GeneralThe 1st Desselgem Othello Open will be held on Sunday August 28th 2022. More information can be found in the sections below. Questions and remarks can be sent to the organisation. This tournament is part of the Belgian Grand Prix 2022.
We're hoping to welcome many players!
SubscriptionsWe would appreciate upfront subscriptions. In this way we are sure to foresee a sufficient number of boards and clocks. Of course it remains possible to show up unexpectedly. There are several ways to subscribe:
- By mailing Tom
- By phoning/texting Tom
- Via the Ursel Othello Open Facebook event
Currently 8 players have officially subscribed for the A event
|Brecht Van Damme||BEL||A||1631|
|Frauke Van de Moortel||BEL||A/F||1450|
|Jan Van Damme||BEL||B||1328|
|Nadja De Moor||BEL||B/F||1268|
(**) not sure yet
Currently 14 players have officially subscribed for the promising tournament
|Karen Van Landeghem||BEL||P/F||539|
(**) not sure yet
ConceptMain event: 7 Swiss rounds (everyone faces opponent with the same amount of wins - as much as possible). The clocks will be set to 20 minutes for every player.
Promising event: 5 Swiss rounds (everyone faces opponent with the same amount of wins - as much as possible). The clocks will be set to 15 minutes for every player.
- 10 euro for advanced players
- 5 euro for beginners, students and unemployed
- free entry voor new and promising players
- 12:00-14:00 Subscriptions
- 12:30 Lunch
- 13:00 Initiation
- 14:00 Start Promising tournament and maint event
- 17:30 End of the tournament and prize ceremony
HotelsPlease check the hotel websites in the neighbourhood of Ghent for accomodation.
PrizesAt the end of the tournament a number of prizes in separate categories will be awarded.
- First place
- Best promising player/new player