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4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments

IranChess Association of “West Azarbaijan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation is pleased to invite all players from national federations to participate in the 4th Sardaran International Open Chess Tournaments from 22-29 July 2015, at Morvarid Hotel, in Urmia, Iran.

The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament, open for local and foreign players who have FIDE ID.

The tournament will be valid for FIDE rating and norms and all participants accept to fully comply with the rules and regulations of I.R. Iran. The tempo of play is 90′ + 30″.

The organizers provide free accommodation and lodging for one player from each country, as well as hefty prize fund in total of USD$ 25,000!

The chess festival consists of five different tournaments:
Open A – for players rated over 2100
Open B – for players rated below 2100
Open C – for youth players U14 (Boys & Girls)
Open D – for women players (Maral Cup)
Open E – blitz tournament with tempo of play 3′ + 2″

Mr. Bagher Khalili
Mobile: +98 914 4485464
Fax: +98 44 32255117
Mr. Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh, General Secretary of Iran Chess Federation
Mobile: +98 912 3100039

Tournament website/ More information in English/ LIVE games with analysis

Players who wish to participate, should send the following information by E-mail to one the above-mentioned emails.
The latest time for registration of the applications for participating in the tournament is July 20, 2015


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