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Oslo Chess Festival 2017

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Quality Hotel Expo, Fornebu

Play date:

29. sep - 07. okt 17

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Welcome to Oslo Chess Festival 2017   


Oslo Chess Festival welcomes all players to  OCF Open International 2017

Read more here:  - tournament will be played at Quality Hotel Expo 29. sep - 07. okt 17 (including a late Festival dinner on Thursday the 7th so plan to stay in Oslo until October 8th).  

Time of entry To avoid increased registration fee, please do register before 29th of August 2017! We close online registration 27th September 2016. Call organizer after this time limit.
Registration fee Registration fee is set to 1600 NOK (approx 175 Euro) including Festival dinner for all participants on Thursday 7th of October. The registration fee increase to 1750 after 29th of August. GMS play for free. IM pay half prize. 
Accomodation and boarding We can offer very affordable accomodation and full board in Co-operation with the playing venue Quality Hotel. Visit the site for more info! 
Tournament form It is an open tournament and all plays in one group
Individual. The tournament will be ELO rated by FIDE. 
  10 rounds Fide Dutch swiss. No show time is set to 60 minutes after game start. 
Timecontrol 1,5  hour plus 30 seconds increment from first move
Ranking and Prizes

Ranking order

1) Point

2) Median Buchholz

3) Buchholz

4) Sonnenborn-Berger



1st prize: 25 000 NOK

2nd prize: 15 000 NOK

3rd prize: 10 000 NOK

4th prize: 7 500 NOK

5th prize: 5 000 NOK

Best player under 2250: 5000 NOK
Best player under 2000: 5000 NOK
Best player under 1750: 2500 NOK
Best player under 1500: 2500 NOK

Best female player above 2000: 7500 NOK
Best female player under 2000: 5000 NOK
Best female player under 1500: 2500 NOK

Most beautiful game: 1000 NOK each round



 Prizes is based on 140 players participating and may increase!

Registration and walk/over rule:

 Registration deadline is set to one hour before the start of first round. You may take a maximum of two walkover games during the tournament and will get 1/2 point for each game as long as this is communicated to the Chief Arbiter in due time before pairing. A walkover round is possible in any round except during the last two roundes. 

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 Questions?  In case you have any question please write to or call +47 9222 3443