The 2018 Asian Nations Cup is a team event for Asian chess federations taking place in Hamedan, Iran from 28 July to 3 August. The 7-round Swiss tournament features teams of 4 players with 1 reserve The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Teams score 2 match points for a win and 1 for a draw, with game points deciding the winner if match points are tied.
China, India, Iran , Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Bangladesh, Syria, Oman and Afghanistan are the teams competing in the men’s section.
China, Kazakhstan, India, Vietnam, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Syria compete in the women’s section.
Live game with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.