Chess Festival M.Chigorin Memorial Print
Thursday, 25 October 2018 21:10
ChigorinThe traditional chess festival in Saint-Petersburg takes place from 26th October to 5th November at the "Park" Hotel. The event is organized by the Sport chess federation of Saint-Petersburg.

1.      Classic chess tournament – Russian Cup Stage


Time control: 90 minutes and 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

Players who are late for the game for 30 minutes get loss by default. No draw offer can be made before move 41.

Entry fees:

ELO>2500, GM, WGM

free

2401-2500

2000 RUR

2201-2400

3000 RUR

2001-2200

4000 RUR

2000 and less, not rated

6000 RUR

There is a 20% discount for the following players with ELO:

- women;

- players born before 31.12.1958;

- players born after 01.01.2002;

- international masters.

 
Top rated players:

1 Maghsoodloo Parham GM 2685 IRI
2 Kamsky Gata GM 2666 USA
3 Alekseenko Kirill GM 2639 RUS
4 Khismatullin Denis GM 2634 RUS
5 Paravyan David GM 2629 RUS
6 Alekseev Evgeny GM 2620 RUS
7 Khalifman Alexander GM 2617 RUS
8 Predke Alexandr GM 2615 RUS
9 Popov Ivan GM 2611 RUS
10 Perunovic Milos GM 2606 SRB
11 Aleksandrov Aleksej GM 2602 BLR
12 Kokarev Dmitry GM 2595 RUS
13 Goganov Aleksey GM 2592 RUS
14 Idani Pouya GM 2589 IRI
15 Timofeev Artyom GM 2588 RUS
16 Stupak Kirill GM 2583 BLR
17 Volkov Sergey GM 2580 RUS
18 Ivanisevic Ivan GM 2578 SRB
19 Bocharov Dmitry GM 2562 RUS
20 Vorobiov Evgeny E. GM 2561 RUS
21 Sengupta Deep GM 2557 IND
22 Ter-Sahakyan Samvel GM 2549 ARM etc


Prize fund 1650000 RUR.

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

300000

Women

St. Petersburg players

2

220000

1

30000

1

35000

3

160000

2

20000

2

25000

4

120000

3

12000

3

15000

5

100000

4

8000

4

10000

6

80000

    5

5000

7

60000

       
8

50000

Juniors

Seniors

9

40000

1

15000

1

12000

10

30000

2

10000

2

8000

11

25000

3

6000

   
12

20000

       
13

16000

Gentleman

ELO <2400

14

16000

1

12000

1

20000

15

12000

2

8000

2

12000

16

12000

    3

8000

17

12000

       
18

10000

ELO<2200

ELO <2000

19

10000

1

15000

1

8000

20

10000

2

10000

   
21

8000

3

5000

Without ELO

22

8000

    1

6000

23

8000

       
24

8000

       
           
Total:

1335000

    Total:

315000

 

In case of a tie, the final standing is determined by: 

- Buchholz;

- Buchholz (-1);

- Sum of wins;

- Result of a personal meeting.

In case of a tie the main prizes are shared by the Hort system, prizes less than 1000 rubles are not paid out. Special prizes are not shared. A player can get one prize with one exception: "women" and main prizes are cumulative.

The best seniors prizes can be awarded to a player born before 31.12.1958, best juniors – born after 01.01.2002, gentlemen - born 1959-1973.

Players who were not able to get their prizes at the closing ceremony can only get 50% of the prize afterwards.

The winners get Cup Russia points according to the Russian Cup 2018 regulations.



2.      Blitz tournament – October 26, 17:00

11 rounds Swiss. Time control: 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment per move.

Entry fees: 500 rubles (under 14, over 60 and women – 400 rubles), entries are accepted from 10:00 till 16:45 on October 26.


 Prize fund 170000 RUR

Main prizes

Special prizes

1

35000

Best St. Petersburg player:

2

25000

1 place

4000

3

20000

   
4

15000

   
5

12000

Best woman

6

10000

1 place

4000

7

8000

   
8

6000

 Best Senior

 
9

5000

1 place

4000

10

4000

Best Junior

11

3000

 1 place

 4000

12

3000

   
13

2000

   
14

2000

   
15

2000

   
16

2000

   
Total:

154000

Total:

16000

In case of a tie, the final standing is determined by:

- Buchholz;

- Median-Buchholz;

- Berger.

In case of a tie the prizes are not shared. A player can only get one prize. The prizes are not paid out after the closing ceremony is over.

The best senior prize can be awarded to a player, born before 31.12.1958, best junior – born after 01.01.2002.





 
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