The 2023 edition of the Reykjavik Open will be held from March 29th till April 4th. Our venue will still be in Harpa conference hall.
Like last year, we will play two days of double rounds, the 2nd and the 4th day. The 2022 tournament was nice, “returning to normal”, but now we want to break the record… let’s get over 300 players!
The schedule should look something like this (subject to slight changes regarding TIME only depending on other events at the playing hall…the dates are set in stone!)
|Wednesday||March 29th||15:00||Round 1|
|Thursday||March 30th||09:00||Round 2|
|Thursday||March 30th||16:00||Round 3|
|Friday||March 31st||15:00||Round 4|
|Saturday||April 1st||09:00||Round 5|
|Saturday||April 1st||16:00||Round 6|
|Sunday||April 2nd||15:00||Round 7|
|Monday||April 3rd||15:00||Round 8|
|Tuesday||April 4th||11:00||Round 9|
9 rounds swiss system open international chess tournament
Swiss system by Swiss Manager. http://swiss-manager.at/
FIDE norms possible.
Rate of play : is 90 min for 40 moves + 30 minutes after move 40. Increment of 30 sec. for every move starting from move one.
FIDE rules apply. We will enforce Article 6.7.1 in the following manner: Any player who arrives at the chessboard after the default time – 30 minutes – shall lose the game unless the arbiter decides otherwise.
Electronic device/mobile phones (Articles 220.127.116.11,2,3): During a game, a player is forbidden to have a mobile phone, electronic means of communication or any device capable of suggesting chess moves on their person in the playing venue. However, such devices can be stored in a player’s bag, as long as the device is completely switched off. A player is forbidden to carry a bag holding such a device, without the permission of the arbiter. If it is evident that a player has such a device on their person in the playing venue, the player shall lose the game. The opponent shall win.
1. Direct encounter
2. The number of played games, ( games won by forfeit are considered as played games)
3. Median Buchholz
4. The greater number of wins
Players are allowed three half-point byes in rounds 1-7, provided they give adequate notice and sign the bye-request paper by the arbiters’ table.
Please note that to take a bye in the 1st round you need to confirm your participation with pre-payment.
All inquiries you can send to: firstname.lastname@example.org