The strongest chess players of the Asian region will gather in the the ancient city of Kabul on March 8th, it is located at the height of 1800 meters above sea level. The international chess tournament “The 5th Central Asia Chess Cup” will be held under the prizes of FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov”. 4-star hotel “InterContinental” will welcome all the participants of the tournament.
FIDE rated Swiss system will be used with 9 rounds played, time limit per player 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment for every move starting from move one. On March 9th,11th, 13th will be two rounds in one day.
The total fund price of the tournament represented by the president of FIDE is 25 000 USD, one on 22 000 USD –goes to chess players who will participate. The main 12 prizes (1 place – 4 000 USD), 9 specials among women, juniors U16, U20 years old, veterans and the best national players.
By 18th February 2018, the players shall submit it’s registrations of participants.
The tournament ends on March 15th.
To download regulation here