Tournament A – Grandmaster open

ELO Tournament with GM, IM, WGM and WIM norms

The tournament will be part of ACP Tour

  • Regulations

    Swiss system, 9 rounds, FIDE rules

  • Time limit

    90 minutes per game per player + 30 seconds per move starting from the move 1.

  • Schedule


    Monday 05.08. 14:00-16:00 Registration
    16:30 Opening ceremony
    17:00 1st round
    Tuesday 06.08. 11:00 2nd round
    17:00 3rd round
    Wednesday 07.08. 15:00 4th round
    Thursday 08.08. 11:00 5th round
    17:00 6th round
    Friday 9.08. 15:00 7th round
    Saturday 10.08. 15:00 8th round
    Sunday 11.08 11:00 9th round
    18:30 Closing ceremony
  • Entry fee

    GMs, WGMs, IMs and WIMs have free entry at the Tournament A

    ELO > 2299 50 EUR
    ELO 2200 – 2299 60 EUR
    ELO 2100 – 2199 70 EUR
    ELO 2000 – 2099 80 EUR
    ELO 1900 – 1999 100 EUR
    ELO < 1900 150 EUR
    Without ELO 200 EUR
  • Discounts

    FMs, WFMs, juniors up to 18 years of age, seniors over 65 years of age have 25 % discount, players from Latvia have a 35% discount. Latvian FMs, WFMs, juniors up to 18 years of age and seniors over 65 years have 50% discount. Discounts do not add up. This discount does not refer to the additional charge for the late registration.

  • Financial prizes

    The prize fund of the tournament A is 15 100 EUR (guaranteed in case of at least 180 participants), the first prize is guaranteed to be 2 500 EUR. 25 general prizes and special prizes for the best women, junior (born 2001 and later) and senior players (born 1959 and earlier) as well as rating prizes in at least 4 groups. General prizes are shared using the Hort system, special prizes are not shared. A player can receive only one prize.

    1st place 2500 EUR
    2nd place 1700 EUR
    3rd place 1250 EUR
    4th place 1000 EUR
    5 th place 850 EUR
    6 th place 750 EUR
    7 th place 650 EUR
    8 th place 550 EUR
    9 th place 480 EUR
    10 th place 410 EUR
    11 th place 360 EUR
    12 th place 310 EUR
    13 th place 280 EUR
    14 th place 250 EUR
    15 th place 220 EUR
    16 th place 200 EUR
    17 th place 180 EUR
    18 th place 170 EUR
    19 th place 160 EUR
    20 th place 150 EUR
    21st place 140 EUR
    22nd place 130 EUR
    23rd place 120 EUR
    24 th place 110 EUR
    25 th place 100 EUR
    Best Latvian players
    1st place 300 EUR
    2nd place 200 EUR
    3rd place 140 EUR
    4th place 90 EUR
    5 th place 70 EUR
    Junior prizes
    1st place 100 EUR
    2nd place 70 EUR
    3rd place 50 EUR
    Senior prizes
    1st place 100 EUR
    2nd place 70 EUR
    3rd place 50 EUR
    Women prizes
    1st place 200 EUR
    2nd place 140 EUR
    3rd place 100 EUR
    Rating prizes 
    ELO <2400 80 EUR
    ELO <2300 80 EUR
    ELO <2200 80 EUR
    ELO <2100 80 EUR
    ELO <2000 and Without ELO 80 EUR