INTERNATIONAL OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT
SUMMER CUP 2006
Olympus Riviera, Pieria GREECE / 22-30 July
Photos from the games of "Summer Cup 2006":
Georgiadis (GRE) - Stojanovic (SCG)
Nikolaidis (GRE) - Karlovich (UKR)
Svetushkin (MDA) - Tzermiadianos (GRE)
Adriano Andrenelli (ITA)
Kostas Kokolias (GRE)
The playing hall in Olympian Bay Hotel
Municipality of Litohoro, OAAH Chess Club, REA Hotels SA
The games will take place in the Olympian Bay Conference Hotel**** on the Olympus Riviera, 90 km south of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece. Excellent location on the beach between the Aegean Sea, Litohoro and the legendary Olympus Mountain!
1st round: Saturday, 22 July at 4:30 pm
2nd- 8th round: Sunday, 23 July - Saturday 29 July, daily at 5:00 pm.
9th(final) round: Sunday, 30 July at 10:30 am.
Closing ceremony: Sunday, 30 July at 5:00 pm.
The results, games, photos and videos from the Summer Cup 2006 will be available from the official website at www.greekchess.com/cup2006
FIDE rated swiss system in 9 rounds. Open to all chess players. Time limit: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment for every move starting from move 1.
Tie break criteria: 1) games between the tied players (only if all tied played each other), b) sum of progressive score, c) Buchholz, d) number of games with black.
1stplace: 1000, 2nd: 600, 3rd: 400, 4th-5th: 200 each, 6th-10th: 100 each.
1stwoman: 300, 2nd woman: 200, 3rd woman: 100. In case of a tie, prizes are divided equally. A woman player qualifying for two prizes receives both of them. Cup and medals will also be awarded to the 3 top winners.
1 Euro (EUR) approx. = 1,29 USD or 0,69 GBP or 34,40 RUB (as of 6/6/2006).
50 EUR (no accomodation included).
The nearest airport to Pieria is Thessaloniki (90 km) which is connected daily with many European airports. The IATA code of Thessaloniki airport is SKG. The major Greek airlines are Olympic Airwaysand Aegean Airwayswhile other airlines - like low-cost GermanWings or Polish CentralWings - also serve Thessaloniki (you can always check other flights with your travel agent). A taxi ride from Thessaloniki to Pieria shall cost about 55 EUR.
Entries must be sent by fax to the number (+30) 2121219426 or by e-mail at email@example.com no later than 10 July. All entries should include full name, rating, accomodation type, dates of arrival and departure.
Tel.: (+30) 2107649117 or (+30) 6977973587, Mr Aggelos Tzermiadianos
Fax: (+30) 2121219426