39 INTERNATIONAL CHESS OPEN
CIUTAT DE BADALONA

2-10 August, 2013

"MEMORIAL MIQUEL CASTELLÀ I GILI"



GENERAL INFORMATION

Organization
The Club Escacs Sant Josep de Badalona organizes the 39th "Ciutat de Badalona" International Chess Open, in collaboration with the Badalona City Hall and the Catalan and Spanish chess federations.

It's open to every chess players with current license.

Tournament Director: Manel Triquell. Deputy Director: Carles Tosses.
Chief Arbiter: IA Josep Maria Salvans. Referees: Cristina Pérez and Josep Maria Benítez.


The event is part of the X Catalan Chess Circuit Tournament Summer International Open (normative, prizes and calendar at http://www.escacs.cat/circuit/english.htm), organized by the Catalan Chess Federation (www.escacs.cat), classified as A category in the general standings and A special category in the rating standings section.

There will be 3 groups of players divided into:
Grup A: players up to or 2150.
Grup B:players rated between 1850-2149.
Grup C: players down to or 1849.

The initial rankings are made according to the FIDE rating. For the players who have no FIDE rating, his initial ranking will be determined according to the Catalan rating and, secondly, to the Spanish rating. All other ratings (national or regional) will be validated by the sports commission of the FCE, according to the normative of the Catalan Circuit of Summer Opens.

Exceptionally, the organization could entitle a player in a superior slot.


Competition Commission
Any unexpected problem will be solved, firstly, by the Chief Arbiter or the Tournament Director (exclusively for non reglamentary subjects), and, secondly and asked for the interested player/s, by the Competition Commission. Their decision will be definitive as not to paralyze the tournament. The Competition Commission will be formed by the Tournament Director, and 3 players chosen by all the players in the first round. Any complaint presented to the Competition Commission must be presented written up to 1 hour after the current round ends.
Official reclamation forms will be available to all players to manage the problems during the tournament.

It wont allowed to smoke in the playin hall.


General Rules
This tournament is valid to obtain Catalan rating, FIDE and FEDA, and to obtain international and catalan titles.
The players arriving to the chessboard more than 1 hour after the scheduled start will lose the game.
The players missing first round or 2 rounds without justification, although not consecutives, will be eliminated. Those players missing 1 round will have to notify the arbiter during the former round. A player only can be no paired 2 rounds, the third one will imply the withdrawal.
Any player whose mobile phone rings during the game shall lose the game, and there's no possible appeal.
Any point not included in these rules will be solved according to the normative of the Catalan federation (FCE) and the Fide normative, with needed adaptations to the special features of the tournament.
Participate in this tournament implies the acceptation, by the player, of these rules.
The organization keeps the right of admission reserved. Complaint forms are available to all players.

GROUPS
SCHEDULE

The tournament will be hold daily from 2rd to 9th of August, 2013, with Swiss System. The games will start at 17.00 h except last round at 16:45and the prizegiving will be on August 10th, after last round.

August 1st
22 h
Registration Deadline
Friday
August 2rd
17.00 h
1st Round
Saturday
August 3th
17.00 h
2nd Round
Sunday
August 4th
17.00 h
3rd Round
Monday
August 5th
17.00 h
4th Round
Tuesday
August 6th
17.00 h
5th Round
Wednesday
August 7th
17.00 h
6th Round
Thursday
August 8th
17.00 h
7th Round
Friday
August 9th
17.00 h
8th Round
Saturday
August 10th
16.45 h
9th Round and Prizegiving

 

TOURNAMENT SYSTEM
The tournament will be a Swiss System at 9 rounds.

Time Control
90 minutes + 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move (all the game).

Tiebreak
After 9th round, the order of tiebreak systems will be chosen by drawing lots, to clarify the standings, between the following:
- Buchholz (-1) with FIDE corrections
- Sum of Progressive Scores
- Medium Buchholz with FIDE corrections

If the tie still persists the tiebreak systems applied will be (in the following order):
- Number of games won
- Drawing lots



PRIZES
Players can't accumulate prizes in cash. To get the prizes, it's compulsory to assist to the prizegiving ceremony after last round.
 
