2011

1st Qin Huangdao Open Chess Tournament (Updated)

The 1st Qin Huangdao Open Chess Tournament will be held in Qin Huangdao, Hebei, China from 30 September to 7 October 2011.

Top rated players: Le Quang Liem VIE 2717, Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son VIE 2644, Wang Yue CHN 2716, Li Chao b CHN 2710, Bu Xiangzhi CHN 2666, Ding Liren CHN 2660, Yu Yangyi CHN 2646, Sandipan Chanda IND 2640, Negi Parimarjan IND 2631, Ganguly Surya Shekhar IND 2631, (full list bellow).

Organizers: Board and Card Games Administrative Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and Chinese Chess Association.

Host: Hebei Provincial Sports Bureau, Qin Huangdao Municipal People’s Government.

Co-organizer: Board and Card Games Administrative Center of Hebei Provincial Sports Bureau, Qin Huangdao Qiyuan, Hebei Yi Jia Hong Shun Co., Ltd.

Registration: September 30, 2011
Playing date: October 1-7, 2011
Venue: Qin Huangdao, Hebei, China

Qin Huangdao

Players and Referees

Players from the affiliated national federation of World Chess Federation are entitled to participate in the tournament.

Arbiters and members of Appeals Committee are appointed by Board and Card Games Administrative Center of the General Administration of Sport of China. According to tournament requirement, assistants are appointed by Qin Huangdao Sports Bureau and Qin Huangdao Qiyuan.

Tournament Regulations:

1.The latest FIDE regulations shall be observed. ELO rating shall be calculated. The players can apply for titles.
2. The tournament will be played over 9 rounds with Swiss system; 90’/end + 30” increment per move, starting from move 1.
3. Competition Format:
(1) Open Section: Players beyond 2200 will participate in open section. Age and gender are unlimited.
(2) Amateur Section: Players below 2200 or who do not have ELO rating will participate in amateur section which will be divided into groups as follows according to ages and in which men category and women category are opened up:

Group A: Players who were born before 31st, Dec, 1996
Group B: Players who were born between 1st, Jan, 1997 and 31st, Dec, 1998
Group C: Players who were born between 1st, Jan, 1999 and 31st, Dec, 2000
Group D: Players who were born between 1st, Jan, 2001 and 31st, Dec, 2002
Group E: Players who were born between 1st, Jan, 2003 and 31st, Dec, 2004
Group F: Players who were born between 1st, Jan, 2005 and 31st, Dec, 2006

Participation Fee

1. Entry fee

(1) Open Section: No entry fee should be paid by men/women grandmasters and international masters. An entry fee of 50 US Dollar or equivalent Ren Minbi(Chinese Yuan) is asked for other players.

(2) Amateur Section: An entry fee of 25 US Dollar or equivalent Ren Minbi(Chinese Yuan) is asked for every player.

2. Accommodation fee

(1) Open Section: According to the registration sequence, organizer will provide free full accommodations to the first 50 men/women grandmasters; Other Men/women grandmasters and the first 50 international masters registered in sequence should pay 40 US Dollar or equivalent Ren Minbi (Chinese Yuan) for the full accommodations each day per person; other players should pay 80 US Dollars or equivalent Ren Minbi (Chinese Yuan) for the full accommodations each day per person. Grandmasters beyond 2650 will be provided with single room.

(2) Amateur Section: Players should pay 25 US Dollars or equivalent Ren Minbi (Chinese Yuan) for the full accommodations each day per person.

3. Travel fee
All players should pay the travel expense on their own. If anyone needs the airport transfer or tickets booking service please contact organizer in advance.

Ranking and Awards:

Certificate and prize money will be awarded to the top 32 places in open section, top 16 Places in women category in open section and top 16 places in each group in amateur section. Trophy will be given to the top 3 places in each section.

The following is the detailed list of prize for each place in each section (Unit: US Dollar, not including tax. The total prize fund is 87,000 US Dollar): please note that players cannot get the prize for open section and women category in open section at the same time.

Group and Ranking / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4-8 / 9-16 / 17-32
Open Section 20000 8000 5000 2500 1000 500
Open Section: Women category 5000 2500 1000 600 300

Group and Ranking / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4-8 / 9-16
Amateur Section Group A: Men category 1000 500 300 100 50
Amateur Section Group A: Women category 500 250 150 80 40
Amateur Section Group B: Men category 500 250 150 80 40
Amateur Section Group B: Women category 300 150 100 50 30
Amateur Section Group C: Men category 300 150 100 50 30
Amateur Section Group C: Women category 200 100 70 40 20
Amateur Section Group D: Men category 200 100 70 40 20
Amateur Section Group D: Women category 150 80 50 30 15
Amateur Section Group E: Men category 150 80 50 30 15
Amateur Section Group E: Women category 100 50 30 20 10
Amateur Section Group F: Men category 100 50 30 20 10
Amateur Section Group F: Women category 80 40 30 20 10

The host will be responsible for guarantying enough competition funds and sponsorship.

