International chess open December 4-12, 2021
Benidorm (Spain)

Benidorm Chess Open

Presentation

Since the 70s, international chess has been closely linked to the city of Benidorm, especially the Benidorm Chess Club, founded in 1968 in the San Sebastián bar where the most passionate fans gathered. After a few years of parenthesis, once again the Benidorm City Council is committed to promoting the organization of chess events with the BENIDORM CHESS OPEN.

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Competition

Two simultaneous International Open for amateurs will be organized: OPEN “A” SUB 2400 and OPEN “B” SUB 2000, in the Swiss System with 9 rounds, for nine days in a row, with a game rhythm of 90 ’+ 30” per movement.

Games for the first 8 rounds will begin at 4:30 PM, and the last round will begin at 9:30 AM on Sunday, December 12.

The pairings will be made with computer programs approved by FIDE and the development of the competition will be available on the international websites chess-results.com and / or info64.com.

Patience and caution are fundamental principles

International Open

Simultaneous International Open for amateurs: OPEN “A” SUB 2400 and OPEN “B” SUB 2000

Results

The results will be published online on the international websites chess-results.com and / or info64.com

OPEN A
(UNDER 2400)

OPEN B
(UNDER 2000)

TECHNICAL TEAM and REFEREES

Prize pool of over € 40,000 distributed in 151 non-cumulative cash prizes.

OPEN A - UNDER 2400
GENERAL (25)
11.800 €
VALENCIAN COM. (8)
1.980 €
ELO UNDER 2200 (5)
780 €
ELO UNDER 2000 (5)
780 €
ELO UNDER 1800 (5)
780 €
ELO UNDER 1600 (5)
780€
ALOJADOS (25)
3.750 €
TOTAL
20.650 €
OPEN B - UNDER 2000
GENERAL (25)
11.800 €
VALENCIAN COM. (8)
1.980 €
ELO UNDER 1800 (5)
780 €
ELO UNDER 1600 (5)
780 €
ELO UNDER 1400 (5)
780 €
ACCOMMODATION (25)
3.750 €
TOTAL
19.870 €

REGISTRATION (UNDER 2400 AND UNDER 2000): € 80 per player

Both open will be held in the halls of the HOTEL MELIÁ BENIDORM. To be able to participate in the competition and parallel activities, players must be staying at the hotel, where there are exclusive offers for participants and their companions. The only exception to this rule is for federated players in the province of Alicante.

THE ORGANIZATION WANTS TO THANK THE ACCOMMODATED PLAYERS FOR THEIR LOYALTY BY OFFERING 50 CASH PRIZES OF € 150 EACH, ADDING A TOTAL OF € 7,500

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HOTEL MELIÁ BENIDORM

Located in Rincón de Loix, the Meliá Benidorm Hotel is the perfect option to host the Benidorm Chess Open thanks to its excellent location, its complete and comfortable facilities and the quality of its services.

The hotel has a spectacular lake pool, an indoor heated pool, magnificent garden areas, large dining areas, parking for the exclusive use of our clients, 10 meeting rooms and a complete gym, among other excellent services.

December 2021

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY 3
17:00 to 21:00 h. - Open A and B players reception and accreditation the in the lobby of the Meliá Benidorm Hotel
SATURDAY 4
10:00 to 14:00 h. - Open A and B players reception and accreditation the in the lobby of the Meliá Benidorm Hotel

14:30 h. - Publication of the definitive list of players of the Open A and B sections

15:00 h. - Publication of round 1 pairing of Open A and B sections

16:30 h. - Start of 1st round of Open A and B sections

17:00 to 21:00 h. - “Lions of Chess” players reception and accreditation the in the lobby of the Meliá Benidorm Hotel

22:30 h. - Reception party and opening of the Fan Zone
SUNDAY 5
10:00 to 14:00 h. - Rounds 1 to 4 of "Lions of Chess"

16:30 h. - Start of 2nd round of Open A and B sections
MONDAY 6
10:00 to 14:00 h. - Rounds 5 to 7/8 of “Lions of Chess”

14:15 h. - "Lions of Chess" award ceremony

16:30 h. - Start of 3rd round of Open A and B sections
TUESDAY 7
10:00 to 14:00 h. - Registration for the Super Night Blitz "Tuesday Chess"

16:30 h. - Start of 4th round of Open A and B sections

23:00 to 01:00 h. - Super Night Blitz "Tuesday Chess"
WEDNESDAY 8
16:30 h. - Start of 5th round of Open A and B sections

18:30 to 21:30 h. - GM Manuel Pérez Candelario will analyze the games of the players who request it
THURSDAY 9
10:30 to 14:00 h. - SIMULTANEOUS with GM Manuel Pérez Candelario

16:30 h. - Start of 6th round of Open A and B sections

18:30 to 21:30 h. - GM Manuel Pérez Candelario will analyze the games of the players who request it
FRIDAY 10
10:00 to 14:00 h. - Registration for the Super Night Blitz "Friday Chess"

16:30 h. - Start of 7th round of Open A and B sections

18:30 to 21:30 h. - GM Manuel Pérez Candelario will analyze the games of the players who request it

23:00 to 01:00 h. - Super Night Blitz "Friday Chess"
SATURDAY 11
10:30 to 14:00 h. - SIMULTANEOUS with GM Manuel Pérez Candelario

16:30 h. - Start of 8th round of Open A and B sections

18:30 to 21:30 h. - GM Manuel Pérez Candelario will analyze the games of the players who request it
SUNDAY 12
9:30 h. - Start of 9th round of Open A and B sections

15:00 h. - Open A and B sections awards presentation
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Parallel activities

Numerous parallel activities will be organized in the spectacular facilities of the Hotel Meliá Benidorm

lecture

Conferences

strategy (1)

Simultaneous GMs / MIs

king (1)

Exhibition games

wine

Wine tasting

social

Discounts activities

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