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48th Kronborg Chess Open 2019

International Chess Tournament since 1971

30th May – 2nd June 2019[/vc_column_text]


7 rounds FIDE round robin in 4 days. The tournament is open for all players.

Kronborg Chess Tournament is named after the famous castle Kronborg Castle, located in Elsinore – the home of Hamlet.

There is a view to the castle directly from the game room which is located down to the beach on the Marienlyst Beach Hotel.

We offer an international chess tournament in great surroundings with the possibility to stay at the playing venue.

Registration for the Kronborg Chess Open 2019 is open. It is now possible to register directly through our partner, NemTilmeld (registration and payment)

Read more about the tournament below or on our tournament page (danish) HSKAK.


Kronborg Chess Open is an international chess tournament with a total prize sum of around DKK 17,000 (depending on the number of participants).

Last year, the tournament had participants from Norway, Sweden, Holland, India and of course Denmark. We are therefore looking forward to seeing many nationalities and levels together with Danish chess players.

A round robin or Monrad chess tournament

The tournament is divided into groups of 8 players where everyone is playing against each other. The group selection is according to Danish rating and foreign players Elo-rating number is transferred to the Danish. The report time is 90 minutes to each player for the whole game + 30 seconds per. move. Note there is no extra time added after 40 moves.



Enrollment   30th May           9.00

Welcome       30th May           9.50  by Club President René Fabricius Weichel

Round 1 & 2 | 30th May      10:00 – 15:00 and 16:00 – 21:00

Round 3 | 31st May               17:00 – 22:00

Round 4 & 5 | 1st June         10:00 – 15:00 and 16:00 – 21:00

Round 6 & 7 | 2nd June        10.00 – 15.00 and 16.00 – 21.00


Marienlyst Strandhotel, Ndr. Strandvej 2, 3000 Helsingør

(Marienlyst Beach Hotel, Ndr. Strandvej 2, 3000 Elsingore)


There is the possibility of accommodation at Marienlyst Strandhotel at a special price in connection with the tournament. Use the Discount Code: Skak with the online booking and get 15% off the prices below.

Price for single room from 895 DKK and double room from 1195 DKK incl. breakfast buffet.

Book a room here



90 minutes per player for the whole game plus 30 seconds increment for every move played starting from the first move.

Note: You are allowed to be up to 30 minutes late for your game. Further delay means that you lose your game.



7 rounds Round Robin in Groups of 8 | The lowest ranking group is played as Monrad system if there are more than 8 players.

The winner of the top group is awarded the title Kronborg Master. Placing are determined by Sonneborn-Berger correction if the score is tied.



All classes DKK 350

GM, WGM, IM, WIM players have free entry fee


Master Class (M1)

1st prize DKK 4,000 | 2nd prize, DKK 1,500

Master Class (M2)

1st prize DKK 2,000 | 2nd prize DKK 1,000

Other classes

1st prize DKK 1,000 | 2nd prize DKK 600

The above prizes are at a participant number of min. 48. There may be adjustments in prizes depending on the participant number and rating level


Tuesday, May 27th at the latest. Apply online at our registration form at Nemtilmeld


René Fabricius Weichel | rene@hskak.dk | Mobile +45 2920 0457


Online payment through Nemtilmeld here https://hskak.nemtilmeld.dk/2/

Your registration will only be final/available on the Danish Chess Union Tournament Page after payment is registered


Well-stocked canteen at the venue

Read more about the tournament here or visit our tounament site  (in danish)