1. Participation

This International tournament will be held in 2 sections:
A Master Class and an Open Class.

Participation in the Master Class will be reserved for players with an (FIDE recognized) title and an ELO rating >2200 and players with a personal invitation from the Organizing Committee.

For the players in the Master Class with an (Fide recognized) title of GM/WGM and an ELO rating >2200, the Organizing Committee will cover the cost of an economic class air ticket and accommodation (hotel+breakfast).

Participation is in the Open Class is open for every player of all federations.

1.1 Schedule

   

Master Class

Open Class

Mon, 21 Nov 2016

 

Arrival Players

Tue, 22 Nov 2015

9.00 Accreditation and registration of players

17.30

Opening Ceremony

18.30

Round 1

Round 1

Wed, 23 Nov  2016

9.30

Round 2

 

18.30

Round 3

Round 2 

Thu, 24 Nov  2016

9.30

Round 4

 

16.00

Sightseeing Tour

Fri, 25 Nov  2016

9.30

Round 5

 Round 3

18.30

Round 6 Round 4

Sat, 26 Nov  2016

9.30

Round 7

 Round 5

18.30

Round 8

Round 6

Sun, 27 Nov  2016

9.30

Round 9

Round 7

 

14.30

Open Blitz

 

18.00

Closing Ceremony

Mon, 28 Nov 2016

 

Departure of players

2. Format and Time Control

The Master Class will be a played 9 round Swss, Fide rated tournament.
The Open Class will be played 7 round Swiss and Fide Rated.

Rate of play: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment starting from move1

Waiting time: Any player who arrives at the chessboard 30 minutes after the start of the session shall lose the game.

3. Prize Fund(U$10,000)

3.1 Master Class

Place

Price

Best under

Elo 2200

1st

U$ 2,000

1st

U$ 400

2nd

U$ 1,500

2nd

U$ 250

3rd

U$ 1,000

3rd

U$ 150

4th

U$ 850

5th

U$ 750


3.2 Open Class

Place

Price

1st

U$ 700

2nd

U$ 550

3rd

U$ 450

4th

U$ 350

5th

U$ 250

 

Category

1st

2nd

Best Woman

U$ 175

U$ 100

Best Under 1900 ELO

U$ 175

U$ 100

Best Under 1700 ELO (or unrated)

U$ 175

U$ 100

Rating prizes based on rating players as per 1 November 2016(Fide Rating List).

Also prizes for the
Best youth player under 16 years: US$ 75
Best youth player under 14 years: US$ 75
Best youth player under 12 years: US$ 75
Age of youth player as per 1 January 2016

IMPORTANT!

Additional Regulations

-  Cash prizes will be divided if more than one (1) person ends with equal points
- Each person in the Open Class can only qualify for one category prize. For Example: You can not get a category prize in the u-1900 and u-1700/u-16/ women section.
- Individuals in the top 5 of the Open Class do not qualify for category prizes.

 

4. Entry Fees

Master Class

No entry fees for players with a GM/WGM title.
For other non-resident players the entry fee will be U$ 100

    Open Class

Non-Residents : Juniors under 20 years (as per 1 January 2016): U$ 25
                           Others :                                                                U$ 50

Residents :                                                                                   SRD 50

5. Designation of the Winner and Ranking

Master Class/Open Class

If there is a tie in the final ranking the following sequence will be used:
1. Direct Encounter
2. Buchholz
3. Sonnenborn-Berger
4. Number of games won

6. Playing Venue

Centrum voor Financiele Educatie en Ontwikkeling (CFEO)

CFEO med

7. Lodging

Players with the right to free accommodations will be accommodated in Hotel Eco Resort Inn.
The check-in date is Monday, November 21th , 2016 and the check-out date is Monday November 28th , 2016.

Name Telelphone Comments Website Rate p.n.
Queens hotel suriname 597 474967
  Link $ 85 (double)
Hotel Torarica 597 471500
  Link $ 130 (double)
Eco Ressort Inn 597 425522 Very close to Torarica Link $ 103 (double)
Zeelandia Suites 597 424631   Link $  70 (double)
Courtyard Marriot 597 456000 Riverside not far from Torarica Link $ 120 (double)


If required we can assist in finding low budget apartments and rooms.

Daily transportation between apartments/hotels and playing venue will be available free of cost.

All players will be picked up at the airport (if flight details are known) and transportation to the apartment/hotels is free.

8. Organizing Committee (OC)

Name Role Phone Email
Frank Lo Kim Lin Chairman SSB & Chairman OC 597 8834254 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Michael Siban Vice-Chairman SSB & Coordinator
Mrs. Caroline Ramdin Treasurer SSB & Finance
Faizal Abdoel Wahid Promotion/Tournament Technical Affairs
IA Aubrey Kappel Chief Arbiter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
FA Rudi Tjong Tjin Joe Deputy Arbiter
Mr Ricardo dos Ramos International Organizer 597 8803582 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


8.1 Appeals Committee

The members of the Appeals Committee are:
Mr. Ricardo dos Ramos
Mr. Ryan Bergen
Mr. Jim Rasam
All protests must be submitted in writing to the Appeals Committee not more than two hours after the relevant playing session.The appeals process shall include written representations and a written decision. The Committee shall endeavor to find binding solutions for both sides. Each protest must be accompanied by a deposit fee of $50.00 or the equivalent in local currency. If the protest is accepted, the fee shall be returned.

8.2 Medical Team

In case of health problems or illness, the Medical team can be contacted.

Medical team:

Dr. Indra Moenesar - +597 8596056

Dr. Rudi Tjong Tjin Joe

Dr. Michael Siban

 


9. Registration

Participants can submit their registration online at the official website 3rd Srefidensi Deadline for registration is : Monday, November 14th, 2016 at midnight.
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