From 16 to 26 March 2019 the U20 Championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan in classical chess, rapid chess and blitz chess among midgets and girls will be held in Ust-Kamenogorsk.

March 17-23 – classical chess
March 24-25 – rapid chess
March 26 – blitz chess

The tournament will be attended by Champions of Kazakhstan 2018 in the U20 category, 2019 Champions of regions and cities of national significance in the U20 category, as well as chess players with an international rating of at least 2000 ELO as of February 1, 2019.

The winners’ pot of the tournament will be 600 000 tenge.

In addition to the pay-out of 80 000 tenge, the winners of the Championship in the classics will be entitled to participate in the final of the Championship of the Republic, as well as in the personal World U20 Championship in classical chess.

Participants who took second place in classical chess will receive 60 000 tenge and the right to participate in the personal Asian U20 Championship in classical chess.

Anyone wishing to take part is required to send a request before March 1, 2019 to the following e-mail: natalextyr@ail.ru

Tournament policy can be downloaded here

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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 “Kazakhstan Chess Federation” is the Scientific and Educational Foundation named after Academician Shakhmardan Yessenov