SYSTEM AND RATE OF PLAY

There will be separate championships for categories Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under1700.In each rating section, a separate championship for women shall be organized only if
there are at least 10 women entries otherwise the women’s event will be merged with men
(open).The championship is organized in a 9-round Swiss system, in accordance with FIDE Laws
of Chess and the ECU Tournament Rules. The rate of play will be 90 minutes for 40 movesplus
30minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from
move one.

TIE-BREAK SYSTEM

The order of players that finish with the same number of points shall be determined by
application of the following tie-breaking procedures in sequence, proceeding from (a) to (b)
to (c) to (d) to (e) the extent required:

  • (a) Results of direct encounters between the tied players (applies only if all tied players have
  • played each other),
  • (b) Buchholz Cut 1,
  • (c) Buchholz,
  • (d) The greater number of games played with black,
  • (e) The Greater number of wins.


Generalni sponzor HŠS-a - HEP