Yerevan Chess Federation


Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex, Yerevan, RA.


Open to players with FIDE rating 2100 and above.

*Organizer reserves the right to allow limited number of players with Fide rating below 2100.


9 round Swiss system

The pairings program used in the tournament is Swiss-Manager based on ratings.

Time control:

90 minutes for the first 40 moves, plus 30 minutes till the end of the game with 30 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.


Chessify prizes (Chessify coins)


*Chessify prizes are independent from monetary prizes.

In case of a tie, the prizes will be distributed according to Tie Break proceedings. A player cannot be awarded more than one prize, and will be awarded the higher prize. In case the category prize is the same as the main prize, player receives the main prize.


Tie-breaks will be carried out according to the following order:

a) Cut Buchholz-1

b) Buchholz

c) Direct encounter

d) Most black

e) Greater number of victories

The default time for the tournament is 15 min from the start of the round.

Entry fees:

The entry is free for chess players with FIDE rating 2400+ and GMs/IMs with FIDE rating 2300+.

➢ All participants must pay 3000 AMD federation fee.
➢ Armenian players can use national ratings when paying entry fees.
➢ 10% off for players born between Dec 31, 2006 and Dec 31, 2008.
➢ 20% off for players born after Dec 31, 2008.
➢ The deadline for the registration is:
Oct 10, 2021.

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Accommodation conditions for players with FIDE rating 2550+ (August, September or October 2021 Fide rating list). The number of players eligible for accommodation conditions is limited to 5 for each rating group.

Prices per room:

$40 per person, per day, double room.

$50 per person, per day, single room.

Apartments for rent are also available at reasonable rates.

Contact information:

Tournament director – IM/IA Norayr Kalantaryan /FIDE ID 13300300/

+374 93 000 963, +374 93 848 471

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