INTERNATIONAL CHESS GRAND-PRIX

“CRETE 97”

CONSISTED OF THE FOLLOWING OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENTS:

2nd Aghios Nikolaos Open (October 15-23)

5th Iraklion Open (October 25 - November 2)



Organizers

O.A.A. Iraklion Sports Club - LATO Sports Club

Tournament Schedule

1st - 8th round at 3:30 p.m., 9th (last) round at 10:00 a.m. Swiss accelerated system for IM and GM norms (2 hours for 40 moves + 1 hour fot the rest of the game).

Entry Fee

15.000 drs (about USD 55) or 8.000 drs for juniors U-20.

Prizes (for each tournament)

1st: 500.000 drs / 2nd: 300.000 / 3rd: 180.000 / 4th: 100.000 / 5th: 80.000 / 6th-10th: 50.000 / 11th-15th: 25.000 / 1st woman: 80.000 / 2nd woman: 40.000 / 1st junior: 50.000 / 1st girl: 30.000 / 1st unrateD: 50.000 / 2nd unrated: 30.000.

Grand-Prix Prizes

1st: 300.000 / 2nd: 250.000 / 3rd: 200.000 / 4th: 150.000 / 5th: 100.000.

In case of a tie prizes will be divided equally. If a player qualifies for more than one prizes he receives them all.

Special offers

Accomodation for 8 nights in double rooms at the total cost of:

a) Agios Nikolaos Open: Hotel Hermes Hotel Coral

RR (breakfast included) 63.000 drs 55.000 drs

HB (breakfast and dinner) 75.000 drs 67.000 drs

b) Iraklion Open: 52000 drs. (breakfast included) in Hotel Xenia (city of Iraklion).

Players who take advantage of the above offers are exempted of any entry fee obligation.


Information

George Mastrokoukos: Tel.: +30.94.342225

Fax: +30.1.4917893

Angelos Tzermiadianos: Tel-Fax: +30.1.7666944

Add.: Angelos Tzermiadianos

86-88 Kononos Str.,

email address: eso@compulink.gr, and  loxias@compulink.gr