National Chess Federation of the Philippines

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March 6, 2018


India Chess tournaments


Dear Sir,

Kindly refer to our discussion on facebook to find possible participation of your players in three tournaments in India this May-June.

We will be grateful if you can send 2-3 GMs. This will be an all expense paid trip if they are playing all three tournaments.

Kindly let us know the possible participants and oblige.The details are hereunder.

Bets regards
Vishal Sareen

Here are the details:

1. Kolkata Open: Welcome to the city of Joy! 14-22 May, total Prize fund Rs. 1500000 (Rs. 1.5 million, Almost 19000 Euros). First prize Rs. 300000/- or 3800 Euros.

2. Bhubaneswar KIIT open 24-31 May: The traditional tournament is back! Total prize fund: Rs. 1000000 (Rs. 1 million or, 12600 Euros). First prize 2500 Euros.

3. Mumbai Mayors Cup 2-10 June: The City that never sleeps! Welcome to Mumbai once again! Total prize fund Rs. 1300000 (Rs. 1.3 million or 16500 Euros) First prize: Rs. 325000 or 4100 Euros!!

Conditions for titled players from outside India:

1. GMs wishing to play all three tournaments: All flights plus full board accommodation on twin sharing basis.

2. GMs wishing to play only two tournaments: USD 500 plus flights within India plus full board accommodation.

3. GMs wishing to play one tournament: USD 300 plus full board (No flights provided)

4. IMs from outside India: Flights within India + Full board accommodation

5. WGMs from outside India: Please write to us!

Best regards