First Amateur U2000 Open Bulgarian Chess Championship
Plovdiv, Bulgaria – September 26th to October 3rd, 2021
Organized by Chess club ChessBomb – Plovdiv
in cooperation with the Bulgarian Chess Federation 1928, Plovdiv Municipality.
IA Ruzhka Genova
Current Travel Restrictions
The prize fund is 3,000 EUR in total, guaranteed by the organizers and distributed in 10 prizes.
1st place: 1,250 eur
2nd place: 500 eur
3rd place: 250 eur
4th place: 250 eur
5th place: 150 eur
6th place: 150 eur
7th place: 150 eur
8th place: 100 eur
9th place: 100 eur
10th place: 100 eur
Rights to Participate
The tournament is open for all players with a FIDE rating under 2000
- FIDE rated Swiss system in 9 rounds. Entitled to participate are all players who have a FIDE rating below 2000 at the start of the event. They must not hold any title above CM (WCM).
- Time limit per player: 60 minutes for 40 moves + 30 min. for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment for every move starting from move one. A player forfeits the game if he hasn’t appeared at his board within 15 minutes after the start of the game.
- Tie break criteria:
- Direct encounter (the results of the player in the same point group);
- Buchholz (-1);
- Greater number of victories;
|All contestants||25 EUR|
The payment of the registration fee has to be wired to â€œKIM 2003â€ Ltd. bank account:
|Account holder:||KIM 2003 Ltd.|
|Name and address of the bank:||D Commerce Bank
Bulgaria, 1606 Sofia, 8 Totleben Blvd
|Swift Bank Code (BIC):||DEMIBGSF|
|IBAN:||BG65 DEMI 9240 10 2222 7777|
Note: In case of cancellation, due to the significant and sudden deterioration of the epidemiological situation, the organizer will return the paid money to the players in full.
September 26th, 2021
10:00-13:30 – Registration
13:30 – Technical Meeting
15:30 – Opening Ceremony
16:00 – First Round
September 27th, 2021
15:00 – Second Round
September 28th, 2021
09:00 – Third Round
16:00 – Fourth Round
September 29th, 2021
15:00 – Fifth Round
September 30th, 2021
15:00 – Sixth Round
October 1st, 2021
15:00 – Seventh Round
October 2nd, 2021
15:00 – Eighth Round
October 3rd, 2021
09:00 – Ninth Round
14:00 – Closing Ceremony
Hotel Imperial Plovdiv ****
Member of Radisson Individuals
|Price of B&B per person per day||Standard||Premium|
|Single Room||51 EUR||62 EUR|
|Double Room||31 EUR||38 EUR|
Price includes: High-speed internet, parking, and live room-TV stream of the games.
Buffet Lunch/Dinner is available at 14/18 euro per person.
The nearest international airport (distance 120 km) is Sofia Airport (SOF).
Organizing Committee can provide bus transportation from Sofia Airport to Plovdiv with return for 50 euros per person upon request.
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