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4th Mohamed Slama Memorial 2014

CHESS_FESTIVAL_POSTER_1_The 4th edition of Mohamed Slama Memorial will be organized by Chess Club La Tour Blanche – Ksibet El Mediouni from 31st August to 14th September 2014, at the hotel Monastir Center in the beautiful touristic city of Monastir, Tunisia.

The Festival is split into 6 groups. Four of them are scheduled to be held from 1st to 6th September:

Open A – open to all players rated over 2099 with prizes as follows: 1.000 $ + Cup/ 800 $/ 500 $/ 300 $/ 250 $/ 200 $/ 150 $/ 100 $ plus 1st Woman prize in the amount of 200 $;

Open B – open to players rated below 2100 with prizes: 500 $ + Cup/ 400 $/ 300 $/ 250 $/ 200 $/ 150 $/ 100 $ plus 1st U16 prize in the amount of 100 $;

Youth Tournament – open to youth players under 12 years old with cash prizes: 400 $ + Cup/ 250 $/ 200 $/ 150 $/ 100 $ and medals in each group (Open U12, U10, U8, Girls U12, U10, U8);

Senior Open – for senior players aged over 50 with prizes as follows: 800 $ + Cup/ 600 $/ 400 $/ 300 $/ 250 $/ 200 $/ 150 $/ 100 $ plus 1st Up 65 prize in the amount of 200 $.

A blitz tournament will take part on 7th September.

Closed Tournament for IM/ GM norm will gather title holders and pretenders from 8th to 14th September.

The tournament program includes many side activities, such as simultaneous games, animated by GMs, a game on a giant chessboard, boat trips, tourist excursions, etc.

The Festival will be played under the auspices of FTE and FIDE in a 9 round Swiss system with a time control 90 min plus 30 sec per move. The hefty prize fund in the amount of 10.000 $ is provided by the official tournament sponsor Slama Brothers Group.

Venue of play is the splendid Hotel Monastir Center****, situated in the center of the city of Monastir and adjoining a beautiful sandy beach.

Contact information:
Tournament Director: Jawhar Ben Fredj, tel.: 00216 21 268 258
Club President: Ayoub Ayed, tel.: 00216 99 836 561
Email: jawharbf@gmail.com
Official website

Enjoy the photos kindly provided by the Tournament Director Jawhar Ben Fredj!

Monastir, Tunizia

Monastir, Tunizia

Monastir, Tunizia

Monastir, Tunizia

Monastir, Tunizia

 

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