Regulations - International Chess Tournament "World's Youth Stars" in memory of Vanya Somov

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Regulations

18th tournament
REGULATIONS
of the International Chess Tournament "World's Youth Stars" Vanya Somov's memorial

  1. The tournament is staged in Kirishi, Leningrad region, at the Palace of Culture KINEF, Sovetskaya str. 16.
  2. The tournament is from 15 (arrival and opening ceremony) to 22 (final round, awards ceremony, and departure) of May 2020.
  3. The tournament is a 12-player, single round-robin event, according to the acting rules of FIDE.
  4. Time control is 1 hour 30 minutes (plus 30 seconds for each move made) until the end of the game for each player using the electronic chess clock..
  5. Game schedule:
    2019 May 16, 17, 18, 20, 21 - at 10:00 and 16:00
    2019 May 19 - Day off (Nesis Cup)
    2019 May 22 - at 10:00 (final round)
    Opening Ceremony - 2020 May 15th at 17:00.
    Closing Ceremony - 2020 May 22nd at 15:00.
  6. The placing is defined according to the biggest sum of points, accumulated within 11 rounds. If the sum of points is equal the placing is defined as follows:
    1. face-to-face game
    2. "Zonnenborn-Berger"
    3. number of victories
  7. The 1-st, 2-nd and 3-rd place winners are awarded with diplomas and prizes. The organizers have established prizes for creative achievements.
  8. Meals are:
    breakfast 08:00 - 10:00;
    lunch 13:00 - 14:00;
    dinner 20:00 - 21:00
  9. Jury of Appeal:
    S. Yanovsky– Head coach of the Russian national teams,
    M. Novik – International Grandmaster,
    I. Bajarani– International Arbiter.
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