15th Heart of Finland Open Jubileum,

Jyväskylä 18-24 July 2005

Jyväs-Shakki Chess Club organizes the 15th Heart of Finland Tournament in Jyväskylä at 18-24 July 2005. The Tournament is a 10 round Swiss Open. It is ELO-rated and there are possibilities to reach FIDE title norms.The Tournament is also the Open Finnish Championship.


IT-Dynamo, street address: Piippukatu 2, Lutakko, Jyväskylä
City map of Jyväskylä Photos from 2004


Confirmation of participation, Monday 18 July, 10am-1pm
Opening ceremony, Monday 18 July, 1.30pm

Round 1 Mon 18 July, 2pm - 8pm
Round 2 Tue 19 July, 10am - 4pm
Round 3 Tue 19 July, 5pm - 11pm
Round 4 Wed 20 July, 2pm - 8pm
Round 5 Thu 21 July, 10am - 4pm
Round 6 Thu 21 July, 5pm - 11pm
Round 7 Fri 22 July, 2pm - 8pm
Round 8 Sat 23 July, 10am - 4pm
Round 9 Sat 23 July, 5pm - 11pm
Round 10 Sun 24 July, 10am - 4pm

Closing Ceremony and Prize Giving: Sunday 24 July 4.30pm

Rate of Play

40 moves in two hours, one hour for the rest of the game

Entry fees

GMs and IMs free entry (early registration required)
FM/U20 60 EUR
ELO-rated players 80 EUR, others 100 EUR.
Early bird discounts: Payments received not later than May 31st are allowed a 20% discount. Payments received not later than June 30th are allowed a 10% discount.


Total prize fund approximately 7000 EUR. First prize 1500 EUR. Many rating prizes. Medals for the best three of the Finnish Open Championship


Various alternatives nearby the venue.

Special offer: Summer Hotel Amis (
room for 1 person 45 eur/night
room for 2 persons 58 eur/night
room for 3 persons 69 eur/night.
For all hotels:
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Further information

Sami Hämäläinen +358 9 791140, mobile +358 40 5123864,