Tournament info

The Hague chessclubs Haeghe Ooievaar, Schaakcombinatie HTV and DD organize their 16th weekend tournament on

15, 16 and 17 November 2019

Location: Verenigingsgebouw De Kameleon, Veldzicht 20 in The Hague

Tournament formula: 2 groups (A: 1701 and up; B: 1800 and down), 6 round Swiss system.



Friday 15 November


18.30 – 19.15 hrs:


19.15 hrs:


19.30 – 23.30 hrs:

1st round

Saturday 16 November


09.30 – 13.30 hrs:

2nd round

14.30 – 18.30 hrs:

3rd round

19.30 – 23.30 hrs:

4th round

Sunday 17 November


09.30 – 13.30 hrs:

5th round

14.30 – 18.30 hrs:

6th round

19.00 hrs:

prize distribution

Results will be presented to the rating commissioner of the KNSB.

Speed: 1:45 hrs plus an additional 10 seconds per move.

Byes: It is possible to take a bye in one of the first four rounds, provided this is notified to the organisation before the start of the tournament. You will receive half a point in this round.

Registration fee is € 30 ; GM/IM free. Non KNSB-members pay an additional € 7,50 for KNSB membership.
Note that there is a maximum of participants (100).
Your fee can be paid
before November, 14 to bank account NL89 INGB 0004591271, made payable to Haags Weekendtoernooi in Den Haag; you can also choose to pay at the beginning of the tournament.

Also, you can contact for questions and/or registering:

Paul Koppens


By car:
program your Tom Tom or app to: The Hague, Veldzicht 20, zipcode 2543 RT

By public transport:
from station Den Haag Centraal or Den Haag Hollands Spoor:
take tram 9, direction Vrederust; get off at stop Wolweversgaarde. There is a pedastrian paht to the right, a few meters back, directed away from the tram track, which leads to the venue, cross the bridge and turn left

The Hague Weekend tournament is the continuation of a long chess tradition. Since 1981 there have been organized 23 tournaments bij DD, and since 1982 Haeghe Ooievaar (and predecessors SV Den Haag and Ooievaar) organized 22 tournaments under different names.

In 2004 chessclubs DD, Haeghe Ooievaar en Vogelwijk joined forces. The latter merged with Haagse Toren in 2006 and became SHTV.

In total there have been organized 50 tournaments in The Hague and if the present day organizers can help it many more will follow.


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