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31-01-2020 Invitation ONK 2020 (English)
Dear chess friends,
We would like to invite you to the 15th Open Chess Championship (O.N.K.) of the Dutch Chess
Association for Visual Disabled (NSVG). The tournament will take place from Thursday February 13th
until Sunday February 16th 2020 in the village of Ermelo, the Netherlands.
Paul Krugerweg 45
3851 ZH Ermelo
Phone number of the hotel: +31 (0)343 56 86 00
Thursday February 13th: registration before 7.30 P.M., first round starts at 8 P.M.
Prizegiving ceremony: Sunday February 16th at 1.30 P.M.
Players and guides staying in the hotel: from Thursday February 13th (including dinner) until Sunday
February 16th (including lunch). Make sure you arrive on Thursday between 3 P.M. and 5.30 P.M.
The tournament will consist of six rounds. Pairings will be made according to the Swiss system. The
rounds will be played on Thursday evening, Friday morning and afternoon, Saturday morning and
afternoon and Sunday morning. It is possible to take one bye (free round) in the first four rounds. The
prizegiving ceremony will take place during lunch on Sunday.
There will be one, two or three groups, based on the number of players and their ratings. The results
of group A and B will count for the FIDE rating, the results of group C will only count for the Dutch
The rate of play in group A is 110 minutes for the whole game. In addition, 10 seconds per move will
be added to your time from move 1 on. In group B and C, the rate of play is 2 hours for the whole
game without increment.
The total prize fund is € 250.00. Prizes will be given to the winners of groups A, B and C, as well as the
winner of the most spectacular game of the tournament and the best member of the NSVG. If prizes
overlap, just one prize will be given.
Participation costs per person:
Entry fee: € 25.00 (for non-NSVG-members)
Members and supporters (‘sympathisanten’) of the NSVG, as well as guides of a visually disabled
participant, do not owe us any entry fee.
Costs for staying in Hotel Dennenheul are as follows:
€ 247.50 per person for a twin room
€ 272.50 for a single room
For guides of NSVG-members who do not participate*:
€ 220.00 per person for a twin room
€ 245.00 for a single room
If you choose not to stay in the hotel but nevertheless want to have lunch in the hotel, this is possible
for € 7.50 per lunch. Please inform us about this when subscribing for the tournament.
* If you want to make use of the prize for guides, you are requested to help visually impaired
participants wherever needed.
Subscription and payment:
The subscription and payment has to be done before February 6 th .
You can send your subscription to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send us the following information:
Your rating (FIDE-rating if you have one, otherwise rating of home country and the federation of the
If applicable, your choice of hotel arrangement (twin or single room, and with whom you want to
share the room):
Your dietary requirements:
Your contact information (phone number and/or e-mail address):
Payment can be done by transferring the correct amount to IBAN-number NL02INGB0002401122 in
the name of NSVG, located in Zeist.
For international transfers, the following information is applicable:
1.) For transfers from foreign countries, please note that you carry all costs for the transfer. We
would like to receive the correct amount, otherwise we will have to settle the costs during the
2.) The transferred payments are counted as confirmation for your subscription.
3.) For a subscribed participant staying in the hotel who cancels after February 6th, € 20.00 of
administrative costs will be counted. For a subscribed participant who does not show up, the
administrative costs will be € 80.00.
The schedule and tournament rules will be e-mailed to the participants before the start of the
tournament, if their e-mail address is known to the NSVG. The tournament details and list of
participants will be published on the website of the NSVG, www.nsvg.nl.
If you have any questions or need extra information, you can contact Lucas de Jong (preferably via e-
mail). His contact information is as follows:
E-mail address: lucasdejong93@lIve.nl
Phone number: +31 (0)6 11 14 01 99
In case of emergency during the tournament, you can contact Lucas de Jong as well.
Lucas de Jong
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