the success of the 8th edition, which gathered 189 players in Vaujany, the 9th edition of the Vaujany chess festival, will occur from july 12th to july 20th, 2018.
Our festival includes 3 tournaments:
- The Principal, a high level
tournament for players with an Elo
rating above 1850. With about 15 invited IM or IGM, it offers the possibility to realize IM or IGM
- The "Accession",
for players with an Elo rating below 1900.
Elos) for players with
an Elo rating below 1500.
tournaments are played at the Vaujany "Espace Loisirs", which can
accomodate up to 250 players. .
registration rights are the following:
Principal 58 € for seniors and 29 € for players less than 18
years old and for Fide masters with elo>2200.
Accession 50 € and 25 €
Petit’Zélos 30 € and 15 €
arbiters are Claire PERNOUD and Thierry DELELIS-FANIEN.
The prize fund of this 9th Festival is at least 8600
€: 5800€ in the principal tournament (1rst prize of 1200€), 2200€ in the accession (1rst prize 500€) and about 600€ in the Petizelos (1rst prize 150€).
The time control is Fisher 1h40 / 40 moves + 40 min K.O., with 30 seconds increment per
Details about accomodations can be found on the left menu at the accomodations item.
Vaujany is easily accessible
from Grenoble by the road. More information on how to come is available
in the travel informations section
PROMO-ECHECS is the name of the association organizing the Vaujany Chess
Festival. Its members are chess players from the Annecy,
Chambery and Grenoble Chess Clubs. It was founded by Mr Jacques
Brethé and used to organize the Val
Chess Festival. In
leaved Val-Thorens and moved to Vaujany,
50 kms south of Grenoble, in the beautiful Oisans mountain
information in a nutshell:
Bus time-chart Grenoble
that line 3010 Rochetaillée Vaujany works only upon request.
needs to call one day before (and before 12am) at
0 820 08 38 38 (0,118€/min) to book a shuttle. Let us know if
you need help.
Vaujany map and appartments
location "Les hauts de la Drayre" is
residence #5 and "Les Valmonts" is
Time Chart and réservation for
airport shuttle Lyon St Exupéry - Grenoble:
The shuttle company is Ouibus. Shuttles every hour
from 5h30 to 10h30 and from 15h30 to 0h30. Shuttles every half hour
10h30 and 15h30. It takes 1h05 to drive from St Exupery
to Grenoble bus station.
web site of Vaujany
registration to the tournaments