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BELGRADE OPEN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

In order to give young and talented players opportunity to mesure their skills with experienced masters from abroad, in 1948 from 25th to 18 th January, the first international tournament was organized. 2o players participated, playing in accordacnce with the Berger's system.

The last international tournament marking the anniversary of liberation of Belgrade was played in 1969. and such tournaments suited to the occasion were not played untill 1975. This practice was

continued in 1975, when the 1st

International October Championship

of  Belgrade  was    staged  in

Belgrade  from  24.  October  to  7.

November. These tournaments were staged in accordance with the Swiss system every year until 1987. There were 13 tournaments altogether.

Altogether 1327 players competed in them and 106 of these players were foreign ones from 28 countries in five countinents, including: Algeria, Argentine, Austria, Australia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Chile, Denmark, Great Britain, Finland, France, Isreal, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Canada, Columbia, Cuba, Luxembourg, Hungary, New Zeland, Paraguay, Poland, USA, Switzerland and Spain.


Great international chess JAT GMA-open tournament, which was played in the World Cup qualifying was held in hotel »Yugoslavia« in Belgrade from 04. to 15. of December 1988th

It performed 158 players from 27 countries, including 100 grandmasters, 76 international masters, etc. which is an unprecedented record in the world by the number of grandmasters in one tournament, with the exception of chess olimpiade.


This grand event which was played at the Belgrade open tournaments, is considered as the XIV International Open Championship of Belgrade.

From year 2001 (when 14. tournament was played ) till this year, all tournaments were played in Obrenovac, under the sponsorship of Belgarde Assambly.

All of these tournaments produced a high publicity impact and helped many chess players to acquire experience and win rating points, while

some of them won bals for international titles. All of them were played in accordance with the Swiss system. International Open championship of Belgrade was included in system of competition, which is under sponsorship of Secretary of sport and youth named '' Belgrade Trophy''.

*  *  *The Championship will be played in 9 rounds according to the FIDE Swiss System (computer pairing). The rate of play is 2 hours for 40 moves plus 30 minutes till the end of the game.

The organizer has provided participation of minimum 20 foreign players to make possible achievement of international norms for FIDE titles.

Entry Fees: 30 EUR

Grandmasters: FREE OF CHARGE
Foriegn grandmasters have free full board.

Tournament protector is Parliament of Belgrade City Organizers: Belgrade Chess Federation and Obrenovac City.

 

Regular prizes: EUR 6000

 

1.

1500

EUR

6.

300

EUR

2.

1000

EUR

7.

250

EUR

3.

700

EUR

8 - 9

200

EUR

4.

500

EUR

10-12

150

EUR

5.

400

EUR

13-17

100

EUR

The organizer prepared several special prizes for best ranking: senior, boy, girl, women and player under ello 2200. Special prize of Slobodan Ostojic foundation for the best ranking junior under age 14

150 EUR.

*  *  *

Accommodation booking and tournament venue:

FUL BOARD:

 

 

 

Single room:

EUR  27.00

per day

Double room:

EUR

23.00

per day

Tax and insurance: EUR

1.32

per day

 Hotel "Obrenovac"

web: www.hotelobrenovac.com

11500 Obrenovac, Miloša Obrenovica 189, Serbia
Tel: +381-11-872 1039;  +381-11-872 1308;
Tel/Fax: +381-11-872 1268

e-mail: office@hotel-obrenovac.com

Bas schedule for Belgrade Trophy:

                                 from Belgrade                        from Obrenovac

24.11.2011.

14.00

22.00

25.11.-01.12.2011.

15.00

21.45

02.12.2011.

13.00

21.45

 

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