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Asian Zonal 3.2 Championship 2015

sahThe Chess Federation of Nepal, on behalf of the Zonal President, has the honor to invite all National Chess Federations of Zone 3.2 affiliated with FIDE to participate in the Asian Zonal (Zone 3.2) Chess Championship 2015 Men & Women organized by Chess Federation of Nepal which will be held from 26th March to 2nd April 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

According to FIDE World Cup Championship Regulation Champion of Men group will qualify in the World Cup Championship and Woman group champion will qualify for the Women World Cup.

The Tournaments will be Swiss System 9 rounds. (Round Robin if 10 or fewer players)

The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.

Official Participation

Men
1. Bangladesh – 2 (Two) players
2. Nepal – 1 (one) players
3. Pakistan – 1 (one) player
4. Sri Lanka – 1 (One) player
5. Bhutan – 1 (One player)
6. Maldives – 1 (One player)

Women
1. Bangladesh – 1 (One) player
2. Nepal – 1 (One) player
3. Pakistan – 1 (One) player
4. Sri Lanka – 1 (One) player
5. Maldives – 1 (One) Player
6. Bhutan – 1 (One player)

Any Number of Additional Players may register from the member countries fullfilling the required registration procedure.

Total Prize money US$6,000 (Six Thousand only) will be given as Men US$ 3800 and Women US$ 2200. Cash prizes are shared among tied players.

Men: 1st: US$ 1500, 2nd – US$ 1000, 3rd – US$ 500, 4th- US$ 300, 5th-US$ 200 $, 6th-US$ 100 7th – 10th US$ 50 $ each .
Women: 1st: US$ 1000, 2nd – US$ 500, 3rd – US$ 300, 4th- US$ 150 , 5th US$ -US$ 100, 6th–8th US$ 50 each .

Contact information

Rajesh Hari Joshi
President – Nepal Chess Association President – Zone 3.2 Asia, FIDE & Member of Ethic Commission of FIDE
Telephone 0097715542763
Mobile +9779851054047
Email: newnep_chess@yahoo.com, rajeshharijoshi@gmail.com

Eka Lal Shrestha
General Secretary , Nepal Chess Association
Mobile 9855067690

Hera Kaji Maharjan
Secretary, Nepal Chess Association
Mobile +9779841352401

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