The International Chess Festival “Fajr Cup” will be held in Amol, Mazandaran, Iran
from February 3 till February 10 2018. The tournament will be held at the ballroom of “Oxin City Center”, Amol, Mazandaran, Iran.
Organizers are Mazandaran Chess Association under the auspices of Iranian Chess Federation (IRCF).
The tournament will be played according to the rules of the Swiss System in 9 rounds.
The festival is divided in two open tournaments:
Tournament A For players with a FIDE rating higher than 2100.
Tournament B For players with a FIDE rating lower than 2101.
The top seeds are GM Yuriy Kuzubov UKR 2695, GM Pavel Ponkratov RUS 2605, GM Pouya Idani IRI 2595,GM Parham Maghsoodloo Parham IRI 2594 ETC…
Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish
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