CHILDREN’S CUP FINAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN 2018

The final of the Children’s Cup of the Republic of Kazakhstan 2018 will be held from December 15 to December 23, 2018 in the city of Astana in the premises of the Central Chess Club “ASTANA” at the address: Asan Kaigy Street, 2 (Block 2, Residential Complex “Territory of Comfort”), entrance from Taraz Street). Competitions will be held in a circular system separately among boys and girls.
The grand opening will take place on December 15 at 14:45.
The numbers of the participants are determined by drawing lots at a technical meeting. Time control – 1 hour 30 minutes to each participant until the end of the game + 30 seconds for each move made, starting with the first.

The composition of the final among young men are 10 participants:
Winner of the Children’s Cup Final of the Republic of Kazakhstan 2018:
– Nogerbek Kazybek

 Six participants on the basis of six children’s stages of 2018 up to 14 years old:
– Bizhigitov Zhangir
– Sarzhanov Chingizkhan
– Shudabai Almas
– Ansat  Aldiyar
– Egorov Mikhail
– Malygin Vladislav

Two participants on the basis of six children’s stages of 2018 up to 10 years old:
– Belzhanov Alikhan
– Petukhov Alan

 – One nominee from the Kazakhstan Chess Federation.

The composition of the final among young women are 10 participants:
Winner of the Children’s Cup Final of the Republic of Kazakhstan 2018:
– Kamalidenova Meruert

Six participants on the basis of six children’s stages of 2018 up to 14 years old:
– Kairbekova Amina
– Mukhambetova Lyaila
– Alain Aisha
– Kurmangaliyeva Liya
– Dausheva Aliya
– Karataykyzy Meirzhan

  Two participants on the basis of six children’s stages in 2018 up to 10 years old Girls up to 10 years old:

– Nurgaliyeva Zarina
– Kaliakhmet Yelnaz

 One nominee from the Kazakhstan Chess Federation. 

Schedule of Rounds
December 15, 14:45 – opening, 15:00 – 1 round
16 December, 10:00 – 2 round
17 December, 15:00 – 3 round
18 December, 15:00 – 4 round
19 December, 15:00 – 5 round
20 December, 15:00 – 6 round
21 December, 15:00 – 7 round
22 December, 15:00 – 8 round
23 December, 10:00 – 9 round, 16:00 – closing

Determination of winners and awarding
 The winners of the competition will be determined by the greatest amount of points scored in all games. In case of equality of points for two or more participants, the following consistently decides:
– personal meeting;
– Berger coefficient;
– greater number of victories.
– result of a micro-match.

Winners and prize-winners are awarded with diplomas, medals and cash prizes. The total prize fund is 700 000 tenge.

The prize fund of the Final among young men is 350 000 tenge:
1st place – 100 000 tenge;
2nd place – 75 000 tenge;
3rd place – 55 000 tenge;
4th place – 30 000 tenge;
5 – 7 places – 20 000 tenge;
8 – 10 places – 10 000 tenge.

The prize fund of the Final among young women is 350 000 tenge:
1st place – 100 000 tenge;
2nd place – 75 000 tenge;
3rd place – 55 000 tenge;
4th place – 30 000 tenge;
5 – 7 places – 20 000 tenge;
8 – 10 places – 10 000 tenge.

(Taxes will be withheld from all payments, according to the current legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan)

The winners of the Children’s Cup Final of the Republic Of Kazakhstan 2018 among boys and girls receive the right to secondment to the World Championship among boys and girls of 2019.

General partner of KCF is NWF Samruk-Kazyna JSC, social partner is foundation for development of social projects “Samruk-Kazyna Trust”.

The general sponsor is the Kazakhstan Chess Federation NGO – the Scientific and Educational Foundation named after Academician Shahmardan Esenov.