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9th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov

The Uzbekistan Chess Federation is announcing the international chess tournament 9th Tashkent Open – Memorial of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, which will be held on 10-20th March, 2015, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The official venue of the tournament is hotel “Shodlik Palace”.

The tournament is a 9-round Swiss with the time control 90 min + 30 sec increment from move one. The total prize fund is 20,000 US dollars.

The organization of the competition is carried out by the Uzbekistan Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Uzbekistan.

Last year winner was GM Abhijeet Gupta

Tashkent Open 2015

Regular prizes

1st place – 4 000 US dollars
2nd place – 3 000 US dollars
3rd place – 2 000 US dollars
4th place – 1 500 US dollars
5th place – 1 000 US dollars
6th place – 800 US dollars
7th place – 700 US dollars
8th place – 600 US dollars
9th place – 500 US dollars
10th place – 400 US dollars
11th place – 300 US dollars
12th place – 200 US dollars
Total: 15 000 US dollars

Special prizes

Women, if not less than 10 participants:
1st place – 1 000 US dollars
2nd place – 800 US dollars
3rd place – 600 US dollars

Juniors under 20:
1st place – 700 US dollars
2nd place – 500 US dollars

Girls under 20:
1st place – 400 US dollars

Veterans:
1st place – 500 US dollars
2nd place – 300 US dollars
3rd place – 200 US dollars
Total: 5 000 US dollars

Contact details:
Phone: (+998-71) 241-15-44, 241-12-00
Fax: (+998-71) 241-35-01
Website: www.uzchess.uz
E-mail: uzchess@inbox.ru

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