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Tournament name:

Arctic Chess Challenge 2008


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Site:

Scandic Hotel

Play date:

02. - 10. aug 08

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Welcome to Arctic Chess 2008

Tromsø Sjakklubb invites you to play in the third
Arctic Chess international tournament. It will be arranged on Scandic Tromsø in the period of 2nd to 10th of august.  The prizes are high compared to many tournaments in the chess world and the total sum is about 11000 Euros.

Norsk Norwegian website                          English English website

Main prizes:
2500, 1600, 1000, 750, 650, 550, 450, 350, 250, 150  (Euros)

Rating prizes:
Players with less than 2300 in ELO are put into three equal rating groups.
Three prizes in each group:
350, 250, 150
(Euros)

Best female: 500 Euros
Best Junior : 250 Euros
Juniors are born in 1988 or later.

One player can only win one prize.

System:
FIDE Swiss, 9 rounds.

Registration:
2.8: 11:00-14:00

Time schedule:
Round 1   2.8: 16:00
Round 2   3.8: 16:00
Round 3   4.8: 16:00
Round 4   5.8: 16:00
Round 5   6.8: 16:00
Round 6   7.8: 16:00
Round 7   8.8: 16:00
Round 8   9.8: 16:00
Round 9  10.8: 12:00

Rate of play:
2 hours on 40 moves,
1 hour on 20 moves,
0,5 hour sudden death
 –  7 hours.

Playing venue:
Scandic Tromsø

Starting fees:
GM, IM, WGM and WIM free
FM and juniors: 60 EUR /500 NOK
All others: 120 EUR / 1000 NOK