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Bhubaneswar, Pune, Vizag, Chennai and Madurai to host five GM Open tournaments in May-July 2022

by Shahid Ahmed - 13/05/2022

If you are planning to play strong GM tournaments and wish to participate in India, you don't have to wait further. There will be five consecutive GM Open tournaments which will take place at Bhubaneswar, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Madurai. It starts on 22nd May and the fifth GM Open concludes on 5th July. You can start planning for the tournaments. You have to choose the category as per your rating. Each event has a very good prize fund too. Check out the conditions which are being offered for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs at the five GM Open events. Photo: Various tournament circulars

Upcoming tournaments in May-June 2022

There will be five consecutive GM Open tournaments in Bhubaneswar, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Madurai starting from 22nd May and the final event concludes on 5th July 2022.

A series of five GM tournaments starts with 13th KIIT Chess Festival on 22nd May 2022

May: 13th KIIT International Chess Festival 2022

Schedule

13th KIIT International Chess Festival 2022 will take place from 22nd to 29th May 2022 at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.


Schedule for Category A

Schedule for Category B (Players rated 1900 and below)

Schedule for Category C (Players rated 1600 and below)

Prizes

Total cash prize - ₹2500000 (Combining all three categories).

Category A prizes

Category B (Rating 1900 and Below) prizes

Category C (Rating 1600 and Below) prizes

Details: Category A, Category B and Category C.

1st Maharashtra International Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2022

Schedule

1st Maharashtra International Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament will take place from 31st May to 8th June 2022 at Pune, Maharashtra.

Prizes

Total prize fund - ₹2000000. There is game of the round for each round and also game of the tournament prizes.

Details

June: GITAM University 3rd Vizag Grandmasters International Open Chess Tournament 2022

Schedule

GITAM University 3rd Vizag GM International Open Chess Tournament 2022 will take place from 9th to 17th June 2022 at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.

Schedule for Category A (Players rated 2000 and above)

Schedule for Category B (Players Rated Below 2000)

Schedule for Category C (Players Rated 1600 and Below)

Prizes

Total prize fund - ₹1500000, ₹501000 and ₹500000 for Category A, B and C respectively.

Category A prizes

Category B (Rating Below 2000) prizes

Category C (Rating Below 1600) prizes

Details: Category A, Category B and Category C

13th Chennai Open International Grandmasters Chess Tournament 2022 for Sakthi Group Dr. N. Mahalingam Trophy

Schedule

13th Chennai Open International GM Chess Tournament 2022 will take place at Chennai, Tamil Nadu from 19th to 26th June 2022.

Prizes

Total prize fund - ₹1500000

Details

Athens of the East 2nd International GM Open Chess Tournament 2022

Schedule

Athens of the East 2nd International GM Open Chess Tournament will take place from 28th June to 3rd July 2022 at Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

Category A (Players Rated 1600 and above) schedule

Category B (Players Rated 1599 and Below) schedule

Prizes

Total prize fund - ₹3000000. ₹2000000 in Category A and ₹1000000 in Category B.

Category A (Players rated 1600 and above) prizes

Category B (Players Rated 1599 and Below) schedule

Details: Category A and Category B.

 

There are various other State, State level and National level Standard, Rapid and Blitz Rating and International tournaments all over the world including India for the year 2022. It can be found here.

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