The 2015 Qatar Masters Open is organized by Qatar Chess Federation from December 19-30.
The event is a 9-round Swiss open tournament for players rated over 2300. The hefty prize fund is in the amount of $130.000 including $27.000 top prize and $8.000 first women prize.
The strong field is headed by World champion Magnus Carlsen (2850), Anish Giri (2798) and former World champion Vladimir Kramnik (2777).
Vijay Kumar presents the video from the opening ceremony