International Chess-Tennis Masters will take place from August 13 to 15, 2022, at the Vienna Athletic Sports Club. Men’s and women’s tennis singles and the chess rapid event be held on August 13 and 14 and tennis and chess doubles on Monday 15 August.
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The tennis event will be played as a tie-break tournament to 10 points and a rapid chess tournament will be played in 7 or 9 swiss rounds, with time control: 10 minutes + 3 seconds. The best ranked players of the overall ranking of tennis and chess will proceed to the quarter-finals.
From the quarter-finals onwards, the winner is determined in a knockout system. The respective opponents will compete alternately in tennis and chess. In the individual competitions there is the following prize money to be won: 1st place 500 euros, 2nd place 300 euros and 3rd place 100 euros. In addition, the best player in the categories U20 and +55 will also win 100€ (with at least 5 participants).
On Sunday at 19:00, all players are invited to a players‘ evening. Among the participants of each competition, the organizers will raffle a week in Curacao for two persons (3 x two persons).