Mallorca Chess Open 2021 Bases Angles

Schedule and Tournament Venue

The tournament will be played from November 22th to 28th in Palma at Hotel Horizonte (Vista Alegre 1 Street).

Round 1: Monday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 2: Tuesday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 3: Wednesday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 4: Thursday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 5: Friday, November 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Round 6: Saturday, November 27 at 4:00 p.m.
Round 7: Sunday, November 28 at 09:30 a.m.

System and Time Control

Swiss tournament, 7 rounds. 90 minutes for the whole game + 30 seconds per move, from the first move. Valid for ELO FIDE.

Awards and trophies

Total prizes amount: € 1,600.

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

Best U2300 FIDE: € 100
Best U2100 FIDE: € 100
Best U1900 FIDE: € 100
Best U1700 FIDE: € 100

1st player FBE: € 100

The legal tax will be applied.

Awards not cumulative. The prize corresponding to the highest amount of money will be granted, and case of equality, the first prize according to the previous order will be granted. The prize must be received in person by the player who obtained it at the closing ceremony of the tournament, otherwise it is understood that the player refuses the prize and it will not be granted to anyone.


The following tiebreaks will be applied in this order:

Direct result.
Bucholz minus the worst result.
Total Bucholz.
Number of wins.

The corresponding FIDE corrections will be applied.


A maximum of two half-point byes may be requested. The deadline to request a bye is before the start of the previous round. Byes in the last two rounds must be requested only 30 minutes after the start of the first round.

Time Tolerance

Players will have 30 minutes to appear in front of the board or notify the arbiter of their arrival. After that time the game will be default and lost.


Players must have an active federative license.


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

Places limited to 45 players per order of registration. Registrations can be made until November 15th, after this deadline the registration is not guaranteed.

Registrations can be made to the e-mail account:

The registration in the tournament implies the acceptance of these rules. Complaint forms will be available to participants at the arbiter’s table.


The organization has obtained special prices for players and companions who require it at the official Hotel Amic Horizonte (Vistalegre 1 Street). The hotel conditions are the following ones:

Double room at HP: € 60.
Double room with sea views at HP: € 80.
Supplement for extra person in the room: € 15.
Individual supplement: € 20.

Mail for registrations: with the reference Chess.


For any doubt you can phone at +34 699021755 or e-mail:

COVID-19 measures

The COVID-19 health measures in force in the city of Palma on the dates of the tournament will be applied. Also the health measures established by the Balearic Chess Federation.

Data Protection

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