Time Control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for all remaining moves, with a 30 second increment starting at move 1.
Default time: 1 hour after scheduled start time.
Who Can Enter?: Anyone can enter the FIDE Open. The organisers will invite a minimum of 15 Grandmasters. Non English players must provide their FIDE Identification Number (FIN) at the time of entry. If you do not have a FIN, you must apply to your own federation for a FIN.
Byes: Untitled players can take up to 2 half point byes between rounds 1-8 provided they are requested before the end of the previous round.
Pairings Published for each Round: Midnight for all rounds except round 3 which will be published as soon as available.