French Chess Rapid and Blitz Open – Orsay 2018 – INTERNATIONAUX DE FRANCE DU JEU D'ECHECS RAPIDE & BLITZ

French Chess Rapid and Blitz Open

French Chess Rapid and Blitz Open

From May 10 to 13, 2018

Orsay, near Paris

Schedule:

Thursday May 10 and Friday May 11: French RAPID chess championship. Check in the 10th before noon.

  • May 10: first game at 1PM. Time control : 15 minutes + 3 seconds per move per player
  • May 11: rounds 7 to 9 from 9.30AM to 12.30PM.
    Then the single-elimination phase starts at 2PM with the quarter-finals (two games per match, then an Armageddon game if needed 5+2/4+2).
    Non qualified players continues to play the open tournament until round 13.
    Closing ceremony at about 7:30PM.

Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13: French BLITZ chess championship. Check in the 12th before noon.

  • May 12: first game at 1PM. Time control : 5 minutes + 2 seconds per move per player
  • May 13: rounds 15 to 20 from 9.30AM to noon.
    Then the single-elimination phase starts at 2PM with the quarter-finals (two games per match, then an Armageddon game if needed 5+2/4+2).
    Non qualified players continues to play the open tournament until round 24. 
    Closing ceremony at about 4:30PM.

Where: Gymnase Jean-Charles Blondin, rue Guy Moquet, Orsay, FRANCE

Orsay is located near Paris. From Paris, it takes only 30 minutes to reach the championship venue by car or by public transport (RER B, click here to show the map).

Time control:

  • 15+3 for the Rapid tournament.
  • 5+2 for the blitz tournament.

Contact: orsay2018@ffechecs.org

Online registration:

No refund.

You have to check in the day of the tournament before noon:

  • May 10 for the rapid tournament.
  • May 12 for the blitz tournament.

Entry fees:

Till 6 of may 2018 :

  • Adults: 30€ blitz / 30€ Rapid / 50€ both
  • Junior players/FIDE Masters (including women’s titles): 15€ blitz / 15€ Rapid / 25€ both
  • International masters or Grandmasters (including women’s titles): free

(Careful : after 6 of may 2018, it will not be possible to register)

Prizes : Global dotation 6 000 € in Rapid, and 6 000 € in Blitz

Winner : 1000€ / 1000€
Lossing finalist : 700 € / 700 €

Eliminated in semifinal : 500 € / 500 €
Eliminated in semifinal : 500 € / 500 €

Eliminated in quarterfinal : 300 € / 300 €
Eliminated in quarterfinal : 300 € / 300 €
Eliminated in quarterfinal : 300 € / 300 €
Eliminated in quarterfinal : 300 € / 300 €

1st open (9th) : 200 € / 200 €
2nd open (10th) : 150 € / 150 €
3rd open (11th) : 100 / 100

1st woman : 200 € / 200 €
2nd woman : 150 € / 150 €
3rd woman : 100 € / 100 €

1st<2400 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<2300 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<2200 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<2100 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<2000 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1900 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1800 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1700 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1600 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1500 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1400 elo : 100 € / 100 €
1st<1300 elo : 100 € / 100 €