Information about Registration, Visa and the Deadline for Registration

Players who need the invitation letter for visa are responsible to sent their passport scanned copy to Li Kaimin(Cindy) cindy.likaimin@gmail.com or to the fax number of Chinese Chess Association: +86 10 6710 1522.
The deadline for registration is 15th, Sep, 2011. Organizer reserves the right to accept or refuse late registration.
Foreign players please contact:
Tian Hongwei (Abigail) Mobilephone: 0086-13911917506
Li Kaimin(Cindy), Tel: (+86)15811047899

Other activities

To expand the influence and coverage of this tournament, organizer will make full use of the valuable opportunity that players from countries around the world will participate in this international tournament in Qin Huangdao to invite 12 grandmasters to play simultaneous games with the players in amateur team in 6 nights (12 grandmasters from 12 countries, 1 player from each).
Any further issues will be informed later.

About Qin Huangdao

Qinhuangdao is a port city in northeastern Hebei province of North China. It is about 300 km east of Beijing, on the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea. Its population is 2,987,605 at the 2010 census whom 820,800 live in the built up area made of 3 urban counties.

Qinhuangdao is home to the Tanghe River Park, which features the Red Ribbon, a knee-high steel sculpture that runs through the length of the park, providing seating, environmental interpretation, lighting, and the display of native plants. The project has won an honor award from the American Society of Landscape Architects and was selected by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine as one of the seven new wonders of the architecture world.

Players:

1 GM Liem Le Quang VIE 2717
2 GM Wang Yue CHN 2716
3 GM Li Chao B CHN 2710
4 GM Bu Xiangzhi CHN 2666
5 GM Ding Liren CHN 2660
6 GM Yu Yangyi CHN 2646
7 GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son VIE 2644
8 GM Sandipan Chanda IND 2640
9 GM Negi Parimarjan IND 2631
10 GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly IND 2631
11 GM Zhou Jianchao CHN 2628
12 GM Levan Pantsulaia GEO 2614
13 GM Zhou Weiqi CHN 2598
14 GM Zhao Jun CHN 2587
15 GM David Arutinian GEO 2577
16 GM Wen Yang CHN 2547
17 GM Xiu Deshun CHN 2540
18 IM Lu Shanglei CHN 2517
19 GM Li Shilong CHN 2515
20 GM Xu Jun CHN 2500
21 GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2492
22 IM Gundavaa Bayrsaikhan MGL 2467
23 Wan Yunguo CHN 2459
24 Ma Qun CHN 2455
25 IM Wang Chen CHN 2454
26 IM Batchuluun Tsegmed MGL 2435
27 IM Lou Yiping CHN 2433
28 GM Wang Rui CHN 2432
29 IM Liu Qingnan CHN 2431
30 WGM Tang Zhongyi CHN 2429
31 Yu Ruiyuan CHN 2428
32 IM Gao Rui CHN 2424
33 WGM Huang Qian CHN 2421
34 IM Yu Lie CHN 2416
35 IM Zhang Ziyang CHN 2414
36 IM Yang Kaiqi CHN 2413
37 Zeng Chongsheng CHN 2413
38 Ma Zhonghan CHN 2394
39 GM Wu Wenjin CHN 2387
40 WGM Zhang Xiaowen CHN 2387
41 Jia Haoxiang CHN 2371
42 Lu Yijie CHN 2370
43 WGM Guo Qi CHN 2367
44 WGM pham Le Thao Nguyen VIE 2362
45 WGM Wang Yu A CHN 2360
46 FM Munkhgal Gombosuren MGL 2348
47 WGM Ding Yixin CHN 2340
48 WGM Gu Xiaobing CHN 2335
49 WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An VIE 2331
50 WGM Hoang Thi Bao Tram VIE 2331
51 Wang Jue CHN 2312
52 Li Bo CHN 2311
53 FM Wei Yi CHN 2299
54 Mu Ke CHN 2278
55 Wang Yiye CHN 2273
56 Fang Yan CHN 2257
57 Liu Chang CHN 2256
58 Xu Yining CHN 2244
59 Liu Guanchu CHN 2242
60 Dang Tat Thang VIE 2241
61 WIM Wang Xiaohui CHN 2210
62 Zhai Mo CHN 2205
63 Wang Doudou CHN 2192
64 WGM Tian Tian CHN 2190
65 WIM Xu Tong CHN 2187
66 WFM Enkhtuul Altanulzii MGL 2183
67 Chu Weichao CHN 2175
68 Bai Jinshi CHN 2151
69 Nin Shiqun CHN 2146
70 Xu Yinglun CHN 2122
71 Xu Yi CHN 2121
72 Zhang Hanyu CHN 2102
73 Li Xueyi CHN 2100
74 Chen Yang CHN 2098
75 Cai Jiaying CHN 2094
76 Xu Jialun CHN 2078
77 Lie Tingjie CHN 2078
78 WIM Abdimalik Zhansaya KAZ 2030

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