40th International Chess Tournament Groningen & 3rd European Chess Championship

The organizers of Groningen tournament announced the forthcoming tournaments in Groningen:

European Championship 2002 (ECC)
Qualifier World Chess Championship 2002
13 rounds: Thursday December 20 - Friday January 4
Inscriptions only by the federations
  Women Grandmaster Tournament (WGM)
11 rounds: Saturday December 22 - Thursday January 3
Invitation Tournament
     
Open Grandmaster Tournament (OGM)
10 rounds: Thursday December 20 - Sunday December 30
Players rated > 2100
1 st prize Dfl. 4000.-.
Entry fee Dfl. 150.-; born in 1983 or after Dfl.75.-.
GM,IM>2450;WGM,WIM>2250 free.
rating>2450;GM,IM<2450;WGM,WIM<2250 Dfl.75.-.
Rate of play : 40/2; 20/1; + 15 minutes
  Open Rating Tournament A/B
9 rounds: Thursday December 20 - Saturday December 29
Open A : players rated > 1750, < 2150
1st prize Dfl. 1500.-
Entry fee Dfl. 110.-; born in 1983 or after Dfl. 75
Open B : players rated < 1800
1st prize Dfl. 1000.-
Entry fee Dfl. 85.-; born in 1983 or after Dfl. 65
Rate of play: 40/2; 20/1; + 15 minutes
     
Gasunie Young Masters (GYM)
11 rounds: Saturday December 22 - Thursday January 3
Invitation Tournament
  Mini Tournaments
5 rounds: Thursday December 20 - Monday December 24 (MV)
Wednesday December 26 - Sunday December 30 (MN)
Players rated < 2300 ; 1st prize Dfl. 300.-
Entry fee Dfl. 65.-; born in 1983 or after Dfl. 45.-
Rate of play: 40/2; + 30 minutes

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