Viktor Kupreichik Memorial Print
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 13:09
The International Rapid Chess Tournament “Memorial tournament in honour of Viktor Kupreichik” will take place from 20-24th June 2018 in the Palace of Sports at the address: Minsk, pr. Pobediteley 4.

General organisation of the tournament is carried out by Belarus Chess Federation. Direct staging of the tournament is under the responsibility of the panel of arbiters. Chief arbiter – Natalia Popova, IА, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . General secretary – Vasily Yakushev, FA.

Memorial tournament shall follow the Swiss system with 11 rounds in accordance with the FIDE Laws of chess and tournament regulations. Time control: 15 minutes per game with an increment of 10 second for every move, starting from the first move.


Viktor-Kupreichik


Main prize fund:
1st place – 2000$, 2nd place – 1000$, 3rd place – 500$, 4th place – 400$, 5th place – 300$, 6th place – 200$.

Special prize fund:
- Women: 1st place – 300$, 2nd place – 200$, 3rd – 100$;
- Boys and girls under 18 (year of birth: 2000 or younger): 1st place – 300$, 2nd place – 200$, 3rd – 100$;
- the best senior player among men (year of birth 1958 or older) – 100$;
- the best senior player among women (year of birth 1958 or older) – 100$;
- the best Belarusian player – 100$;

Special prizes awarded by the Chess Academy named after Viktor Kupreichik:
- the most senior participant of the tournament – 50$;
- the youngest participant of the tournament – 50$;

All tournament applications shall be sent to the following e-mail address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the subject “Participation in the Memorial tournament in honour of Viktor Kupreichik”. All applications shall be sent until 10th of June 2018.
The application shall contain the following information for each player: surname, name, date of birth, FIDE ID, player’s country and city, title (category).

To get the detailed information visit the official web-site of the tournament: www.openchess.by
Chief arbiter – Natalia Popova, IА, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Visa information – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

On the same dates a round robin tournament of friends and colleagues of Kupreichik will take place. Participants:

GM Rafael VAGANIAN (Armenia)
GM Yuri BALASHOV (Russia)
GM Evgeny VASYUKOV (Russia)
GM Evgeny SVESHNIKOV (Russia)
GM Valery CHEKHOV (Russia)
GM Alexander BELIAVSKY (Slovenia)
GM Gennady KUZMIN (Ukraine)
GM Vyacheslav DYDYSHKO (Belarus)
IM Evgeny MOCHALOV (Belarus)
IM Valery Smirnov (Belarus)
M Vladimir Veremeichik (Belarus)
CM Vladimir OBLAMSKY (Belarus)







 
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