The yearly weekender of HSC takes place on Saturday June 29th and Sunday 30 June 30th. Spread across those two days there will be nine rapid games with a rate of play of 45 minutes per player. The total prize fund of € 2445 is guaranteed by main sponsor De Legibus. Rating prizes are available in not less than thirteen categories.
The tournament takes place at our chess venue Snookertown, 136 Hoofdstraat in Helmond. Snookertown (also cosponsor of the tournament) is a snooker centre within seven minutes walking distance of train station Helmond 't Hout.
Free parking is available in the surrounding area. On both days of the tournament a served free lunch will be provided to all participants in the cosy bar. Food for purchase is available all day. For dinner on Saturday, after round 5, you can use the Chinese buffet. Costs for this buffet are € 10 per person, to be paid during registration on Saturday morning. This buffet is made possible by cosponsor Kota Radja.