Winter Chess


Open Illa de Mallorca sub 1600

Rules of the Illa de Mallorca open under 1600.

Type of Tournament
International Open Chess Tournament in 7 rounds, Swiss system, elo computable  FIDE


From January 6th to 8th of 2018

Round Day Time
1 Friday 6th  19.00
2 Saturday 7th  10.00
3 Saturdat 7th 12:00
4 Saturdat 7th 16.30
5 Sunday 8th 10.00
6 Sunday 8th 12:00
7 Sunday 8th 16.30

System Play
The games will be played at the rate of 30 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move from move one. 

Courtesy Time
It establishes a courtesy time of 30 minutes, from the official time of beginning of each round, elapsed these will be lost by default.

Any player may request amaximum of 2 bye of 0.5 points, Bye for the last two rounds must be request before the end of the second round.

Apply in first and second place the following tiebreakers, which will be drawn after finishing the last round.

1-Bucholz medium, adjusting virtual player FIDE
2-Total Bucholz, adjusting virtual player FIDE.

The following tiebreakers will be applied in the following order without drawing

3 - particular outcome
4 - progressive to the end
5 - recursive performance
6 - Draw

The tournament will be held at Hotel Playa Golf ****, placed in Playa de Palma

Can take part all kind of player, with ranking less 1600 in FIDE list 1st of April, with a federation license in force.

Participants who need to leave the game room during the match must contact the arbitration team.

Once the game is over, players must place the pieces on the board, deliver the sheets to the arbitral team and leave the gaming area. Analize games in the game room is strictly forbidden.

Electronic devices
The use of electronic devices during games is prohibited.

Initial list
Players will be sorted by their elo high to low.

  • First apply the ELO FIDE.
  • Players without FIDE elo, or line up at the end FEDA alphabetically.

This mass will define alignment stretch is that the player to obtain rewards.

€ 10 for players all players

Entries can be made by email to until April 4th, 2018, after this date will not guarantee participation.

The registration fee must be paid to the following account:

Holder: Mallorca Chess Events
Bank: CaixaBank
Account number: ES58 2100 0100 1802 0021 3873

The organization has achieved special prices for players and guests that require it in Hotel Playa Golf ****

- Double room with half board 35€ per person and night
- Single room with half board 45€ per person and night
- Triple room with hald board 90€ room and night, for 2 adults + 1 child less 16 years old) 

For any questions please get in touch tel. +34 667 246 104 or email

Privacy Policy
Participants in the tournament authorize the publication of their personal data in the various media that the organization considers desirable for the necessary publicity of the event (listings results, standings, players, games, etc..)

The organization reserves the right to change the present rules, especially the schedule of the games, always informing with the time enough to the participants.

Any matter not provided for in these rules shall govern the tournament FIDE regulations.

The tournament fee implies acceptance of these rules.

The arbitration board will be available to participants complaint forms