1st Longtou Cup the Belt & Road Chess Open

1st Longtou Cup the Belt & Road Chess Open from 25th May to 4th June 2018 in Qinhuangdao City, Hebei province, China

The 1st Longtou Cup the Belt and Road Chess Open

Chinese Chess Association invites all players to play in the 1st Longtou Cup the Belt and Road Chess Open from 25th May to 4th June 2018 in Qinhuangdao city, Hebei province, China.

1. Participation

It is open to all rated and unrated players with FIDE ID.

2. System

2.1 FIDE rating is calculated.

2.2 The latest FIDE rule is adopted.

2.3 Swiss system of 9 rounds. The time control is 90 minutes for each player with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from the first move.

2.4 Men and women players will play together in one group.

3. Arbiter and Appeals

3.1 Arbiter is appointed by Chinese Chess Association

3.2 Appeals member is appointed according to the Regulations.

4. Prize fund

Prize is as below in Chinese currency (net of tax):

1st 100,0006th 9,00011th 3,0002nd 50,0007th 8,00012th 3,0003rd 20,0008th 6,00013th 3,0004th 15,0009th 5,00015th 3,0005th 10,00010th 4,00016th 3,000

Special prize for women players

1st 30,0004th 8,0002nd 15,0005th 6,0003rd 10,0006th 3,000

Women players cannot get both prize money. And the players’ places will remain the same if women players choose to have special prize.

5. Payment

5.1 Entry fee

Rated players: $50

Unrated players: $80

5.2 Board and lodging

The room rates include hotel accommodation and 3 meals, starting with the dinner on 25th May 2018 until the lunch on 4th June 2018.

The rate of a double room for per person is 4800CNY. If player wants to upgrade to single room, he or she should pay for 240CNY for each night.

5.3 All Bank Transfers are to be made to:

Bank name: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA LTD. QINHUANGDAO BRANCH

Bank address: NO.136, JIANSHE STREET, HAIGANG DISTRICT, QINHUANGDAO, HEBEI PROVINCE, CHINA

SWIFT: ICBKCNBJQHD

BENEFICIARY: SONG YAN

A/C NO: 6222080404002181023

6. Transportation

All participants are required to send their flight details of arrivals and departures to the Organizer before 15th May 2018 to the email 291471193@qq.com. After the deadline, organizer will not provide transfer service.

The Organizer will provide airport transfers every three hours from Beijing International Airport to the Official Hotel, and from the Official Hotel to the airport at official arrival day and departure day.

7. Registration

8.1 Registration should be sent to email address of 291471193@qq.com

Contact person: Mr. Cao

8.2 All participants should purchase accidental insurance during the stay.

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