Total prize fund: $130,000!
Open section prizes
Special Prizes in the Rating Groups
Participation and fees
The Tournament is open to all chess players with ELO rating 2300 and above.
All participating players accept to fully comply with the Regulations of the Tournament and Rules and Regulations of the State of Qatar.
All registered players and accompanying persons must stay at one of the official hotels.
The Organizing Committee has a right to refuse participation of any player.
Entry fee for all players except holding GM and WGM titles is 150$.
Grandmasters and Women Grandmasters have no participation fees.
Accompanying persons pay the same registration fee as regular players.
Registration fees include:
· transportation from Hamad International Airport to the official hotels and backwards;
· coffee breaks during the rounds;
· sport facilities for the participants and official guests of the Tournament (football, basketball fields and tennis courts);
· issuing entry visas.
Registration will end on 30th September 2015.
Entry fees must be transferred to Qatar Chess Association before 10th of October 2015. The applicant shall receive details of the bank account by email once his registration is approved.