Djerba Blitz Open

To annouce the Djerba Chess Festival, which will take place in February, we organize an online chess tournament on Sunday Decembre 3rd, 2023 at 6 p.m. CET and we invite all chess players to join.

The tournament Djerba Blitz Open is finished.

Tournament resume

Date of tournament
CET - Duration : approximately 3 hours
2.000€ + all-expenses-paid invitations to Djerba in February (excluding flights) as well as numerous rewards.
Type of tournament
Blitz is an 11-round Swiss. The time-control is 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move
Registrations deadline
CET or whenever the tournament reaches its maximum capacity (300)
Registration fees
  • 5.00€
  • Free for GM, WGM, IM, WIM and members of the Tunisian Chess Federation
Technical requirements
Europe Echecs free account, Zoom software installed, play on a computer (no smartphones or tablets)

Useful information

Players must play on a computer (PC or MAC) - no tablet or smartphone.

We strongly recommend that you be logged in the platform 20 minutes before the start of the tournament to avoid any last-minute issues.

A group of arbiters, led by IA Laurent Freyd, will supervise games. All players may be invited to connect to an online conferencing software (Zoom), in order to be visible to the arbiters and proceed to any requested controls.

Do not pay attention to your elo rating change before the tournament. The rating confirmed at registration will be the official one for the tournament.

Any titled player registered in a tournament who is not showing up on the day of the tournament without prior notice will automatically be refused in future tournaments.

This is your first online tournament?

Europe Echecs tournaments welcome any players. Here are a few pieces of advice for you to have the best possible experience:

If you never played on before, first come and discover our platform! This will allow you test the essential features (pre-move, auto-promotion, etc.) and to customize your chess board.

Players of any levels take part in our tournaments, from beginners to Grand Masters. Based on your own level, the strength of your opponents will adapt in each round. This is an opportunity for you to meet with players of all levels … and certainly to beat some of them!

Any question? Any doubt? Please contact us, we are here to help you!