- 10 rounds Swiss: Swiss system by Swiss Managar
- Rate of play is 90 mins for 40 moves + 30 minutes after move 40. 30 second increment for each move throughout the game
Open for all players
- FIDE norms possible.FIDE rules apply, but article 6.6a will be enforced in following manner: Any player who arrives at the chessboard later than 30 minutes after the start of the session shall lose the game
- Players who wish to take two half-point bye in rounds 1-7 may do so, provided they give adequate notice.