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REGULATIONS
of the 18.th  IPCA World Individual Chees Championship 2018
for physically disabled
Czech Republic / Prague, 21st – 30th June 2018

I. ORGANISER

  • Czech production s.r.o., Štefánikova 18/25. 150 00 Praha 5
  • IPCA – (International Physically Disabled Chess Association), https://ipca2018.com

II. TOURNAMENT PATRON

  • Ing. Radek Lacko – Councillor for Health for the City of Prague

III. TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

  • Eva Marie Valentová, Director, phone: +420736470502, e-mail: evachess@seznam.cz
  • Ing. Štefan Sakáč, Assistant of director, phone: + 420777295650, e-mail: posta@stesak.cz

IV. ARBITERS

  • IA JUDr. Ivan Syrový, PhD. (ID 14904195) – Chief arbiter and Mr.Jaroslav Šmíd

V. DATE

  • 21st June 2018 (arrival day, 14:00 -18:00) – , 30th June 2018 ( departude day, 8:00 – 11:00)

VI. VENUE

  • TOP HOTEL Praha & Congress Centre, Blažimská 1781/4, 149 00 Praha 4 – Chodov, Czech Republic

VII. TOURNAMENT CATEGORY

  • The 18th IPCA World  Individual ChessChampionship for physically disabled men, women and juniors 1998 year of birth and younger (min. 50% od fisability).

VIII. PLAYING SYSTEM AND TIME CONTROL

  • Swiss system in 9 rounds,. Pairing by SwissManager program,
  • 90 minutes  per game olus bonus 30 second for each move.

IX. SCORING SYSTEM

  • The criteria deciding the final order of players will be annouced at the technical meeting:
    1) Total score pints , 2) Median Buchholz, 3) Full Buchholz, 4) Number of wins, 5) Rating performance.

X. PRIZES

                                     men                             women

1. st place                600 €                          300 €

2. nd place              400 €                           200 €

3. rd place               300 €                           100 €

4. th place               200 €

5. th place               100 €

6. th place                 50 €

  • Cups, medals and diplomas: for general classification, form women, for men and women in wheelchairs and for boy-juniors and girl-juniors.
  • The best players among men and women ( including 2 men and 2 women in wheelchairs ) in the IPCA WICC 2017 and 2018 gain the right to represent the IPCA men and women teams in the 43rd Word Chess Olympiad 2018. Nominations of players will be announced during the closing ceremony of the 18th. IPCA WICC 2018.

XI. SCHEDULE

Date

Program of the tournament

21.06.2018
Thursday

14:00 – 19:00 Arrival and registration of participants
20:00 – 21:00 Technical meeting and pairing for 1st round

22.06.2018
Friday

14:00 Opening ceremony
15:00 1st round

23.06.2018 Saturday

9:00 2nd round
15:00 3rd round

24.06.2018 Sunday

15:00 4th round

25.06.2018 Monday

15:00 5th round

26.06.2018 Tuesday

9:00 – 12:00 Optional trip (Historical Prague)
15:00 6th round

27.06.2018 Wednesday

15:00 7th round

28.06.2018
Thursday

15:00 8th round
20:00 25the IPCA Congress

29.06.2018
Friday

09:00 9th round
17:00 Closing ceremony of the tournament and farewell banquet

30.06.2018 Saturday

8:00 – 11:00 Deoarture of participants

XII. ACCOMMODATION, CATERING AND TRANSPORT

  • Accommodation and full cattering in ****TOP HOTEL Prague & Congress Centre, Blažimská  1781/4, 149 00 Praha 4 – Chodov, Czech Republic  from dinner od 21st June 2018 to breakfast on 30th June 2018.
  • The tournament organizer can provide the transport for participants from the Prague airport and Main Train Station to the hotel and back if it is necessary.  Please inform the organiser whrere and when it should be expected your arrival in Prague.

You can get from Prague Main Train Station to hotel by Metro to Chodov station, then by bus no. 155 which stops at the TOP HOTEL Prague.

XIII. PAYMENT OF ACCOMMODATION, CATERING, TRANSPORT AND ENTRY FEE

Payment for participation in the tournament involves: acoommodation for 9 nights with breakfast, 8 lunches and 8 dinners with a choice of 3 main courses and a farewell banquet of the final day of the tournament, transport and entry fee.

  • For participation ( chess, players and accompanying persons ) – 500 EUR per person – for a double room
  • For entry fee of chess players in the rournament – 50 EUR per player
  • For accommodation and catering in single room – 750 EUR per persona
  • For transport of participants from the airport and train station and back – 40 EUR per person

The participation costs and entry fee are paid in cash for the organiser on the arrival day.

The participants from the Czech Republic can pay in Czech crowns according to the currency exchange rate.

XIV.  registration TO THE TOURNAMENT AND VISAS

Registration to the 18th IPCA World Individual Chess  Championship 2018 must be completed online on website  https://www.ipca2018.com till 30th April 2018.

  • Delegations are responsible for obtain the visas to Czceh Republic if it is necessary. If you need the Official invitation letter for visa, pleas provide for the organizer of the following data:
    • Surrname and name(s) (as in passport),
    • Citizenship,
    • Date of birth,
    • Passport number,
    • Pasport expiry date,
    • Function in the delegation ( player, trainer or attendant ).

XV. FINAL INFORMATION

  • The 18th IPCA World Individual Chess Championship 208 will be played according to the current FIDE rules valid from 1.7. 2017
  • All matters with regard to game rules are fully under the control of the Chief Arbiter, JUDr. Ivan Syrový, PhD.
  • In other matters not included in the Regulations will be decided by the tournament organizer.
  • At the 25th IPCA Congress on  28.6.2018 there be take part the selected representatives  of the delegation from all participating countries. During the Congress will be hold also elections of the IPCA president for the next four-year term.

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