World Youth Chess Olympiad 2016, Poprad

Rules

Tournament regulations

1.ORGANIZER

NR klub delegated by the Slovak Chess Federation will organize the World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2016 in Poprad, Slovakia from July 21st to July 30. The event will be conducted under the auspices of Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE).

2.PARTICIPANTS

NR klub has the pleasure of inviting your Chess Federation to participate in the World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2016. All the players who shall not have reached the age of 16 by January 1st 2016 (born 2000 or later) are entitled to participate. Each FIDE member has the right to send one team having free board and lodging in Hotel Satel *** from July 21st to July 30. Each team shall comprise 4 players and 1 reserve (one of whom must be a girl playing at least 3 rounds) and 1 captain (manager, trainer) with a valid FIDE trainer licence. FIDE member federations have the right to send additional teams fully at their own costs. Each player, official and accompanying person shall pay 100 EUR registration fee for the event to the bank account listed below. This includes free transportation from and to Kosice airport. FIDE entry fee is 100 EUR for each team and FIDE will charge the participating federations with it in their regular invoice. The deadline for entry is Jun 10th 2016. We kindly ask all federations to keep this deadline. The organizers may accept late entries only in exceptional cases with 100 EUR extra fee per team to be paid. The participating federations should apply for their registration by e-mail at nrklubsl@gmail.com. 

3.ACCOMODATION

Members of the additional teams and other accompanying persons shall pay for meals and accommodation by themselves. They must choose from the following official hotels:

Hotel Satel ***

  • 10 min. walking distance from the playing venue
  • Accommondation with full board (pearson/night):

                               Double room: 40 EUR per person per night full board

                               Single room: 55 EUR per person per night full board

 

Hotel Europa ****

  • 10 min. walking distance from the playing venue
  • Accommondation with full board (pearson/night):

                               Double room: 60 EUR per person per night full board

                               Single room: 80 EUR per person per night full board

Teams with right for free board and lodging in Hotel Satel*** may stay in Hotel Europa **** for additional charge of 20 EUR / night/ person in a double room and 40 EUR / night/ person in a single room.

4.PRIZES

List of prizes will be published before the beginning of the first round. At least 5 best teams will be awarded and the 6 members of the best three teams will also receive Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. There will be special prizes for girls and board prizes as well.

5.TOURNAMENT VENUE

Aréna Poprad

  •  Addres: Uherova, 058 01 Poprad
  • 10 min. walking distance from the hotels
  • Organizer will provide free transportation between official hotels and the tournament venue

6.TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND TIME CONTROL

The tournament shall be run on a 9 round swiss system. Each match between teams will be conducted over 4 boards. The pairings, scoring and tiebreak regulations are in accordance with the Pairing Rules for the Chess Olympiad. The time control: 90 min. for the whole game with 30 sec. increment from the first move. “Zero tolerance” rule will be applied.

Tie-breaks:

TB 1: Match points

TB 2: Game points

TB 3: Buchholz (all rounds included)

7.VISAS

The organizer will provide necessary help to all federations requiring visas to enter Slovakia.

8.TRANSFER

The organizer will provide free transfer from and to the nearby Kosice and Poprad airports, railway and bus stations. Upon request, the transfer from and to the following airports at the additional charge of 50 EUR per person can be arranged: Bratislava, Viena, Budapest and Krakow.

9.FIDE RULES

General FIDE rules are applied in all other details not specified in this document. FIDE Delegate and Chief Arbiter will be announced later.

10.PAYMENTS

All payments (except above mentioned FIDE entry fee) must be paid to the organizer by bank transfer to the following account:

IBAN: SK49 0200 0000 0035 8987 8855

SWIFT CODE: SUBASKBX

Account Holder: NR KLUB

Account Number: SK49 0200 0000 0035 8987 8855

Bank Name: VUB Bank

Address: Obchodna 2, 064 01 Stara Lubovna

The foreign bank commissions must be paid by the sender. All payments must be made in full before the start of the first round. The players who did not make their payment will not be paired.

CONTACT INFORMATION

NR KLUB

Eva Repkova

Mobile phone: +421 905 977662

E-mail address: nrklubsl@gmail.com

Official website: www.wyco2016chess.sk

World Youth Chess Olympiad 2016, Poprad

World Youth Chess Olympiad 2016, Poprad

Schedule

  • Arrival 21.07.2016
  • Opening Ceremony - 21.07.2016 - 20:00
  • Technical Meeting - 22.07.2016 - 10:00
  • Round 1 - 22.07.2016 - 14:00
  • Round 2 - 23.07.2016 - 10:00
  • Round 3 - 23.07.2016 - 16:30
  • Round 4 - 24.07.2016 - 14:00
  • Round 5 - 25.07.2016 - 14:00
  • Free Day - 26.07.2016
  • Round 6 - 27.07.2016 - 10:00
  • Round 7 - 27.07.2016 - 16:30
  • Round 8 - 28.07.2016 - 14:00
  • Round 9 - 29.07.2016 - 10:00
  • Closing ceremony - 29.07.2016 - 16:00
  • Departure - 30.07.2016