Mitropa Cup 2014 is organized by the Slovak Chess Federation from 22nd to 31st May at the City Hotel Kultura Ruzomberok, A. Bernolaka 1, Slovakia.

The following chess federations are entitled to take part in the Mitropa Cup 2014 competition: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia,
Slovenia and Switzerland.

Mitropa Cup is a team event for ten European federations which will be held in two sections, the open section and the women section, played by round robin system.

Each team consists of four players in the open section, two women in the women’s section. One reserve player is allowed in the team.

The results of this competition will be credited into the FIDE ELO rating list and it is possible to achieve international title norms. The players cannot agree a draw in less than 30 moves without permission of the arbiter.

Trophies will be awarded to the first three teams, individual prizes for the first players on the boards.

Tournament director is Marek Zelnicky.
The Chief Arbiter of the tournament is IA Ivan Syrovy, Deputy Arbiter is FA Martin Dobrotka and On-line Transmission Arbiter is IA Karol Pekar.

Tournament website

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