Tournament B&Y

  • Tournament B – Amateur open for players with ELO until 2299
  • Tournament Y – Youth open for players U14 with ELO until 2199

  • Regulations

    Swiss system, 9 rounds, FIDE rules, ELO rated

  • Time limit

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

  • Schedule


    Monday 09.08. 14:00-16:00 Registration
    16:30 Opening ceremony
    17:00 1st round
    Tuesday 10.08. 11:00 2nd round
    17:00 3rd round
    Wednesday 11.08. 15:00 4th round
    Thursday 12.08. 11:00 5th round
    17:00 6th round
    Friday 13.08. 15:00 7th round
    Saturday 14.08. 15:00 8th round
    Sunday 15.08 11:00 9th round
    18:30 Closing ceremony
  • Entries

    Early registrations (by specifying your Name, ELO, Date of Birth, Country and accommodation if necessary) for the tournaments A – E and Y should be sent before the 24th of July either by e-mail: chess@rtu.lv or by filling the application form in the section “Registration”.

    The onsite registration according to the schedule of the corresponding tournament is mandatory also for online pre-registered participants, including participants that have free entry. The organizers reserve the rights to exclude players that have missed the onsite registration deadline from the tournament.

  • Entry fee


    ELO 2050 – 2299 30 EUR
    ELO 1900 – 2049 40 EUR
    ELO 1800 – 1899 50 EUR
    ELO < 1800 60 EUR
    Without ELO 80 EUR
    U14 According to the list of price but not more than 30 EUR
  • Discounts

    Juniors up to 18 years of age (born 2003 and later) and seniors over 65 years of age (born 1956 and earlier) have a 25% discount. This discount does not refer to the additional charge for the late registration.

  • Late registrations

    Players whose application to tournaments A-E and Y will be registered after the 24th of July 2021 will pay additional charge of 10 EUR.

  • Late arrival

    Waiting time in the Tournaments A – E and Y in case of late arrival is 30 minutes.

  • Tie-breaks

    The following tie-break criteria are used: 1) Mini Bucholz (without worst result), 2) Bucholc and 3) Rating Performance.

  • Prize giving

    All players must be present at the closing ceremony to receive financial prizes. The organizers reserve the rights not to pay out prizes if the participant fails to do so.

  • Financial prizes

    For Tournament Y there are no financial prizes. The players will be awarded valuable prizes in total worth at least 2 000 EUR. At least 15 different prizes are guaranteed.

    The prize fund of the Tournament B is 1 500 EUR (guaranteed in case of at least 70 participants), guaranteed first prize is 250 EUR. 8 general prizes and special prizes for best women, junior (born 2003 and later) and senior players (born 1961 and earlier). Prizes are not shared. A player can receive only one prize.

    1st place 250 EUR
    2nd place 200 EUR
    3rd place 150 EUR
    4th place 120 EUR
    5 th place 100 EUR
    6 th place 80 EUR
    7 th place 60 EUR
    8 th place 40 EUR
    Junior prizes
    1st place 50 EUR
    2nd place 30 EUR
    Senior prizes
    1st place 70 EUR
    2nd place 50 EUR
    3rd place 30 EUR
    Women prizes
    1st place 70 EUR
    2nd place 50 EUR
    3rd place 30 EUR
    Rating prizes 
    ELO <2050 40 EUR
    ELO <1800 40 EUR
    ELO <1600 and Without ELO 40 EUR