5. Tie Break System
5.1- If two or more players are tied, the following tie-breaks regarding final standing and dividing prizes
will be used:
1. Direct Encounter (if tied players have all played against each other) 2. Performance (Rp)
3. Buchholz Cut 1 4. Buchholz Cut 2 5. Sum of Buchholz
Categories B and C
1. Direct Encounter (if tied players have all played against each other) 2. Buchholz Cut 1
3. Buchholz Cut 2 4. Median Buchholz 1 5. Sum of Buchholz
6.1- The Pairings will be made using Swiss Manager Software and shall be announced as soon as possible
after each round finishes. Pairings will be published on the www.chess-results.com website and placed in
front of the entrance to the Playing Hall.
7.1- Accommodation will be in Varzesh Hotel or other hotels depending on availability. Hotel will be free
7.2- For other Players, organizer will cooperate about hotel booking. Players can contact the email address
at the end of the file in order to perform their hotel booking. Corporate rates and discount will be provided
by hotels for players, during the tournament time.
8. Entry Fees
8.1- For GMs, IMs, WGMs, and WIMs >2400: Free
8.2- For other players: 100 US $.
9. Players Behavior
9.1-During play, players are forbidden to use any notes, sources of information or advice, or analyze any
game on another chessboard.
9.2- During a game, a player is forbidden to have a mobile phone, electronic means of communication or
any device capable of suggesting chess moves on their person in the playing venue. A player is forbidden
to carry a bag holding such a device, without permission of the arbiter. If it is evident that a player has
such a device on their person in the playing venue, the player shall lose the game. The opponent shall win.
The arbiter may require the player to allow his/her clothes, bags or other items to be inspected, in private.
The arbiter or a person authorized by the arbiter shall inspect the player and shall be of the same gender
as the player. If a player refuses to cooperate with these obligations, the arbiter shall take measures in
accordance with Article 12.9.
9.3-Players cannot “informally” tell an arbiter that they suspect that another player is cheating. This also
applies to any other person having a FIDE Identity Number. All cheating-related communications shall be
duly recorded, and the arbiter should ask player to make an official In-Tournament complaint.