Karpova: A bit more on the history of origins of this tournament:
On February 23, 1914, a new club called <Kasino-Klub> was opened in Baden near Vienna. In order to inaugurate it, an international chess tournament was to be arranged. On March 10, Georg Marco was assigned the arrangement and management of the tournament. The program was published already on March 12, which asked the chessmasters to participate in the tournament starting on April 5. By April 20, already 14 registrations had been received, despite a fee of 50 crowns. 10 further registrations had been received by April 29.
The tournament begins on April 5, 1914, in the <Kasino-Klub>, Kaiser Franz-Ring Nr. 7.
Organizer and director of the tournament is Georg Marco, editor of the 'Wiener Schachzeitung'.
All and only gambit openings are allowed, except for the Queen's Gambit. The gambit needn't be accepted though.
1. Number of participants limited to 10 and only masters of international acclaim are being considered.
2. Double-round robin
3. Registration deadline is March 28. Recipient is Marco (Wien IX/3, Schwarzspanierstraße 15).
4. Fee of 50 crowns together with the registration (see above). Tournament participants get it back after finishing their first game. All the others at the latest after the first tournament day.
5. Tournament committee decides on the participants and publishes the decision at the latest on April 1, 1914.
6. 4 prizes: 1200, 800, 600 and 400 crowns.
7. Those who don't win a prize receive 30 crowns for every game - 20 Crowns for the winner, 10 for the loser. Furthermore, all those who didn't win a prize receive 15 crowns for every draw. Special prizes will possibly be awarded.
Sunday, April 5, 1914,11 am: Welcoming and drawing of lots, etc..
Monday, April 6, 1914: Tournament begins in the morning. From then onwards, the games begin at 9 am.
Games are played on 6 days per week (adjourned games resumed on wednesdays), from 9 to 1 and 3 to 5 o'clock.
Time control: 2 h for 30 moves, then 1 hour for 15 moves.
Source: Pages 19-21 of the January-February 1914 'Wiener Schachzeitung'
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