From May 21 to May 29 2019, the Zone Championship (zones 3.4) will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The tournament will be held on 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’s zonal tournament will be able to participate in the World Cup among 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 male and 1 female), 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. For additional ones it is $ 150.

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

Please contact the organizers concerning hotel booking support no later than May 1, 2019.

If you wish to take part in the tournament, please send the completed application for participation in the Kazakhstan Chess Federation to the email: