From 22nd to 26th September 2019, the international team youth chess tournament, the “Vladimir Dvorkovich Cup” will be held in Aktobe.
Aktobe was not chosen as a venue by chance – it was to this city that Vladimir Yakovlevich was sent by the authorities after graduating from the Taganrog Pedagogical Institute.
The cup will consist of two tournaments:
– Rapid Team Tournament
– Personal blitz tournament
The tournament will be attended by 10 teams from 10 countries, including the best teams in the up to 16 age-category from Europe, America, Asia and Africa.
This year competing for the Dvorkovich Cup are: Armenia, India, China. Belarus, Iran, Canada, Algeria, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan.
Each team consists of 4 athletes (2 boys + 2 girls) no more than 17 years old, and also one captain.
Competitions will be held in a 9 rounds round-robin with a FIDE rating calculation.
Teams and competitors are awarded with cups, medals and diplomas.
The prize fund of the Dvorkovich Cup will be $ 16,000