The 31 International Open of Cappelle-la-Grande will take place from February 28 till March 7, 2015.
Invitations are completed. It is no longer possible to get an invitation.
Invited players Pre-entered players
Chessbus PARIS - Chessbus BRUSSELS
Invited players can reserve a place by telling the organisers the time of their arrival and the name of their airline (Their name will appear on a list on the site). The number of places is limited. Each place is numbered.
The chessbuses leave on Friday 27 February, the day before the tournament :
- from Brussels Airport, the first as soon as it is full and the second at 19:00 journey time : 2 hours)
- from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport 1, at 18:00 (journey time : 3 hours 30 minutes)
Entry fees for the tournament :
Adults : 50 euros
Juniors under 20 years : 25 euros
Over 60 years : 25 euros
Free for GM et MI
The rate of play is:
• 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move for the first 40 moves and then,
• 30 minutes plus 30 seconds per move to the end of the game.
PRIZE FUND : 30 000 euros
1er PRIZE : 3000 euros ; 2ème PRIZE: 2000 euros ;
3ème PRIZE: 1500 euros ; 4ème PRIZE: 1000 euros ; 5ème PRIZE: 900 euros ;
6ème PRIZE: 850 euros; 7/10ème PRIZE: 800 euros ; 11/15ème PRIZE: 500 euros ;
16/20ème PRIZE: 300 euros ; 21/30ème PRIZE: 200 euros ; 31/40ème PRIZE: 150 euros
Rating category prize – Age category prizes
1st Female Prize : 600 euros
1st Veteran (+ 60 years) Prize : 350 euros
Prizes will only be awarded to players who attend the closing ceremony.
TOMES ROUNDS :
Saturday 28 February : from 9h30 to 12h entered, opening ceremony to 15h30 then 16h : rounds 1
Sunday 1 March to 14h : rounds 2
Monday 2 March to 9h : rounds 3, then 16h : rounds 4
rounds 5, rounds 6, rounds 7, rounds 8 to 14h
Saturday 7 March to 10h : rounds 9
Closing ceremony to 18h. (Prizes will only be awarded to players who attend the closing ceremony)
You can pre-register "here
(The following are definitely entered and will be included in the first round draw:
• invited and titled players if they present themselves to the organizers by 12:00 at the latest on Saturday 28 February and fill in their entry form,
• other foreign players who enter in advance by post or e-mail who have paid their entry fee to the organizers by 12:00 on Saturday 28 February).