The 2nd International Chess Festival Riga Technical University Open will take place on August 5th-11th 2013. The event will be played in the mentioned University, located at 1 Kalku Street, Riga, Latvia (City Centre, Old Town).
The total prize fund is planned to be 7 700 LVL (11 000 EUR) for all tournaments.
There will be four tournaments played simultaneously:
Tournament A: Swiss System, 9 rounds, August 5-11, open for all players. The tournament will have GM, IM, WGM and WIM norms. The time control will be 90 minutes per game per player + 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.
Tournament B: Swiss System, 9 rounds, August 5-11, open for players with an Elo rating below 2099 and a Latvian rating below 2199.
Tournament C will be an amateur event and Tournament D a blitz event that will be played on August 11th.
Last year winner was GM Jan Markos.