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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Looking for a chess tournament in Vietnam?

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Hi everyone,

Are you looking for a nice chess tournament in Vietnam? Try the 2nd HDBank Cup Open Chess Tournament which will be held from March 1-8, 2012 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The time control and format would be the regular Swiss System 9 rounds with FIDE rated chess players being eligible for winning international title norms. The time control is 90 minutes for the whole game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Draw offers below 30 moves shall not be allowed.

Registration is free for GM, IM, WGM and players with a FIDE Rating of 2500 and above. Grandmasters who have ratings above 2550 and Women Grandmasters who have ratings above 2350 will be provided accommodation on a twin sharing basis for the duration of the tournament.
Travel: Players and accompanying persons will be picked up at the Tan Son Nhat airport, Ho Chi Minh
Contact Email: and for more details. Grandmasters Yu Yangyi and Wen Yang shared the first place in the 1st HDBank Cup Open 2011

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