Axioma ORAP OPEN 2003

Internationaal damtoernooi - Den Haag

Axioma ORAP Open 2003

Again there will be an international draughts tournament organised near the beach in The Hague. A tournament for everyone: young and old, strong players and beginners. Combine playing draughts with a holiday on the beach!

Playing schedule

The time schedule is as follows:

Saturday12 juli11.00 uurRegistration
  12.00 uurOpening and first round
Sunday13 juli12.00 uurSecond round
  19.00 uurBeach Blitz tournament
Monday14 juli12.00 uurThird round
Tuesday15 juli10.00 uurFourth round
  16.00 uurFifth round
Wednesday16 juli12.00 uurSixth round
Thursday17 juli12.00 uurSeventh round
  20.00 uurDisco Blitz tournament
Friday18 juli12.00 uurEigth round
Saturday19 juli10.00 uurNineth round
  16.00 uurClosing ceremony


The tournament will be played in the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet. Drinks are available at low prices. Click here for a map.

Participation fee and prices

Participants have to pay the following fees:

SeniorsEUR 30,-
Youth and Internationaal MastersEUR 15,-
International GrandmastersFree

With 100 participants there is a guranteed price of EURO 3000,-. There are prices for the five strongest players:

Main rankingPrice
First placeEUR 600,-
Second placeEUR 500,-
Third placeEUR 400,-
Fourth placeEUR 300,-
fifth placeEUR 200,-

There are also prices for several sub-classes, like rating classes women, youth, etc. The first three in each rating class can win the following prices:

Rating klassementPrijs
First placeEUR 100,-
Second placeEUR 50,-
Third placeEUR 25,-


Participants have their own responsibility for accommodation. There are a lot of possibilities in pensions, hotels en appartments in Scheveningen (if you are quick), a very short list:


Participants may subscribe by paying the fee to Postbank account 5826700 of Committee The Hague Open, Den Haag. If this is not possible to you can also send an email to Alex Kruyshoop. Please give your name, address and phone number.

Tournament organisation

The tournament is organised by Comité The Hague Open. The following persons form the Board of this committee:

PresidentFred IvensRDG/DIO
Secretary GeneralGerard de GrootDamclub Den Haag
TreasurerJan KokDamclub Den Haag
Tournament secretaryAlex KruyshoopDamclub Den Haag
AdjunctCor StapperDamclub Den Haag


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