The Uzbekistan Chess Federation is holding the international chess tournament 12th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, from 22nd April to 1st May, 2018, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
The Tournament is a 9-round Swiss in two sections – main group A and group B for the juniors under 12 years. The total prize fund is 20,000 US dollars.
The organization of the competition is carried out by the Uzbekistan Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Uzbekistan State Physical culture and sports Committee.
Last year winner was GM Olexandr Bortnyk from Ukraine.
Top regular prizes are 3000 / 2000 / 1300 / 1200 / 1100 USD. There are also special prizes for women, juniors under 16, girls under 16 and veterans.
Organizing Committee will consider all the applications and selectively, upon a compulsory preliminary agreement, accept 10 grandmasters with FIDE rating 2450 – 2600 on special conditions.
Phone: (+998-71) 241-15-44, 241-12-00
Fax: (+998-71) 241-35-01