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19th Fajr International Chess Open Tournament

25th February to 7th March in Mashhad, northeastern Iran (updated)

The Chess Association of “Khorasan-Razavi” province on behalf of I.R.Iran Chess Federation has the honor to invite all chess players from national federations to participate in the 19th Fajr International Chess Open Tournament that will be held in Mashhad, northeastern of Iran, from 25 February – 7 March, 2011. The tournament is starting shortly after the 9th Khazar International Chess Cup, which concludes on 22nd February, also in Iran.

A number of strong Grandmasters are signed to play in the event: Rustam Kasimdzhanov 2681 UZB, Aleksandr Moiseenko 2670 UKR, Boris Grachev 2660 RUS, Mikheil Mchedlishvili 2641 GEO, Sergey Tiviakov 2623 NED, Anton Filippov 2620 UZB, Andrey Sumets 2619 UKR, Merab Gagunashvili 2619 GEO, Gadir Guseinov 2604 AZE, Sergey Volkov 2602 RUS, Aleksei Fedorov 2593 BLR, Aleksandr Rakhmanov 2590 RUS, Evgeny Gleyzerov 2581 RUS, Nidjat Mamedov 2580 AZE, Konstantine Shanava 2560 GEO.

Mashhad

Almas Shargh Shopping Center in Mashhad

Participation:

- Participation in the 19th Fajr International Chess Tournament is open to all Chess Players.

- Each National Chess Federation has right to nominate and send one player as official invited player.

- Organizing Committee shall provide free participation, domestic Transfer (from airport to hotel and return) and full board accommodation (with 3 meals per day) in 5 stars Hotel, for official invited players as well as GM title holders and +2500 rated chess players.

Registration Fee:

US Dollar / Rating

Free / Higher than 2400 and GM’s

60 $ US / 2399-2300

90 $ US / 2299-2200

120 $ US / 2199-2100

180 $ US / and unrated players 2100

Registration will close on 20th February 2011

Charge of hotel:

1 – Organizing Committee shall provide free participation, full board accommodation (with 3 meals per day) single room for +2600 rated chess players in 5 stars Hotel in twin room for official invited players as well as GM title holders and +2500 rated chess players from 25 February – 7 March.

2 – Players with rating between 2400-2499 should pay 65$ for full board accommodation (with 3 meals per day) in 5 stars Hotel in twin room.

3 – Other chess players should pay 70$ for full board accommodation (with 3 meals per day) in 5 stars Hotel.

4 – There are suitable rooms for reservation with wireless internet in Farid hotel (3 star)

Tournament System:

- The 19th Fajr International Chess Open Tournament will be played in 11 rounds Swiss System.

- The time control shall be 90 minutes for whole game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.

- The FIDE Laws of Chess shall apply.

- The tournament will be FIDE rated.

- The Swiss Manager program shall be used for pairings.

Prizes:

Total Cash Prize will be 40000 $ cash:

PAYABLE / Tax / Prize US $ / Rank

US $ 8000 / 20% / 10000 / First

US $ 5200 / 20% / 6500 / Second

US $4250 / 15% / 5000 / Third

US $ 3400 / 15% / 4000 / Fourth

US $ 2975 / 15% / 3500 / Fifth

US $ 2550 / 15% / 3000 / Sixth

US $ 2125 / 15% / 2500 / Seventh

US $ 1530 / 15% / 1800 / Eighth

US $ 1275 / 15% / 1500 / Ninth

US $ 1020 / 15% / 1200 / Tenth

SPCIAL PRIZE

US $ 170 / 15% / 200 / First of unrated player

US $ 170 / 15% / 200 / First of khorasanian player

US $ 170 / 15% / 200 / First of under 14 year old

US $ 170 / 15% / 200 / First of -2100 rated player

US $ 170 / 15% / 200 / First of -1900 rated player

Sum of prizes: US $ 40000

1 – Prizes will not be share between

2 – Special prizes will be award if the players will not be in the first to tenth ranking.

Tournament Venue: Pardisan Hotel in Mashhad

Official Website: www.fajrchess2011.com

E-mail: www.info@fajrchess2011.com

RECEPTION: Khorasan chess association

Tel: +98-511-7635575, 7670900

Fax: +98-511-2463626

List of participants:

