11 th International Chess Festival RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OPEN
13th– 21st of August 2022
International Exhibition Centre “Kipsala”, 8 Kipsalas Street, Riga, Latvia.
The total prize fund is planned to be 27 800 EUR for all tournaments.
Riga is an interesting tourism destination. Riga streets bear it’s over 800-year-long history: the many
centuries and rulers, Art Nouveau architecture and Modernism, wooden buildings and masonry. The
playing hall is located on the island of Kipsala just over the bridge from the Old Town. Famous resort
city Jurmala with its sandy beaches is located about 20 km from Riga. Similarly to the previous
editions of the festival, the cultural programme including excursions will be organized during the
festival. More detailed information will be available at http://rtuopen.lv/ closer to the festival.
The festival is organized by Riga Technical University in cooperation with Latvian Chess Federation
and Riga Chess Federation. Tournament Director is IO Egons Lavendelis. Chief Arbiter of the festival
is IA Alberts Cimins, Chief Arbiter of the Tournament A is IA Andra Cimina.
The organizers reserve the right to make necessary changes in these Regulations in case it doesn’t
violate interests of the participants. The organizers reserve the rights to reject any registration without
specifying the reason. In that case the organizers have to inform the participant as soon as possible
after the registration of the player is received.