17TH ASIAN CONTINENTAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS – CHAMPIONSHIP OF ASIA AMONG MEN AND WOMEN

From 9 to 19 December in the Philippines, in the city of Makati, the Asian Chess Championship took place. The tournament was held according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds in accordance with the FIDE rules.

The time control is 90 minutes for the first forty moves and 30 minutes for the rest with an addition of 30 seconds for each move, starting with the first.

Championship schedule:
December 9, 12:00 – arrival
December 10, 11:00 – meeting of athletes
December 10, 14:45 – opening ceremony
December 10, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm – 1 round
December 11, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Round 2
December 12, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Round 3
December 13, from 3 pm to 9 pm – 4 round
December 14, from 15:00 to 21:00 – 5 round
December 15, from 15:00 to 21:00 – 6 round
December 16, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Round 7
December 17, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Round 8
December 18, from 10:00 to 14:00 – 9 round, blitz, closing ceremony
December 19 – departure of participants

Kazakhstan was represented at the competition by three chess players:

– Rinat Zhumabayev, ELO rating – 2604
– Rustam Khusnutdinov, ELO rating – 2470
– Guliskhan Nakhbaeva, ELO rating – 2371

Final tournament table of the Championship:

– Classic – Open
– Classic – Women
– Blitz – Open
– Blitz – Women