The Lightning tournament consists of two stages, a group stage and a knock-out stage. Six players per group play a round robin tournament, the best players qualify for the knock-out stage.

Handicap according to rank reduced by one stone applies.

Playing Area
  • Großer Saal (Group Stage)
  • Parksaal (Knock-Outs)
Thinking Times

10 minutes sudden death. Playing meaningless moves to drive the opponent over his clock is considered unsportsmanlike behaviour and expected not to been seen.


# Timetable Begin End
1 Thursday - 26 July 2012 16:30 19:30
2 Thursday - 26 July 2012 20:15 21:45