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Invitation

Invitation to the European Rapid Chess Team Tournament
Invitation to the European Rapid Chess Team Tournament

Date: 13 October 2012, 9:30 AM – 14 October 2012, 4:00 PM
Venue: Kaiserbahnhof Potsdam (DB Akademie GmbH, Am Neuen Palais 1, 14469 Potsdam)
Forms: Invitation tournament with 8 national teams and one team from the Emanuel Lasker Society
Rules: The tournament will be played as a round robin according to the FIDE rapid chess rules
Time control: 20 min per player/match and 5 sec increment for each move
Tiebreaks: TB 1 – total points of team
(2 points per team victory and 1 point each for team draw)
TB 2 – total board points
(1 (1 point per individual victory plus 0.5 points per draw)
TB 3 – Berlin scoring of individual points
(8 points for a win on board 1, 7 points for a win on board 2 etc)
Prizes: Non-cash prizes/td>

Invitation to the Blitz Chess Team Tournament

Date: 14 October 2012, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue: Kaiserbahnhof Potsdam (DB Akademie GmbH, Am Neuen Palais 1, 14469 Potsdam)
Form: Individual tournament for all participants and guests
Rules: 13 rounds Swiss according to FIDE blitz chess rules
Time control: 5 min per player/match without increment
Tiebreaks: TB 1 – total points
TB 2 – Buchholz
TB 3 – Sonneborn-Berger
Bedenkzeit: 5 min je Spieler/Partie ohne Bonus
Prizes: Non-cash prizes