|Date / Time||July 24 - August 2, 2017; 2 p.m.
(August 2: 11 a.m.)
Rest day on July 29
|Mode of Playing||9 round Swiss system|
|Time control||90 minutes for the first 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.|
|Prizes||CHF 1'200, 1'000, 800, 600, 500, 2x400, 3x300, 5x200, 5x100. Best women players, best seniors (1957-), best juniors (1997+): each CHF 200, 100, best children (2001+): CHF 150, 50. Best players with Elo <1800 and <1700: CHF 400, 300, 200, 2x100. Total prize fund: CHF 10'600.|
players with FIDE rating (list May, June or July 2017) or players with national rating ELO 2050 and below (e.g. Swiss ELO list 2/2017 or 3/2017), independent of their FIDE rating.
Participants without international or national rating must show proof of playing strength. Foreign players without national rating are not qualified to get prizes. In all special cases, the tournament organiser will have the final decision.
Entries will be accepted on July 24, 2017 until 12.00 p.m. latest at the Festival office (reception).
The final standings will be created according to point number, Buchholz and progressive score. The worst score in each case will be deleted. Prizes will be shared upon the final ranking (and not the “Hort System”).