9th Memorial Chess Tournament

If you are keen on probably the most popular board game in the world, you are more than welcome to participate in the 9th Roman Marian Bugalski Memorial Chess Tournament for the challenge cup of the President of the Bydgoszcz Chamber of Physicians and Dentists. The event will be held on 30-31 March 2019 and is open to physicians, health professionals and students, as well as their families and friends with FIDE rating no higher than 1900.chess game

The tournament commemorates prof. dr hab. Roman Marian Bugalski, a renowned expert in the field of microbiology and a great enthusiast of chess. Prof. Bugalski was connected with Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz from its very beginnings, as a co-founder of the Department of Microbiology and the head of the Department of Microbiology and Nosocomial Infections at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the then Medical University in Bydgoszcz. He was a teacher of future doctors, dentists, nurses and midwifes. Microbiology and chess were his greatest passions.

Tournament details:

Date: 30 March 2019 (8.15 am – 7.00 pm) – 31 March 2019 (9.00 am – 4.30 pm)

Venue: School Complex No. 9 at 59 Cicha Street in Bydgoszcz

Tournament system: Swiss

Rate of play: 60 minutes per player per game (max. 2 h per round)

Number of rounds: 7

Rules: FIDE Competition Rules as of 1 Jan 2018

Arbiter: Mariusz Stoppel

Chess notation: obligatory

Prizes: in-kind and cash prizes (up to PLN 400) for winners of first six places

Registration deadline: 26 March 2019

Registration fee: PLN 50 (in cash, paid at the venue)

Student ID required on entry!

Registration at: mariusz.stoppel@gmail.com OR through tournament’s website>>