All the details concerning the 2021 edition

13/04/2020 - Last update 11/10/2021

General information

 


37th  International Open tournament

from Saturday February 27th to Friday March 5th, 2021

Rated by French Chess Federation and International Chess Federation (Standard April 2021).
Time control : 1h30 + 30sec/move for the first 40 moves, then 30min + 30sec/move to end the game.
Number of rounds : 9 rounds.
Total prizes : € 12,000 including € 2,000 to the winner.
Registration fees: € 40 / € 20 until February 10th, € 50 / € 25 after February 10.

Register
List of pre-entered players

 

 


3rd International Rapid tournament

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Rated by French Chess Federation and International Chess Federation (Rapid April 2021).
Time control : 12min + 3sec/move
Number of rounds : 9 rounds.
Total prizes : € 5,000 including € 1,000 to the winner.
Registration fees: 20 € / 10 € (50% reduction applied to players who participate in the Open).

Register
List of pre-entered players

 

 


Schedule 

Saturday, February 27th, 2021 Opening ceremony : 14:30
Round 1 : 15:00
Sunday, February 28th, 2021 Round 2 : 13:30
Monday, March 1st, 2021 Round 3 : 8:30
Round 4 : 15:00
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 Round 5 : 13:30
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 Round 6 : 8:30
Round 7 : 15:00
Thursday, March 4th, 2021 Round 8 : 13:30
Friday, March 5th, 2021 Round 9 : 9:00
Closing ceremony : 16:00

Registration

To be in round 1 pairings, you shall have validated your registration before Friday February 26th at 20:00. To do this, you shall complete the registration form and pay the fee corresponding to your participation. Several solutions are available to you, and we obviously encourage you to do register and pay in advance.

Registration form:

Means of payment :

  • Make a payment by bank transfer, specify your full name and tournament (Open, Rapid)
  • No registration will be accepted on site. Registration fees must be paid in advance.

You can follow the progress of your registration on our website:

  • the list of pre-entered players shows the players who registered but not yet settled.
  • the list of confirmed players shows the players who registered and paid the fees (People in this list will be paired for the first round).

Unexpected ?

Obviously, something unexpected can always happen. Don't worry, if you notify your absence before Friday, February 27th, you'll not be paired and we will refund your registration. Otherwise, no registration can be refunded for a player who appears in the pairings.


Playing hall

Palais des Arts et des Loisirs, Place Bernard Gouvart, 59180 Cappelle la Grande
Free car park in front and on the side of the building (around 200 places, including 4 disabled parking slots).
Disabled people are welcome. There are accesses to playing hall and toilets since January 2020.