1st Chess Beijing Tournament - preview

1st Chess Beijing Tournament – preview

The 1st Chess Beijing Tournament takes place at Cafe de La Poste on May 17th, from 9:30 to 5pm. The chess tournament is kindly sponsored by the Embassy of Italy, Cafe de la Poste, AKRYL, and O’Steak. Click here to see the venue’s address information on Google maps.

Here are the information about the upcoming chess tournament. You are hereby warmly invited to participate.

organized by Chess Beijing

*How to particpate*

This is an open tournament and anyone can join. However, there is a limited amount of tables available, so please register at the venue Cafe de la Poste during its opening times until May 12th. The sign up fee is 80RMB and includes a French cuisine lunch meal and soft drinks. Please write down your name and email address in order to receive a confirmation by email.

*How the tournament will work*

After your sign up you will be randomly assigned to a group of four players. The winner of each group will get a prize and has the right to participate at the winner group match in the afternoon.
All other players are invited to remain at the venue and to play with the other players.
If any group players tie for the first place, the winner will be determined by a blitz play-off match (White will get 5 min. and black will get 6 min., a draw will count as win for black).

*Event schedule*

– Start 9:30
– First group game with 25 min. time control
– Second group game with 25 min. time control
– Lunch break
– Final group game with 25min. time control
(Play off matches with 5min/6min. time control)
– Group winners announcement
– Free games
– Winner group match with 25min. time control
– Final winner announcement
– Event officially ends at 5pm

If you want to participate, please send me an email or register at Cafe de la Poste straight away. By the way, let us know if you a vegetarian so a vegetarian meal can be prepared accordingly.

I look forward to meeting you at the event! Also, feel free to share this email or the event link with your chess friends.

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