UNION OF CRETE’s CHESS CLUBS

Post box 190 e-mail: thebest@ret.forthnet.gr      Tel. 0977673981 

Rethimnon 74100 FAX: +3 0831-57753

 

CHESS FESTIVAL

"EASTER IN RETHIMNON 2001"

 

The Union of Crete’s Chess Clubs pre-announces in Rethimnon, at LEFKONIKO hotel, on the 17-21 of April, the Chess Festival named "Easter in Rethimnon 2001" and the participations of the ex International Champion, Anatoli Karpov and of the International Young Champion, Maria Kouvatsou.

This chess festival is under the auspices of the Ministry of Sports, of the Periphery Of Crete, of the Prefecture of Rethimnon, of the Local Union of Municipalities and of Communities of Rethimnon, and the Municipalities of Arkadi and of Rethimnon.

The Chess Festival will include:

SHOW GAMES FROM THE "LEGENDARY"

ANATOLY KARPOV

 

On the 20th of April, Anatoli Karpov give a simultaneous match against 20 distinguished opponents, while in the afternoon of the same day and of the next, he will play in exhibition match against the 1999 Woman World Champion U-20, Maria Kouvatsou.

Whoever wants to take part in the simultaneous game can call at 0977 673981 (Maria Vigliraki) or fax through the (+3) 0831 57753 or e-mail at thebest@ret.forthnet.gr.

 

1st Greek Interschool Championship

 

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT

The Union of Crete’s Chess Clubs in association with the Greek Chess Company announces the 1st Greek Interschool Championship for Elementary Schools.

  1. TEAM COMPOSITION

The composition of the teams will be of four members. The composition is free but the order that will be given before the start of the championship will be kept in all the games. If a team puts a fifth athlete in the team, he will play in the position of the one he substitutes.


 

  1. DURATION OF THINKING

The duration of thinking is set up to 30 minutes for each chess player for the completion of the game. The chess player who passes over the duration of thinking will be nullified.

  1. SCORE

The sum of the points, the system of the Olympiad will be followed. In each encounter the team will be given marks, according to the points gained. (4 for four victories, 3,5 for three victories and one draw, 1 for one victory, 0,5 for one draw, 0 for no victory). The team that gets the BYE will be considered that has won without a game and gets 2,5 points.

  1. RIGHT OF  PARTICIPATION

Right of participation have four - membered teams with pupils of Elementary Schools. The organizers are giving an allowance to one team from every prefecture, while teams that want to take part on their own expenses can participate. If until the 31st of March any prefectures have not stated a team, then teams from other prefectures that have already stated their participation will be given the allowance. Teams that will play on their own expenses can state it until the day before the games.

6.      ENLISTING

For the final enlisting the sum of the point will be calculated. In case of equivalence, the following criteria will be used in order:

a)      The result between them.

b)     Match – points.

c)      Points per chess - board.

d)     Barrage.

7.      POSTPONEMENT

Postponements will not be given.


 

8.      GAMES SYSTEM

The Swiss of 9 rounds will be used.

9.      GAMES PROGRAM

The games will be held according to the following program:

18th of April 2001, Wednesday

Start Ceremony

17:00 - 17:30

 

1st round

17:30 - 18:30

 

2nd round

18:30 - 19:30

 

3rd round

19:30 - 20:30

19th of April 2001, Thursday

4th round

17:30 - 18:30

 

5th round

18:30 - 19:30

 

6th round

19:30 - 20:30

20th of April, Friday

PARALLEL MANIFESTATIONS

 

21st of April, Saturday

7th round

10:00 - 11:00

 

8th round

11:00 - 12:00

 

9th round

12:00 - 13:00

 

Finish Ceremony- Rewards

16:00

 

10.  COST OF PARTICIPATION

 FOR THE PROVIDED TEAMS (4 athletes and 1 escort): The cost of transferring Piraeus - Crete - Piraeus and of full hospitality (with three lunches daily) is 90.000 drachmas per team. The transfer tickets are 4 in a four-bedded cabin and 1 in the airplane like seats.

