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Norway Chess Open Blitz 2019

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Clarion Energy Hotel Stavanger

Play date:

10. jun 19

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Stavanger Chess Club and Sandnes Chess Club in cooperation with Norway Chess invite                     national and international chess players to 

Norway Chess Open Blitz 2019 

Prize fund of NOK 30.0001)  - 1st prize NOK 6.000 

Kr. 850,- for single room included breakfast and kr. 950,- for double room included breakfast.
For booking contact Clarion Energy Hotel: or phone +4751347800. Bookingcode 13348.

Venue:                Clarion Energy Hotel Stavanger 

Date:                    Monday 10th of June 2019 

The tournament will be played as a 10 round blitz tournament with time control of 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment per move. The tournament will be FIDE-ratet and be part of the Norwegian Grand Prix circuit 2018-19. 

The tournament will be played in three separate groups; an open group A, group B for players with maximum FIDE rating of 1799 (as per 1st of July 2018) and group C for players with a maximum FIDE rating of 1399 (as per 1st of July 2018). 

The tournament will be held at Clarion Energy Hotel, in which also the Norway Chess tournament for the world elite will be played. The hotel is easily accessible from the airport and city center by public transportation. 


10 round FIDE Dutch Swiss 

3 min + 2 sec increment pr move 

Group A is open for all players,  Group B is for players with FIDE lower than 1800 (as per 1st of July 2018). 

Group C is for players with FIDE lower than 1400 (as per 1st of July 2018). 


Online registration via “Turneringsservice” 

Online registration closes on Sunday 9th of June 23:59 

You might also send an e-mail to Stig Jerlow Jacobsen, e-mail: 



FM and WFM

General fee

Youth (under 20 years and students)





Payment of participation directly to Stavanger SK’s bank account no. 3201.52.79701 by Thursday 6th June. 

IBAN: NO6232015279701 Bank: SR-Bank BIC(Swift): SPRONO22. 


Monday 10th of June

0900 - 1015 Registration

1100 Round 1

10th and last round stipulated at approximately 1500

Prize ceremony to follow as soon as possible after the final round (and possible Armageddon)

 PRICES - total prize fund of NOK 30.0001) 

1) Conditional on at least 100 players

Group A

Group B

Group C

1. prize

NOK 6.000

NOK 2.500

NOK 2.500

2. prize

NOK 3.000

NOK 1.500

NOK 1.500

3. Prize

NOK 1.500

NOK 1.000

NOK 1.000

Best player in subcategory 1

(FIDE < 2200, 1600 and 1200 respectively)

NOK 1.500

NOK 1.500

NOK 1.500

Second best player in subcategory 1

(FIDE < 2200, 1600 and 1200)

NOK 1.000

NOK 750

NOK 750

Best player in subcategory 2 (FIDE < 2000)

NOK 1.500



Second best player in subcategory 2 (FIDE < 2000)

NOK 1.000



 If even number of points prices will be based on Swiss Buchholz, although for 1st place, an Armageddon will be played between the 2 players with highest Buchholz to decide 1st and 2nd place.