SEMI-FINAL OF KAZAKHSTAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

From February 7 to 17, 2019, the semi-final of the Championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan among men and women in classical chess will be held in Aktau.

In the competition among men will participate:

3 winners of the regional championships of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2018, 1 champion of the semi-final of the CRK 2018 among men in classical chess, as well as chess players with an international rating of 2,200 and above as of February 1, 2019.

In the competition among women will participate:
3 winners of the regional championships of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2018, 1 champion of the semi-final of the CRK 2018 in classical chess, as well as chess players with an international rating of 1900 and above as of February 1, 2019.

The tournament will be held on a regulated Swiss system in 9 rounds.

Tournament schedule
February 7, from 10:00 to 19:00 – registration of participants
February 07, from 19:00 to 20:00- Technical meeting
February 8, 15:00- Opening
February 8, 16:00- Round 1
February 9, 16:00- Round 2
February 10,16:00- Round 3
February 11, 16:00 – Round 4
February 12, 16:00- Round5
February 13, 16:00 – Round 6
February 14, 16:00- Round 7
February 15, 16:00- Round 8
February 16, 10:00 – Round 9
February 16, 16:00- Closing ceremony
February 17 – Departure of participants

The total prize font will be 1 300 000 tenge. Participants who take 1-3 places are awarded with medals, diplomas and cash prizes. Prize-winners of the semi-final will also receive a ticket to the Final Championship of Kazakhstan in 2019.

Applications for participation in the competition are accepted until February 1, 2019 by e-mail  aktau.chess.school@bk.ru

The general partner of KCF is SWF “Samruk Kazyna” JSC, the social partner is “Samruk-Kazyna Trust”, a social projects development fund.

The general sponsor of the RPO “Kazakhstan Chess Federation” is the scientific foundation  named after Shahmardan Esenov.

Men’s tournament regulations

Women’s tournament regulations

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