Today, acceptance of applications for the Kazakhstan Rapid and Blitz Championship among women has been completed. The tournament starts on 1 May, Almaty, on the territory of the hotel “Almaty”.
Participants with an ELO rating above 2000 will compete for a prize fund of 350,000 KZT. The competition will be held according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds.
The rapid chess games will be held from 1 to 2 May, and the blitz tournament will take place on 3 May. The first three places in each type of chess will receive medals, diplomas and cash prizes.
General partner of the KCF is NWF Samruk-Kazyna JSC, social partner is foundation for development of social projects “Samruk-Kazyna Trust”.
General sponsor is the Kazakhstan Chess Federation NGO – the Scientific and Educational Foundation named after Academician Shahmardan Esenov.