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5th Kolkata Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament

The 5th Kolkata Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place fom 3rd to 13th December at Gorky Sadan Auditorium in Kolkata, India.

The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and 11 rounds will be played under FIDE Swiss System.

Total Prize Fund is Rs 12,00,000/- (about 21,700 USD)

Kolkata Playing Venue

Playing Venue

Schedule of Play:
Inauguration 3rd December 2012 at 2pm at Gorky Sadan Auditorium
Round 1 – 3rd December 2012 (Monday) 3pm to 7pm
Round 2 – 4th December 2012 (Tuesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 3 – 5th December 2012 (Wednesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 4 – 6th December 2012 (Thursday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 5 – 7th December 2012 (Friday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 6 – 8th December 2012 (Saturday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 7 – 9th December 2012 (Sunday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 8 – 10th December 2012 (Monday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 9 – 11th December 2012 (Tuesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 10 – 12th December 2012 (Wednesday) 2pm to 6pm
Round 11 – 13th December 2012 (Thursday) 10am to 2pm
Prize Distribution 13th December 2012 at 5pm at Gorky Sadan auditorium.

4th Kolkata Open Champion GM Li Quang Liem

4th Kolkata Open Champion - GM Li Quang Liem

Free Board and Lodging (Personally Invited) : GMs 2700+ will be provided with single rooms in 5/4star hotel, GMs above 2650 will be provided with single rooms in 3 star Hotel, 2600-2649 in double Room in 3 Star Hotel and 2550-2599 in double rooms in Hotel/Guest House. Other outstation GMs/ IMs/ WGMs/ WIMs in double/triple sharing basis in Hotels/Guest Houses.
Other rated players will also be provided with free lodging at Guest House/ hotels in dormitory, triple/double sharing basis as per rating.

Grandmasters may be approached for any other chess activities before or after the meet for the development of students of Alekhine Chess Club.

Download the regulations (pdf)

Contact:
Soumen Majumder – 9830133144
www.alekhinechessclub.com

Mr. K S Bagchi (Club President) GM Nigel Short, GM M. Shakhriyar, GM Ni Hua, Mr. Kanti Ganguly (Hon. Sports Minister), GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly and GM Neelotpal Das

From left, Mr. K S Bagchi (Club President) GM Nigel Short, GM M. Shakhriyar, GM Ni Hua, Mr. Kanti Ganguly (Hon. Sports Minister), GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly and GM Neelotpal Das

GM Sandipan Chanda playing with GM Nigel Short

GM Sandipan Chanda playing with GM Nigel Short

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