HORSENS SKAKFORENING

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While the language of the tournament is Danish, you are very welcome to participate even if you don't speak it. Everyone speaks English - including the other players.

20th Horsens Lang Weekend EMT 2017

Horsens Skakforening invites players to participate in a 7 round individual weekend tournament spanning four days, from Thursday July 13th to Sunday July 16th.

Location: Langmarksskolen, Nørrebakken 1, 8700 Horsens. Busses 1, 2 og 10 go from the train station to there (Bakkesvinget), see also www.midttrafik.dk. Parking is free. The venue does not have facilities for disabled access.
Accomodation: Offered on the school where the tournament is played (Langmarksskolen) for DKK 50 per night plus a security deposit of DKK 250. Indicate accommodation preferences at signup. There are bathing facilities for both men and women. GM/IM are offered free accomodation (three nights) at Hotel Opus. FM's are offered free stay at the school (Langmarksskolen).
We have a special rate for the Hotel Opus for participants, which is DKK 1,485 for a single room (3 nights) and DKK 2,085 for a double. An extra night is DKK 595 for a single room and 695 for a double. Indicate at sign-up if you want to take advantage of this offer, and we will make the booking.
Playing schedule: July 14 to July 17. Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10-16 (10AM to 4PM) and 17-23 (5PM to 11PM). Appearance no later than 30 minutes before the start of a round.
Signup: Signup deadline is July 7. Signup may close before that, as we are limited to 150 participants. In that case a waiting list will be created.
Tournament form: A single open group following accelerated (2) FIDE swiss system. The tournament will be Elo rated, if conditions for this are satisfied.
Time controls: 2 hours for 40 moves, then 1 hour + saved up time for the remainder of the game.
Entry fee: GM/IM/WIM/WGM free, for everyone else DKK 350 (47€). Payment must be completed 7 days after signup, otherwise you may be removed from the tournament. For signups later that June 30, payment must be before July 7. For cancellation before July 10 there is a fee of DKK 50. For later cancellations the entry fee is forfeit.
Payment is to our bank account: Swift-BIC: DABADKKK. IBAN: DK82 3000 4789 6754 73. Danish account# 4727-4789675473.
Prizes: 1st price is DKK 5000 minimum. Rating prices: Players are grouped by rating, with a minimum of DKK 3000 in prizes for each group. Each contestant can win at most one ranking prize.
Registration: Online signup here (or write to Anders Munch anders@jmunch.dk).
More info: Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/HLW2012/ or here on the club website.


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