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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Odisha International GM Open Chess Tournament in May

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Hi everyone,

The 4th Odisha International GM Open Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place from May 29 to June 5 in Bhubaneswar, India. Last year's winner was GM Aleksej Aleksandrov.

System of Play: The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 10 rounds. Subjected to FIDE approval, Accelerated pairing will be employed for first two rounds of the event to increase norm chances of players. More info here.

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