The World Senior Games 2017 will take place from 9-11th June in the Athens Riviera in Greece.
Among the 15 sports competition, the organizers have scheduled a Rapid Chess Open for all chess players aged over 50, irrespective of elo or level.
ORGANISERS: Vari Voula Vouliagmeni Municipality, European Sports for All Federation (UESpT), Lefkippos Chess Club.
VENUE: Vouliagmeni Lake, Vouliagmeni
TOURNAMENT SYSTEM: Swiss 9 rounds
1st – 5th round : Saturday 10/06/2017 , 9:00am – 14:30pm
6th – 9th round : Sunday 11/06/2017 , 9:00am – 13:30pm
15 minutes +10 sec/move from the first move.
Rapid Chess Regulations (FIDE).
Starting rank will be in order of Rapid FIDE ELO, Standard FIDE ELO, National ELO, alphabetical.
REGISTRATION FEE: 15€. Register on https://www.worldseniorgames.org/register. Part of the registration fees will be given to SOS Children’s Villages.
Trophies and Medals will be given to the 3 first winners and the 1st woman of the following age categories:
50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+
TIE BRAKE CRITERIA:
a) Result(s) of direct encounters (if all played with each other)
b) Buchholz Cut 1
c) Buchholz Cut 2.
ACCOMODATION: All registered participants of World Senior Games have special accomodation packages available for them. Booking through the official Travel Agency of WSG 2017 benefits competitive prices in a big selection of hotels in the Athenian Riviera and the center of Athens. More information and the Hotel list at https://www.worldseniorgames.org/hospitality
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Andreas Langousis
REFEREE: Marios Anastasiou