Lewis Chess Legends Open 2024

Lewis Chess Legends Open 2024

The Archbishop’s Palace, Trondheim

06. — 14. aug 24

Hell Chess Club welcomes you to Lewis Chess Legends 2024

Date August 6th — 14th, 2024
Location Archbishop’s Palace in Trondheim, Norway
Nordic Championship The tournament is approved as the Nordic Championship for individuals
Registration Registration is currently via email.
Groups Lewis Chess Legends Open: Open
Lewis Chess Legends B: For players with a standard FIDE rating below 2200

Entry Fees

Lewis Chess Legends Open
Players with FIDE rating 2250+ 750 NOK
Players with FIDE rating 2000 — 2249 1500 NOK
Players with FIDE rating under 2000 (Open) 2000 NOK

Group B

Senior 750 NOK
Junior 500 NOK

All entry fees are to be paid according to the FIDE rating list from August 2024. Titles that are later officially confirmed by FIDE will be accepted.

Festival Director Bjørgvin Thorsteinsson, email: bjorgvin.thorsteinsson@nidarosdomen.no
Chief Arbiter IA Erling Elias Skjelstad
Tournament Organizer Hell Chess Club, FA Torbjørn Dahl, email: t76dahl@gmail.com



Tournament info Individual tournament with opportunities for WIM, WGM, IM and GM norms.
Format FIDE Dutch Swiss, accelerated, 9 rounds
Fairplay The tournament is conducted in accordance with FIDE’s regulations. All participants commit to following guidelines that the tournament management deems necessary to prevent and counteract cheating.
Agreed bye It is possible to arrange for a bye (draw) worth 0.5 points, two times during the first 6 rounds, as long as at least 1 of these is in the first 2 rounds. This must be agreed upon in writing before the start of round 1 of the tournament and does not apply to players receiving support for travel, accommodation, or entry fees from the event.
Attendanse Each player is required to be in the playing area before 1 hour has elapsed from the start of the clocks. Exceeding this will result in a loss of the game.
Time Control 90 minutes/ 40 moves + 30 minutes/ rest of the game, with 30 seconds increment from move 1

Tiebreak Criteria

FIDE Median Buchholz, worst and best removed
FIDE Buchholz, worst removed
FIDE Buchholz, no removal
Average FIDE rating of opponents
Prize Fund Guaranteed minimum prize fund: 100,000 NOK. We are working to increase the prize fund, and this will be updated as soon as it is finalized. A dedicated tournament page and invitations with additional information in multiple languages will be posted shortly.

Both Groups

Round Day Date Time

1 Tuesday 6th August 17:00
2 Wednesday 7th August 17:00
3 Thursday 8th August 17:00
4 Friday 9th August 17:00
5 Saturday 10th August 17:00
6 Sunday 11th August 17:00
7 Monday 12th August 17:00
8 Tuesday 13th August 17:00
9 Wednesday 14th August 11:00