1st Friends of Caissa International Open Tournament
Sunday, September 24, 2023: - announcement
The Cuban Corresponde Chess Federation (FECAP) - is organizing the "I Friends of Caissa International Open Tournament" for the participation of all ICCF players, regardless of their rating. The tournament will be played in a single phase.
Registered players grouped by rating will be allocated to groups of 11, 13 or 15 players, so that all group members have a similar rating. The number of groups will depend on the number of registrations. Up to 2 registrations will be allowed, with the second registration the player will be paired in the group following the first group.
The start date of the tournament is January 31, 2024.
The registration fee is 9 €.
The tournament will be played on the ICCF server at triple block time control with an appropriate tournament duration according to the average rating of each group: 350 days event, with 50 days initial bank and 1 day increment for the first 50 moves is used.
The tournament will be rated and valid to obtain the norms for ICCF titles in groups that meet all the conditions required by the ICCF.
The game system of the I Friends of Caissa International Open Tournament allows up to two registrations, and the second registration will be paired in the group following the first group. The groups are formed in ranking order and there is only one stage.
The registrations and the payment of the fees for I Friends of Caissa International Open Tournament must be done by the DE system in the server of the ICCF opening the menu Cuba in New Events. The link leads to the registrations for I Friends of Caissa International Open Tournament
Inscriptions must be received no later than January 5, 2024.
This tournament will award certificates to the top 3 in each group. The tiebreaker system will be: 1. Baumbach, 2. Sonnenborn-Berger, 3. the results of the players tied with each other and 4. the lowest rating at the start of the tournament.
For registrations: https://www.iccf.com/EventAnnouncement.aspx?id=103377
List of Subscribers: https://www.iccf.com/Registrations.aspx?id=103377
Giraldo Menéndez Rodríguez
FECAP President and ICCF Delegate Cuba.