XIII European International CHAMPIONSHIP SEMIFINAL  Andreiko Memorial Tournament 2002 Rules & Regulations

SEMIFINAL, Andreiko Memorial Tournament,  5.–12.06. 2002.

1. The condition of participation is to send EDC application to 10th May 2002.

2. Entrance fee is 80 EURO.

3. Tournament will be played in 9 round swiss system (in case of large number of participants, main referee,

in consultation with EDC and organisator, will have ability to increase number of rounds, but in any case amount of rounds won’t be more than 3 rounds in two successive days).

4. In settling places decides FMJD rules applying to swiss system tournaments.

5. Time control is 2h on 50 moves and 1h on the rest of the game.

6. The participants will play in the Riga’s center (approxemetly – 400 m from Rigas centrail terminal station – Akademijas laukums 1).

7. The participant hospitality from 9–25$ (on average 15 $), it will depend from their desires. Of course,

we can offer also better places for higher price. Tournament organizers only for participants will partially disburse the hotel expenses – 20%.

8. Everyone, who wants can receive the placing in Jurmala (if yes, then inform us before the time). In the summer time Jurmala is very beautiful and participants can stay there before or after tournament to take a rest for their own expenses.


Those persons or players who will need a visa, I will need their name, surname, to make it trough the Foreign office.

As soon as possible I will wait for the tournament participant list.

Janis Lelis e-mail: jlelis@com.latnet.lv Phone: +371 9556340 +371 7227840

The Statute

European International Championship Semifinal Andreiko Memorial Tournament will be held in Latvian Academy of Science in 5–12 June of 2002, Academijas street 1, Riga

  4.06.2002. – arrival, 10.00 AM – participants registration and collocation at the hotels (the hotels are placed in several places in Riga, depends from  participant wishes- I would like to hear their wishes as soon as possible, because we offered to collocate participants also in Jurmala).

  5.06.2002. –  10.00 AM – registration and collocation at hotels, those who will be late.

  5.06.2002. – 16.00 PM – Openning ceremony and I round.

  6.06.2002. – 16.00 PM – II round.

  7.06.2002. – 16.00 PM – III round.

  8.06.2002. –   9.00 AM – IV round, 16.00 PM – V round.

  9.06.2002. – 16.00 PM – VI round.

10.06.2002. – 16.00 PM – VII round.

11.06.2002. – 16.00 PM – VIII round.

12.06.2002. –   9.00 AM – IX round, 17.00 PM – Closing ceremony.

  9.06.2002. – 10.00 AM – Its possible to offer (not only for participants, but also who wish to play) the Blitz tournament.

Regalements: FMJD rules the tournament Time control 2 hours per 50 moves and 1 hour on the rest of the game.

Entrance fee – 80 EUR