Purtichju Rules

9th International Open Marina Viva of Purtichju – Corsican Circuit 2024

Article 1 As part of the Circuit Corse 2024, the “Corsica Chess Club” organizes the 9th Purtichju Marina Viva International Open from Saturday 29/06/2024 to Friday 05/07/2024 at the Hotel Club Marina Viva in Purtichju. This year’s Purtichju Open includes three tournaments: a first one reserved for players with more than 1900 Elo with the possibility of standards, a second one reserved for players with less than 2000 Elo and a third one reserved for younger players up to 14 years and under 1300 Elo.

This open is approved by the F.I.D.E., with the possibility of standards.

Article 2 : The rules of the game are those of F.I.D.E.
The computerized pairings (P.A.P.I. program) are done in the Swiss System.
The Elo taken into account for the pairing is that of June 2024.
The pairings published on the internet are given as an indication. The official pairing is the one displayed in the game room, one hour before the beginning of the game.

Article 3 : Games room

The games take place in five rooms at the Hotel Club Marina Viva in Purtichju

Capacity of the rooms

Name of the room

Surface area in M2











Crenu 1






Article 4 The tournament is played in 9 games. The rate of play is 1h30 + 30s/round.

Article 5 : Drawing by mutual agreement is forbidden. No byes are allowed in this tournament.

Article 6 Game Schedules


Game 1 at 15:30




Game 7 at 15:30


Game 2 at 9:30 Game 3 at 15:30



Game 8 at 15:30



Game 4 at 15:30



Game 9 à 9:30



Game 5 at 9:30
Game 6 at 15:30





Article 7 Registration fees:   Adult player : 40€     Young player : 20€      WFM/FM/IM/WIM/WGM/GMI free  

Registration and license control: Saturday the 29th June from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Prizes awarding : (In annex).

Article 8 :

The tie-break is as following: 1. Buchholz minus 2; 2. Buchholz ; 3. Performance.

Article 9

  • If a player arrives more than 30 minutes late, he loses his game (unless the referee decides otherwise).
  • Phones must be switched off.
  • Any improper behaviour, including outside or in the accommodation, may be penalised.
  • Correct dress is required at the tournament venue.
  • A forfeited player (having not informed the arbiter) is considered to have abandoned the tournament.
  • Reporting unjustified dropouts to the FFE for French players and to the federations concerned for foreign players.

Article 10 :

Chief arbiter : Stéphane Escafre, IA. Assistant arbiters : Cyril Humeau IA, Adina-Maria Hamdouchi FA, Guillaume Gerandi FA, Thibault Deladerriere NA, Guillaume Paoli NA

Any other person designated by the arbiter to assist him occasionally.

 Article 11 :

All participants agree to abide by these Internal rules.