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4th Mumbai Mayor’s Cup International Open Chess Tournament

11-rounds open on 15-24th September in Mumbai, India

The 4th Mumbai “Mayor’s Cup” International Open Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from 15th to 24th September in Mumbai, India. 11 rounds of the Swiss tournament system will be played and the total prize fund amounts to 31.000 USD. All participants will be provided free accommodation at Andheri Sports Complex on request only. Full regulations bellow.

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Tournament Schedule

Arrival 15th September 2011

Inauguration 16th September, 09-11.00 hrs.

Rounds

Morning Session : 1000 hrs. to 1400 hrs.

Evening Session : 1600 hrs. to 2000 hrs.

16th September 11.00 am inauguration

16th September 02.00 pm 1st Round

17th September 10.00 am 2nd Round

17th September 04.00 pm 3rd Round

18th September 10.00 am 4th Round

19th September 10.00 am 5th Round

20th September 10.00 am 6th Round

20th September 04.00 pm 7th Round

21th September 10.00 am 8th Round

22th September 10.00 am 9th Round

23th September 10.00 am 10th Round

24th September 10.00 am 11th Round

24th September 05.00 pm Prize Distribution Ceremony

Prizes : Total Cash Prizes: Rs. 14,00,000/-(US $31,000 approx)

1st / 3,01,000/- 2nd / 2,10,000/-

3rd / 1,35,000/- 4th / 90,000/-

5th / 65,000/- 6th / 50,000/-

7th / 40,000/- 8th / 35,000/-

9th / 24,000/- 10th / 18,000/-

11th-15th / 12,000/- each 16th-20th / 10,000/- each

21st-25th / 9000/-each.

Please note that a Tax 10.1% (as per Indian income tax regulations)

Special Prizes : 1st / 2nd / 3rd

Best Un-Rated Rs. 6,000 Rs. 5,000 Rs. 4,000

ELO 1200-1600 Rs. 10,000 Rs. 7,000 Rs. 5,000

ELO 1601-1799 Rs. 10,000 Rs.7,000 Rs.5,000

ELO 1800-1999 Rs. 10,000 / 7,000 / 5,000

ELO 2000- 2199 Rs. 10,000 / 7,000 / 5,000

ELO 2200-2299 / 12,000 / 10,000 / 8,000

ELO 2300-2399 / 12,000 / 10,000 / 8,000

Best Women / 10,000 / 7,000

Best Under 18 / 10,000 / 7,000

Best Under 16 / 10,000 / 7,000

Best Under 14 / 8,000 / 6,000

Best Under 12 / 8,000 / 6,000

Best Under 10 / 8,000 / 6,000

Best Under 8 / 6,000 / 5,000

Best Veteran-1st / 6000/-, 2nd / 4000/- (Non tittled player above 60 yrs. Age)

Note: One player will be given one prize only.

Entry Fee:

For GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs - Free

Rated 2400-2499 / 3000/-

Rated 2300-2399 / 5000/-

Rated 2200-2299 / 5500/-

The last date of entry : 1st August – 2011

Entries with late fee of Rs. 500 1st September 2011

Please note that this entry fee structure is valid only until 1st September 2011 Entries will also be accepted at the venue till 20:00 Hrs. on 15th September 2011 with a late fee of Rs. 1,000/-. No request towards waiver of entry fee or waiver of late fee will be entertained. All players are required to sent email confirmation of entry.

Entries may be sent by DD ( Cheque will also be accepted) favoring “VENUS CHESS ACADEMY”, payable at Mumbai at Shivai Industries, Plot No. 89, Unit No. 201, Sakinaka, Shivai Ind. Estate, Andheri-Kurla Road, Mumbai – 400072.

Registration : AICF registration fee for 2011 is compulsory for all Indian Participants. The registration fee of Rs. 250/- will be accepted at the venue for the convenience of the players.

Accommodation: All participants will be provided free accommodation at Andheri Sports Complex on request only. The accompanying persons will have to bear their own expenses.

Reporting: Player must report at the

Andheri Sports Complex:- (Shahaji Raje Bhosale Kreeda Sankul)

J.P. Road, Andheri (W) Mumbai-400 053

On 15th September 2011 after 10.00 am

No Transportation will be provided to the Tournament Venue.

Weather : The Weather in Mumbai during September is expected to be Normal.

Tournament Rules:

System of Play:

The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System. 11 rounds will be played.

Details for Contact

P. B. Bhilare : 09869017221 Vitthal : 9702273330 Viswanath : 9820121241

Ramraje : 9870193193 Kumthakar : 9967373378

In Emergency Please call

R. M. Dongre : 9820185231, Fax : 28501480

Email : venuschessacademy@gmail.com / venuschess@gmail.com

3rd Mumbai Mayor’s Cup

11 rounds Swiss on 2-10th June at Goregaon Sports Club

The third edition of the Mumbai Mayor’s Cup chess tournament will commence on 2nd June and continue over eleven rounds of Swiss system until 10th June. The event, which is being organised by Venus Chess Academy and conducted by the Bombay Chess Association, will be held at the Goregaon Sports Club.

As many as 40 Grandmasters from 15 countries have confirmed their participation in the tournament. This will be a golden opportunity for many aspiring players to achieve their GM and IM norms and titles. A record 500 players are expected to participate in this tournament. The prize money of Rs13 lakh is the highest ever in the country.

The winner will walk away with a princely sum of Rs3 lakh. While Russian GM Alexei Dreev (Fide rating 2655) is the top seed, young GM Parimarjan Negi (2626) will spearhead the Indian challenge. The chief arbiter will be veteran international arbiter MD Bhagwat.

Source: DNA India

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Parimarjan Negi

Registered Grandmasters:

1. Parimarjan Negi - India

2. Abhijit Kunte - India

3. Tejan Bakre - India

4. Neelotpal Das - India

5. Sriram Sha - India

6. S. Kidambi - India

7. R. R. Laxman - India

8. Deepan Chakravorty - India

9. Arun Prased - India

10. Varza Zoltan - Hungary

11. Czebe Attila - Hungary

12. Ivan Farrgo - Hungary

13. Hera Imre - Hungary

14. Rasil Ibrahimov - Azerbaijan

15. Rustam Kusnutdinov - Kazakhstan

16. Petr Konstenko - Kazakhstan

17. Ismagambetov Anuar - Kazakhstan

18. Ibrayev Nurlan - Kazakhstan

19. Temirbayev Serikbai - Kazakhstan

20. Thomas Luther - Germany

21. Anton Kovalev - Argentina

22. Pablo Lafuente - Argentina

23. Enamul Hussain - Bangladesh

24. Sergey Kasparov - Belarus

25. Tatiana Kasparova (Wim) - Belarus

26. Alexi Alexandrov - Belarus

27. Kravtsir Martin - Ukraine

28. Rulan Pogarelov - Ukraine

29. Alexi Dreev - Russia

30. Vorobiov Evegeny - Russia

31. Ovetchkin Roman - Russia

32. Vokarev Sergey - Russia

33. Pavel Maletin - Russia

34. Dimitry Bocharev - Russia

35. Dimitry Kokarev - Russia

36. Alex Fier - Brazil

37. Hrair Simonian - Armenia

38. Gevorg Harutyunjan – Armenia

39. Saidalli Yaldashev - Uzbekistan

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