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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

AAI Grandmasters Chess Tournament in New Delhi

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AAI Grandmasters Chess Tournament in New Delhi

Apart from all facilities, the tournament will offer total prize money worth US $ 24,500. The winner takes $ 8,000, while the runner-up will receive $ 6,000. The purse for the next four finishers will be $ 4,000, $ 3,000, $ 2,000 and $ 1,500.

The event is the highest-ever rated tournament for more than three decades in India. 


Schedule

Date
Time
Programme
20th June 2011

Arrival of Players
21th June 2011
1630 hrs
Greet and meet of Players
22nd June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 1
23rd June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 2
24th June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 3
25th June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 4
26th June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 5
27th June 2011
1400 hrs
Rest day and special sponsor event
28th June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 6
29th June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 7
30th June 2011
1400 hrs
Round 8
1st July 2011
1400 hrs
Round 9
2nd July 2011
1100 hrs
Round 10 & Closing Ceremony
3rd July 2011

Departure

National champion Parimarjan Negi will face world junior number one, Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana   of Italy while India's number two K. Sasikiran will lock horns with Philippines' GM Wesely So in the first round of  AAI Grandmasters Chess Tournament beginning on Tuesday.




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