Celebrate International Chess Day at the Indore ChessBase India Chess Club!
Wishing a very happy International Chess Day to everyone! Celebrating this wonderful occasion, today 20th July we are organizing the very special Khelo Chess India Blitz tournament at the ChessBase India Chess Club, Indore. With a total prize fund of Rs. 150000, beautiful trophies and medals for the winners, what better way to spend your evening than playing chess in this awesome setting from 5-7 PM! Read the article below to find out all the necessary information about the event - venue, prize structure, tournament rules, and so forth. See you at the Chess Club!
Celebrating International Chess Day with a Blitz tournament
On 20th July 1924, 99 years ago from today, FIDE was born. This momentous occasion in chess history is celebrated as the International Chess Day! The 5th World Champion Max Euwe was the first President of FIDE. This day is meant to celebrate chess in all it's beautiful forms - what better way to do it with a tournament!
The Khelo Chess India Blitz tournament will take place at the Phoenix Citadel Mall, Indore - also hosting the ChessBase India Chess Club. From 5-7 PM IST, a blitz tournament will take place at the 1st Floor, in front of Geetanjali Salon!
Schedule and Prize structure
The players are required to report at the tournament venue by 4:45 PM IST. There will be a total of 7 rounds played, followed by the prize distribution ceremony. The champion will receive a cash prize of Rs. 2500 with a gorgeous trophy! The top 3 players in Under-8, Under-10 and Under-12 age categories will receive medals. Top 3 female players and veteran players will also receive prizes!
How to register for the tournament?
We have kept a minimal entry fee of Rs. 100 for this tournament. The registration process is completely online - just go fill out this entry google form:
You can pay the entry fee via UPI at chessbaseindia@okhdfcbank. Alternatively, you can also scan and pay the amount using this QR code:
Check out all the tournament rules in this image regarding protest, tiebreaks and appeals committee. In case you have any queries, you can reach out to Prateek Chandwani (7869328904) or Mukund Purohit (9407190524).
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So what are you waiting for? Spots are limited, just a few hours to go until the tournament starts - register for the Khelo Chess India Blitz tournament at the ChessBase India Chess Club right now!