Karpos Open 2016 is traditional open chess tournament organized by the municipality Karpos, one of the municipalities in the capital city of FYR Macedonia, Skopje in collaboration with Chess Club Gambit Asseco SEE.


The Tournament will be played according to the rules of Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.

Schedule of the tournament is as follows:
April 01 (Friday) 4.00 pm Opening Ceremony and 5.30 pm 1st round.
April 02 (Saturday) 9:30 am 2nd round and 5.30 pm 3rd round.
April 03 (Sunday) 9:30 am 4th round and 5.30 pm 5th round.
April 04 (Monday) 6th round – 5.30 pm
April 05 (Tuesday) 7th round – 5.30 pm
April 06 (Wednesday) 8th round – 5.30 pm
April 07 (Thursday) 9th round – 9:30 am
April 07 (Thursday) – Closing Ceremony will be held 30 minutes after the end of the last round.

Total prize fund is 10.000 EUR, including regular prizes (7 200 EUR) and special prizes (2 800 EUR).

Tournament will be held at the *****Hotel Aleksandar Palace.

Registration deadline is 01 April 2016 at 4.00 pm.

For more information contact Marjan Mitkov

tel.: +389 75 475 051

Official Website

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