Invitation

Nordic Championship for Youth in Drammen, Norway
Thursday February 16th to Sunday February 19th 2017

The Norwegian Youth Chess Federation (USF) and Konnerud Youth Chess Club invites you to the Nordic Championship for Youth 2016 in Drammen.

The tournament will be held in it’s entirety at Scandic Park Hotel in Drammen, a comfy hotel close to the river, several parks, the city center and the airport express train.

Time and Place

The championship will be held from Thursday February 16th to Sunday February 19th 2017. The venue is Scandic Park Hotel in Drammen, Norway.

Arrival and departure

We ask all participants to arrive before 19:00 on Thursday February 16th.
If possible we ask our participants to depart Sunday evening, but it will also be possible to depart Monday morning.

Tournament / Live coverage

The tournament is played according to the regulations for the Nordic Championship. Five groups:
A.    Born 1997 or later
B.    Born 2000 or later
C.    Born 2002 or later
D.    Born 2004 or later
E.    Born 2006 or later
All groups will play six rounds in the FIDE Swiss Dutch system.
Drawing of colors will be done during the opening ceremony.
The time control is 90 min. per game with additional 30 seconds per move starting from the first move.
We expect live coverage of all 30 games.

Schedule

Thursday February 16th
1300-1830    Arrival
1900-21:00    Welcome dinner and Opening Ceremony
21:15        Captains meeting

Friday February 17th
06:45-09:00    Breakfast
09:00        Round 1
13:00-14:30    Lunch
15:00        Round 2
19:00        Dinner

Saturday February 18th
06:45-09:00    Breakfast
09:00        Round 3
13:00-14:30    Lunch
15:00        Round 4
19:00        Dinner

Sunday February 19th
08:00-09:00    Breakfast
09:00        Round 5
13:00        Lunch
14:00        Round 6
18:00        Closing Ceremony
18:30        Dinner
19:00->    Departure

Monday February 20th
06:45-09:00    Breakfast
08:00        Departure

Arrangements

The Organizer, The Norwegian Youth Chess Federation, covers accommodation with full board for 10 players and 1 head of delegation from each country.

The players will be accommodated in two double rooms and two triple rooms.

The head of delegation will be accommodated in a single room.

Accommodation / catering

Parents, coaches etc. can take advantage of the following options of accommodation and catering (prices are per room and per night):

Single room (breakfast only): 600 NOK
Single room (full board): 850 NOK
Double room (breakfast only): 750 NOK
Double room (full board): 1250 NOK
Triple room (breakfast only): 950 NOK
Triple room (full board): 1700 NOK

Please book the extra rooms to the organizer, kristoffer.gressli@sjakk.no
Payments are invoiced after the tournament.
Cancellation no later than 3 days before the event, Monday the 13th February.

Transportation

Fly to Oslo Lufthavn Gardermoen (OSL)
then regular train or Airport Express Train to Drammen. This Airport Express Train leaves every 20 minutes.
Bus or train directly to Drammen

Sign up

The latest date for sign up is January 25th  2017.
Please use the registration form found in the e-mail or on the registration page. If you have issues with the form, please contact Kristoffer Gressli
(kristoffer.gressli@sjakk.no).

Contact person

Kristoffer Gressli
E-mail: kristoffer.gressli@sjakk.no
Phone: +47 21 60 81 20