Group A
FINAL
STANDINGS
Group A
PRIZES FOR
RATING SECTIONS
1st classified - 900 € +painting
2nd classified - 500 € + trophy
3rd classified - 400 € + trophy
4th classified - 350 € + trophy
5th classified - 300 € + trophy
6th classified - 250 € + trophy
7th classified - 200 € + trophy
8th classified - 150 € + trophy
9th classified - 130 €
10th classified - 100 €
11th classified - 100 €
2300-2399
1st classified - 90 €
2nd classified - 60 €
<2300
1st classified - 90 €
2nd classified - 60 €
   

Trophies to the best local player (Sant Josep de Badalona), best player above 60 years old and best player under 12 yo,
14 yo and 16 yo (considering the age at 01/01/2013).

 

Group B
FINAL
STANDINGS

Group B
PRIZES FOR
RATING SECTIONS

<2000

1st classified - 300 € +trophy
2nd classified - 120 € + trophy
3rd classified - 100 € + trophy
4th classified - 70 €
5th classified - 60 €
6th classified - 40 €
1st classified - 90 €
2nd classified - 60 €

 

Trophies to the best local player (Sant Josep de Badalona), best player above 60 years old and best player under 12 yo,
14 yo and 16 yo (considering the age at 01/01/2013).

 

Group C
FINAL
STANDINGS
Group C
PRIZES FOR
RATING SECTIONS

<1750
1st classified - 250 € +painting
2nd classified - 100 € + trophy
3rd classified - 90 € + trophy
4th classified - 50 € + trophy
5th classified - 40 € + trophy

1st classified - 90 €
2nd classified - 60 €

 

Trophies to the best local player (Sant Josep de Badalona), best player above 60 years old and best player under 12 yo,
14 yo and 16 yo (considering the age at 01/01/2013).

REGISTRATION

By email to the Club d'Escacs Sant Josep address [email protected] noting name, surname, club, rating, code and birthday. You will get an email confirmation, otherwise, send again the information.

By phone :
638 417 866 Sr. Pablo Fernández (English only)
629 776 408 Sr. Jaume Triquell
677 109 802 Sr. Manel Triquell
686 006 407 Sr. Carlos Ortiz


Registration deadline: 1-08-13, 22h.

Registration fees:

You can choose how to pay registration fees:

A) Before July 31th, by money transfer to the account of Caixa de Pensions de Barcelona, number 2100-0186-53-0200476141, writing clearly your name, surname and club.

Group A
Group B
Group C
35€
30€
25€

Players under 16, above 60: 5€ discount registrations in every group, paying before July 31th.

B) The first round at the playing venue:

Group A
Group B
Group C
40€
35€
30€

Players invited could have free registration, according to the organization.

Prizes are subject to withholding. Low prizes are considered allowance.

PLAYING
VENUE

CENTRE CÍVIC LA SALUT
Av. Marquès de Sant Mori s/n. Badalona (Barcelona)

Air conditioning. Adapted to people with restricted mobility.
From August 1st-9th, every day at 16.45 h.
Prizegiving: August 9th,after last round.

Location (click on the map to enlarge)



HOW TO ARRIVE

BY BUS
B22 (from Barcelona - Sant Pau Hospital),
4 (from Badalona downtown)

BY UNDERGROUND
Gorg (Line 2)
La Salut (Line 10)

BY CAR
Highway C31 - off Sud (from Barcelona), off Sant Adrià (from Mataró)

SOME ACCOMODATION
PLACES IN BADALONA
Hotel Miramar. ***
Santa Madrona,60. Telf. 933840311
http://www.hotelmiramar.es

Hostal Solimar.
Caritat,29. Telf. 933895003

Hostal Badaloní.
Baldomer Solà, 57. Telf. 933888899

BARCELONA DREAM HOSTEL
AlfonsoXIII,28. Telf. 933991420 Badalona
http://www.barcelonadream.net/

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