The 54th Akiba Rubinstein Memorial is taking place in Polanica Zdrój, Poland from 18-26 August 2018. The 9-round Swiss open is split into six sections, with the A group for players rated 1800 and above. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed before move 30.
OPEN A – tournament with the FIDE rating above 1800.
OPEN B – senior tournament: men from 60 years, women from 50 years.
OPEN C – tournament of players with the FIDE rating up to 2000 and without the FIDE ranking
OPEN D – tournament for children under 14 years
OPEN E – tournament for children under 10 years
OPEN F – tournament for people without a chess category
PROBIT OPEN (OPEN K) – women’s tournament for players with FIDE rating over 1400 or 2nd Polish category
Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.