Dear players, parents, leaders, co-organisers, volunteers and everyone who followed the event,
Thank you ever so much!
I am grateful that you all took part of it and made the Nordic Chess Championships 2019 for Girls a memorable event.
I hope everyone has enjoyed the event, I hope you made new friends, I hope everyone went back with a feeling of having achieved something and I hope some of you will make some of your friends at home, start playing chess!
On behalf of the Danish Chess Federation and Køge Skakklub, I would like to say thank you very much!
Arild Rimestad, Chief Arbiter & Organiser
Arild Rimestad 2. maj 2019
The 4th round will start at 10 AM sharp! Everyone staying at the hotels should be in the lobbies and ready. The first minibus for 8 persons goes at 08:50 as well as the big car for 6 persons. They will go again at 09:08, 09:26 and 09:44. Please be on time!
Arild Rimestad 28. april 2019
Group photo (I)
Wonderful photo by Alina. She also made the composition, i.e. who should be where.
Group photo inside
Foto: Alina L Ami ©
Verner Christensen 27. april 2019
+ On time!
2nd round started on time. The chairman of Köge Skakklub, Mr. Erik Carlsen made the ceremonial first move for Kajsa Nilsson vs. Ellen F. Nilssen.
Arild Rimestad 27. april 2019
+ The time for the transfers and the group photo
2nd round will start at 10 AM sharp! Everyone staying at the hotels should be in the lobbies and ready. The first minibus for 8 persons goes at 08:50 as well as the big car for 6 persons. They will go again at 09:08, 09:26 and 09:44.
Before the 3rd at 3 PM, the group photo of all the players together with the Chairman of the Cultural Board of Køge. This photo will be taken 14:45.
Arild Rimestad 26. april 2019
To the Nordic Chess Championships 2019 for Girls, hosted by the Danish Chess Federation & Køge Skakklub
Location and accommodation
The tournament and the accommodation will take place in Køge – the main accommodation will be at the 4-star Hotel Niels Juel http://hotelnielsjuel.dk/ and the tournament takes place at Køge Skakklub’s venue: Asgård Skole, Norsvej 2, 4600 Køge.
Køge is located 46 km away from Copenhagen Airport, which is about half an hour’s drive by car or about one hour by train. By rental cars or by trains both are easy and fast.
We will be able to provide transportation back and forth from the hotel and to the playing venue. It will take about 10 min. by car each way. However, we do not provide transportation from/to Copenhagen Airport! To find your way, use https://www.rejseplanen.dk/webapp/index.html?language=en_EN
Thursday, April 25:
Friday, April 26:
15.15-15.45 Technical meeting and registration
15.50-16.00 Group photo of all participants
16.00-16.10 Welcome speeches by the Mayor of Køge and the Chief Arbiter
16.15-20.15 Round 1 – ceremonial first move by the Mayor of Køge
18.30-20.30 Dinner (at the venue)
19.30-21.00 Transportation (flexible return times)
Saturday, April 27:
07.00-08.45 Breakfast (NB! At Centralhotellet, it will be 08.00-08.45)
10.00-14.00 Round 2 – ceremonial first move by the Chairman of Køge Skakklub
12.30-14.30 Lunch (at the venue)
15.00-19.00 Round 3 – ceremonial first move by the Chairman of the Cultural Board of Køge
17.30-19.30 Dinner (at the venue)
19.00-21.30 Simul – by IM/WGM Alina l’Ami
21.30-22.30 Transportation (flexible return times)
Sunday, April 28:
08.00-08.45 Breakfast (NB! For both hotels)
10.00-14.00 Round 4 – ceremonial first move by the owner of Stuhr Event Group
12.30-14.30 Lunch (at the venue)
15.00-19.00 Round 5 – ceremonial first move by a representative from the Danish Chess Federation
19.00-21.00 Dinner & prize giving (at the venue)
21.00-21.30 Transportation (flexible return times)
Monday, April 29:
Minor changes to the schedule are still possible until the technical meeting takes place.
Five rounds using the Swiss system. Each player gets 90 minutes with a 30 seconds increment per move. The default time will be 15 minutes. Any player arriving 15 minutes after the start of the round will lose her game, unless the Chief Arbiter decides otherwise. The tournament consist of three age groups, U-20, U-16 and U-13, with two players per country in each group. The organiser can invite more players, but not more than 49 % of players can be from the same federation. Every player is obliged to use the algebraic notation.
Class A: For players born in 1999 or being younger
Class B: For players born in 2003 or being younger
Class C: For players born in 2006 or being younger
The Danish Chess Federation covers the accommodation and food for two players in each group and one team leader from each country – 2xdouble rooms and 1xtriple room.
The cost for accompanying persons, full board included at the hotel and venue, are as follow…
For 2 nights:
Triple rooms – per person DKK 1200,-
Double rooms – per person DKK 1350,-
Single room – per person DKK 1800,-
For 3 nights:
Triple rooms – per person DKK 1500,-
Double rooms – per person DKK 1700,-
Single room DKK 2450,-
For 4 nights:
Triple rooms – per person DKK 1850,-
Double rooms – per person DKK 2200,-
Single room DKK 3540,-
Please notice that the federations should collect the payment of the accompanying persons and pay directly to the organising chess club’s account:
Bank & address: Nordea Bank, Torvet 14, DK-4600 Køge
The registration and account number for the Danish players/parents: 2300 4390375366
And if they use MobilePay, the number is 25468293
Will take place at the end of the technical meeting to make sure that all players have arrived
Looking forward to see you all in Denmark
Arild Rimestad, Youth & Female Manager
THE DANISH CHESS FEDERATION
Arild Rimestad 18. april 2019