Open Chess Tournaments in Armenia

August 19, 2021

Chess Academy of Armenia and Armenian Chess Federation organize two Open Chess Tournaments in the period from 4-22 October 2021.

The first tournament of the chess tour is “Chess Mood” International Open which will take place from 4th-12th October at a 5 stars Tsaghkadzor Mariott Hotel.

The event will be held within two groups: A (for players rated 2000+) and B (for players rated less than 2000). The time control of A event will be 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, plus 30 minutes till the end of the game with 30 seconds increment starting from move one. The time control of the B event will be 90 minutes for the whole game with 30 seconds increment starting from move one.

The total prize fund of events will be 21000 USD.

“Chess Mood” International Open tournament – Regulations and invitation

Immediately after the “Chess Mood” Open, Yerevan Chess Federation organizes the “Yerevan Open” International tournament from 13th-22nd October.

The event will take place at Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex, a historic venue where the 1996 Olympiad took place.

The event will be played within two sections: A (for players rated more than 2100) and B (for players rated less than 2200). Both events will be played according to Swiss system with time control of 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, plus 30 minutes till the end of the game with 30 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.

The prize fund of the tournament is 22 500 USD.

3rd Yerevan Open – Regulations

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