Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship to be held in Karaganda

KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – The Kazakhstan Chess Federation announces the championship of the Republic of Kazakhstan in rapid and lightning chess among men and women, Kazinform reports referring to the federation’s statement in Facebook.

Competitions are held in Karaganda from October 23 to October 27. The start of the rapid chess competition is on October 24 at 15.00, in lightning chess – on October 26 at 10.00.

Participants of the RK team rapid chess championship, chess players with international titles, men with a rating of 2000 points and above, women with a rating of 1800 points and above, in any of the 3 rating categories are allowed to participate in the competition.

The Karaganda Regional Chess Federation, as a host federation, has the right to include an additional five chess players.

The winners of the competition are determined by the highest number of points scored.

Participants who take 1-3 places are awarded with medals, diplomas and cash prizes.

The prize fund of the championships is 2,000,000 tenge.

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