The 6th Qualification Tournament of the 1st FIDE World Online Amateur Blitz Championship 2015 was held on 25th June on the official FIDE Online platform.
An impressive number of 112 participants from 38 countries competed in the 11-round Swiss event. The top represented countries are India, Italy, Philippines, United States, Brazil, Greece and Bangladesh.
Top eight finishers from the event qualified for the semifinal tournament.
1. AIM Debarghya Samanta 1920 India – 10,0
2-3. Pawel Golimowski 1904 Poland and Iulian Bolog 1869 Romania – 9,0
4-8. AIM Redouane Benaddi 1863 Morocco, ACM Jun Anthony Calibo 1841 Philippines, AIM Jarosław Różycki 1808 Poland, Armen Simonyan 1723 Russia and AIM Evangelos Kakkanas 1814 Greece – 8,0 etc
The Championship consists of 8 qualifier tournaments, a semifinal and a final tournament. A total prize fund of 4250 US Dollars is to be distributed among the winners, with the top prize being 1200 USD.
The 7th Qualification Tournament is set to take place on Thursday, July 16th at 7:00 UTC/GMT. The registration is already open on the official FIDE Online platform.
Read also the FULL Regulations.
The competition will take place on the official FIDE Arena Online platform. FIDE Online uses AceGuard, anti-cheating and security software of new generation. Based on advanced behavioral analysis and the activities of the players, AceGuard indicates deviations from proper procedures of play.
For more information, please contact:
FIDE online arena
IA/A Sotiris Logothetis