If the maximum of 300 participants is reached, further registrations will be recorded on a waiting list.
The best two players qualify for the final. In case of equality after two games an “Armageddon game” will be played. The player leading after 8 rounds is entitled to choose the colour. White needs to win the game, Black wins the tournament in case of a draw. Time Control: 5 minutes for White and 4 minutes for Black, no increment.
Best female players: 300,00 € / 200,00 € / 100,00 €
Best players being a member in one of the clubs of the “Berliner Schachverband”: 200,00 € / 100,00 €
Best players with FIDE-Blitz-Elo < 2000: 150,00 € / 100,00 € – Players without FIDE-Blitz-Elo are not eligible
Players under age 20: 150,00 € / 100,00 €
No double prizes will be awarded
Only via the registration form on this site. The registration becomes effective only if within one week after registration (latest by February 28th, 2019) the entry fee of 18,00 € (players born in 2004 or later: 13,00 €) is paid to the following account: Schachfreunde Berlin (address of the club: Pfalzburger Str. 74, 10719 Berlin), IBAN: DE08 1007 0848 0632 0378 00, BIC: DEUTDEDB110 (address of the bank: Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt am Main). Please mention your last name, first name and “Startgeld Blitzturnier” in the intended purpose of the transfer. No payment in cash at the venue accepted.
Players (f/m) being member of one of the teams participating in the “Schach-Bundesliga” or the “Frauen-Bundesliga” are exempted from the entry fee.
Players (f/m) who will miss round 1 will not be paired for round 2. There will be no attendance check before round 1.