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    Turniirikutse: Sigulda kiirmaleturniir

    Sigulda kiirmaleturniir toimub 30. septembrist kuni 1. oktoobrini 2017 Lätis, Sigulda linna kohalikus gümnaasiumis, aadressil K. Barona iela 10 – asukoht kaardil http://ej.uz/Siguldas_gimnazija Mängitakse 11 vooru šveitsi süsteemis ühtses grupis, ajakontrolliga 12 minutit + 5 sekundit igale käigule mõlemale mängijale partii lõpuni, kehtivad FIDE reeglid, toimub FIDE kiirmale reitingu arvestus. Võistluse auhinnafond on 1000 eurot, sealjuures esikoha auhind 180 eurot. Turniiri registreerimine ja rakendamine 30. septembril kohapeal kell 13:00, esimese vooru algus kell 14:00. Loe edasi turniiri juhendist inglise keeles siit või vene keeles siit. Turniiri peakorraldaja on Visvaldis Gercāns, tema e-mail on siguldachess@gmail.com ja telefon +371 29277148 ning turniiri peakohtunik on Alberts Cimiņš, tema e-mail on alberts.cimins@inbox.lv ja telefon +371 28804664 (eelregistreerimine tuleks teha eelistatult peakohtuniku e-maili aadressile).

    Eelregistreerunud mängijate nimekiri: http://chess-results.com/tnr293604.aspx?lan=1

    VI Sigulda District Open Rapid Chess Championship

    30th of September and 1st of October, 2017



    The competition is organized and run by the Sigulda Chess Club in cooperation with the Sigulda District Council Sports Department, Riga Chess Federation and Latvian Chess Federation


    Sigulda State Gymnasium, K.Barona iela 10, Sigulda, Latvia.

    Map: http://ej.uz/Siguldas_gimnazija


    30th of September and 1st of October, 2017 (Saturday and Sunday)


    Tournament director is Visvaldis Gercāns, e-mail: siguldachess@gmail.com, ph. +371 29277148.


    The Chief Arbiter is IA Alberts Cimiņš, e-mail: alberts.cimins@inbox.lv, ph. +371 28804664.

    Arbiter: Aivars Laizāns.

    System, time control:


    11 rounds Swiss system, FIDE rules, FIDE rapid chess rating calculation.

    Time control 12 min/game + 5 sec/move.

    Tournament is open for all chess lovers who have FIDE ID number.

    Registration and entry fee:


    Entry fee 14 EUR.

    Entry fee 10 EUR for participants by notice in advance until September 27th (17.00)

    Participation for Sigulda District inhabitants is free of charge.

    GM/IM/WGM/WIM no entry fee.

    To apply for the tournament, participants should send an e-mail to alberts.cimins@inbox.lv with name, family name, FIDE ID number and city of residence. Organizers have rights to not include in the list of players participants who have applied after the 27.09.2017.

    Sending an application means that the player agrees that during the event participants may be photographed and filmed, as well as the fact that chess games are broadcasted live on the Internet.

    Entry fee can be paid at the competition site during the registration.

    Participants or their organizations can make entry fee payment until 27th of September by bank transfer: Biedrība Siguldas šaha klubs, A/S SEB banka, UNLALV2X, LV18UNLA0055000159825, reg.nr. 40008120148.

    Competition procedure:




    September 30


    October 1


    13.00 – 13.45



    Round 1

    14.00 – 14.38

    Round 7

    10.00 – 10.38

    Round 2

    14.48 – 15.26

    Round 8

    10.48 – 11.26

    Round 3

    15.36 – 16.14

    Round 9

    11.36 – 12.14


    16.24 – 17.00

    Round 10

    12.24 – 13.02

    Round 4

    17.00 – 17.38

    Round 11

    13.12 – 13.50

    Round 5

    17.48 – 18.26


    13.50 – 14.25

    Round 6

    18.36 – 19.14


    14.25 – 14.35



    Main prizes:

    Competition prize fund is EUR 1000; 1 - 8 places prize EUR: 180, 150, 120, 100, 90, 80, 65, 50.

    The best woman, best young (born 2003 and younger), the best senior (born 1957 and older) and the best foreign federation player are awarded with a cash prize of EUR 20.

    Two rating prizes (15 EUR and 8 EUR) for each group of 12 players from 9th start rating.

    Best men of 60+, 70+, 80+ age groups, and ladies of 50+, 60+, 70+ age groups will get awards from farm "Pīlādži". Belonging to the age group is determined by the year of birth.

    Special prizes:

    Best Sigulda district chess players - first-third place: medals.

    Sigulda district best chess player - MEP Krišjānis Kariņš prize, a trip to the European Parliament.

    Sigulda district better student – teacher’s Uldis Deisons prize of EUR 20.

    Award conditions:

    One tournament participant may receive no more than one prize from the main prizes section.

    Higher place in case of equal points is determined by: 1) improved Buchholz coefficient, 2) Buchholz coefficient, 3) RPT (Rating performance in tournament).

    Organizers will transfer prizes within 10 days after the tournament to first - eighth place winners’ bank accounts if they represent Eurozone.


    Accommodation: www.booking.com (Sigulda). It is advisable to make a reservation in advance.

    The organizers do not provide an accommodation booking.

    Additional information:

    Sigulda State Gymnasium is located 1000 m from Sigulda railway station and Sigulda bus station. Map: http://ej.uz/Stacija_gimnazija

    Blitz tournament:

    Milda Lauberte Memorial Blitz Open 2017 tournament will take place after the end of rapid tournament from 15.00 until 18.30. FIDE rules, FIDE blitz chess rating calculation, 9 rounds. Time control 3 min/game + 2 sec/move. Entry fee 7 EUR. Entry fee 5 EUR for participants by notice in advance until September 27th (17.00). The regulations will follow.


    Sigulda District Council

    “Datorika”, Ltd     Farm “Pīlādži”      Jāņa sēta Map Publishers

    Krišjānis Kariņš   Uldis Deisons

    Preliminary Sigulda 6th Open Rapid Chess Championship invitation / Subject to change! 07/2017