We remind you that applications for participation in the Kazakhstan Rapid and Blitz Championship for women must be submitted by 30 April 2019 to the email address:

The number of participants is limited to 40 people, the advantage of the sportswomen with the highest rating on 1 April 2019.

On 1 May Kazakhstan will start the Kazakhstan Rapid and Blitz Championship among women, in which participants with an ELO rating of 2000 and higher will compete for a prize fund of 350,000 KZT. The competition is 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.

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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.