The Hague Open 2010

Vijftiende The Hague Open

Internationaal damtoernooi - Den Haag

The Hague Open 2010

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 17th to (and including) Saturday July 24th.

Playing schedule

The time schedule is as follows:

Saturday17 July11.00 hrRegistration
  12.00 hrOpening and first round
Sunday18 July12.00 hrSecond round
  19.00 hrPark Blitz tournament
Monday19 July12.00 hrThird round
Tuesday20 July10.00 hrFourth round
  16.00 hrFifth round
Wednesday21 July12.00 hrSixth round
Thursday22 July12.00 hrSeventh round
Friday23 July12.00 hrEigth round
Saturday24 July10.00 hrNineth round
  16.00 hrClosing ceremony


The tournament will be played in Sport and Recreation Centre Ockenburgh at the Wijndaelerduin 25, 2554 BX Den Haag. Drinks are available at affordable prices.

Participation fee and prices

Participants have to pay the following fees:

SeniorsEUR 40,-
Youth and Internationaal MastersEUR 20,-
International GrandmastersFree

These fees are valid until July 1st. After this date it is 45,- resp 22,50 euro and can only be paid cash just before the opening ceremony.

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 classesPrijs
First placeEUR 100,-
Second placeEUR 50,-
Third placeEUR 25,-

In all other classes there is a 50 euro price for the number one and 25 euro for the second place.


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 submitting the subscription form and 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, full address and phone number.

Tournament organisation

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

President and Public RelationsFred IvensDamclub Den Haag
Secretary GeneralCor StapperDamclub Den Haag
Treasurer and SponsoringJan KokDamclub Den Haag
Tournament SecretaryAlex KruyshoopDamclub Den Haag
Activities and SponsoringRichard van Diggelepersonal title
AdjunctJan WeerheijmDamclub Den Haag

Den Haag Topsport

Sport- en recreatiecentrum Ockenburgh

Gemeente Den Haag - dienst OCW

Caminada Notarissen

SCT Accountants

Swadenburgerdam Participatie B.V. - A+ Salarisverwerking en advies

Combinations BV - Bureau Harsveld