We are pleased to extend an invitation to you to participate in our bi-annual international tournament which will take place from October 25 - October 29 , 2007 in Paramaribo, Suriname at the Maretraite Mall.
Venue: Maretraite Mall, Paramaribo NorthFormat: 8 rounds Swiss event
Time Control: 1 hour 15 minutes for all moves plus 30 seconds increment from move oneTiebreak: 1) Bucholz and median Bucholz2) Direct encounter3) Sum of the Progressive scores4) Sonneborn-BergerPlaying
Schedule: Thursday 25 October 11.00 Technical meeting17.00 Opening ceremony 17.30 Round 1 Friday 26 October 15.30 Round 2 19.30 Round 3Saturday 27 October 10.00 Round 416.00 Round 5Sunday 28 October 10.00 Round 616.00 Round 7Monday 29 October 16.00 Round 820.00 Prize Giving Ceremony
REGISTRATION US $ 25,- Payment for overseas players will be done at the hotel.Accomodation: The Surinaamse Schaakbond will provide accommodation and meal allowance for one (1) player from each invited Chess Federation. We will also provide accommodation and meal allowance for one (1) player from each invited Chess Federation with a FM title from the FIDE. Transportation for all players will be provided by the Surinaamse Schaakbond. For accompanying players and officials the Surinaamse Schaakbond can arrange hotel accommodation in double and triple rooms for US $ 27,50 per person.
First Place: Trophy plus $ 250,-Second Place: Trophy plus $ 125,-Third Place : Trophy plus $ 75,-Fourth Place: Trophy plus $ 60,-Fifth Place : Trophy plus $ 50,-Age category Prizes: First, Second and Third place Trophies will be awarded in the age categories Under 16 and Under 20.Female Prizes: First, Second and Third place Trophies will be awarded for the best female players.Eligibility for prizes: A player who wins one of the Major prizes will not be eligible for one of the other prizes.
Carlos dos Ramos, (597) 868-4480Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Aubrey Kappel, (597) 862-8478Email : email@example.com Website : http://www.surichess.com/