Chess Tournament

“THIRD SATURDAY” CHESS TOURNAMENTS

Chess tournaments “Third Saturday” are held on the third Saturday in the month.

GM tournament is round robin tournament and has 10 players (3 GM players and 7 norm seekers), 9 rounds. It is suitable for players who want to achieve GM or IM norm and ELO ratings.

IM tournament is round robin tournament and has 10 players (3 IM players and 7 norm seekers), 9 rounds. It is suitable for players who want to achieve IM norm and ELO ratings.

FM tournament is suitable for the players who want to improve ELO ratings. FM tournament is also round robin tournament, but could be double round tournament if there are 6 or 5 players.

Semi-closed GM tournament (“Djenovici –mix”) is Swiss pairings tournament, 14-20 players (4 GM players and 10 or more players norm seekers). It is suitable for players who want to achieve GM and IM norms or /and ELO -rating points. The tournament lasts 9 days, 9 rounds, each day one game.

“Djenovici –mix” tournaments, will start 3 days after GM or IM tournaments (at the same playing venue) with maximum 20 players who want to achieve GM or IM norm or /and rating points.

GM/IM tournament “Third Saturday-Djenovici”‚ X/22 (fide.com)

Closed GM and IM tournaments

2021/2022 year:

Starting dates

16.10-24.10.2021.
20.11-28.11.2021.
18.12-26.12.2021.
15.01-23.01.2022.
19.02-27.02.2022.
19.03-27.03.2022.
16.04-24.04.2022.
21.05-29.05.2022.

Time control

90-90 min for 40 moves, after that 30 min till the end, after all move 30 sec increments;
75-75 min for 40 moves, after that 30 min till the end, after all move 30 sec increments;
60-60 min for 40 moves, after that 30 min till the end, after all move 30 sec increments;

Djenovici –mix” GM-IM tournament

Semi-closed GM-IM tournament “Third Saturday-Djenovici”, or “Djenovici-Mix”, is Swiss pairings tournament. The tournament lasts 9 days, 9 rounds, each day one game. It is suitable for players who want to achieve GM, IM, WGM, WIM norms or /and ELO -rating points.

“Djenovici –mix” tournament, will start 3 days after GM or IM tournaments (at the same playing venue) with maximum 20 players who want to achieve GM or IM norm or /and rating points.

Djenovici -Mix (1) GM-IM tournament (fide.com)

The dates of “Djenovici-Mix” tournaments:

“Djenovici-Mix” (1) 27.10-4.11.2021.
“Djenovici-Mix” (2) 1.12-9.12.2021.
“Djenovici-Mix” (3)  29.12-6.01.2022.
“Djenovici-Mix” (4) 26.01– 3.02.2022.
“Djenovici-Mix” (5) 2.03-10.03.2022.
“Djenovici-Mix” (6) 30.03-7.04.2022.
“Djenovici-Mix” (7) 27.04-5.05.2022

Time control

90-90 min for 40 moves, after that 15 min till the end, after all move 30 sec increments

Djenovici, Herceg Novi, Montenegro, Europe

Playing venue and official hotel for the tournament: Sun Village, Djenovici

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Chess tournaments “Third Saturday” start on the third Saturday in the month (from October till May). Twenty seven tournaments, 7 GM (grandmasters tournaments, for GM and IM norms), 12 IM (international masters tournaments for IM norms) and 8 FIDE masters tournaments (for ELO rating), were held in Djenovici from October 2017 till May 2019!

GM tournament is round robin tournament and has 10 players (3 GM players and 7 norm seekers), 9 rounds. It is suitable for players who want to achieve GM or IM norm and ELO ratings.

IM tournament is round robin tournament and has 10 players (3 IM players and 7 norm seekers), 9 rounds. It is suitable for players who want to achieve IM norm and ELO ratings.

Semi-closed GM-IM tournament “Third Saturday-Djenovici”, or “Djenovici-Mix”, is Swiss pairings tournament. The tournament lasts 9 days, 9 rounds, each day one game. It is suitable for players who want to achieve GM, IM, WGM, WIM norms or /and ELO -rating points.

So, in total on Third Saturday-Djenovici tournaments, from October 2017 till October 2019, the players achieved 4 GM norms, 12 IM norms and 2 WIM norms (and 2 players won rating 2300+, needed for FM title ).

9 days -9 rounds!

