Winter Chess


3ē Open internacional Arenal, WWC

Rules of 3rd International chess tournament Arenal of the international Circuit WinterChess World Cup 2018

Type of Tournament
Open international tournament in 7 rounds, Swiss system, elo computable FEDA, FIDE. and for WinterChess World Cup.

The Winner clasify for the final lef of WWC, and more 1500€ in cash prizes, check the pize section to see the details.

From October 17th to 21th of 2018

Round Day Time
1 Wednesday 17th  20.00
2 Thursay 18th  20.00
3 Friday 19th 20:00
4 Saturday 20th 10.00
5 Saturday 20th 16.30
6 Sunday 21th 10:00
7 Sunday 21th 16.30

System Play
The games will be played at the rate of 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move from move one. 

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

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

Maximum number of players 100.

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 ranked based on their elo FEDA as if it were FIDE elo.
  • 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.

€ 20 for players in the FBE licensed
€ 20 for players staying in the official hotel.
€ 15 for players under 16 years old
€ 40 for all other participants.

Entries can be made by email to until October 15th, 2018, after this date will not guarantee participation.

The registration fee must be paid to the following account:

Holder: Club Escacs Llucmajor.
Bank: CaixaBank
Account number: ES33 2100 0271 9702 0028 5419

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