Baku Open – Baku, Azerbaijan 18 – 26 September 2016

Baku Open – Baku, Azerbaijan 18 – 26 September 2016

The International Chess Festival Baku Open 2016, dedicated to the Independence Day of Republic of Azerbaijan, will take place from 17-26th September at the AF Hotel near Caspian Sea. The Festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry and Azerbaijan Chess Federation. The total prize fund is 25,000 USD and the first place is 6,000 USD worth. The Tournament A is open for the players rated higher than 2250 FIDE and for women rated higher than 2100. Last year winner was GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami. The Tournament B is open for the players rated under 2250. Both groups will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss pairings.

af-hotel

AF Hotel and its famous Aqua Park Organizing Committee Address: Khaqani str. 1, Baku, AZ1000, Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Chess Federation (ACF) Tel: +99412 493-3841 or +99412 493-9084 Email: azerbaijanchess@yahoo.com Website: www.chess.az; www.azerichess.az

Baku, Azerbaijan
18 – 26 September 20169 Rounds SwissRate of play:
90 minutes in 40 moves +
30 minutes all moves +
30 seconds for each move
starting from move 1Schedule : * UTC/GMT +4 hours2016, September 18 14:00 – Round 01
2016, September 19 14:00 – Round 02
2016, September 20 14:00 – Round 03
2016, September 21 14:00 – Round 04
2016, September 22 14:00 – Round 05
2016, September 23 14:00 – Round 06
2016, September 24 14:00 – Round 07
2016, September 25 14:00 – Round 08
2016, September 26 13:00 – Round 09

“Baku Open – 2016” Dedicated to the independent day of Azerbaijan Republic. I. Organizers:  Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry  Azerbaijan Chess Federation II. Prize fund The total prize fund is 25.000 $

Турниры групп А и В пройдут в конференц-зале отеля “”AF-Hotel“.

Предварительные стартовые списки участников (группа А, группа В)

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