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8th HDBank Cup International Chess Open

The 8th HDBank Cup International Chess Open 2018 is set to take place from 9-16th March at the Army Hotel, 1A Nguyen Tri Phuong street, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam.

The 9-round Swiss event organized by the Vietnam Chess Federation will have two sections:
– Masters Category for players rated above 2100 and women rated above 2000
– Challengers Category for players rated below 2100 or unrated

The total prize fund is increased to US$55,000.

Masters tournament: 1st $15,000; 2nd $6,500; 3rd $4,500; 4th $2,500; 5th $1,600; 6th $1100; 7th $1000; 8th $900; 9th $800; 10th $700; 11th $600; 12th $500; 13th to 16th $300; 17th to 20th $250; 21st to 26th $200. Best women: 1st $5,000; 2nd $2,500; 3rd $1,500; 4th $700; 5th $500; 6th $300; Best U16 $200. Best Senior >60 $200.

Challengers tournament: 1st $1,200; 2nd $800; 3rd $600; 4th $500; 5th $350; 6th $250. Best women: 1st $500; 2nd $300; 3rd $200. Best U12 $150. Best Senior >60 $150.

Official website

Contact: Viet Nam Chess Federation
Add: 36 Tran Phu street, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel/Fax: (84-24) 3823 2471
Email: office@vietnamchess.vn

8th HDBank Cup International Chess Open

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