From 21 May to 29 May, the Zonal Championship (zones 3.4) will be held in Uzbekistan, Tashkent. The tournament will be held according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds.

Two prize-winners of tournament among men will have an opportunity to take part in the World Cup among men. The winner of the women zonal tournament will be able to participate in the World Cup for women.

Chess players with an ELO rating of at least 2,200 for men and at least 2,000 for women are allowed to participate in the competition. Each federation can send two official players (1 man and 1 woman), for whom the organizers will provide free board and accommodation during the tournament. Also, additional participants are allowed to the tournament, who will have to pay for their accommodation themselves.

For official participants, the entry fee will be 75 USD. For additional – 150 USD.

Also, each participant must pay 100 USD for registration, which includes accreditation and airport transfers.

Concerning hotel booking support, you should contact the organizers no later than 1 May 2019.

To all who wish to take part in the tournament, please send a completed application for participation in the Kazakhstan Chess Federation to the email address: kamilya.a@kazchess.kz

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