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VMCG-Schachfestival to take place in Lueneburg

VMCG2The VMCG Chess Festival is scheduled to take place from 15-23rd August, 2015, in Lueneburg, a town in the German state of Lower Saxony.

The venue of play is the 4-Star Seminaris Hotel****, Soltauer Straße 3, 21335 Lüneburg, while the main tournament sponsor is VMCG (Vanhoff Management Consulting AG).

The event will be split into three tournaments:
Open A – open to all players
Open B – open to all players rated 1200-1800
Open C – open o all layers rated below 1400 (in case the participants are less than 15, they will join Open B and special prizes for those players will be provided)

Open A is a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90’/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ and prize fund in total of nearly 4,600€.

The players will have free access to many beverages during the rounds. Water, coffee, espresso and capuccino will be kindly provided by the organizers and a lot of side events will be organized.

Starting fee:
Normal: 65€
Juniors (1996 or younger): 50€ (for both open tournaments)
Participation at two tournaments: 40€ for one of the tournaments, 65€ for the other
Players staying in Seminaris: 40€ for one of the tournaments, 65€  for the other
GM/IM/ Girls and Women play for free!

The organizers provide special conditions for the guests of Seminaris Hotel (Booking via organisers) as follows:
Single room B & B: 76€ (instead of 114€)
Double room B & B: 55,50 (instead of 72€)
Family room (B & B for 3 persons): 49€ (instead of 60€)
All the prices are per person per night.

Bank account:
Carlstedt & Becker GbR
IBAN: DE66 2406 0300 8523 8791 00

IM Jonathan Carlstedt: 0176/48350910
Martin Becker 0151/12756011

Tournament website

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