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Some tournaments in 2020 were cancelled because pandemia of corona virus!
Chess tournaments „Third Saturday“ start on the third Saturday in the month (in Djenovici, Zelenika or Herceg Novi, in a Bay of Kotor, Montenegro)
 
If there are not enough players, norm seekers, or invited players, for the tournament, the organizer could cancel the tournament or change the form of the tournament or number of players!
 
If you are interested to play on some of those tournaments, send me the message on mail, Facebook or Viber ASAP to assure your place on those tournaments (and to make players list).
FM Goran Tomic
Third Saturday Chess Tournaments organizer
Viber +382 67 301 030
tomicvd@t-com.me
You can also use Facebook to contact me
 

Official facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thirdsaturdaychesstournamentdjenovicimontenegro/

A video about GM, IM and FM chess tournaments Third Saturday -Djenovici -Montenegro on  YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBnUQzblfiQ

Djenovici is a coastal village that is interesting in winter and summer.

Two major airports in Tivat and Dubrovnik, are located very near Herceg Novi. Tivat: 22 km, Dubrovnik (Cilipi): 32 km.

The chess players can come also on Podgorica airport, and after that to Herceg Novi (Djenovici) by bus or by car. We can organize that transfer.

If there are not enough players, norm seekers, or invited players, for the tournament, the organizer could cancel the tournament or change the form of the tournament or number of players!

In such case, if there are no enough players, norm seekers for GM or IM tournament the organizer could offer all players to play on SEMI-CLOSED TOURNAMENT with all participants (Swiss tournament, 9 rounds)

When the organizer  cancel the tournament, the organizer doesn’t pay penalty to the players as they also do not pay penalty when they cancel.

The tournament is a common risk between the organizer and the players.

 

General information

Djenovici, Herceg Novi, Montenegro

Djenovici is a small touristic place, located 7 km from Herceg-Novi. It is a coastal village  with over 1300 people. Situated at the enter of the Tivat aquatorium of Boka Kotorska gulf, at the north-west side, with two kilometres long curved coast, Djenovici is one of the most beautiful villages at the coast of the Gulf of Boka.

Two major airports in Tivat and Dubrovnik, are located very near Herceg Novi. Tivat: 22 km, Dubrovnik (Cilipi): 32 km.

Players who want to play on chess tournament Third Saturday in Djenovici, Montenegro and after that First Saturday in Budapest there is a  cheap flight Budapest -Podgorica by WIZZAIR  https://tinyurl.com/y92ykwrk

 

General information

Accommodation

Official accommodation in “Sun Village” , tourist complex

“Sun Village” is a tourist complex that has all the facilities for a pleasant holiday, provides peace and privacy. It is located in a quiet town of Kotor Bay -Djenovići, 8 km away from Herceg Novi, in an ideal position for exploring the local culture, the inhabitants and the traditional Boka region. The facility is built on a 5.500 m² site. It consists of three villas: Fiona, Galina, Bianca with capacity of 33 apartments and parking space. Within the complex there is a restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine and an outdoor pool of 20 square meters with deck chairs and parasols. The beaches are 150 m away and the Porto Novi marina.

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The price for the accommodation:

Single room -half board (bed & breakfast) — 27€
Double room
half board (bed & breakfast)—23€ per person

Single room – full board — 43€
Double room – full board — 39€ per person

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General information

Djenovici

Djenovici is a coastal village that is interesting in winter and summer.

Djenovici is a coastal village that is interesting in winter and summer. In February during the Mimosa festival and summer as a perfect family resort with sandy beaches surrounded by beautiful Mediterranean vegetation. Tourist boats from the Djenovici port sail to and from all parts of the Bay of Kotor.

Two major airports in Tivat and Dubrovnik, are located very near Herceg Novi. Tivat: 22 km, Dubrovnik (Cilipi): 32 km.

The players can come also on Podgorica airport, and after that to Herceg Novi (Djenovici) by bus or by car. We can organize that transfer.

Players who want to play on chess tournament Third Saturday in Djenovici, Montenegro and after that First Saturday in Budapest there is a  cheap flight Budapest -Podgorica and back by WIZZAIR  https://tinyurl.com/y92ykwrk
Flights Budapest – Podgorica and back https://wizzair.com/#/booking/select-flight/BUD/TGD/2017-10-18/2017-10-31/1/0/0