FOR THE NON PROVIDED TEAMS (4 athletes and 1 escort): The transfer cost Piraeus - Crete - Piraeus and of full hospitality (with three lunches daily) is 170.000 drachmas per team.

FOR INDIVIDUALS: The cost of full hospitality (with three lunches daily) is 10.000 drachmas per day, that is 30.000 during the championship. The transfer cost Piraeus – Crete _Piraeus (in a four-bedded cabin) is 10.000 drachmas per person (with tickets that the organizers will edit).

11.  REWARDS

Cups and metals will be awarded to the first three teams of the championship, while metals will be awarded to the teams that will finish to the positions 4-7. Metals will be awarded to the three better results per chess - board, while all the students participating to the championship will receive diplomas.

The organizers will award the best two athletes  - a boy and a girl – who will receive airport tickets to Eurodisney. As best athletes will be distinguished the pupils who gather most points in all 9 games.

12.  STATEMENT OF PARTICIPATION

Statements of participation must be sent through the fax number 0831 57753 or must be e-mailed to thebest@ret.forthnet.gr, while the chess players who will participate in the team must be stated, too. The teams that will receive the allowance must state their participation until the 31 of March, while all the rest teams stating their participation must deposit the cost of their participation in the bank account of the Union, in order the transfer tickets to be sent to the leader of the team on time. In the case of a delayed statement of participation, the organizers can not guarantee the favorable discounts at the boat tickets.

13.  GENERAL

For every issue that has not been foreseen by this Announcement or the regulations of FIDE and the Greek Chess Company, the management of the games will be competent.

OPEN RAPID TOURNAMENT

1.      ANNOUNCEMENT

The Union of Crete’s Chess Clubs pre-announces open rapid tournament (of fast chess).


 

2.      DURATION OF THINKING

The duration of thinking is set up to 25 minutes for each chess player and 5 seconds for every movement. The chess player who passes over the duration of thinking will be nullified. The games are held according to the Regulations of FIDE Quickplay Finish.

3.      POSTPONES

Postpones will not be given.

4.      GAMES SYSTEM

The Swiss of 9 rounds will be used.

5.      GAMES PROGRAM

The games will be held according to the following program:

18th of April 2001, Wednesday

Start Ceremony

16:30 - 17:00

 

1st round

17:00 - 18:00

 

2nd round

18:00 - 19:00

 

3rd round

19:00 - 20:00

19th of April 2001, Thursday

4th round

17:00 - 18:00

 

5th round

18:00 - 19:00

 

6th round

19:00 - 20:00

20th of April, Friday

PARALLEL MANIFESTATIONS

 

21st of April, Saturday

7th round

10:30 - 11:30

 

8th round

11:30 - 12:30

 

9th round

12:30 - 13:30

 

Finish Ceremony- Rewards

16:00

 


6.      COST OF PARTICIPATING

The cost  of full hospitality (with three lunches daily)  is 10.000 drachmas  per day. The  transfer cost  Piraeus – Crete – Piraeus  is 10.000 drachmas  per person  in a four-bedded cabin and 5.900 at the airplane like seats (with tickets that will be edited by the organizers).

7.      REWARDS

The money rewards will be announced in a later announcement.

8.      STATEMENT OF PARTICIPATION

Statements of participation must be sent  through the fax number 0831 57753  or e-mailed to thebest@ret.forthnet.gr.

 

BLITZ TOURNAMENT

The Union of Crete’s  Chess Clubs pre-announces on the 17th of April blitz tournament. The first three winners of the tournament will be offered hospitality freely in the open rapid tournament starting the day after.

 

 

FOR THE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL OF THE UNION

THE VICE PRESIDENT

 

 

MARIA VIGLIRAKI