FM Antonis Hadzimanolis wins the 4th International Summer Cup!
Δελτίο Τύπου 26-7-2009 (in Greek)
Porto Carras Grand Resort & OAAH Chess Club.
The games will take place in the luxurious 5-star Porto
Carras Grand Resort, the largest of Europe and the Mediterranean
(1763 hectares!), on the seaside of Sithonia in Halkidiki, northern Greece.
An excellent summer location with 9 km of sandy beaches
and a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea!
1st round: Saturday 18 July, 17:00
2nd round: Sunday 19 July, 10:30
3rd round: Sunday 19 July, 17:00
4th round: Monday 20 July, 17:00
5th round: Tuesday 21 July, 17:00
6th round: Wednesday 22 July, 17:00
7th round: Thursday 23 July, 17:00
8th round: Friday 24 July, 17:00
9th round: Saturday 25 July, 10:30
Closing Ceremony: 25 July, 16:00
FIDE rated swiss system in 9 rounds. Open to all chess players.
Time limit per player: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 20 min.
for the rest of the game + 30’’ increment for every move
starting from move one. A player forfeits the game if he hasn't appeared at his board during the first hour of the game. Tie break criteria: a) games between
the tied players (only if all tied played each other), b)
sum of progressive score, c) Buchholz, d) number of games
place: 1000, 2nd: 500, 3rd: 300, 4th-5th: 200 each. 1st
woman: 200, 2nd woman: 150, 3rd woman: 100. Special category
"Performance minus FIDE Rating": 1st: 200, 2nd:
150, 3rd: 100. Only FIDE ratings apply.
In case of a tie, prizes are divided equally. A player qualifying
for more than one prizes receives all of them. Cup and medals
will also be awarded to the 3 top winners.
EUR approx. = 1,33 USD or 43,73 RUB or 0,88 GBP (as
The nearest airport to Porto Carras is Thessaloniki, 115
km north, which is connected daily with many European airports.
The IATA code of Thessaloniki airport is SKG. The major
airlines serving Thessaloniki are Olympic
Airways and Aegean
Airways while the domestic Athens
Airways and many international carriers have also
connections. You can always check for more flights with
your travel agent or find low-cost airtickets to Thessaloniki
A taxi from Thessaloniki to Porto Carras costs about 80
EUR. Bus connection to Neos Marmaras (near Porto Carras)
is also very frequent.
Entries must be sent by 29 June 2009 to the fax number (+30)
2121219426 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
All entries should include full name, rating, accomodation
type, dates of arrival/departure.
All entries should be confirmed by the Tournament Director.
information / Tournament Director
Mr Aggelos Tzermiadianos, Tel.:
(+30) 6977973587, Fax: (+30) 2121219426, Email: email@example.com