Mallorca Chess Open 2021

Dates: 22.11.21 - 28.11.21

Tournament Rules

Calendar and Place of Play

The tournament will be played from 25 Nevember to 1 December. In Palma at the Hotel Horizonte (Vista alegre 1 Street).

Round 1: Monday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 2: Tuesday, November 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 3: Wednesday, November 27 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 4: Thursday, November 28 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 5: Friday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 6: Saturday, November 30 at 4:00 p.m.
Round 7: Sunday, December 1 at 09:30 a.m.

System and pace of play

Swiss to 7 rounds. 90 minute games for the whole game + 30 seconds increment per move, from the first play. Valid for ELO FIDE.

Awards and trophies

Prize money of € 1,600.

1st place: € 400 + trophy
2nd place: € 300
3rd place: € 200
4th place: € 100
5th place: € 100

Best sub-2300 FIDE: € 100
Best FIDE sub-2100: € 100
Best sub-1900 FIDE: € 100
Best FIDE sub-1700: € 100

1st player FBE: € 100

The legal tax will be applied

Awards not cumulative. The highest amount will be granted, and in the case of the same amount by order of the same. The prize must be collected in person by the player who obtained it and at the closing ceremony of the tournament, otherwise it is understood that the player waives it and therefore the prize is deserted.


The following playoffs will be applied in this order:

Particular result.
Bucholz minus the worst result.
Total Bucholz.
Matches won.

The corresponding FIDE corrections will apply.


A maximum of two half-point bays may be requested. The maximum term to request is before the start of the round before the bye. The byes for the last two rounds may be ordered until 30 minutes after the first round.

Delay time

Players will have 30 minutes to appear in front of the board or notify the referee of their arrival. After that time will be considered non-appearance and the game will be lost.


Players must have a current federative license.


€ 35 for players with FBE license.
€ 35 for players staying at the official hotel.
€ 60 for the other participants.

Places limited to 80 players per order of registration fee. Entries can be made until Wednesday, November 15, after this deadline is not guaranteed participation.

Enrollments can be made to the e-mail account:
The registration in the tournament implies the acceptance of the present bases. Complaint forms will be available to participants at the arbitration table.


The organization has obtained special prices for players and companions who require it in the official hotel Amic Horizonte (Vistalegre 1 Street).

Reservations: Link to Hotel Horizonte


For any doubt you can go to tel. +34 633880107 or e-mail:

Data Protection

Participants in the tournament authorize the publication of their personal data in the different media that the organization deems appropriate for the necessary dissemination of the event (lists of results, classifications, participants, games, etc.).


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