This event is organised by  BASAMRO in collaboration with the Dutch National Chess Federation en Pathena Foundation.


Saturday 1 June – Queen’s Lounge

9:30 Reception en registration
9:45 Opening by IGM Jan Timman
10:00 – 14:00 Round 1
14:00 – 14:30 PRESSRELEASE – Handover Rotterdam Chess game
14:30 – 15:15 Clinic by IGM Jan Timman
15:15 – 18:00 Options:
1) Blitz tournament between participants. (Swiss systeem, with 5 minutes per person per game) 2) Simultaneous chess with IGM Jan Timman
Participants can chose which option they want to play; additional players are welcome to take part in one of the two options (by invitation only).

Sunday 2 June

10:15 – 14:15 Round 2 (Queen’s Lounge)
+ ongoing activities for primary school children (Theatre Room)
14:30 – 18:40 Round 3 (Queen’s Lounge)
+ ongoing activities for primary school children (Theatre Room)
18:45 Awards

All teams will play once against the other teams. Game results will be submitted to the FIDE- rating commission.
Final score will be calculated as follows:

  1. Team match points
  2. Team  board points
  3. Results between teams
  4. Sonneborn-Berger points
  5. Drawing

Composition teams
Each team consists of 8 youth players, with the following conditions:
Board 1 and 2 are born in or after 1995;
Board 3 and 4 are born in or after 1997;
Board 5 and 6 are born in or after 1999;
Board 7 and 8 are born in or after 2001;
One of the 8 players is female.

Substitute players are aloud, as long as they adhere to the above conditions.

Participant listing of teams are required to be submitted before 1 May. It is allowed to modify the participant list at all times.

Playing speed: 1:50 hour per person plus 10 seconds extra per move (increment).

Ruud van der Beek (chief arbiter) and Simon van der Beek

Top location
SS Rotterdam
3072 AM ROTTERDAMwww.ssrotterdam.comThe ship is freely accessible for participants and visitors.The chess tournament will take place in the  Queen’s Lounge
Contact info@basamrochesstournament.com
Tournament Dolf Meijer, +31613958420
BASAMRO 010-5013900
Media/PR Teun Koorevaar, +31652650942
Website Tu Tran

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