Registration

Kronborg Chess Open 2024

This year marks the 52nd edition of Kronborg Chess Open since the tournament’s inception in 1971. Additionally, this year’s tournament serves as an anniversary celebration for the 100th year of Helsingør Chess Club’s existence.

Welcome to Kronborg Chess Open

Helsingør Chess Club invites you to a 7-round FIDE Round Robin (all-play-all) tournament spread over 4 days. The tournament takes place at Comwell Borupgaard Hotel in Snekkersten. This international chess tournament is open to all players with FIDE – ELO or national ratings.

Kronborg Chess Open is named after the famous Kronborg Castle located in Helsingør – The home of Hamlet. The playing venue is surrounded by a peaceful park, offering a view of tranquil and green surroundings.

We offer an international chess tournament in fantastic settings with the option to stay at the playing venue. Registration for Kronborg Chess Open 2024 is now open, and you can register directly through our partner, Nem Tilmeld (registration and payment)

Schedule for the Open

Registration: May 9th, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Welcome: May 9th, 9:30 AM
Round 1 & 2: May 9th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 3 & 4: May 10th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 5 & 6: May 11th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 7: May 12th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Schedule for GM Group

Registration: May 8th, 9:15 AM
Welcome: May 8th, 9:45 AM
Round 1 & 2: May 8th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 3 & 4: May 9th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 5 & 6: May 10th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 7 & 8: May 11th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Round 9: May 12th, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Venue

Comwell Borupgaard

Nørrevej 80

3070 Snekkersten

hotel.borupgaard@comwell.com

+45 4838 0333 tryk 3

 

Accommodation

There is an opportunity for accommodation at Comwell at a special rate in connection with the tournament.

Use the discount code: BC-CHESS-2024 when booking and get special prices for single or double rooms.

Book a room here

Tournament Format

All-play-all in 8-player groups, possibly the bottom group as Monrad depending on the number of participants. The winner of the top group is awarded the title Kronborg Master 2024. In case of a tie, the title is determined by 1. Head-to-head result / 2. Number of wins / 3. Sonneborn-Berger correction.

Groups are divided based on the national Danish rating. Elo rating is equated with the national Danish rating.

See groups and participant list.

 

Time Control

90 minutes per player for the entire game with an additional 30 seconds per move.

Note: It is allowed to arrive up to 45 minutes late for the round without incurring a loss.

Rating

The tournament is FIDE/Elo rated

 

Contact

ournament Director René Weichel

info@hskak.dk | phone: +45 29 200 457

 

Entry Fee

In all classes, the entry fee is DKK 500.

GM, IM, WGM, and WIM play for free

 

Prizes

GRAND MASTER

1st prize DKK 5,000 / 2nd prize DKK 2,000

MASTER 1

1st prize DKK 2,500 / 2nd prize DKK 1,500

MASTER 2 – 4

1st prize DKK 2,000 / 2nd prize DKK 1,200

Basic Classes

1st prize DKK 1,200 / 2nd prize DKK 800

Basic Class (Monrad)

1st prize DKK 1,200 / 2nd prize DKK 800 / 3rd prize DKK 500

The above prizes are based on a minimum of 72 participants. Adjustments may occur depending on the number of participants, group allocation, and rating level.

 

Registration Deadline

 

No later than Sunday, May 5, 2024. Please use registration and payment through Nemtilmeld.

 

Venue