The 4th Odisha International GM Open Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from 29th May to 5th June at the Banquet Hall, Campus 6, KIIT University Campus, Bhubaneswar – 24, Odisha, India.
The tournament is organized the All Orissa Chess Association, KIIT University Bhubaneswar and under the guidance of All India Chess Federation.
Last year winner was GM Aleksej Aleksandrov
System of Play
The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds.
Subjected to FIDE approval, Accelerated pairing will be employed for first two rounds of the event to increase norm chances of players.
Free Dormitory Lodging & Boarding will be provided to all participants subject to prior intimation. GMs 2600 and above will be provided single AC Room and rest GMs, WGMs, IMs and WIMs will be provided rooms on twin sharing basis.
Arrival: 28th May 2012 (Monday) at 12:00 hrs.
Inauguration: 29th May 2012 (Tuesday) at 11:00 hrs.
29th May 2012 Tuesday 14:00 Hrs Round 1
30th May 2012 Wednesday 10:00 Hrs Round 2
30th May 2012 Wednesday 16:00 Hrs Round 3
31st May 2012 Thursday 10:00 Hrs Round 4
01st June 2012 Friday 10:00 Hrs Round 5
01st June 2012 Friday 16:00 Hrs Round 6
02nd June 2012 Saturday 10:00 Hrs Round 7
03rd June 2012 Sunday 10:00 Hrs Round 8
04th June 2012 Monday 10:00 Hrs Round 9
05th June 2012 Tuesday 10:00 Hrs Round 10
05th June 2012 Tuesday 17:00 Hrs Prize Distribution – Ceremony
Total Cash Prizes: Rs. 11,16,000/- (17,000 EUR)
1st Rs. 2,00,000/- 2nd Rs. 1,20,000/-
3rd Rs. 70,000/- 4th Rs. 45,000/-
5th Rs. 30,000/- 6th Rs. 20,000/-
7th Rs. 19,000/- 8th Rs. 18,000/-
9th Rs. 17,000/- 10th Rs. 16, 000/-
11th -20th Rs. 15,000/- each 21st -30th Rs. 10,000/-each
31st – 35th Rs. 9,000/- each
Please note that a Tax @ 10.4% ( as per Indian income tax regulations ) will be
deducted from the prize money to be awarded to Foreign Players.
$1 equal to Rs.52/- approx
Prizes for top three unrated players (minimum 6 points)
First: Rs. 7,000/- 2nd : Rs. 6,000/- 3rd : Rs. 5,000/-
ELO 1200 -1600 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 6,000/- 3rd Rs. 5,000
ELO 1601 -1900 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 6,000/- 3rd Rs. 5,000
ELO 1901 -2100 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 6,000/- 3rd Rs. 5,000
ELO 2101 -2300 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 6,000/-3rd Rs. 5,000
Best Women 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 5,000/-
Best Under 18: 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 5,000/-
Best Under 15: 1st : Rs. 8,000/- 2nd : Rs. 5,000/-
Best Under 12: 1st : Rs. 7,000/- 2nd : Rs. 5,000/-
Best Under 10: 1st : Rs. 7,000/- 2nd : Rs. 5,000/-
Best Under 08: 1st : Rs. 7,000/- 2nd : Rs. 5,000/-
Best Veteran : 1st : Rs. 5,000/- 2nd:Rs. 3,000/-
Odisha Special Prizes:
1st Rs.7,000/- 9th Rs.4,000/-
2nd Rs.6,000/- 10th Rs.4,000/-
3rd Rs.5,000/- 11th Rs.3,000/-
4th Rs.4,000/- 12th Rs.3,000/-
5th Rs.4,000/- 13th Rs.3,000/-
6th Rs.4,000/- 14th Rs.3,000/-
7th Rs.4,000/- 15th Rs.3,000/-
Odisha Age Group Prizes:
Best U-8 Boy Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-8 Girl Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-10 Boy Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-10 Girl Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-12 Boy Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-12 Girl Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-14 Boy Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Best U-14 Girl Rs.2,000/-+Trophy Rs.1,500/-+Trophy
Note: One player will be given one prize only.
Mr. Manoj Kumar Panigrahi, +91-94372-33173
In Emergency Please Contact:
Mr. Sibabrata Dash, I.A.S.
Mr. Sekhar Chandra Sahu, IM, +91-94385-63193/ 98699-95861
Mr. K.K. Nath,
Mr. Vivek Kumar Tibarewal, +91-94399-53866
Mr. GC Mohapatra, +91-9437045464
Mr. Subhasis Patnaik, +91-88950 – 84236
Mr. Suresh Chandra Sahoo, +91-97761-18644