Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2014
14 May - 18 May 2014
The 10th version of the Copenhagen Chess Challenge tournament is organised by one of the largest chess clubs in Denmark: "BMS Skak". The tournament is played from Wednesday 14th of May and until and including Sunday 18th of May 2014, which is the weekend of the Danish holiday "Store Bededag" (Friday 16th of May). The tournament is intended to provide norm opportunities, GM norms as well as IM norms, and is targeted primarily towards players with ELO, young chess players, and title holders. As in the previous years, the tournament will have a strong field, thanks to our sponsors.
The tournament will be a 9 rounds Swiss tournament, played at the site of the chessclub "BMS Skak": Tapeten, Magleparken 5, DK-2750 Ballerup – situated approximately 15 km west of the centre of Copenhagen. Zleep Hotel for accommodation close to the playing site.
Tentative playing schedule
Round 1, Wednesday 14 May, 18.00 - 23.00
Round 2, Thursday 15 May, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 3, Thursday 15 May, 15.00 - 20.00
Round 4, Friday 16 May, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 5, Friday 16 May, 15.00 - 20.00
Round 6, Saturday 17 May, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 7, Saturday 17 May, 15.00 - 20.00
Round 8, Sunday 18 May, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 9, Sunday 18 May, 15.00 - 20.00
Price ceremony immediately after the last round has ended.
Rate of play / Time control
Each player has 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 sec. per move from move 1 (FIDE time).
It is accepted that players arrive up to 15 minutes late for a game. The game is lost for the player that arrives later than this to a game.
1st price: 4000 Danish Kroner (DKK)
2nd price: 3000 Danish Kroner (DKK)
3rd price: 2000 Danish Kroner (DKK)
4th price: 1000 Danish Kroner (DKK)
5th price: 1000 Danish Kroner (DKK)
6th price: 500 Danish Kroner (DKK)
Additional rating prices of 1000 DKK in each of 4 rating groups.
Title holders GM, IM, WGM, WIM: Free
FM, WFM: 400 DKK
Players with FIDE rating: 600 DKK – Players without FIDE rating: 800 DKK
Arrival and registration
Registration will be possible from around 16.00 hrs at the playing site on the first day of the tournament, 14th of May.
Players shall be registered at the latest 17.30!
Last date for sign up: May 10, 2014.
Use the registration form on this home page for sign up – see link on top of page.
Or contact: Lars-Henrik Bech Hansen - Mobile phone: +45 27 57 63 58