April 24, 2017

Faroes Open 2017

From:

July 12th – July 19th

 

Welcome to the Faroe Islands. An isolated place in the North Atlantic, famous for it’s beautiful nature, friendly people and special summers. Come experience this wonderful country and mentality, while you participate in a international chess tournament.

Venue: Kollafjarðar Skúla, Botnavegur 2, 410 Kollafjørður

Schedule: The tournament is taking place from July 12th-19th

9 rounds swiss system open international chess tournament

Time control: is 90 min for 40 moves + 30 minutes after move 40. Increment of 30 sec. for every move starting from move one.

Registration: GM/WGM/IM/WIM play for free.

Registration here: http://www.faroesopen.com/join/

Entry fee is 600 DKK for all other players over the age of 18. If registration and payment done prior to June 1st 350 DKK

Juniors (born 1999 or later) 400 DKK. If registration and payment done prior to June 1st 250 DKK

Prizes in DKK:  15.000 – 7.500 – 5.000 – 3.000 – 2.000

Rating prizes in DKK: 1.500 pr rating group.

Rating groups: 0 -1500 ELO, 1501-2000 ELO, 2001-2200 ELO, 2201-2400 ELO, Best performance according to own rating.

Side events: There will be a possibility of a blitz chess tournament, indoor football games, excursions, mountain hiking and GM chess lessons.

 

Faroes Open 2017 More than just a chess tournament

Contact us:

E-mail: faroesopen@faroesopen.com

Web page: www.faroesopen.com

Tel: +298 299300