Entry list for the 2nd stage of the Nation’s Cup, «Almaty Open – 2018», has been composed. Total number of registered chess players is 161.
It was reported earlier that the registration of contestants in this upscale tournament had been closed ahead of schedule due to a large number of applicants. Under the contest Regulation, organizers reserve that right, if the total number of chess players exceeds 120.
It should be noted that the prize fund provided by Kazakh Chess Federation (KFC), is 3,000,000 KZT.
General partner of KFC: SWF “Samruk Kazyna” JSC, social partner: Social Development Fund “Samruk Kazyna Trust”.