Pirgos Chess Academy in collaboration with the club of Hotel owners of Ancient Olympia and the Greek Chess Federation organize the 1st Open Greek Blitz-Rapid championship. The chess tournament will take place in Ancient Olympia, the birth place of Olympic Games and athletic spirit, for the very first time.
It is a unique chance to visit the museum as well as the ancient ruins and the Olympic stadium, while staying at the historical Olympic village and participating in a rapid and blitz tournament.
The events will take place 29th August – 1st September. The time control is 5 mins + 3 sec for blitz and 20 mins + sec for rapid. Both tournaments are 9 rounds Swiss events.
A total prize fund of 3000 eur is dedicated for the Ancient Olympia events.
Download full information and regulations at the official website www.pirgoschess.gr
|Thursday||29thΑug 2013||Confirmation of Entrants Blitz||16.00 – 17.00 pm|
|Thursday||29thΑug 2013||Opening Ceremony||17.15 pm|
|Thursday||29thΑug 2013||1 - 9 rounds||18.00 – 21.00 pm|
|Thursday||29th Αug 2013||Closing Ceremony – Awards||21.10pm|
|Friday||30thAug 2013||Confirmation of Entrants Rapid||15.30 – 16.30 pm|
|Friday||30th Αug2013||1 – 3 rounds||17.00 – 21.00 pm|
|Saturday||31st Αug 2013||4 – 6 rounds||17.00 – 21.00 pm|
|Sunday||1stSep 2013||7 – 9 rounds||10.00 – 14.00 pm|
|Sunday||1stSep 2013||Closing Ceremony – Awards||14.10 pm|