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2006 Edition: Regulation
The International Chess Festival includes the following tournaments:
Tournament A For FIDE Titled player and players with Elo >1999.
Tournament B Reserved for players with rating 1700-1999.
Tournament C
Reserved for players with Elo < 1700.
Promotion Tournament Promotion Tournament: for players without national category.

For both tournaments A and B, the Organizer reserves the right to invite up to 6 players (including junior players) from the lesser tournaments.

Tournament A
9 Rounds - Swiss System
Time control: 100 minutes for 40 moves + 50 minutes. All moves played get 30 seconds bonus (Fischer method).

Other Tournaments
8 Rounds - Swiss System - Time: 40 moves in 2 hours + 1 hour Q.P.F.

Both italian and foreign players can take part at the tournament.
The foreign players who are not in the FIDE list have to exhibit a document of their chess federation attesting their game strenght.

Achievement and variations of FIDE ELO and FIDE TITLES
As from FIDE normative.

Tie break
In case of equal standings in order to determinate the final classification it will be used the italian variation of the Bucholz System.

Pre-Registration and Information
Cell. +39 334 1452254 o +39 338 7938303
Email gpp@hotelmilano.com
Email edoardo.bonazzi@fastwebnet.it

Tournament A: 57,00.
Tournament B & C: 55,00.
Promotion Tournament and women: 35,00.
Juniores (born after 12.31.85): 25,00.
Free registration for GM, IM and FM.
The registration will be accepted till the final term that is the drawing of the first round, subordinated to the availability of room and material.

For what is not considered in this regulation-notice are valid the norms of the FIDE International Regulations and the FSI Technical Regulations in force during the tournaments.
The registration to the tournament involves the total and unconditioned acceptance of the rules of this notice.
The organisation reserves itself the right to introduce changes that could be useful for the success of the chess festival or in case of uncontrollable events.

In the playing hall: smoking is not allowed and mobile phones must be switched off.
It's strictly forbidden to bring palmtop computers into the playing area.

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