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Maia Chiburdanidze Cup

The 2nd International Open Maia Chiburdanidze Cup to start on June 5th

The 2nd International Open Maia Chiburdanidze Cup will take place on June 5th-15th in Tbilisi, Georgia. Playing venue will be Chess Palace, address M.Kostava str.37a.

A generous $10.000 USD prize fund will be divided into 10 general and 15 special prizes. The tournament will be 9 rounds, played in the Swiss system in accordance with the FIDE rules. The playing rate is 90 minutes for the entire game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one.

Schedule

6th June, 12:00-13:00 local time – Technical meeting and pairings

6th-14th June, 13:00 local time – Game start. One round daily, no rest day.

14th June, 19:00 local time – Closing ceremony

Prizes

Prizes are given in GEL (Georgian Lari, 1 USD=1.70 GEL).

1st – 3000 and Maia Chiburdanidze’s Cup, 2nd – 2200, 3rd – 1700, 4th – 1200, 5th – 700, 6th – 600, 7th – 450, 8th – 300, 9th – 250, 10th – 200

Special prize groups: Best women, best born after 1.1.1987, best born after 1.1.1989, best born after 1.1.1993, best born after 1.1.1997 (three prizes in each group)

Please note that tax charge is 32%

Organizers and information

The Georgian Chess Federation. Chairperson of Organizing Committee Mrs.Nino Gurieli

E-mail: chessgeorgia@hotmail.com, chessvarlam@hotmail.com

Fax: 00995-32-987053

Mrs.Nino Gurieli – Telephone: +995-32-227774, Mobile: +995-77-730002

Mikheil Kekelidze – Telephone: +995-32-998400, Mobile: +995-99-900820

President Roman Sichinava – Telephone: +995-32-982717, +995-32-982747

Thank you FM Varlam Vepkhvishvili for informing us about tournament regulations

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