GM Event Invitation

April 16, 2017

The GM tournament will be held at Dan Hotel, Lechi 32 Street, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, on July 5-14. Tournament System – Round Robin with 9 rounds.  Please click on read more for further details.


Time Control: 90 minutes per player for first 40 moves + 30 minutes KO + 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

Venue: Dan Hotel,  Lechi 32  Street, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, July 5-14.

Tournament System: Round Robin with 9 rounds. All FIDE rules & regulations apply. The tournament is homologated for FIDE GM Norms & Israeli Rating.

All Israeli Players should have a 2017 ICF card membership.

Time Control: 90 minutes per player for first 40 moves + 30 minutes KO + 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.

1st Round Tuesday Jul-05 15:00:00 4th Round Sunday Jul-09 15:00:00 7th Round Jul-12 Tuesday 15:00:00
2nd Round Thursday Jul-06 15:00:00 5th Round Monday Jul-10 15:00:00 8th  Round Jul-13 Thursday 15:00:00
3rd Round Friday Jul-07 10:00:00 6th Round Wednesday Jul-11 15:00:00 9th Round Jul-14  Friday 10:00:00

Pairing will be executed on Tuesday, July 5 at 09:30 AM.

Closure Ceremony will be held on Friday, July 14 at 14:30 PM.

On Saturday, July 8, at 20:00 The traditional  Maccabiah International  Blitz Tournament will be organized.

(Further information to be followed)


Prizes: The first places will get medals and prizes as customs in Maccabiah Tournament.

Tie Break: 1. Berger System,2. Double round Blitz.


Registration: Until May 30th through the website, foreign players should

directly be in contact with the Maccabiah of their countries for hotel’s reservations and

registrations. Passport picture should be joined.


GM, IM, FM & FIDE rated players should be in contact with the tournament Director Alon

Cohen to get conditions through e-mail  until April

29th . Places won’t be kept after this date. More more information by phone: +972-522688666.

For Israeli only, call TD Alon Cohen, There are no reservations without payment.


Maccabiah training Sportswear limited edition: Training, Polo Shirt, 2 T-Shirt, socks and Sport

Bag for 250 NIS, Payment to SlavChess, 21 Hamelacha st., Rosh Haain.


The organizing committee keeps the right to make changes according to the circumstances.



“With Maccabim Blessings”

Moshe Slav, Head Director of   Maccabiah Chess Tournament 20th




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