International Chess Tournament of Créon

International Chess Tournament of Créon

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28th International Chess Tournament of Créon
From Monday 29 July to Sunday 4 August 2024

Aerial view of the bastide of Créon

It is with pleasure that the Échiquier Club Créonnais welcome you for the 28th International Chess Tournament of Créon which will take place from Monday 29 July to Sunday 4 August 2024 in the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, 1 chemin de la Douve, 33670 Créon (Gironde, France).

The main tournament is reserved for players with a ranking greater than 1700 Elo.
The Raoul Lorioux tournament is intended for players with a ranking of less than 1800 Elo.

Results, rankings, reports and photos – Créon 2023

Registration

Registration fee :
Adults : 60 € (70 € from 26 July 2024)
Young people under 20 (U20) : 30 €* (35 € from 26 July 2024)*
MI, GMI and Guests : Free

(*) Énergie Concept, partner of the Échiquier Club Créonnais, offers the registration fees of the young people under 12 within the limit of the first 30 registrations.

Registration form

Players can check if their registration has been correctly registered by clicking on the list of the players below and contact the organizer if necessary :
Lauron WESLEY : +33 6 60 62 10 13 – contact@creon-echecs.fr

Main Tournament – List of the players

Raoul Lorioux Tournament – List of the players



Tournament system, Time control, Arbiter, Organizer

Tournament system : Swiss accelerated Haley pairing
Time control : 90mn/40moves + 30mn + 30s/move
Arbiter : Frédéric MARIMON : +33 6 34 22 13 94 – frederic.marimon@yahoo.fr
Organizer : Lauron WESLEY : +33 6 60 62 10 13 – chesswesley@gmail.com
Échiquier Club Créonnais : contact@creon-echecs.fr

Dates and times

Tournament dates and times

Prizes

Main tournament prizes :
– 1st prize : 1 500 €
– 2nd prize : 1 000 €
– 3rd prize : 700 €

Raoul Lorioux tournament prizes :
– 1st prize : 400 €
– 2nd prize : 200 €
– 3rd prize : 100 €

Many special prizes determined according to the number of players :
– Prizes per Elo category
– Young prizes
– Veteran prizes
– Creonian prizes
– Female prizes

Game room

The Ulli Senger Sports Hall (Salle Omnisports Ulli Senger) is close to the center of the city of Créon and easily accessible on foot, by bike or by car.
The game room is covered with a green roof and has a ventilation system, but is not air conditioned.

Ulli Senger Sports Hall – 25th International Chess Tournament of Créon 2021

Access

Adress :
Salle Omnisports Ulli Senger, 1 chemin de la Douve, 33670 Créon

Access by plane :
The little city of Créon is located 39 km from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport, about 40 minutes by car.

Access by train :
Bordeaux-Saint-Jean Train Station
is located 24 km from the city of Créon, about 30 minutes by car.

On request, the organizer can arrange the transfer of participants from the airport or train station to Créon on arrival and departure days.

Catering

Throughout the tournament, the tournament’s refreshment bar offers grilled meats, sandwiches, sweets, drinks, coffee and treats in front of the entrance to the game room.

Accommodation

Except in particular cases, the organizer cannot host the players.
However, we can offer you these solutions for your stay, by clicking on :

Hôtel Atena, Créon
The Atena Hotel is located 1,7 km from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, about 22 minutes walk, close to a shopping center.
+33 5 40 25 15 61

Hôtel de la Gare, Latresne
The Hotel de la Gare is located in the center of Latresne, 10 km from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean Train Station and 14 km from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, which is about a 15-minute drive away.
On request, the Échiquier Club Créonnais organizes a daily shuttle between the game room and the Hotel de la Gare.
+33 5 56 72 47 16 / +33 6 35 24 56 91

Hôtel d’Arcins Bordeaux Rive Droite, Latresne
The Hotel d’Arcins Bordeaux Rive Droite is located in the center of Latresne, 10 km from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean Train Station and 14 km from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, which is about a 15-minute drive away.
On request, the Échiquier Club Créonnais organizes a daily shuttle between the game room and the Hôtel d’Arcins Bordeaux Rive Droite.
+33 5 56 20 15 27

Brit Hôtel Bordeaux Arena, Latresne
The Brit Hotel Bordeaux Arena, with swimming pool, is located in the center of Latresne, 6,6 km from Bordeaux-Saint-Jean Train Station and 17 km from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, which is about a 20-minute drive away.
+33 9 71 16 60 61

Hôtel Les Secrets Château Pey La Tour, Sallebœuf
The Hotel Les Secrets Château Pey La Tour is located in Sallebœuf, 14 km from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, which is about a 17-minute drive away (personal car needed).
+33 5 56 68 34 41

Hôtel du Château de La Tour, Beguey
The Hotel Château de La Tour is located in Beguey, near Cadillac, 20 km from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall, which is about a 23-minute drive away (personal car needed).
+33 5 56 76 92 00

Camping Bel-Air, Sadirac
Camping Bel-Air de Sadirac is located 2.2 km from the game room, a good half-hour walk, and offers mobile home rentals.
+33 5 56 23 01 90

Other accommodation offers around Créon
The Créon Tourist Office offers a wide choice of gites, bed and breakfasts and campsites :
+33 5 56 23 23 00

Contact the organizer for more informations :
Lauron WESLEY : +33 6 60 62 10 13 – chesswesley@gmail.com
Échiquier Club Créonnais : contact@creon-echecs.fr

Parking lots

The number of parking spaces in the immediate vicinity of the game room, chemin de la Douve, is limited. The participants of the tournament are invited to park their car on the other parking areas of the city of Créon. These are all a few minutes walk from the Ulli Senger Sports Hall (Salle Omnisports Ulli Senger) (see map below).

Parking areas in Créon

Registration form
Dates and times of the tournament
Pairings, results and rankings of the tournament
Follow the games live or in replay

All tournament winners since 1996

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