Tournament D

Weekend Amateur open for players with ELO until 1899

  • Regulations

    Swiss system, 7 rounds, FIDE rules, ELO rated

  • Time limit

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

  • Schedule


    Thursday 12.08. 16:00-18:00 Registration
    19:00 1st round
    Friday 13.08. 15:00 2nd round
    19:00 3rd round
    Saturday 14.08. 11:00 4th round
    15:00 5th round
    Sunday 15.08. 10:00 6th round
    14:00 7th 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 1600 – 1899 20 EUR
    ELO < 1600 30 EUR
    Without ELO 40 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

    The prize fund of the tournament is 800 EUR (guaranteed in case of at least 60 participants), guaranteed first prize is 150 EUR. 6 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 150 EUR
    2nd place 100 EUR
    3rd place 80 EUR
    4th place 70 EUR
    5 th place 50 EUR
    6 th place 40 EUR
    Junior prizes
    1st place 30 EUR
    2nd place 20 EUR
    Senior prizes
    1st place 50 EUR
    2nd place 30 EUR
    3rd place 20 EUR
    Women prizes
    1st place 50 EUR
    2nd place 30 EUR
    3rd place 20 EUR
    Rating prizes 
    ELO <1750 30 EUR
    ELO <1450 and Without ELO 30 EUR