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ZMDI Schachfestival

ZMDI Open Regulations

th of August to 23rd of August 2015.

9 rounds Swiss System. The tournament will be played in three groups.
Group A: TWZ >= 1900. Group B: 2100 >= TWZ >= 1600. Group C: 1850 >= DWZ.
In the 4th round German titleholders from the Challenge (ELO >= 2200) can enter Group Aof the ZMDI Open. They will receive 3 points in the Open, if they have reached more than 50% in the Challenge, otherwise they will receive 2 points.

rating is used as the foundation to determine starting ranks and category ratings. The higher value number of ELO or DWZ counts as the rating of a player at the beginning of the tournament.
The tournament of the groups A and B will be evaluated after ELO and DWZ, the tournament's Group C is evaluated after DWZ. The deadline for DWZ / ELO is August 5, 2015. If a player's group has to be changed due to a new rating, the organizers will take care of the change accordingly.

Thinking time.
The thinking time is 90 minutes for 40 moves and 30 minutes for the rest of the game. From the first move on, 30 seconds will be added per move. The waiting time is 15 minutes.


Playing Venue.
Wyndham Garden Dresden, Wilhelm-Franke-Strasse 90, 01219 Dresden.
(Formerly Ramada Hotel Dresden)

August 15: 13.00 o'clock: opening ceremony, round 1 will be played afterwards.
August 16 to August 22: 13.00 o'clock: 2
nd to 8th round.
August 23: 10.00 o'clock: 9
th round; followed by the award ceremony (appr. 4.30 pm)

ZMDI Schachfestival Dresden e.V., Oskar-Mai-Str. 6, 01159 Dresden, Tel.: 0351 4161629

Fax: 0351 4161639, www.schachfestival.de

Online under www.schachfestival.de or directly to the tournament director Gunther Kaden, Goethestr. 22, 01773 Altenberg or Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! until the 30th of June 2015.
Later registrations are possible if the tournament has open capacities and resulting in an increase in the entry fee (see below).

Every participant has to list his/her FIDE-ID with the registration.

Entry fee.
If payment is received
before 30th of June 2015:
Group A: 70 Euro, Group B: 65 Euro, Group C: 60 Euro,
Teens (all groups): 50 Euro (Reference date: 1
st of January 1997)
GM and IM entry fee, ELO > 2400: 30 Euro, ELO > 2300: 50 Euro,
GM with ELO > 2550: nights in a double room with breakfast on request.

If payment is received
before 31st of July 2015:
Group A: 80 Euro, Group B: 75 Euro, Group C: 70 Euro,
Teens (all groups): 60 Euro (Reference date: 1
st of January 1997)
GM with ELO > 2400: 40 Euro, ELO > 2300: 60 Euro,

If payment is received after 31st of July 2015:
Group A: 90 Euro, Group B: 85 Euro, Group C: 80 Euro,
Teens (all groups): 70 Euro (Reference date: 1
st of January 1997)
GM with ELO > 2400: 50 Euro, ELO > 2300: 70 Euro.

Made to the account of ZMDI Schachfestival Dresden e.V.,
IBAN: DE 91 850 503 00 312 0070 105, BIC: OSDDDE81XXX at the Ostsächsische Sparkasse,
Reason of payment "ZMDI Open 2015 and Name".

Personal registration.
In the tournament hall on the 15
th of August 2015 from 11.00 am until 12.15 pm. The personal registration is mandatory for participation.

Prize fund.

Group A: Grand Prizes
1. Prize: 2000 Euro; 2. Prize: 1600 Euro; 3. Prize: 1200 Euro; 4. Prize: 800 Euro; 5. Prize: 700 Euro; 6. Prize: 600 Euro; 7. Prize: Euro 500, 8. Prize: 450 Euro; 9. Prize: 400 Euro; 10. Prize: 350 Euro; 11 Prize: 300 Euro; 12 Prize: 250 Euro; 13 Prize: 200 Euro; 14 Prize: 150 Euro; 15 Prize: 100 Euro

Group B:
1. Price: 400 Euro; 2. Prize: 320 Euro; 3. Prize: 240 Euro; 4. Prize: 160 Euro; 5. Prize: 120 Euro;

6. Prize: 90 Euro; 7. Prize: 80 Euro; 8. Prize: 70 Euro

Group C:
1. Prize: 300 Euro; 2. Prize: 240 Euro; 3. Prize: 200 Euro; 4. Prize: 160 Euro; 5. Prize: 120 Euro;

6. Prize: 90 Euro; 7. Prize: 70 Euro; 8. Prize: 60 Euro

In case of a tie in points prizes will be given according to the rating (Buchholz according to FIDE without Streichwert, Buchholz sum) no multiple prizes will be awarded.

Prizes will only be given to the winners in person during the award ceremony.

Schachfestival-special rate at the Wyndham Garden Hotel overlooking Dresden:

Single Room B/B: 59 € for 8 nights or more (3-7 nights: 62 €, 1-2 nights: 65 €)
Double Room B/B: 39 € p.P. for 8 nights or more (3-7 nights: 40.50 € p.P., 1-2 nights: 42 € p.P.)

The payment of hotel expenses has to be made by the participants on arrival directly at the hotel reception. Bookings at this special rate are only possible via the ZMDI Schachfestival Dresden e.V.. Due to the high demand we request you book the accommodations as early as possible. If the enrty fee is not payed until the 31st of July 2015 the organizer reserves the right to cancel the booking. The terms and conditions of the Wyndham Garden Dresden and the conditions of the special chess rate apply.
Participants who arrive without making prior reservations at the hotel through the Schachfestival Dresden e.V. cannot be guaranteed the special chess rate for accommodations. The respective daily rate applies.

Please note that, starting on July 1st 2015, a fee per bed called 'Bettensteuer' may apply in Dresden.

Press releases.
On entering the Dresden Chess Summer each participant agrees that the media will be informed about the event and in turn report about it. The information may also be published on the internet. Personal data of subscribers may be mentioned. The publication of event-related photos is included in this.
With the registration the players accept all the conditions mentioned above.

Errors and changes reserved. Date: 19.05.2015


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