Invitation for A-, B-, C- Open in english

Lueneburger Chessfestival in 4****Hotel-Seminaris Lueneburg
Date:                                    A-, B- and C- Open July 6th 2018 until July 13th 2018

Organisationsteam:      Via mail at

Venue                                  4****Hotel Seminaris, Soltauer Straße 3, 21335 Lüneburg

Registration:                     Online at

Entry fee:                          

A-Open (open to all): 70€;
(open for players from 1200 to 1800): 60€;
(open to players up to 1400): 50€
Kids and Teens (1998 and younger): 15€ less (on each entry fee)
Participation in 2 tournaments 25€ less (once);
w/hotel seminaris 20€ less (once).
GM / IM / WGM / WIM are free.

During the tournament we will offer coffee, tea and water for free. In case you want to donate 5 Euro for this extra service you are very welcome!

Payment made after 27 May 2018 15€ more (for each tournament).
It’s possible to play A-Open and B- or C- Open!

Rate of play:

A-Open: 9 round swiss system, 40 moves in 90 minutes, 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 sec per move from move 1. B- and C-Open: 7 rounds. Time control B-Open like A-Open. C-Open 90 minutes for the game + 30 Sec per move from move 1.
The A- and B-Open will be Elo and DWZ rated. The C-Open will only be DWZ rated.
Tolerance: 30 Minuten after the official start of the round.

Game Schedule:

A-Open: 9 rounds 6 July 2018 through 13 July 2018. Each round starts 4:00 p.m. except round 1 6 July 2018 10:00 a.m., round 2 6 July 2018 4:00 p.m. A Open registration 6 July 2018 til 9:15 a.m.
B- and C-Open: 7 rounds 7 July 2018 through 13 July 2018. Each round starts 10 a.m. Registration 7 July til 9:15 a.m.
Award ceremony will begin at the end of the last rounds of each Open.

Prizes Open:

A-Open: 1000/750/500/300/200/100 (guaranteed with a minimum of 70 players) For rating- and special prizes have a look at our website. Prizes: min. 4100€.

B-Open: 500/300/200/100 (guaranteed with a minimum of 20 players ). Prizes 1100€.
C-Open: 300/200/100 (guaranteed with a minimum of 15 players). Prizes 600€.


Seminaris Discount Prices for Open Players (book with the organizers):
Single room (w/breakfast): € 79.00 per person, per night (instead of the normal € 114)
Double room (w/breakfast): € 57.50 per person, per night (instead of the normal €72)
Family Suite (3 people + breakfast): €51.00 per person, per night (not otherwise on offer)
These discounted prices are available from 4 July 2018 through 15 July 2018.


Becker & Nagel GbR

IBAN: DE04 24050110 0065627028


Sparkasse Lüneburg

For more details check out our website


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