17th INTERNATIONAL OPEN
TOURNAMENT "ACROPOLIS"

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The Greek Chess Federation announcements the 17th International Chess Tournament “Acropolis” of 9 rounds swiss and free participation.The games will be organised in Athens between 13/09-21/09/97

Organiser: Greek Chess Federation (Tel.: +30-1-9220972, 9221465, FAX +30-1-9221620)

Playing Hall: Estia of Nea Smyrni, Konstantinou Paleologou 1, Chrysostomou Smyrnis sq., 171 22, Nea Smyrni tel.: 9333 702, 9333 274, 9333662 Fax.: 9333705

Playing Schedule:

Friday 12 September 1997 : Player's Arrival ******

Saturday 13 September 1997 : Opening Ceremony 16.00'

Saturday 13 September 1997 : 1st round 16.30'

Sunday 14 September 1997 : 2nd round 16.30'

Monday 15 September 1997 : 3rd round 16.30'

Tuesday 16 September 1997 : 4th round 16.30'

Wednesday 17 September 1997 : 5th round 16.30'

Thursday 18 September 1997 : 6th round 16.30'

Friday 19 September 1997 : 7th round 16.30'

Saturday 20 September 1997 : 8th round 16.30'

Sunday 21 September 1997 : 9th round 11.30'

Sunday 21 September 1997 : Closing Ceremony 18.30'

Monday 22 September 1997 : Player's Departure ******

Time Limit: 40 moves in 2 hours and 1 hour for the rest of the game

Entry Fee: 8.000 drs.
Players with International ELO-rating of 2400 and more are free of entry fee.

Regulations: All FIDE regulations are in force.

Tie-Breaks: In case of tie, the following tie-breaking criteria will be used:

Protests: Protests against to the arbiter’s decision should be submitted by the player to the tournament director, ‘till 10:00 in the morning of the next day (rounds 1-8).For the last round protest should be submitted not more than one hour after the end of the playing session. The deposit for a protest is 20.000 drs.

Postponements: According to the FIDE rules and to the GCF rules, nobody can withdraw from the tournament, without a serious reason. The special situation of a postponement of a withdraw must be decided by the tournament and his decision is final. Medical care be given by the CGF doctor which is dr. Strofalis Nikolaos (tel.: 8814 679) and which his decision is final.

Prizes: In case of a tie prizes will be shared equal. The total prize fund is 1.700.000 drs

 

  General    
1 300.000 5 100.000
2 200.000 6 80.000
3 170.000 7-8 50.000
4 130.000 9-10 35.000
  Women   Juniors
1 80.000 1 60.000
2 60.000 2 40.000
3 40.000 3 30.000
  Girls U20   Boys U16
1 30.000 1 30.000
2 20.000 2 20.000
3 10.000 3 10.000
  Girls U/16   Unrated
1 30.000 1 30.000
2 20.000 2 20.000
3 10.000 3 10.000

GENERAL: Any matter that is not taking care in the present proclamation, or by the rules of FIDE and the rules of the Greek Chess Federation, responsible is the  tournament director.