Kazakhstan Chess Federation holds the first in Central Asia tournament for press workers – 1 Kazakhstan Media Cup (digital). The competition will be held on June 28 in honor of World Chess Day and timed to the Day of Journalism. The Cup will bring together representatives of the media from Astana and Almaty. Feature of the tournament – the competition will be held on the chess Internet site.

– We know that among journalists there are a lot of fans of this ancient game, as well as chess amateurs. It is known that chess brings unity, and the motto of FIDE says: “We are one Family!”. Therefore, we decided to hold a tournament among press workers of two large megacities on the eve of World Chess Day on the Day of Journalism of Kazakhstan, – said Irina Grischenko, Executive Director of the KCF.
To become a participant of the tournament, you must meet the criteria that are prescribed in the Rules of the competition.
Registration takes place in two stages: Firsty, the candidate needs to provide proofs from the work place, to fill out the registration form and to send the copy of the identity document on e-mail: presschesskz@gmail.com. The deadline till 6pm June 27, 2018.
Secondly, an hour before the tournament starts participants should register the account on the www.chess.com web resource where the Media Cup of Kazakhstan takes place. The instruction for registration and rules of the game during the competition (download).
The instruction for the fans (download)

And now about the most interesting. The winner of the tournament is awarded the Cup. Diplomas will be awarded to the three winners of the competition and separately – in the category “Best chess player”. All participants will be awarded with letters of thanks.

Sponsors of the tournament prepared valuable prizes.

Thus, the airline “Air Astana” gives the winners three tickets for two: for the first place – to Antalya (Turkey), for the second – St. Petersburg (Russia), for the third place – Tbilisi (Georgia).

“Royal Med” Academy of Beauty (clinic of plastic surgery, cosmetology and SPA) gives three certificates for the amount of 20 000 tenge to the three best chess players of the tournament.

The company “Lemonadoff” treats participants of the tournament with tasty refreshers.

The tournament will be held on June 28, 2018, beginning at 10:00 am, Astana time. In the capital of Kazakhstan, the competition will take place at the Chess Academy Dinara Saduakasova (9 Sauran St.), in the southern capital – Chess Academy Zhansai Abdumalik (Nazarbayeva Ave., 77 corner Gogol Street).

Application forms should be send to presschesskz@gmail.com till 6pm June 27th, 2018.
Contacts:: 8 778884476 (Sia An), 87717817179 (Kamila Abdrakhmanova).