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5th European Championship of Hexagonal Chess

László Gados, Presendent of the Hungarian Hexachess Federation sent the following information on the 5th European Championship of Hexagonal Chess.

  1. Aim of the tournament: to find the fifth European champion.
  2. Organizers: Hungarian Hexachess Federation and Mass Sport Association named after Petõfi.
  3. Time and place of the tournament: 17-23 August, 1998, Boarding-school (Réti u. 1, Tatabánya).
  4. For more information, contact the Hungarian Hexachess Federation by fax 36-1-403-95-98 or email: (email removed contact us for address) l.elender.hu.
  5. Tournament system:
    • all play with all (11 rounds), 2 rounds on every day
    • Time limit: 2 ( 2 hours 15 minutes 2 ( 2 hours for the first 40 moves, 15 minutes undoing until flag drops down. It is mandatory to write down the game, except the last 5 minutes.
    • Resolving tie: Berger-Sonneborn.
  6. Participants:
    1. Somlai László; Hungary; 4th european champion
    2. Mackowiak, Marek; Poland; 1st place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    3. Rudolf László; Hungary; 2nd place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    4. Schenkerik Csaba; Hungary; 3rd place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    5. Csupor Péter; Hungary; 4th place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    6. Rozák Bertalan; Hungary; 5th place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    7. Korcsickij, Szergej; Belorussian; 1st place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    8. Bogdanovics, Szergej Belorussian; 2nd place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    9. Bancevics, Szergej Belorussian; 3rd place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    10. Jemeljasin, Jurij; Russian; 4th place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    11. Ivanyuk, Mihail; Ukraina; 5th place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
    12. Börcsök László; Hungary; nominated by the country organizing the championship
    13. Hurtony Szabolcs; Hungary; 6th place Interzonal Tournament, Tatabánya
  7. Order of games:
    17 August
    18.00- arrival, opening ceremony, drawing lots
    18 August
    8.00-12.30 1st round
    15.30-20.00 2nd round
    19 August
    8.00-12.30 3rd round
    15.30-20.00 4th round
    20 August
    8.00-12.30 5th round
    15.30-20.00 6th round
    21 August
    8.00-12.30 7th round
    15.30-20.00 8th round
    22 August
    8.00-12.30 9th round
    15.30-20.00 10th round
    23 August
    8.00-12.30 11th round
    13.30 Announcement of Results
  8. Prizes 1st place - 80,000 Ft (~364 USD); 2nd place - 60,000 Ft; 3rd place - 40,000 Ft; 4th place - 20,000 Ft.
Tatabánya, 21 March, 1998.
Baki Istvánné[KZ1] László Gados
Executive Director of the association President of HHCF

Information sent by László Gados. Html-conversion and some editing by Hans Bodlaender.
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