Budapest Open August 21-29 2020
After so much virus drama, the Budapest Open returns
Date of the competition : August 21-29, 2020.
Opening : Friday, August 21 from 2:45 p.m. in the Theater Hall
Venue of the competition: Aranytíz Kultúrház, Budapest V. ker. Arany János utca 10.
The organizer of the competition: Budapest Chess Association
Chief Judge: IA Tamás Gyömbér
Tournament participants: players with a 2020 tournament license or foreign chess players with a valid FRD.
Players in Open “A” group can have at least 1600 Live Points, in Group “B” below 1700 Live Points. Coordination with Zsolt Korpics IO is required at the rounds.
Order of rounds: Friday, August 21 to Saturday 29. All rounds start at 3pm, except for the last one, which is at 10am. Delay time: 45 minutes.
Conduct: 9 round round match in the grandmaster and master groups. There is a 9-round Swiss system in both groups of the open competition. Program: Swiss Manager
Time control: 90 ‘/ 40 steps + 30’ play, with a 30 ”bonus time per step.
Deadlines: Rounds 1. Result against each other 2. Berger-Sonneborn
In open groups 1. Buchholz, 2. Progressive, 3. Against each other, 4. Berger-Sonneborn
Rewarding: The 1st place cup in each group, the I-III. placed will receive a medal. In the Open competition (groups A and B together) the prize pool is HUF 220,000.