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Pavlodar Open 2014

pavl_open_14_1415597774The 2014 edition of Pavlodar Open is scheduled to be held from 1st to 10th December 2014 in Pavlodar, a city in northeastern Kazakhstan.

The event is a 10-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment starting from move one.

The preliminary list of players consists of 61 participants from six different countries (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan), including 18 GMs, 4 IMs, 5 FMs, 2 WGMs and 1 WIM.

Top seeded are GM Zaven Andriasian ARM (2609), GM Sergey Volkov RUS (2599), GM Aleksej Aleksandrov BLR (2590), GM Alexander Zubarev UKR (2588) and GM Rinat Jumabayev KAZ (2572)

The prize fund in the amount of 10.000 USD, provided by the Povlodar Chess Federation, will be awarded as follows:
Main prizes: 450.000 KZT (nearly 2.400 USD)/ 350.000 KZT/ 250.000 KZT/ 250.000 KZT/ 100.000 KZT/ 70.000 KZT/ 60.000 KZT/ 50.000 KZT/ 40.000 KZT/ 30.000 KZT/ 5 X 20.000 KZT
Best Pavlodar player: 25.000 KZT/ 15.000 KZT/ 10.000 KZT
Best female player: 25.000 KZT/ 15.000 KZT/ 10.000 KZT
Best senior: 25.000 KZT/ 15.000 KZT/ 10.000 KZT
Best player U16: 25.000 KZT/ 15.000 KZT/ 10.000 KZT
Best player U2300: 25.000 KZT/ 15.000 KZT/ 10.000 KZT
Best player U2100: 25.000 KZT/ 15.000 KZT/ 10.000 KZT
183 KZT = 1 USD

Contacts:
GM Pavel Kotsur, Head coach of the Pavlodar Region
Email: 345965@mail.ru
Tel.: +7 777 1996747
IM Evgeny Egorov, Kazakhstan Chess Federation responsible secretary
Email: egorpavl@mail.ru
Tel.: + 7 705 1122335

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