With the great tournament of 2011 in mind, we organize again from Saturday July 14 up to and including Saturday July 21 2012 our second large international draughts tournament in Heerhugowaard (The Netherlands). The 2nd Heerhugowaard Open will take place in the beautiful hall of DOV, Helena Nordheimland 5, 1705 LM in Heerhugowaard and drinks, sandwiches and snacks are available at reasonable prices. The tournament has attractive prizes and several other activities will be organized.
You are all invited to participate in this new attractive tournament! Due to the expected large number or participants and the capacity of the hall we have maximized the number of entries to 140. So be quick to register.
Detailed information about the tournament can be found on the website http://www.heerhugowaardopen.nl
and this site keeps you informed of the latest news. PARTICIPATION:
The entry fee is € 40.00 for seniors and youth players pay € 20.00. Participation is free for International (grand)masters (contact the organization with any questions). Please use our website for registration after which you will receive an email with payment details. Your registration is only confirmed when your fee is received. Payment is only possible via a bank wire. In case of registration after July 1, 2011, you have to pay € 45.00 respectively € 22.50.TOURNAMENT CONDITIONS:
Nine rounds will be played according to the Swiss system. We apply to the FMJD rules. The matches start daily at 12.00 p.m. The opening on the first day will be at 11.00 a.m after which we start with the first round immediately. On Wednesday July 18 two rounds will be played at 10.00 a.m. and 16.00 p.m. The last round on Saturday 21 July starts at 10.00 a.m. and the closing ceremony is at 16.00 p.m.
For the General Classification the prize-money is as follows:
1st prize: € 1.250,00
2nd prize: € 750.00
3rd prize: € 500.00
4th prize: € 300.00
5th prize: € 200.00
The various rating and sub classifications also have attractive prizes.
Participants have to arrange accommodation themselves. If you want to camp we advise you DroomPark Molengroet (http://www.molengroet.nl
) in Noord-Scharwoude at about 10 km of the gaming-room. This park also has chalets and a hotel. More accommodations (including Bed&Breakfast) can be found on our website. You are advised to book early!