8th International Open Chess Tournament
"Ano Liosia '97"
11-19 January 1997, Ano Liosia, Athens


ORGANIZERS:


Town corporation development Municipality of Ano Liosia in co-operation with The Greek Chess Federation and Ano Liosia Chess Club "Triantafilos Siaperas".

SCHEDULE:



Closing ceremony/awards Sunday 19 January 1997, at 20:30 hrs

RULES OF PLAY:


9 round Swiss, 2 hrs/40 moves + 1 hour for the rest of the game for each player.

PLAYING HALL:


Municipality Ano Liosia, "Melina Mercouri" demonstration hall.

PRIZES:


1US Dollar=241 drachmas.
In case of tie prizes will be divided equal.
If a player qualifies for more than one prizes he/she has the right to choose one of them.

Entry Fee:
10.000 drs (40$). Free for more than 2200 ELO. For invited GMs-IMs free board and lodging provided.

Ano Liosia is located in a distance of about 12km Nothern to Omonia Square. The organizers provide for all participants free transport by buses, from Omonia square to the playing hall and back for each round.
During the games refreshments and coffe are free for all players.

MEETING POINT-DEPARTURE OF BUSES


Omonia square (in the center of Athens) Omonia hotel, one hour before the start of each round.

CAIRMAN OF ORGANIZING COMMITEE


Sirmas Alexandros

CHIEF ARBITERS


Nikolopoulos Panagiotis, Bardis Evangelos

FURTHER INFO.

Kofidis Andreas +30 1 9329 117
Katsanou Eli +30 1 2483 029 09:00-13:00 hrs
Bakosi Haroula +30 1 2480 400 (int:147) 09:30-13:00 hrs
FAX: +30 1 2471 989 -13:00 hrs
FAX: +30 1 2471 989