ACCENTUS Grandmaster Tournament - Regulations

ACCENTUS Grandmaster Tournament (GMT)

Date / Time

July 21 4 p.m. Opening Ceremony and Drawing of Lots
July 22 - August 1, 2018; 2 p.m.
(August 1: 12 p.m.)
Rest day on July 28

August 1, 6:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony
Mode of playing

10 Rounds double round robin system with 6 players
First leg: Rounds 1 to 5
Second leg: Rounds 6 to 10

Time control

100 minutes for the first 40 moves + 50 minutes for the next 20 moves + 15 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

Players are expected to be present at the start of the round as courtesy to their opponent and the sponsor and to give the press the opportunity to take photos.

The default time is 15 minutes.

No draw offer is allowed before move 40.
Draw positions reached by other means than mutual agreement are allowed before move 40.

Standings & Prizes

Final standings will be established according to:
1. Number of points scored
2. Direct encounter
3. Sonneborn Berger
4. Greater number of wins
5. Greater number of wins with black color

Money prizes will be shared among players achieving the same number of points.
Devices Players aren’t allowed to carry or use any electronic device (mobile phone or else) during their games.
They will preferably not bring any such device in the tournament hall, however they may leave them at the arbiter’s desk.