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8th BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

September 18, 2015 - September 28, 2015

       The Amicale Chess Club is glad to invite you to participate in the ‘’8th Beirut International Open- 

        Chess  Championship‘’ from 18th till 28th of September 2015.

     Organizer :  Mr. Jacques Bedrossian   

     Director    :  Mr. Elias Khairallah

Address : Sami El Solh Street – Beirut – Lebanon

Tel/Fax  :   +961 1 383819   / +961 1 287008          Mobile : +961 3 883225

Website :   www.andlb.org                                        E- Mail  : elkhairallah@yahoo.com

 

  1. Venue, date, schedule : The Championship will be held from 18 till 28 September 2015

 

                              

Date Time Program
Friday 18 September   Arrival Day
      8:00 P.M Players Meeting
Saturday 19 September 5:00 P.M Round 1
Sunday 20 September 6:00 P.M Round 2
Monday 21 September 6:00 P.M Round 3
Tuesday 22 September 6:00 P.M Round 4
Wednesday 23  September 6:00 P.M Round 5
Thursday 24 September 6:00 P.M Round 6
 Friday  25  September 6:00 P.M Round 7
Saturday 26 September 5:00 P.M Round 8
Sunday 27 September 10:30 A.M Round 9
 7:00 P.M  Closing Ceremony
 Monday  28 September    Departure day

 

  1. System and Rate of Play :

The championship will be played in 9 rounds according the Swiss System.

Time control: 1:30 hours + 30 seconds per move from the first move.

 

  1. Tie-Break System :

a – Direct Encounter

b – Number of victories

c – Buchholz Cut 1  ; Buchholz Cut 2

 

           N.B: All players having the same number of points will share their money prizes equally.

Tie-break system will be used for ranking and trophies/medals distribution.

 

  1. Applications & Registrations :

The Beirut 8 th International Championship is open to all players regardless of their title or rating.

The application should be returned not later than:1 September 2015 to Mr. Jacques  Bedrossian. By mail : jack.bedrossian60@hotmail.com

  1. Arbiters :

The Chief Arbiter will be the “I.A” Mr. Takis  Nikolopoulos (GRE).

The Deputy Chief Arbiter will be the “I.A” Mr.”()

 

  1. Prizes: 7000 US $

Money Prizes & 3 Trophies & Medals      

Place Prize US $                 Special
1       2000 US $    Under 2200 fide rating 200 US $
2       1400 US $          Under 2000 fide rating 200 US $
3       1000 US $ Unrated  1- 200 US $
4         600 US $  2- 100 US $
5         400 US $  Best Lady      250 US $
   6                300 US $  Best Youth Under 18 150 US $
   7   200 US $  
  • No double prize award is carried out. All prizes are tax-free.

 

  1. Appeals Committee :

The appeals Committee (3 members and 2 reserves) will be declared in the players meeting.

 

  1. Tournament Bulletin :

Daily bulletin will be given for free to all participants.

 

  1. Fees :

The entry fee for the 8th Beirut  International Open Championship is;

  • US$ 60 for Unrated players.
  • US$ 35 for Under 18 players.(Birth year between 1997 till 2004).
  • US$ 25 for Rated players.
  • Free for the FIDE title players.

 

  1. Accommodation

The accommodation will be at the “white House” Hotel – Jal Al Dib  Area – Beirut

Upon invitation ;Free accommodation will be offered for the  players holding the titles GM,WGM,IM

Hotel fee are as follow (For Players): One Person/Per night (Full Board):-Double Room: 90 US$

-Single Room:120 US$

Prices includes VAT. Free Internet in the Lobby

All payments for accommodation should be paid in advance.

 

  1. Local Transport :

Transportation: Airport – Hotel & Hotel – Playing hall will be arranged by the Organizer.

 

  1. Weather Conditions :

In September the weather is warm & mild.The temperature is usually between 22 and 30 Celsius.

 

  1. Currency Exchange :

The local currency is Lebanese Pounds.US Dollars are also widely used. US$ 1=1500 LL

 

  1. Visas: Please contact the Lebanese Embassy for visa if required. Otherwise please contact us.

 

Details

Start:
September 18, 2015
End:
September 28, 2015
Event Category:

Organizer

Amicale Chess Club
Website:
www.andlb.org

Venue

Freres Furn El Chebbak
Furn El Chebbak
Beirut, Lebanon
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