The Polish Chess Federation and Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski Chess Foundation have a great pleasure and an honor to invite chess players to take part in the MetLife Warsaw Najdorf Chess Festival, which will be held from 8th to 17th July 2017, in Warsaw.


The event consists of 4 tournaments:

A Open for players with Elo>=2200

B Open for players with Elo 1600-2199

C Open for players with Elo < 1600

D Tournament of chess prodigies (born 2007 and later)

The total prize fund of the festival is 30.000 EUR, plus the additional prize fund for ACP Premium Members, which will published in June this year.

Warsaw Old Town

A, B and C Tournaments will be played according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds, with the time control of 90 min. for 40 moves + 30 min. for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. D Tournament will also be played according to the Swiss system, but in 7 rounds, and with the shorter time format: 1h for the game (no increment).

The tournament Director is Maria Macieja and the Chief Arbiter will be FIDE Arbiter Paweł Suwarski.

More information at the Official Website

NAJDORF Memorial 2017_Invitation