|| Bethune International Open|
|| Swiss Open|
|| from December 26 to December 30|
|| The Bethune chess club is celebrating his 25th International Open, room Olof Palme, Commercial centre La Rotonde, Bethune, France (Pas-de-Calais) from December 26 to 30. 7 rounds, the tournament is divided in 2 tournaments :|
- Tournament A for players whose Elo rating is above or equal to 1600, 1st price : 1500 euros, Fischer pace 1h40+40s/move/40moves then 15min+30s/move to finish the game.
- Tournament B for players strictly below 1800, 1st price : 300 euros, pace : 40 moves in 2 hours then 1 hour KO.
Minimum 5500 euros of prices (8300 euros given in 2003), prices for Elo categories in both tournaments.
Inscription fee : 40 euros (adults), 20 euros (youngsters under 20), free for IM, GM and FIDE Masters. Special conditions for IM and GM, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information visit: http://www.bethunechess.com