3rd International Open Chess Tournament
18/7 - 26/7/2001, Patras - Hellas

ORGANIZERS: I. & C.B.CLUB OF PATRAS, B. SPORTS CLUB OF PATRAS.

TOURNAMENT HALL AND PLACE: Hotel “PORTO RIO” at RIO of PATRAS.

SYSTEM OF THE GAMES: Swiss system, 9 rounds.

DURATION OF THE GAMES:The time limit will be 40 moves in 75 minutes and 15 minutes for the rest of the game. From the first move, 30 seconds will be added after each move. The games shall be played using DGT clocks. There will be no adjourned games.

TOURNAMENT PROGRAM

DATE TIME EVENT
July 18 16:30 Opening Ceremony
July 18 17:00 Round 1
July 19 17:00 Round 2
July 20 17:00 Round 3
July 21 17:00 Round 4
July 22 Free Day
July 23 10:00 Round 5
July 23 18:00 Round 6
July 24 17:00 Round 7
July 25 17:00 Round 8
July 26 17:00 Round 9

RULES: The tournament will be held in accordance with the FIDE regulations.

DIRECTORS OF THE TOURNAMENT: Vasilis Tzolas and Panos Eliopoulos. PRIZES:

CATEGORY	PLACE	PRIZE
(IN GDR)	SPECIAL CATEGORIES	PLACE	PRIZE
Men	1	500.000	Women	1	100.000
Men	2	300.000	Local	1	  80.000
Men	3	200.000			
Men	4	100.000			
Men	5	100.000			
Men	6	100.000			
Men	7	100.000			
Men	8	100.000			

ENTRY FEE:

CATEGORY	ENTRY FEE (IN GDR)
Men-Women	15.000
Juniors 16 - 20	10.000
Free fee for invited players and players>2300 ELO, Women>2150 ELO.

ACCOMMODATION: 10 players of international ELO>2500 will be accommodated at double rooms for 9 nights, 9 breakfasts and 9 lunches. For all other players accommodation at RIO BEACH HOTEL for 9 nights with full board:

Single room 135.000 GDR per person
Double room 95.000 GDR per person
Tree beds room 85.000 GDR per person.

MORE INFO AND RESERVATIONS
Vasilis Tzolas Tel. +3061 278 395 - +3093 7221 911 - FAX +30 61 318 155
Panos Eliopoulos Tel. +3061 317 080 +3097 7321 226
E-Mail: otoenpah@otenet.gr
www.otenet.gr/chessclub