11th BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL OPEN

   Tournament is financially supported by
FIDE Open Aid Project

  

11th BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL OPEN – CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP- 2022 

                    The Amicale Notre Dame – Chess Club is glad to invite you to participate in the

         ‘’11th Beirut International Open – Chess Championship‘’ from 11 till 20 November 2022.

      Organizer :  Amicale Chess Club  

      Director    :  Mr. Elias Khairallah

      Address    :  Sami El Solh Street – Beirut – Lebanon

      Tel / Fax   :  +9611 383819   / +9611 287008                    Mobile: +9613 883225

      Website    :   www.andlb.org                                               E- Mail : elkhairallah@yahoo.com    

1.        Venue & Schedule :The Championship will be held from 11 till 20 November 2022

Date

Time

Program

Friday

11-Nov

Arrival Day

Saturday

12-Nov

3:00 P.M

Player’s meeting

5:30 P.M

Opening Ceremony

6:00 P.M

 Round 1

Sunday

13-Nov

10:30 A.M

 Round 2

6:30 P.M                        

 Round 3

Monday

14-Nov

6:30 P.M

 Round 4

Tuesday

15-Nov

6:30 P.M

 Round 5

Wednesday

16-Nov

6:30 P.M

 Round 6

Thursday

17-Nov

6:30 P.M

 Round 7

Friday

18-Nov

6:30 P.M

 Round 8

Saturday

19-Nov

3.00 P.M                           

 Round 9

8.00 P.M                 

Closing Ceremony

          Sunday

20-Nov

Departure Day

2.   System and Rate of Play:

       The Championship will be played in 9 rounds according the Swiss System.

         Time control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move from the first move.    

3.    Tie-Break System :                                                                                        

A – Direct Encounter
B – Buchholz Cut 1; Buchholz Cut 2
C – Number of Victories

          N.B: All players having the same number of points will share their money prizes equally.

                 Tie-break system will be used for ranking and trophies/Cups distribution.

4.    Applications &  Registrations :

    The 11th Beirut International Championship is open to all players regardless of their title or rating.

    The application should be returned not later than 5st November 2022 to Mr. Jacques Bedrossian.     By mail: jack.bedrossian60@hotmail.com    

5.    Arbiters :

     The Chief Arbiter will be the “I.A” Mr. Jacques Bedrossian

     The Deputy Chief Arbiter for will be the “I.A” Mr. Jamal El Chamieh

     The Deputy Chief Arbiter for will be the “I.A” Mr. Elias Abou Jaoude

 

6.    Prizes: 6000 US $

                                                    Money Prizes & 3 Trophies        

Place

 Prize US $

                Special

1

2000 US $

           1st  Women

      300 US $

2

1000 US $

           2nd Women

      200 US  $

3

 800 US  $

           3rd Women

  Veteran 50+

      100 US $

4

 400 US $

150 US $

5

    300 US$

  Veteran 65+

150 US $

 Under 1800

   150 US $

    Unrated    

150 US $

 Under 1600

  150 US $

Youth under 16

150 US $

v 
No double prize award is carried out. All prizes are tax-free.

                                                                   

7.    Appeal Committee :

    The Appeal Committee (3 members and 2 reserves) will be declared during the players meeting.

8.    Tournament Bulletin : The bulletin will be posted online on our website.

9.     Fees :

    The entry fee for the 11th Beirut International Open Championship is:

a-     US$ 50 for Unrated players.

b-     US$ 30 for Rated players, juniors and women.

c-    Free for the FIDE title players.

10.  Accommodation :

    The accommodation will be at the hotel “Tamar Lancaster ” – Hadath  – Beirut. 

    Upon invitation: Free accommodation will be offered for the players holding the titles GM, WGM, IM

    Hotel fees are as one Person/Per Night (H.B) in: – Double Room: 80 US$   – Single Room: 100 US$

    The prices include breakfast, lunch, VAT and Free Internet,

     All payments for the accommodation should be paid in advance.

11.  Local Transport :

      Transportation: Airport – Hotel & Hotel – Playing hall will be arranged by the Organizer.

12.  Weather Conditions :

      In November the weather is moderate. The temperature is usually between 180 and 240 Celsius.

 13.Visas: Please contact the Lebanese Embassy for visa if required. Otherwise please contact us.