Rules

VI INTERNATIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT
CIUDAD DE PONTEVEDRA
From 8th to 14th August 2018






ORGANIZATION

Technical Direction
Escola Xadrez de Pontevedra

Contributing Entities Pontevedra Town Hall Pontevedra Provincial Council Los Sauces School Pontevedra University of Vigo
Zona Informática

Official Websites

Main Site
Sport Facilities in Los Sauces School Pontevedra..
Carretera de Campañó a Cabaleiro
36.157 - Pontevedra

Transport
The organization offers to the participants a free shuttle bus. It will departure from Bus Station, every day and 30 minutes before starting the rounds and a second stop in Plaza Galicia (Pontevedra city center). The return it will be 10 minutes after each round finished.

Train (connection is required by bus or by taxi service). www.renfe.es Car. Private parking that it is open to participants.
Radio taxi Pontevedra. 986 86 85 85


Accommodation
Hotels, hostels and guesthouses. Refer to official website or consult directly to the event site on this link www.torneociudaddepontevedra.blogspot.com.es

The  centre  has  a  modern  Student  Residence.  Schools,  associations,  sport  clubs  etc. Please refer to the conditions Campus in escola@xadrezpontevedra.com





TECHNICAL BASES

Official tournament of International Chess Federation. It is computable to ELO FIDE, FEDA and internationals norms (Tournament A).

The Tournament will play each other into 2 groups:

GROUP A (MASTER)
Open to all players with federative licence in effect and also with FIDE code.
Categories
Absolute, U2300 ELO FIDE, U2200 ELO FIDE, U2100 ELO FIDE, Senior (+60)

GROUP B (AMATEUR)
Open to all players with federative licence in effect and also with FIDE code and ELO FIDE under 2000 in the ranking list which it will be published by FIDE on 01/07/2018.
Categories
U 2000 ELO FIDE, U1800 ELO FIDE, U1600 ELO FIDE, U1400 ELO FIDE, Senior (+60)

It is optional to play in group B, all players could participate in Group A in the event that all the requeriments will be fullfilled.

System and chess rhyme for both Tounaments
Swiss System Tournament to 9 games of 90m + 30s of increasing in each move.

PONTEVEDRA RULE: out of respect for the audience and the persons who sponsoring the tournament, players who were taking up the first ten tables, they must play at least 20 moves and their games could not finish in less an hour.

Tournament schedule
Rounds
1st 8-08
2nd 9-08
3rd 10-08
4th 10-08
5th11-08
6th12-08
7th12-08
8th13-08
9th 14-08
Hours
17.00
17.00
10.00
17.00
17.00
10:00
17:00
17.00
10.00
*   It is allow a maximum delay of 45m over official time of the beginning of the game.


Closing ceremony
Monday 14th at 14:15. Closing the event and awards ceremony.

BYES
Before the start of the tournament, it must be applied for in writing a maximum of 3 byes of 0,5 points.
Byes in rounds 7, 8 and 9 will be 0 points. Invited players could not apply for byes.

Playoffs
·         System ARPO (Average Recursive Perfomance of Opponents).
·         Bucholz removing the two lowest values.
·         Progressive
During the first round, it will be constituted an Appeals committee. Every claim must be applied for in writing to the arbiter before 30 minutes after the round was finished.


Registrations*

Send email to escola@xadrezpontevedra.com or call to (0034) 650 64 53 18.
Players must indicate the name and surnames, DNI, date of birth, FIDE code and the Tournament in which they want to participate.
If the player does not indicate his Tournament selection, the organisation reserves the right to allocate him to any group.


Registrations carried out after 14:00 of 8th July: 50,00€ absolute category
40,00€ U16, Senior (+60) and members of EXP or University of Vigo. Those players with a FIDE title of GM, MI or ELO upper 2.350 are exempt.

PROMOTION: REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE

Until 14:00h June 8, sending a bank receipt or copy of bank transfer.

