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Open Nis 2018

Nis-SerbiaCity Chess Federation of Nis in cooperation with Hotel „Zeleni Vir“ is organizing
The International Chess Festival
OPEN NIS 2018
26. 06. – 04. 07. 2018.

Hotel “Zeleni Vir“

OPEN „A”
OPEN tournament for players rated higher then 2100 FIDE ELO. The organizer has the right to include players with lower rating. The Open “A” will be played according to FIDE rules of 9 rounds of Swiss system.

Tournament is valid for FIDE rating and international title norms.

Time control is 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment for each move starting from the first move.

Prize fund: 199.000,00 RSD (app. 1.660,00 € ; 120 RSD = 1 €)

Regular prizes: 183.000,00 RSD (app. 1.525,00 €)

1.) 55.000,00 2.) 40.000,00 3.) 30.000,00 4.) 20.000,00

5.) 15.000,00 6.) 10.000,00 7.) 8.000,00 8.) 5.000,00

Special prizes: 16.000,00 RSD (app. 135,00 €)

best ranked unrewarded woman – 4.000,00 RSD (33,00 €)
best ranked unrewarded veteran over 60 – 4.000,00 RSD (33,00 €)
best ranked unrewarded junior U18 – 4.000,00 RSD (33,00 €)
best ranked unrewarded player from Nis, member of Nis’s chess club – 4.000,00 RSD (33,00 €)
The prizes are not divided and cannot be cumulated.

The winner receives a trophy and the top three players receive medals.

Entry fees:

Ø for players rated 2100-2399 ELO: 20 €

Ø for women, veterans over 60, juniors U18 rated 2100-2399 ELO: 17 €

Ø for players rated over 2400 ELO, GMs, WGMs, IMs, WIMs: no entry fee

Ø for players U2100 ELO the organizer keeps the right to let them play in the Open “A” tournament but the entry fee is 24 €

OPEN “B”

OPEN tournament for players rated 1500–2099 ELO. The Open “B” will be played according to FIDE rules of 9 rounds of Swiss system. The organizer has the right to include players with lower rating.

The tournament is valid for FIDE rating.

Time control is 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment for each move starting from the first move.

Prize fund: 89.000,00 RSD (app. 740,00 €)

Regular prizes: 79.000,00 RSD (app. 660,00 €)

1.) 20.000,00 2.) 15.000,00 3.) 12.000,00 4.) 10.000,00
5.) 8.000,00 6.) 6.000,00 7.) 5.000,00 8.) 3.000,00
Special prizes: 10.000,00 RSD

best ranked unrewarded woman – 2.500,00 RSD
best ranked unrewarded veteran over 60 – 2.500,00 RSD
best ranked unrewarded junior U18 – 2.500,00 RSD
best ranked unrewarded player from Nis, member of Nis’s chess club – 2.500,00 RSD
The prizes are not divided and cannot be cumulated. A player cannot receive two rewards.

The winner receives a trophy and the top three players receive medals.

Entry fees:

Ø for women, veterans over 60 and juniors U18 rated 1500-2099 ELO: 15 €

Ø for all other players rated 1500–2099 ELO: 20 €

Ø for women, veterans over 60 and juniors U18 (U1500 ELO): 20 €

Ø for all other players U1500 ELO: 23 €

Schedule for Open “A” and Open “B”

1st round 26.06.2018. – 5:00 pm

2nd round 27.06.2018. – 5:00 pm

3rd round 28.06.2018. – 5:00 pm

4th round 29.06.2018. – 5:00 pm

5th round 30.06.2018. – 5:00 pm

6th round 01.07.2018. – 5:00 pm

7th round 02.07.2018. – 5:00 pm

8th round 03.07.2018. – 5:00 pm

9th round 04.07.2018. – 10:00 am

For participants of the “A” tournament the organizers are providing chess sets and clocks.

Participants of the “B” tournament are obligated to provide chess sets and clocks for themselves, except for foreign contestants and players who point out that they don’t have any at least two days before the start of the tournament.

Open “C” – cadets’ tournament
29. 06. – 03. 07. 2018.

OPEN tournament for players rated U1500 ELO and U14. The Open “C” will be played according to FIDE rules of 10 rounds of Swiss system.

The tournament will not be rated with FIDE. The tournament is valid for national categories.

The time control is 60 minutes per player.

Money prizes, boys: Money prizes, girls:

1st place: 5.000,00 RSD 1st place: 5.000,00 RSD

2nd place: 3.000,00 RSD 2nd place: 3.000,00 RSD

3rd place: 2.000,00 RSD 3rd place: 2.000,00 RSD

The winner receives a trophy and the top three players receive medals (girls and boys separated). In the category of U06, U08-10 and U12-14 there will be medals for unrewarded (girls and boys separated).

Entry fee: 6 €

The participants of the Open “C” tournament are obligated to provide chess sets and chess clocks.

Schedule of the Open “C”: Official Opening and 1st round is at 4:30 pm, 29.06.2018.

The schedule for the Open „C“ will be announced at the beginning of the Festival.

Technical details
Tournament application: You can apply via E-mail – gradskissnis@gmail.com or through the application form on our website www.gradskissnis.rs

Application deadline for “A” and “B”: 26.06.2018. – 3:00 pm

Application deadline for “C”: 29.06.2018. – 3:00 pm

Entry fee: You can pay the entry fee via bank account of GSS Nis or on the day of the start of the tournament until 3:00 pm. Participants who apply after that deadline will be pared from the second round and the entry fee will be raised for 5€.

Accommodation and meals: For the participants out of town accommodation is available in hotel “Zeleni Vir” (www.hotelzelenivir.com), the price of full board is 23€ per night / per person in double and triple rooms and taxes are included. Price per night is 13€ (only bed), breakfast – 2.5€, lunch – 4€, dinner – 4.5€.

Starting list group A

1 Rakesh Kumar Jena
2 Tosic Miroslav
3 Maksimovic Branimir
4 Strugnell Carl
5 Ozen Bahadir
6 Baglan Esat
7 Nester Ihor
8 Djukic Zeljko
9 Livaja Mario
10 Cerovic Danilo
11 Jovic Stanoje
12 Petrovic Dragan R
13 Zivkovic Marko
14 Biljanic Ljubomir
15 Uysal Burak
16 Zivic Dragan
17 Mitrovic Darko R
18 Sahil Tickoo
19 Tashev Aleksandar
20 Bojkovic Slobodan
21 Cholleti Sahajasri
22 Parnali S Dharia
23 Stojiljkovic Stefan
24 Velickovski-Nejkovic Maja
25 Nikolic Zoran S
26 Yordanova Svetla
27 Milovanovic Srboljub
28 Krstic Andrija Marko
29 Radovic Stefan
30 Stoiljkovic Stefan
31 Terziev Dimo
32 Ashid Tsetseg-Ulzii
33 Dwilewicz Katarzyna
34 Mehmed Elif
35 Aarav Dengla
36 Perunovic Ljubivoje
37 Stankovic Dimitrije
38 Randjelovic Ilija