The 18th edition of the Vienna Chess Open will take place on 17th – 25th August 2013 at the Vienna Town Hall - Stiege 1, Lichtenfelsgasse 2 – in the Austrian Capital.
The event will be divided in four groups:
Group A: Open to all / 9 rounds CH-system
Group B: rating Elo U2000 / 9 rounds CH-system
Group C: rating Elo U1600 / 9 rounds CH-system
Group D: rating Elo U1600 / 5 rounds CH-system
All tournaments will be evaluated according to FIDE-rules. The time control in the Groups A and B will be 40 moves/ 90 min. Rest 30 min. + 30 sec./move.
The prizes in the main group will be distributed as follows: € 2.000 / € 1.500 / € 1.200 / € 1.000 / € 800, etc.
There will also be prizes for category groups, age groups, ladies, seniors and local players.
The last edition took place on 2011 and was won by GM Marijan Petrov.