Ladies ACCENTUS Quadriathlon

Ladies ACCENTUS Quadriathlon (DAQ)

Arbiter
IA Ana Srebrnic
Dates
July 1222, 2022
Venue
Concert Hall, Biel Congress Center.
Smoking is strictly prohibited within the whole building.
Tournament type
35 games as 4 sets of round robin:
- Classical: 7 games
- Rapid: 7 games
- Blitz: 14 games (2-way)
- 960: 7 games
Pairings number
During the technical meeting, a drawing of lots will determine the pairings for the Rapid. The resulting pairings with reversed colours will be used for the 960 games.. Starting numbers for the Classic will be chosen by the players in the order of the standings of the 960. Another draw will determine the pairings for the blitz tournament.
Time control
Classical: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.
Rapid and 960: 15 minutes + 5 seconds increment per move.
Blitz: 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment per move.
Schedule
July 12, 1 pm: Rapid
July 13, 2 pm: 960
July 14–16, 2 pm: Classical rounds 1-3
July 17, 2 pm: Blitz
July 18: Rest Day
July 19–21, 2 pm: Classical rounds 4-6
July 22, 10 am: Classical round 7
July 22, 6 pm: Closing Ceremony
Courtesy
Out of respect for the opponent, the photographers and the sponsors, the players are expected to appear in time before the game start.
Prizes
CHF 1'200/1'000/800/600/450/350.
Prize for the best team: CHF 600.
Total prize fund: CHF 5'000.
The winner of the Quadriathlon receive a luxury watch from our partner Delance.
Scores and tie-breaks
Classical: 4 points for a win; 1½ point for a draw; 0 point for a loss.
Rapid: 2 points for a win; 1 point for a draw; 0 point for a loss.
Blitz and 960: 1 point for a win; ½ point for a draw; 0 point for a loss.
For the final ranking all points from the four tournaments are added together (Classic, 960, Rapid and Blitz).
In case of a tie, the following criteria are decisive:
1. direct encounters (win = 1 point)
2. number of wins in the four tournaments
3. number of wins with Black in the four tournaments
4. most time spent at the board during the Classical tournament
5. age (from oldest to youngest)
Rating
Each series is rated for the related FIDE rating (Standard, 960, Rapid, Blitz).
Laws of chess
Art. 6.7.1 Any player arriving at the board more than 10 minutes after the start of the round (resp. 5 minutes in rapid and 2 minutes in blitz) will lose by forfeit, except in cases of force majeure.
Art. 9.1.1 Draw offers aren't allowed before move 41 in the Classical tournament.
Art. 11.3.2.1 Players aren't allowed to carry or use any electronic devices during their games.
They are advised to enter the playing hall without such devices or otherwise to deposit these at the arbiter's desk.
According to the anti-cheating guidelines of the FIDE, there is a suitable detector available in the tournament hall.
Declaration of consent
With your participation you agree that photographic material may be recorded and used.

Agenda

12
Jul

13:00 DAQ Rapid

13
Jul

14:00 DAQ Chess960

14
Jul

14:00 DAQ Round 1

15
Jul

14:00 DAQ Round 2

16
Jul

14:00 DAQ Round 3

17
Jul

14:00 DAQ Blitz

18
Jul

DAQ Rest Day

19
Jul

14:00 DAQ Round 4

20
Jul

14:00 DAQ Round 5

21
Jul

14:00 DAQ Round 6

22
Jul

10:00 DAQ Round 7

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