Axioma Open 2005

Tiende The Hague Open

Internationaal damtoernooi - Den Haag

Axioma Open 2005

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! The tournament will be played from Saturday July 16th to (and including) Saturday July 23th.

Playing schedule

The time schedule is as follows:

Saturday16 juli11.00 uurRegistration
  12.00 uurOpening and first round
Sunday17 juli12.00 uurSecond round
  19.00 uurPark Blitz tournament
Monday18 juli12.00 uurThird round
Tuesday19 juli10.00 uurFourth round
  16.00 uurFifth round
Wednesday20 juli12.00 uurSixth round
Thursday21 juli12.00 uurSeventh round
  20.00 uurDisco Blitz tournament
Friday22 juli12.00 uurEigth round
Saturday23 juli10.00 uurNineth round
  16.00 uurClosing ceremony


The tournament will be played in BowlingWorld Zuiderpark at Mr. P. Droogleever Fortuynweg 79. Drinks are available at low prices.

Participation fee and prices

Participants have to pay the following fees:

SeniorsEUR 35,-
Youth and Internationaal MastersEUR 17,50
International GrandmastersFree

With 100 participants there is a guranteed price of EURO 3500,-. There are prices for the five strongest players:

Main rankingPrice
First placeEUR 1000,-
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 Foundation The Hague Open. The following persons form the Board of this foundation:

PresidentFred IvensDamclub Den Haag
Secretary GeneralCor StapperDamclub Den Haag
TreasurerJan KokDamclub Den Haag
Tournament SecretaryAlex KruyshoopDamclub Den Haag
AdjunctJan de KoningTomaha˘k/Westland
AdjunctRichard van DiggeleADC Alphen

Axioma Groep

Meurs Groep

Van Leeuwen & Meurs

Caminada Notarissen - Stimuka

Haeghe Groep - SCT Accountants

BowlingWorld Zuiderpark - Stomerij Intercleaning