ABANCA IBAN ES27 2080 3116 0830 4000 4686 SWIFT/BIC CODE: CAGLESMMXXX
35,00€ absolute category.
25,00€ U16, Senior (+60), members of EXP or University of Vigo.

Until 14:00h July 8, sending a bank receipt or copy of bank transfer.

ABANCA IBAN ES27 2080 3116 0830 4000 4686 SWIFT/BIC CODE: CAGLESMMXXX
40,00€ absolute category.
30,00€ U16, Senior (+60), members of EXP or University of Vigo.

*Players were be properly federated before the start of the tournament, on the contrary must contact with the organization.



Prizes
All prizes will be subject to the current legislation. All players must facilitate an account bank in order to carry out a transfer of the prize that corresponds.

·         PRIZES

TOURNAMENT A MASTERS
TOURNAMENT B U2000 AMATEUR
TOTAL
1º. 2.000,00€ +Trophy
1º.   750,00€ +Trophy

2º.  1.200,00€ +Trophy
2º.   500,00€ +Trophy

3º.      800,00€ +Trophy
3º.   400,00€ +Trophy

4º.      700,00€
4º.   300,00€

5º.      600,00€
5º.   200,00€

6º.      500,00€
6º.   150,00€

7º.      400,00€
7º.   150,00€

8º.      300,00€
8º.   100,00€

9º.      250,00€
9º.   100,00€

10º.   250,00€
10º. 100.00€

11º.   200.00€


12º.   200,00€
1º. U 1800 ELO FIDE  150,00€

13º.   150,00€
1º. U 1600 ELO FIDE  100,00€

14º.   100,00€
1º. U 1400 ELO FIDE  100,00€

15º    100,00€





1º. U 2300 ELO FIDE  150,00€


1º. U 2200 ELO FIDE  150,00€


1º. U 2100 ELO FIDE  150,00€



SPECIAL PRIZE RAMÓN ESCUDEIRO TILVE       200,00€ + Trophy
Senior (+60) Masters    Trophy + book
Senior (+60) Amateur   Trophy + book





11.500,00€


Prizes cannot be combined, in the case that one player get a prize position with two or more prizes, the player will get the higher valued, and if the value was identical the player will get the prize of the upper part corresponding.

Ramón Escudeiro Tilve Prize to the best attacking game:
·         Organization will designed a jury to elect the winner game.
·         Games will be applied to the tournament direction, which establishes a maximum period of one hour after 8th round was finished.
·         Organization reserves the right to not award the prize,  on basis of criteria of the designated jury.



Acceptance

Delegates of each club and registered players and/or their legal guardian, authorize the tournament organization to information sharing and use of images or the name of the team and their players in communication channels or in advertising and competition memories, if and only if it poses no attacks on their honour  or  reputation, or against their wishes, and  always ensuring that this takes place with legal certainty set in the Civil Code, in the Law on Civil Judgments and in the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of 27th April, concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Images (photographs and/ or video, taken in public places, for example in a tournament, could be used for circulation. These images are been published only and exclusively with the purpose of informing about the activity, which was carried out and the total or partial replication, distribution or transmission are strictly forbidden without prior consent or permission of ESCOLA XADREZ PONTEVEDRA. 
According to the provisions set forth by Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of 27th April, concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), I consent that my data were processed by the responsibility of ESCOLA XADREZ PONTEVEDRA in order to participate in the tournament and send me some information about its products and services, collected them while we have a common interest in this matter.

Subjects’ rights: I was informed that I have the right to withdraw consent in any stage and to exercise my rights to access, rectification,cancellation and refusal of my personal details by contacting at ESCOLA XADREZ PONTEVEDRA in the address PLAZA DE CURROS ENRÍQUEZ S/N 36001 PONTEVEDRA o by email escola@xadrezpontevedra.com . And also I have been informed that I may appeal to the competent supervisory authority in www.agpd.es.

Organization reserves the right to modify the basis on the sole condition of publishing the information in the official website of the event www.xadrezpontevedra.com