International Rating Chess from March 22
Online Staff/ GUWAHATI, Feb 22: The 3rd Assam Downtown University International Open Rating chess Tournament will be held from March 22 at the Assam Downtown University campus at Panikhaiti, Guwahati.
The tournament carries a total prize fund of two lakhs and is open to all players without any age or rating restriction. About 200 players from across the country are expected to participate in this 10 rounds swiss league event to be played under classical time control.
The tournament is being hosted by Assam Downtown University and supported by Rotary Club, Dispur.The chief Arbiter of the tournament will be Biswajit Bharadwaj who will be assisted by Swaraj Buragohain, Lakhyajyoti Saikia and Amit Kumar Das of West Bengal.
Players registering for the tournament on or before March 18 will enjoy an early bird discount of Rs 500 in the entry fee which has been stipulated at Rs 1700 for Assam Chess Club players and Rs 2000 for all other players.