RAPID AND BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP OF KAZAKHSTAN 2018

The championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan on rapid chess and blitz among men and women will be held in the city of Karaganda from 11 to 15 of October 2018.
Participants of the team championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan (link) on fast chess are invited to participate in the competitions. And also chess players with international titles, men with a rating of 2 200 and above, women – 2 000 and above.

The Karaganda Regional Chess Federation as a conducting federation has the right to include five chess players in addition.

For admission to the competition, there must be an application, certified by the seals of the local state sports body and also the corresponding medical and sports dispensary.

Beginning of the competitions:

  • on fast chess – October 12 at 14:00,
  • on the blitz – October 14 at 10:00.

The competitions will be held on the Swiss system in 9 rounds. Time control in rapid: 15 minutes for the whole game to each participant plus 10 seconds per move, starting with the first move. Time control in the blitz is 3 minutes for the whole game plus 2 seconds per move, starting with the first move.

The main referee of the competitions is international referee Oleg Rinas.

Regulations of the tournament: download.

Responsibility for the conduct of the competitions rests with the Committee for Sports and Physical Culture of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kazakhstan Chess Federation, the Karaganda Regional Chess Federation, the judiciary board approved by the Committee for Sports and Physical Culture of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Responsibility for health care and safety rests with the Karaganda Regional Chess Federation.

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

Preliminary applications for participation are accepted until October 1, 2018 by email: oleg.rinas@gmail.com

Contact phone numbers:

  • Rinas Oleg Garryevich – 87011808068
  • Yegorov Evgeniy Vladimirovich – 87051122335