Pnevmatiki Stegi Peristeriou are Korinthia Chess Academy “Argonaftis” are organizing the 3rd International Tournament Isthmia 2013 on 18-25th August at the Alkyon Hotel in Vrachati, Korinthia, Greece.
Prefecture of Peloponnisos, Municipality of Velo Vocha and Regional Unity of Korinthia are supporting the event.
The tournament will be held over 9 rounds of Swiss system in three groups: Open A for players rated over 2000 FIDE, Open B for U1900 players and Open C for unrated players. Players rated 1900 – 2000 may select in which group they will participate. The organizers reserve the right to merge the three groups, depending on the number of participants.
Last year winner of Open A was GM Dmitry Svetushkin from Moldova.
Cups will be awarded to the top three winners of the Group A and the first winners of the other Groups of the general standings. Medals will be awarded to the top 6 winners of the Group A, top 3 winners of the other Groups and to the winners of special categories.
The total prize fund is 6800 EUR. Top prizes in Open A are EUR 2400, 1200, 600, 500, 400, 300 etc.
There will also be side events: rated blitz tournament, simultaneous exhibition and excursion to archeological sites of Ancient Greece.
Hotel Alkyon and Hotel Onar are offering extremely affordable accommodation packages. Details in the tournament regulations (.doc).
Information and registration: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (+30)6974858312 – Ms Maria Petsetidi , (+30)6977079007 – Mr Antonis Bellos