WOMEN’S RAPID AND BLINK CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP OF KAZAKHSTAN WILL TAKE PLACE IN ALMATY

Women’s rapid and blitz Championship of Kazakhstan will start on May 1. Participants with an ELO rating of 2000 or higher are allowed to participate in the competition. The competition is held according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds.

May 1, from 11:00 to 15:00 – from the 1st to the 5th round (Rapid)
May 2, from 11:00 to 15:00 – from the 6th to the 9th round (Rapid)
May 3, from 11:00 to 14:00 – from the 1st to the 9th round (Blitz)
May 3, 4:00 pm – closing ceremony

Participants who win 1-3 places in Rapid are awarded with medals, diplomas and cash prizes:

1st place – 90 000 tenges
2nd place – 70 000 tenges
3rd place – 50 000 tenges

Participants who win 1-3 places in Rapid are awarded with medals, diplomas and cash prizes:

1st place – 70 000 tenges
2nd place – 40 000 tenges
3rd place – 30 000 tenges

Applications for participation must be submitted by April 30, 2019 to the email address: office@kazchess.kz

The number of participants is limited up to 40 people, the athletes with the highest rating on April 1, 2019, have the privilege.

 Download the regulations of the tournament

The general partner of KFS is Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund JSC, the social partner is the Sumruk-Kazyna Trust social projects development fund.

The general sponsor of the NGO “Kazakhstan Chess Federation” is the Shahmardan Yesenov Scientific Educational Foundation.