ZAGREB OPEN – 2nd Memorial Krunoslav Hulak 2017


ZAGREB, 30th November – 07th December 2017

Organizer: Zagreb Chess Federation

Sponsor: Sports Association of the City of Zagreb

Location of the games: Hall “Congress Hall” , 137, Savska at -1

The tournament is played according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds.

Playing time: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 min for the rest of the game with an increment of
30 seconds for each move completed starting from the first

The tournament will be registered with FIDE to win rating.


1st 15,000.00 kuna….cca 2.000 EUR
2nd 9,000.00 kuna….cca 1.200 EUR
3rd 7,000.00 kuna….cca 950 EUR
4th 5,000.00 kuna….cca 650 EUR
5th 4,000.00 kuna….cca 550 EUR
6th 3,000.00 kuna….cca 400 EUR
7th 2,500.00 kuna….cca 300 EUR
8th 2,000.00 kuna….cca 260 EUR
9th 1,800.00 kuna….cca 240 EUR
10th 1,600.00 kuna….cca 210 EUR

Special royalties:

The most successful female participant: 1,500.00 kuna
For the most successful players with ELO 1801-2000: 1,000.00
For the most successful players with ELO 2001-2100: 1,200.00
For the most successful players with ELO 2101-2200: 1,500.00
For the most successful veterans over 60: 1,500.00
For the most successful junior to 20 years: 1,500.00
For the most successful cadets to 16 years: 1,000.00

Royalties are shared by Hort system and special royalties exclusively according to the achieved order.
Royalties do not accumulate. Each player can get one royalty, financially more favorable for him.
Croatian players’ fees will be paid directly to their giro account within 3 days after the end of the tournament.
For all participants entitled to payment of royalties, the related income tax of 25% will be paid for.
The registration fee for the competition with the executed application till November 30 amounts to 250kn, and 150 kn for players under 18 years. On the day of the tournament registration fees amount to 350 kn for seniors and 200kn for those under 18 years.

Registration fees can be paid to the account of ZŠS (Zagreb Chess Federation):
IBAN: HR2424020061100048951 indicating the Zagreb open or in cash at the Federation and on the day of the competition, but only with prior notice.

Grandmasters and international masters are exempt from paying the registration fee.

The best placed Croatian representative from Zagreb Open acquires the right to participate in the closed senior Croatian championship for 2018.

Applications for the competition:
Zagreb Chess Federation – Secretary: Kresimir Podravec
10000 Zagreb, Masarykova 22,
Tel. (01) 3091-062 fax. (01) 3091 071 mobile (099) 331 0011 E-mail:


The final registration in the Hall “Congress Hall” no later than 30th November 2017 till 4:00 P.M.
After that time, players will no longer be registered.

I round 30.11.2017. in 5:00 PM
II round 01.12.2017. in 5:00 PM
III round 02. 12.2017. in 10:00 AM
IV round 02.12.2017. in 5:00 PM
V round 03.12.2017. in 5:00 PM
VI round 04.12.2017. in 5:00 PM
VII round 05.12.2017. in 5:00 PM
Vlll round 06.12.2017. in 5:00 PM
IX round 07.12.2017. in 5:00 PM

The closing ceremony of the tournament and awards ceremony on 07th December 2017, 30 minutes after finishing the last game.

For all participants of the tournament organizer will provide requisites.