1 GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam UZB 2681

2 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2670

3 GM Grachev Boris RUS 2660

4 GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2641

5 GM Tiviakov Sergey NED 2623

6 GM Gagunashvili Merab GEO 2619

7 GM Sumets Andrey UKR 2619

8 GM Landa Konstantin RUS 2609

9 GM Filippov Anton UZB 2604

10 GM volkov Sergey RUS 2602

11 GM Fedorov Alexei BLR 2593

12 GM Guseinov Gadir AZE 2591

13 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2590

14 GM Gleizerov Evgeny RUS 2581

15 GM Mamedov Nidjat AZE 2580

16 GM Shanava Konstantine GEO 2560

17 GM Moradiabadi Elshan IRI 2558

18 GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2555

19 GM Ulibin Mikhail RUS 2547

20 GM Bojkov Dejan BUL 2544

21 GM Dizdar Goran CRO 2544

22 GM Ibrahimov Rasul AZE 2538

23 GM Abbasov Farid AZE 2537

24 IM Sebenik Matej SLO 2526

25 GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2519

26 GM Mahjoob Morteza IRI 2519

27 GM Malaniuk Vladimir P UKR 2518

28 GM Neverov Valeriy UKR 2516

29 GM Magomedov Magaram RUS 2503

30 GM Kasparov Sergey BLR 2496

31 GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2493

32 GM Gasanov Eldar UKR 2488

33 GM Drazic Sinisa SRB 2487

34 IM Guliev Logman AZE 2464

35 IM Grover Sahaj IND 2462

36 IM Azaladze Shota GEO 2456

37 IM Maghalashvili Davit GEO 2453

38 IM Vaibhav Suri IND 2421

39 GM Gaprindashvili Valeriane GEO 2404

40 IM Bodiroga Predrag SRB 2400

41 IM Morchiashvili Bachana GEO 2400

42 GM Ghane Shojaat IRI 2398

43 IM Chighladze Iveri GEO 2394

44 Im Grabliauskas Virginijus LTU 2392

45 IM Shalamberidze Akaki GEO 2360

46 FM Wantiez Fabrice BEL 2347

47 FM Idani Pouya IRI 2325

48 Kiselev Vitaliy RUS 2277

49 FM Hosseinipour Mehdi IRI 2261

50 Ghorbanian M. Reza IRI 2180

51 Aprouz M.r. IRI 2179

52 FM Kowsarinia Amir IRI 2168

53 Abedi Ali IRI 2159

54 Bakhtiari Kish Mazdak IRI 2144

55 Khorshidi Mohammadreza IRI 2130

56 Azemati Amir IRI 2093

57 Dinter Brian CRO 2085

58 Boori Javad IRI 2082

59 Salar Milad IRI 2075

60 Mahmoody M. Sadegh IRI 2069

61 Bashirinia Omid IRI 2050

62 Bagheri Majjid IRI 2028

63 Moradiyan Meysam IRI 2004

64 Khodashenas Mersad IRI 2001

65 Godarz Kasra IRI 1996

66 Ggillasi Mood Mojtaba IRI 1989

67 Lindqvist Roland SWE 1978

68 Choopani Morteza IRI 1957

69 Nassaj Amirmorteza IRI 1946

70 Iranfar Amir IRI 1863

71 Romifard Mehdi IRI 1853

72 Hamedinia Majid IRI 1842

73 Kiani Kiarash IRI 1819

74 Tarari Alireza IRI 1806

75 Laala Ghalenow Ali Reza IRI 1772

76 Toufani Kourosh IRI 1739

77 Ghesmati Aryan IRI 1639

78 Ekrami Kourosh IRI 1481

79 Javaheri Shahrad IRI 1313

80 Abdi Mohammad Kian IRI 0

81 Afzalimoghdam S.Danial IRI 0

82 Ahmadzade Abdolkhalegh IRI 0

83 Alizade Behnam IRI 0

84 Amini Amir Hossein IRI 0

85 Ansarifar Mobina IRI 0

86 Azadegan Avin IRI 0

87 Badi Ashkan IRI 0

88 Bakhtiari Shayan IRI 0

89 Barati Behnam IRI 0

90 Barati Parsa IRI 0

91 Dadashi Hossein IRI 0

92 Dehghan Shoorab A.Reza IRI 0

93 Devisti Mohammad IRI 0

94 Eskandani M.A IRI 0

95 Faal Reza IRI 0

96 Farkhondeh Mehran IRI 0

97 Gerayoli Kiarash IRI 0

98 Gerayoli Kourosh IRI 0

99 Ghanad Ali Akbar IRI 0

100 Ghorchebeigi Alireza IRI 0

101 Goharzadeh Shayan IRI 0

102 Goldanimoghaddam Arash IRI 0

103 Hajiarbabi Kiana IRI 0

104 Hajiarbabi Mehrdad IRI 0

105 Hamedinia Vesal IRI 0

106 Hosseini sourgi Abolfazl IRI 0

107 Isazaei Abdolrahman IRI 0

108 Isazaei Allahbakhsh IRI 0

109 Jafarian Jalil IRI 0

110 Jalali Hadi IRI 0

111 Kamrava Kourosh IRI 0

112 Kasiri Arash IRI 0

113 Khaleghi Sajad IRI 0

114 Mirshafiei Amir Hossein IRI 0

115 Mizani Javad IRI 0

116 Modareszade Rahmanpour Hadi IRI 0

117 Mousavi Emad IRI 0

118 Omraninasab Morteza IRI 0

119 Orumah Oghenero Estella NGR 0

120 Osadebe Michael Aseka NGR 0

121 Pakdin Ali IRI 0

122 Pakgohar Mahdi IRI 0

123 Pourmoshrefi Hossein IRI 0

124 Roodbari Mahmood IRI 0

125 Rostami Ehsan IRI 0

126 Sajadi Amirreza IRI 0

127 Samadi Javan M.Amin IRI 0

128 Seyyedi Seyyed Javad IRI 0

129 Shahrokhnia Kheirolah IRI 0

130 Sheibani Shahram IRI 0

131 Soleymanian Milad IRI 0

132 Taghavi Amir Abas IRI 0

133 Taghavi Kourosh IRI 0

134 Tavousi Abbas IRI 0

135 Torshizi Mohammad Hossein IRI 0

136 Uyanik Mehmet TUK 0

137 Valizade Masoud IRI 0

138 Vardkar Mohammad Hossein IRI 0

139 Vatandoust Ali IRI 0

140 Zarghi Kamran IRI 0

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