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Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2016
20 - 24 April 2016

The 12th 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 20th of April and until and including Sunday 24th of April 2016, which is the weekend of the Danish holiday "Store Bededag" (Friday 22nd of April). 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, title holders, and ambitions club players. 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 20 April, 18.30 - 23.30
Round 2, Thursday 21 April, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 3, Thursday 21 April, 15.30 - 20.30
Round 4, Friday 22 April, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 5, Friday 22 April, 15.30 - 20.30
Round 6, Saturday 23 April, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 7, Saturday 23 April, 15.30 - 20.30
Round 8, Sunday 24 April, 10.00 - 15.00
Round 9, Sunday 24 April, 15.30 - 20.30
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.

Attendance fee
Title holders GM, IM, WGM, WIM: Free
FM, WFM: 500 DKK
Players with FIDE rating: 700 DKK – Players without FIDE rating: 900 DKK

Arrival and registration
Registration will be possible from around 16.00 hrs at the playing site on the first day of the tournament, 20th of April.
Players shall be registered at the latest 17.30!

Hotel information - Hotel Zleep, Ballerup
If you need accomodation, Hotel Zleep in Ballerup is located close to the playing site (10-15 minutes walking distance), and we have an arrangement with the hotel so you can get a discount of 20% of the hotels flexprice. To book with this discount, you need our registration number with the hotel, so please contact us to get this, in case.
Contact: Tom Skovgaard, BMS Skak. E-mail:

Sign up
Last date for sign up: April 16, 2016.
Use the registration form link'ed from 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


Copenhagen Chess Festival
Large Open Tournament in Denmark
23 July - 31 July 2016

Sponsors of CCC


Copenhagen Chess Federation 

Danish Chess Federation

Dansk Skak Union's Støtteforening /
Support Organisation of DCF

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