I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles

Thursday, August 20, 2020: - Tournament Announcement

The life essence is: Serve others, do good things and play chess.

Game platform: ICCF webserver
International open divided into two sections (classification list 2020-4)

  • Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be grouped in strict order of rating in sections of
    11-13 players.
  • Promotional Section: For players with a rating of 2250 or less, by category, which may vary by enrollment in a range not greater than 75 points.

Organizer: Cuban Postal Chess Federation (FECAP)
Time Control: Triple Block (400)
A time of reflection guaranteed of 3 days after move 50 is applied.
This tournament allows claims based on the seven-piece tablebase.
Date of upload to the ICCF web server: October 10 to October 15, 2020.
Official start date: October 30, 2020.

Prizes: Paid by PayPal

  • €40 for the winner of each section in groups 0.
  • €30 for the winner of each section in groups 1 to 3
  • €25 for the winner of each section in groups 4 to 6.
  • €20 for the winner of each section in groups 7 to 13.

Registration per participant: €10 (plus €1 PayPal commission) via PayPal (dehm1963@gmail.com)

TO: David E. Hernández Molina (CUB)
TD: IA Juan Martello (ARG)

Group 0: 11-13 players

In strict order of Rating:

Category 8 (Ave 2426-2450 and more)
Category 7 (Ave 2401-2425)
Category 6 (Ave 2376-2400)
Category 5 (Ave 2351-2375)
Category 4 (Ave 2326-2350)
Category 3 (Ave 2301-2325)
Category 2 (Ave 2276-2300)
Category 1 (Ave 2251-2275)

Group 1: 11-13 players                    Category L (Ave 2226-2250)
Group 2: 11-13 players                    Category K (Ave 2201-2225)
Group 3: 11-13 players                    Category J (Ave 2176-2200)
Group 4: 11-13 players                    Category I (Ave 2151-2175)
Group 5: 11-13 players                    Category H (Ave 2126-2150)
Group 6: 11-13 players                    Category G (Ave 2101-2125)
Group 7:   9-11 players                    Category F (Ave 2076-2100)
Group 8:   9-11 players                    Category E (Ave 2051-2075)
Group 9:   9-11 players                    Category D (Ave 2026-2050)
Group 10: 9-11 players                    Category C (Ave 2001-2025)
Group 11: 9-11 players                    Category B (Ave 1976-2000)
Group 12: 9-11 players                    Category A (Ave 1951-1975)
Group 13:  7-9  players                    No category (1950 or less)


1.- NUMBER OF TICKETS PER PLAYER: Each player can purchase a MAXIMUM OF TWO TICKETS. The first ticket will be used for their main tournament by Rating. The Second Entry will be intended for an EXTRA Tournament, mainly to complete a Tournament of the same Classification or, as an exception, to complete a Tournament with a Higher or Lower Ranking than theirs, provided that its inclusion does not change the average Tournament Rating.

2.- REGISTRATION CLOSING: October 5th for major tournaments that are completed with their maximum number of participants.

3.- TOURNAMENTS WILL BE CHARGED TO THE ICCF WEBSERVER: Between 10 and 15 October, the main tournaments that are completed with their maximum of Participants.

4.- REGISTRATION EXTENSION: From October 5th, until completing the Maximum or Minimum Participants per Main Tournament or EXTRA, which will be immediately uploaded to the ICCF web server in what is completed.

5.- ORDERING AND STRUCTURING OF TOURNAMENTS: Both in the Main Categories 0 to 13 and in THE EXTRAS 0 to 13 tournaments, the strict order of Rating will be respected. In cases of equal qualification, the title will prevail first and then the highest number of games played.

6.- EXCEPTIONS IN QUALIFICATION: Chess player tickets with a higher or lower rating than required by the Category will be allowed, provided that the final average of its participants maintains the category to which it corresponds, this applies only to tournaments whose registration takes place after October 5th, with the purpose to complete the maximum or minimum number of participants for the Main Tournament or EXTRA.

7.- DISPACKS IN FINAL TABLE OF POSITIONS: The order of the final positions will be defined by the largest number of points accumulated.
In case of a tie, the following shall prevail:
a) Number of victories (Baumbach system);
b) Sonneborn Berger.

Prizes in money are awarded according to the definition of the tiebreakers set out here.


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