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2nd HDBank Cup Open Chess Tournament (Updated)

2nd HDBank CupThe Vietnam Chess Federation has the honor to invite your Federation to participate in The 2nd HDBank Cup Open Chess tournament 2012 which to be held from 1st to 8th March, 2012, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Update: Players list added bellow

Time control and format:

Swiss System 9 rounds. FIDE rated and eligible for winning international title norms.
The time control is 90 minutes for the whole game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Draw offers below 30 moves shall not be allowed.

Prize fund:

Thirty thousand US Dollars (US$30,000) in cash prizes shall be awarded:
1st – $10,000
2nd – $5,000
3rd – $3,000
4th – $2,000
5th – $1,000
6th – $800
7th – $700
8th – $600
9th to 10th – $500 each
11th to 15th – $300 each
16th to 20th – $200 each
Women only – 1st $1,500; 2nd $1,000; 3rd $800
Best U16 – $100

Cash prizes shall be shared equally among tied players.
For trophies (Top 3 Standings), ties will be decided by Tiebreak: Buchholz, followed by Direct Encounter, Sonneborn- Berger; Greater number of Wins, Greater number of Wins with the Black pieces.

Entry fee:

For all players based on the 1st January 2012 FIDE Ratings list, the entry fee is as follows:

Registration is free for GM, IM, WGM and players with a FIDE Rating of 2500 and above.
For all other players, the entry fee is as follows:
Above 2399 – $50
2350 to 2399 – $75
2300 to 2349 – $100
2250 to 2299 – $125
2000 to 2250 – $150
Below 2000 – $200

Accommodation:

The Grandmasters who have ratings above 2550 and Women Grandmasters who have ratings above 2350 will be provided accommodation on a twin sharing basis for the duration of the tournament.

Travel:

Players and accompanying persons will be picked up at the Tan Son Nhat airport, Ho Chi Minh City to The Hotel by the Organising Committee.

Entry deadline:

National Federation should fill the registration and send before 1st February 2012. The registration form is enclosed but no later than 10th February 2012.
Players who send the entry form later than above deadline will pay double entry fee.

Venue:

The Playing venue (also for Technical Meeting) is HDBank Head office
Add: 25 Bis Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, District 1, Hochiminh City.
Hotel: US$50/ 1 person (on twin room) with breakfast only (Official Hotel will be soon informed at website http://vietnamchess.com.vn).

Visa:

Participants who need visas shall apply for visas at the Vietnam Embassy in your respective countries. If you have any problem, please do not heritage contact to following address:
Vietnam Chess Federation
36 Tran Phu St, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (84-4) 3823 2471 Fax: (84-4) 3823 2471
Email: office@vietnamchess.com.vn and info@vietnamchess.com.vn

Grandmasters Yu Yangyi and Wen Yang shared the first place in the 1st HDBank Cup Open 2011

Players list:

1. GM Le Quang Liem VIE 2714
2. GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son VIE 2662
3. GM Ni Hua CHN 2641
4. GM Shanava Konstantine GEO 2586
5. GM Barbosa Oliver PHI 2573
6. GM Gopal Geetha Narayanan IND 2566
7. GM Li Shilong CHN 2550
8. GM Cao Sang VIE 2519
9. GM Dao Thien Hai VIE 2516
10. GM Xiu Deshun CHN 2492
11. IM Diu Viacheslav RUS 2484
12. IM Nguyen Van Huy VIE 2473
13. GM Bui Vinh VIE 2463
14. IM Nguyen Huynh Minh Huy VIE 2460
15. IM Nolte Rolando PHI 2455
16. IM Nguyen Duc Hoa VIE 2454
17. IM Dimakiling Oliver PHI 2447
18. Wan Yunguo CHN 2428
19. GM Tu Hoang Thong VIE 2416
20. FM Pham Chuong VIE 2398
21. FM Hoang Canh Huan VIE 2396
22. IM Ly Moulthun AUS 2376
23. IM Duong The Anh VIE 2373
24. Ma Zhonghan CHN 2370
25. CM Nguyen Hoang Nam VIE 2361
26. Olay Edgar Reggie PHI 2361
27. IM Yang Kaiqi CHN 2360
28. FM Chan Yi Ren Daniel SIN 2359
29. IM Senador Emmanuel PHI 2357
30. WGM Pham Le Thao Nguyen VIE 2351
31. FM Ikeda Junta AUS 2349
32. Vo Thanh Ninh VIE 2340
33. Xu Hanbing CHN 2328
34. IM Tu Hoang Thai VIE 2327
35. WGM Sukandar Irine Kharisma INA 2325
36. IM Le Quang Long VIE 2316
37. FM Nguyen Van Hai VIE 2311
38. WIM Gong Qianyun CHN 2302
39. CM Tran Thanh Tu VIE 2300
40. Tran Quoc Dung VIE 2296
41. WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An VIE 2292
42. Legaspi Rhobel PHI 2273
43. IM Vasilyev Mikhail UKR 2270
44. FM Tran Tuan Minh VIE 2268
45. Tan Weiliang SIN 2267
46. Nguyen Thien Viet VIE 2265
47. WIM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung VIE 2259
48. WGM Gu Xiaobing CHN 2244
49. WIM Le Kieu Thien Kim VIE 2238
50. FM Pham Duc Thang VIE 2232
51. IM Bao Khoa VIE 2221
52. Eng Andre Jerome SIN 2220
53. Tran Ngoc Thach VIE 2212
54. Tran Ngoc Lan VIE 2201
55. IM Ton That Nhu Tung VIE 2177
56. WIM Pham Bich Ngoc VIE 2155
57. Nguyen Minh Tuan VIE 2126
58. Tong Thai Hung VIE 2126
59. FM Le Tuan Minh VIE 2123
60. Pham Thi Thu Hien VIE 2116
61. Cox Tristan A ENG 2096
62. WFM Le Hoang Tran Chau VIE 2093
63. Do Thi Thuong VIE 2091
64. Vinod Gopal IND 2060
65. Nguyen Sy Hung VIE 2043
66. Aplin Christer Jon SIN 2033
67. Megahed Wael EGY 2030
68. Tran Quang Khai VIE 2026
69. Sean Winshand Cuhendi INA 2017
70. Chung Juen Sen SIN 1993
71. Doan Thi Van Anh VIE 1992
72. WFM Ton Nu Hong An VIE 1987
73. CM Nguyen Van Toan Thanh VIE 1940
74. Nguyen Hoang Anh VIE 1924
75. Frost Peter AUS 1897
76. CM Le Thanh Tai VIE 1889
77. Kuich Gero SUI 1855
78. Aron Teh Eu Wen MAS 1853
79. WFM Vu Thi Dieu Ai VIE 1833
80. CM Nguyen Tan Hoang Nam VIE 1810
81. Nguyen Huynh Tuan Hai VIE 1790
82. Wolfaardt Francois RSA 1783
83. Nguyen Dang Hong Phuc VIE 1765
84. Dong Zhaorui CHN 0
85. Fu Jinghao CHN 0
86. Gao Hanxue CHN 0
87. Gao Rui CHN 0
88. Li Wenxiang CHN 0
89. Yu Chaojie CHN 0

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