fee of 15,00 € plus 3,00 € FIDE fee (players under 20: 9,00 € plus 3,00 €) until 26th of April. Please pay via bank transfer to Schachfreunde Berlin, IBAN DE08 1007 0848 0632 0378 00, BIC DEUTDEDB110. Indicate your name, club and the keywords "Startgeld Blitzturnier" as the intended purpose of the transfer.
There is no exemption or discount from entry fee for title holders.
Cancellations: Cancellations with refunds are possible until 28th of April 2018, 13.00, via email to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!.
Award Ceremony: Directly after the final game. Prize money is only handed out via bank transfer. No cash option. 25 % taxes are deducted from prizes for foreign players.