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Not yet started: 0, Ongoing: 6, Adjudication pending: 0, Finished: 99
Tournament page: http://lksf.lt/lt/
Chess for improving the Mind and Life
In memory of Max Edward Zavanelli (1946 - 2018)
--- Max Zavanelli had a lifelong passion for chess. In 1987, Max was appointed United States Secretary for International Correspondence Chess. In 1993, he was awarded the ICCF International Arbiter title, while in 2003 he received the Senior International Master title and the Gold Bertl von Massow Medal.
He had also served as the North America/Pacific Zonal Director for many years. He was appointed as acting ICCF President at the end of 2004 though the congress of 2005. He also served on the Rules Committee and The Appeals Committee for several years.
He was a master-level player, in his early career he won two over the board state-tournament championships, and tied for first place in the 1977 New York City Masters Championship.
Mr. Zavanelli had a notable career in finance, where he was the Distinguished Roland George Professor, Chair of Applied Investments and Research at Stetson University in DeLand. He was recognized as an expert in stock-market anomalies and investor behavior, providing research to mutual-fund companies and other institutional investors.
Mr. Zavanelli spent his entire career as a practitioner as well as a researcher, founding several succesful investment companies. In 1979 ZPR Portfolio Research was founded, later developed into 3 separate corporations: ZPR Investment Management, ZPR Investment Research ir ZPR International.
Max Zavanelli was a generous sponsor of chess events in Lithuania. His founded "Z chess club" is still functioning in Vilnius, organizing chess events and teaching secrets of chess game to Lithuanian children and adults. He also founded the first national mutual fund in Lithuania in 2000, the NSEL 30 Index Fund, which invested in the 30 largest free-float capitalization companies traded on the Lithuanian National Stock Exchange.
CCE norm achieved by: Mužas, Kestutis
SIM norm achieved by: Samerdokas, Alfredas
This is a server event.
The start date was 7/15/2018.
There is no end date.
ICCF standard time control 10 moves in 50 days with duplication after 20 days is used.
If a player exceeds allowed thinking time in any way, the player will automatically be scored with a loss. Under some circumstances all of the player’s games will subsequently be cancelled (if not already rated).
45 days of leave per year are available to each player.
There is no special leave in this event.
Linear conditionals can be entered.
This tournament allows claims based on the six piece tablebase. The 50-moves-rule is not applied in positions with seven or fewer pieces.
Draw offers are essentially restricted to one offer per player per game (called the Code of Conduct draw rule). See 2017 Playing Rules-Server 2d and/or TD Manual-Server 11.3.3 for details.
Ties are broken by the Baumbach tie breaking rule (see ICCF rule 126.96.36.199).
If needed, adjudicators will be selected by the server.
Other participants can see the games only when they are finished, and at least 10 games are finished in the event.
The public can see the games only when they are finished, and at least 10 games are finished in the event.
This event is organized by Grabliauskas, Virginijus.