14th international Chess Festival of « Meurthe et Moselle » in Nancy (France)
180 players in 18 round robins tournaments planned !
An original concept and exceptional playing conditions.
9 interesting official games (in 5 days) played against players of your level guaranteed.
Excellent playing condition : check it here in the 2009 chessbase report and our photo-album 2014
Tournament A for Grandmaster-norms (on invitation only) : Full
Tournament B for Master-norms (on invitation only) : Full
Tournament C for 10 players over 2200 elo
Tournament D for 10 players over 2100 elo
Tournament E for 10 players over 2000 elo
Tournament F for 10 players over 1900 elo
Tournament G for 10 players over 1800 elo
Tournament H for 10 players over 1700 elo
Tournament I for 10 players over 1600 elo
Tournament J for 10 players over 1500 elo
Tournament K for 10 players over 1400 elo
Tournament L for 10 players over 1300 elo
Tournament M for 10 players over 1200 elo
Tournament N for 10 players over 1100 elo
Tournament O for 10 players over 1000 elo
Etc… Number and composition of groups depending on registering… You can check here the groups in the 2014 edition.
Location: Building of the « Conseil Départemental de Meurthe et Moselle », 48 rue du Sergent Blandan, 54000 Nancy
(Quarter Nancy Thermal, 15 minutes on foot from the railway station, or take the tram).
Organisors: Christophe PHILIPPE from « Echecs54 » and Conseil Départemental. Contact: email@example.com
Arbiter : Eric DELMOTTE (FIDE arbiter) and assistant
Type of tournament: Closed round robins tournaments with 10 players. 9 games on 5 days. Recognised by the FIDE (international chess federation) and FFE (french federation).
Time control: 1 hour and 30 minutes (+30 seconds per move during the entire game) per player.
Fighting rule : Draw by mutual agreement is forbidden.
Prizes for each tournament (except A and B) : 1. : 200 euros + trophy, 2. : 120 euros, 3. : 80 euros, 4. : a chess book or chess lots.
Attention : A player not staying at the closing ceremony is renouncing to his prize.
Important: On the first day, each player has to leave a deposit of 50 euros to be returned on the last day after completion of the tournament. In the case of an unjustified departure from the tournament the deposit is not returned.
1) Please make a bank transfert for your entry fee to this IBAN (ASSOCIATION ECHECS 54) : FR76 1470 7000 2030 0199 6849 111 and BIC : CCBPFRPPMTZ
* If you do it in january : 50 € (25 € under 20 y.o).
* If you do it in february : 60 € (30 € under 20 y.o)
2) After that, send an email to the organiser (firstname.lastname@example.org) with mention of : Surname, First name, Elo, Address, Telefone no, Email, Club, Date of birth, country (or fide code)
3) After that you will receive a confirmation by email
Wednesday 17 february :
before 9:30am : end of registration (payment)
10:00am : Round 1
04:00pm : Round 2
Thursday, Friday and Saturday : games each day at 10:00am and 04:00pm
Sunday 21 february : Round 9 at 10am and prize giving ceremony at 4pm
Meals : Apart from the many restaurants in Nancy, you have the possibility to eat in the restaurant of the Conseil departement (weekdays between 12 and 1.30 pm, full meal very cheap around 10 €). Closed on the week-end. Snacking at the tournament.
Accomodation : 3 partners with special prices
* Attention, the organisator don’t deal with your accomodation
* Don’t forget to ask the special « chess-festival price » at the hotel
5 min by car, or 15 minutes walking : Hôtel REVOTEL **
Dial : 00.33.3.83.28.02.13 – Email : email@example.com
Adress : 41 rue Raymond Poincaré, 54000 Nancy.
Near train-station, with free car-park.
50 euros for one single or 2 beds-room, with one free breakfast per room.
Free internet by WIFI.
10 min by car, or 20/30 min tramway+walking : Hôtel ibis Nancy-Brabois
Dial : 00.33.3.83.44.55.77 – Email : H1584@accor.com
Adress : Allée de Bourgogne – 54500 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy.
Nice green place outside the town (but easy to reach by tramway).
38 euros one room 1 or 2 beds from 5 to 9 of march 2014
Breakfast : 9,50 € par personne – Free internet by WIFI.
5 min by car or 15 min walking : Appart’hôtel « La Maison des chercheurs »
adress : 167 Avenue du Général Leclerc, 54500 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy
firstname.lastname@example.org, Dial : 00.33.3.83.97.15.40
· Appartment with kitchen 1 ou 2 person : 45.00 €
. Appartment with kitchen 3 ou 4 person : 72.00 €
· Breakfast : 7€
Free internet by WIFI. Parking : 5€/night