1. The competition is conducted in
the sanatorium complex Foros in settlement Foros of the AR Crimea
from June 7th (day of arrival), to June 20th, 2008 (day of
departure) by a round robin system among 12 personally invited
participants in 11 rounds with one rest day.
2. Competition is conducted in
accordance with FIDE Laws of Chess with use of
electronic clock and the Tournament rules of FIDE.
3. Time control: 90 minutes for the first
and 30 minutes to the end of the game to each participant
with addition of 30 sec. after every
move starting from the first move.
4. Day of arrival -
June 7th, 2008.
Technical meeting and drawing
of lots of participants
Saturday, June 7th, 2008
20:00 local time.
Opening ceremony of the competition and the 1st round Sunday, June
8th, at 14:30
Start of the
rounds 2-11 at 15:00.
The rest day
Saturday, June 14th.
Ceremony will be after finishing of the last 11th round on
Thursday, June 19th.
of departure Friday, June 20th 2008.
5. Places are determined by
quantity of scores. In the case of equality of scores of the two or
more participants, the places are determined (in order of priorities)
- result of the
- Sonneborn-Berger system;
- number of won games.