Players who participated in past tournaments and played all rounds will have a discount of the entry fees:
The overview of all participants 2002 - 2012 is published here.
Top Ten (the best ten players according to actual rating up to 7/9/2012) have guaranteed free accommodation in Santon hotel (2 nights in two bed room incl. breakfast) - under the condition that they pass their game records (kifu) up to 120 move.
No support for travelling expences.