Winter Chess


5º Open Blitz Arenal

Type of Tournament
Open international tournament in 9 rounds, Swiss system, elo computable FEDA, FIDE.

* The prize must be collected in person by the player who has won and the closing ceremony of the tournament, otherwise it is understood that the player waiver thereof and therefore the prize is desert.

 May 12th of 2018

Round Day Time
1 Saturday May 12th 16:00
2 Saturday May 12th 16:20
3 Saturday May 12th 16:40
4 Saturday May 12th 17:00
5 Saturday May 12th 17:20
6 Saturday May 12th 17:40
7 Saturday May 12th 18:00
8 Saturday May 12th 18:20
9 Saturday May 12th 18:40

System Play
The games will be played at the rate of 3 minutes for the whole game + 2 seconds increment per move from move one.

Any player may request bye zero points and it must do so in writing to any of the referees of the tournament before the end of the previous round bye to the request.

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

1-Bulcholz 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 Club Nautico de LLucmajor, 8 km from the airport of Palma de Mallorca (PMI)

You can take part all kind of player, whatever their title, or ranking, provided you have some sort of federal license in force.

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


  • First apply the ELO FIDE.
  • In case a player has no FIDE ELO will be aligned based on their elo FEDA as if it were the FIDE elo.
  • Players without FIDE elo, or FEDA, line up at the end alphabetically.

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

€ 10 for all participants.

Entries can be made until Saturday May 12th, 2014,  at 15:00PM .

The registration fee must be paid to the following account:

Holder: Balear d'Chess Federation
Bank: BMN - Sa Nostra
Account number: 0487 2092 19 2000004953

Exempted from registration fee players invited by the organization

The organization has achieved special prices for players and guests that require it, see hotel section for details.

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..)

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