The 2015 Myanmar International Open is set to take place from 22-28th November at the Central Hotel, Bogyoke Aung San Road, Yangon.
The event is organized by Myanmar Chess Federation under the auspices of the Myanmar National Olympic Council.
Time Control and Format:
– 9 round Swiss open tournament
– 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment for every move starting from the first move
– Zero-Start shall be applied
– Swiss System; FIDE-rated and titled; Swiss Manager shall be used for pairing
Open: 1st US$ 3,000; 2nd US$ 1,400; 3rd US$ 1,000; 4th US$ 800; 5th US$ 600; 6th US$ 500; 7th US$ 400; 8th US$ 300; 9th US$ 200; 10th US$ 200.
Best Myanmar Players: 1st US$ 700; 2nd US$ 400; 3rd US$ 200.
Best Women Player and Best Junior Players (U-18, U-14, U-10): US$ 100 each.
Prize money shall be shared equally among the tied-players.
The playing venue is located in the center of Yangon. There are many places of interest such as the landmark of Myanmar; Shwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Central Railway Station, Yangon Port, National Museum within the walking distance. More information can be found at www.myanmar.com.
Registration form shall be completed and sent back to the organizer by email via firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: FIDE regulations do not allow us to accept any entries without an official FIDE ID number. The rating of this tournament depends on this rule and any player who wishes to participate must obtain his/her FIDE ID from their own federations.