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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the exceptional situation, the payment of the entry fees will be opened from the 1st of December 2020 only, when the tournament is confirmed. But the pre-registration is already possible, just send us a simple email to: openvandoeuvre@gmail.com

Are you ready to join the biggest Christmas tournament in France gathering each year about 300 players from 20 different countries and 40 Masters and Grandmasters ?
We are expecting even more of you players for this 17th edition !

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Tournament A (over 1900 elo)

5 days : final rankings of open 2019
Players rated between 1900 and 1999 elo can choose between A or B tournaments.
A number of Masters and Grandmasters will be participating, making IM and GM norms possible.
9 rounds with a time control of 90 min + 30 sec per move for each player.
First prize : 1500 euros + many other prizes for general ranking, best females, youngsters, veterans, by elo categories… (your presence will be compulsory at the prize ceremony in order for you to take your prize)
19th of december : All players must come to the playing hall before 12 to confirm their presence to the arbiters. The 1st round will begin right after that.
Round 2 will start around 17.30
20-22 of december : 2 rounds every day, at 10.00 then 16.00
23rd of december : round 9 will start at 9.30 and the prize ceremony around 16.00

Tournament B (under 2000 elo and without any lower limit)

5 days : final rankings of open 2019
Players rated under 1600 elo can choose between B and C tournaments.
9 rounds with a time control of 90 min + 30 sec per move for each player.
First prize : 500 euros + many other prizes for general ranking, best females, youngsters,veterans, by elo… (your presence will be compulsory at the prize ceremony in order for you to take your prize)
19th of december : All players must come to the playing hall before 12 to confirm their presence to the arbiters. The 1st round will begin right after that.
Round 2 will start around 17.30
20-22 of december : 2 rounds every day, at 10.00 then 16.00
23rd of december : Round 9 will start at 9.30 and the prize ceremony around 16.00

Tournament C (under 1600 elo)

3 days : final rankings of open 2019
from 21st to 23rd of december, 8 rounds with a time control of 50min+10sec/per move
(Attention, players with rating of exactly 1600 CAN NOT play in tournament C)
Nice prizes, books, trophees , medals… (your presence will be compulsory at the prize ceremony in order for you to take your prize)
21st of december : All players must come to the playing hall before 12 to confirm their presence to the arbiters. The 1st round will begin right after that. Round 2 at 15.00, round 3 at 17.30
22nd of december : round 4 at 10.30, round 5 at 14.00, round 6 at 16.30
23rd of december : round 7 at 9.30, round 8 at 12.00 and the prize ceremony around 16.00

Tournament D (Discovery of a chess competition )

Only on wednesday 23rd of december, from 10.00 to 14.00.
For beginners only, kids and adults, non-rated.
Come to take part and feel the vibes of a top international tournament, while playing your first chess competition with other beginners
Free registration from 9:30 to 10, then 7 games with a time control of 15 minutes for each player.
Prize ceremony around 16.00 with other tournaments.

Information

Regulations

Tournaments A,B and C are FIDE rated.

Fighting rule : draws by mutual agreement are forbidden

All the players of the tournaments A, B and C can take a « bye », which means getting half a point, without playing the round (and not being paired for this round). Limits: no « byes » allowed in the last 3 rounds, no more than 1 « bye » for each player. Please inform the arbiter about your willing to take a bye before the end of the previous round.

As every year, the best performances will be rewarded for every round.

Whole prizes list will be published during the tournament : Click here to see the prizes’ list of the last Open.

Arbiters : Loriane LEBRET, Anastasia SAVINA, Nicolas SCHMITT.

Catering

The worldwide famous and renowned « Vandopérienne Kitchen » with home-made products at the playing hall all day long.
Paninis, croque-monsieurs, sandwiches, crepes, waffles, pies, cakes, spanish tapas, beers…

Breakfasts every morning starting from 9.00 : 5 euros

Due to the sanitary crisis, it is not certain that our catering facilities can be identical to the previous years, but alternative solutions will be found and published here.

Accomodation & Partners

HOTEL IBIS NANCY-BRABOIS
H1584@accor.com
2. allée de Bourgogne 54500 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy
Tél : 03.83.44.55.77
Only 5 min by car from the playing hall and 20 min by tram + walk.
Best choice when you travel by car thanks to free and easy car parks outside of the town.
Special Ibisport price : 40 euros by night and by room (1 or 2 beds)

CAMPANILE NANCY CENTRE GARE
nancy.centregare@campanile.fr
Tél : 03.57.29.10.07
New hotel located right in the city center, just 100m from Nancy train station. Ideal for players travelling by train. Direct bus (20 min) to station Nations.
55€ by night (1 or 2 beds).
Booking need to be done before the 10th of December to get this special price. Code : Echecs 2020
Possible annulation until D-7

Entry fee

Tournaments A ou B (5 days) :
adult 56€ / young 28€ (under 20 y.o)
in the playing hall (within the limit of the places avaliable) : + 20€
GM, WGM, IM, WIM – free

Tournament C (3 days) :
adult 40€ / young 20€ (under 20 y.o)
in the playing hall (within the limit of the places available) : + 10€

Tournament D (1 days) : free

INFORMATIONS (and invitation requests for IMs or Gms) : openvandoeuvre@gmail.com

Registration

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the exceptional situation, the payment of the entry fees will be opened from the 1st of December 2020 only, when the tournament is confirmed. But the pre-registration is already possible, just send us a simple email to: openvandoeuvre@gmail.com

Previous editions

Edition january 2019 :
286 players from 17 different countries, 6 Grandmasters and 38 Masters.

Edition 2018 : 
308 players from 20 different countries, 13 Grandmastres and 33 Masters.

Edition 2016 : 
306 players from 22 different countries, 12 Grandmastres and 23 Masters.

Edition 2015 :
284 players from 23 different countries, 10 Grandmastres and 31 Masters.

Edition 2014 :
195 players from 12 different countries, 11 Grandmastres and 20 Masters.

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Location

At Parc des Sports, rue de Gembloux, 54500 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy

 

Wide car park areas, free and secured

Only 15 min by bus from Nancy train station : stop Nations

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