The 1st International Open Chess Tournament “Eretria 2014″ will be held from 26th August to 2nd September in the conference center of the 4-star “Eretria Village” Hotel, near the ancient city of Eretria on the island of Evia, 95 km north of Athens airport.

The tournament will be FIDE rated Swiss system in 9 rounds, open to all chess players. Time limit per player: 90 min (40 moves) + 30 min + 30” increment from move one.

The total prize fund is 3100 EUR. 1st place: 1.000, 2nd: 500, 3rd: 300, 4th – 5th: 200 each. Women prizes 1st place: 200, 2nd: 150, 3rd: 100.
The prize fund is a generous offer of “Eretria Village Hotel” and “Holidays in Evia Hotel”.

The nearest airport is Athens (IATA code: ATH), about 95 km from Eretria. The Organising Committee can provide bus transportation from Athens airport to Eretria with return for 40 euros per person upon request.

More information / Tournament Director
Mr Nikos Kalesis: Tel. (+30) 6938326161, Fax (+30) 2641500112
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